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Two enterprise security tools coming soon from Microsoft

Microsoft to make Advanced Threat Analytics platform available, and extend Azure Rights Management to Office on the iOS.

News Scan: Cisco pulls the plug on Invicta storage line support; Federal CIOs pressed by growing demands, insufficient resources; More.

The top news stories for July 27, 2015.

Bug in Chrome 44 prevents some websites from loading properly

A new bug introduced in the latest version of Google's Chrome browser could prevent some websites from loading properly. 

Size of DDoS attacks on the rise, warns new report

A new study reveals that the size of an average DDoS attacks is increasing. So in addition to the possibility of more likely cyberattack pain, you can expect it to also increase in intensity.

News Scan: Yahoo cites 22% loss in Q2 earnings statement; Mobile data usage sees 59% rise in just the past year; More

The top news stories for July 23, 2015.

Support for OS X Mountain Lion could be ending soon

The end could be near for OS X Mountain Lion, as Apple prepares to release El Capitan in fall.

Google shares data to seed new program aimed at blocking fraudulent data center traffic

 Other companies joining this project include Dstillery, Facebook, MediaMath, Quantcast, Rubicon Project, The Trade Desk, TubeMogul and Yahoo.

Nearly 80% of organizations suffer cyberattacks, some repeatedly

Two new security studies reveal just how vulnerable all organizations are to cyberattack today, and how once they have been victimized, some firms may be sitting ducks for repeat attacks.

Many execs still insist top role for CISO is to be security 'fall guy'

According to a new research report released today, a majority of C-level executives do not believe the chief information security officer deserves a seat at the leadership table.

Microsoft reportedly plans to pay $320M for Israeli security firm Adallom

Microsoft is reportedly paying $320 million to acquire Israeli security firm Adallom, according to a report by Calcalist, an Israeli financial newspaper, cited in a Reuters report.