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Internet of Things
Absolute’s Persistence tech in Insyde’s Snapdragon platforms
This week
Insyde extends Absolute’s secure device management and self-healing endpoint capabilities to a broader range of enterprise-ready devices.
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Malware
Absolute Software extends persistence technology to Trellix
This week
Customers can benefit from Absolute’s firmware-embedded connection, ensuring that Trellix's endpoint protection solution remains effective and healthy.
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HP
Firmware attacks significant threat in age of hybrid work
June 2022
Changing workforce dynamics are creating new challenges for IT teams around firmware security, according to new research.
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Ransomware
How to prevent ransomware devastation
March 2022
The devastating effects of ransomware have grown over the past two decades from opportunistic to carefully orchestrated attacks.
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Tablets & laptops
Getac launches new app expanding Android ecosystem
February 2022
Taiwanese-based multinational, Getac, has launched a new app to coincide with its new products.
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Malware
A lesson on UEFI 101 and why you need it scanned for security
November 2017
UEFI scanning has transformed from a “nice to have” into a “must have” feature.
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Apple
Apple's EFI firmware updates leave systems vulnerable
October 2017
Apple’s pre-boot EFI firmware in many of its devices is causing concern amongst security researchers at Duo.
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Cybersecurity
iOS gets another round of critical security updates to block major security holes
July 2017
Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 has undergone an urgent update after massive security holes were discovered in many of the system’s functions.
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Cybersecurity
Upgrades: Too much trouble, too expensive or too important to ignore?
June 2016
The easiest, most effective and least damaging method of protecting your school’s digital assets is to not get compromised in the first place.
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Gaming
Multiplayer and Party Updates for Xbox One
February 2014
This is a big week for Xbox One as Microsoft will start to roll out their first product update for Xbox One.