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Sep 25 2017   7:51AM GMT

TechTarget’s weekly roundup (9/18 – 9/25)

Michael Tidmarsh Michael Tidmarsh Profile: Michael Tidmarsh

Tags:
Android
Flash
Mainframe
malware
Sophos

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For close to one month, CCleaner malware was spread to users via an infected software update. Check out the total impact of the malware in this week’s roundup.

1. CCleaner malware spread via supply chain attack – Michael Heller (SearchSecurity)

CCleaner malware was spread to users via an infected software update for close to one month, highlighting the dangers of supply chain attacks and the need for code signing.

2. Sophos partner program targets cloud security providers – John Moore and Spencer Smith (SearchITChannel)

Security vendor Sophos has updated its channel program to support Cloud Security Providers, a new Sophos partner designation; other channel news from the week.

3. IBM mainframes plot course for container security market – Ed Scannell (SearchDataCenter)

Continuing efforts to make the mainframe technically fashionable, IBM offers a system promising rock-solid container security to compete against other container management tools.

4. Android adds zero-touch provisioning for corporate devices – Colin Steele (SearchMobileComputing)

New Android device enrollment capabilities let IT configure settings and EMM before deploying to users — but they have some manufacturer limitations.

5. Flash technology accelerates predictive analytics software – John Edwards (SearchStorage)

For organizations that must analyze large amounts of data quickly and efficiently, nothing beats solid-state storage. Predictive analytics applications perform better with flash.

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