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3 ways to foil tech 'dumpster divers'

Old servers, drives and other media can be dangerous sources of data leakage; NIST has guidelines for removing data before the hardware goes out the door.

Agency breaches are down, but exposed records are way up

Government has eliminated a lot of low-hanging fruit, but the number of records exposed is increasing by millions each year, according to a Rapid7 analysis.

FAQ: How to pick a secure cloud provider

There are several essential questions to consider in picking a cloud provider, including what level of security is needed for services your agency is moving

BlackBerry offering $10K per popular app to revitalize its app market

The incentive to developers could help restore interest in government circles.

Windows Server 2012 makes a push into the cloud

Microsoft's latest server OS is heavily integrated into the Azure cloud computing system.

3 simple tricks for defeating hackers on the road

In certain places, traveling feds can almost count on an attempt to steal information from their laptops. Here are ways to give them the old Willy Wonka.

Microsoft to release 2 'important' patches Tuesday

Bulletins coming on Sept. 11 Patch Tuesday will include fixes for developer tools and server software.

Are security-savvy execs wary of the cloud?

Organizations with strong security practices are more likely to entrust their data to cloud providers, according to a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute.

Scrap the app: Smart-phone users getting wary over privacy

People are starting to get suspicious about what apps take from them, and are declining to download, a Pew study shows.

VMware: Unified, secure mobile management is on Horizon

VMware Horizon Suite will offer secure, flexible management of a mobile workforce that needs increasingly needs anytime, anywhere access from any device.

5 keyboard shortcuts you won't find in Windows 8

The new Microsoft OS will kill some shortcuts you might be used to, but it's not all bad.

Glacier: When slow storage retrieval wins the day

Amazon's cold storage is built for long-term archiving, not fast retrieval.

CipherCloud encrypts data across multiple cloud apps

Connect AnyApp encrypts data in transit, in use and at rest for Web applications and services such as Salesforce.com, Gmail, Office 365 and Amazon Web Services.

Origin takes laptop power to the next level

Overclocked chips, dual graphics processors make the EON17-SLX notebook a real powerhouse.

White House releases code to updated mobile app

Source code for iOS and Android developers is available on GitHub.