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4 Signs That Apple's Sharpening Its Security Game
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sweerek
sweerek,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/9/2012 | 12:27:31 AM
re: 4 Signs That Apple's Sharpening Its Security Game
Apple's commitment will be shown when it actively solicits & rewards vulnerabilities from the broad community.. and then release fixes quickly before the researchers release their findings (say weeks). -Given Apple's current strong rep for security (witness the many commercials) it should pay significantly to maintain it (as it has far more trust to lose than, say, Windows).
kjhiggins
kjhiggins,
User Rank: Strategist
6/29/2012 | 2:07:53 PM
re: 4 Signs That Apple's Sharpening Its Security Game
-It's been interesting watching the small but important steps Apple's been taking lately...much of it appears to be driven by Flashback. But can it maintain its secretive culture AND move forward on proactive security measures?
Bprince
Bprince,
User Rank: Ninja
6/29/2012 | 1:09:36 AM
re: 4 Signs That Apple's Sharpening Its Security Game
The emergence of the Flashback Trojan had to have eliminated much of the denial regarding malware on Macs. Still obviously has much fewer viruses than Windows but the "don't get viruses" claim rang hollow.
Brian Prince, InformationWeek/Dark Reading Comment Moderator


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