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3 myths about Apple device security

Now that the COVID-19 crisis has ushered in an indefinite period of remote work, many IT leaders are tasked with keeping security operations running smoothly from a distance for the first time.

If your organisation has both Apple and PC devices, you might be focusing your energy on Windows security and overlooking Mac and iOS vulnerabilities in the process. 

The good news is that your employees’ Apple devices already have strong security systems built in. They’re just different from a PC’s lines of defense, which may be the root of several misconceptions. Here are three Apple device security myths and the features you should proactively manage instead.

Tech giants’ probed by US regulators over acquisitions

US federal regulators are stepping up their investigation of the market dominance of five giant tech companies, demanding detailed information on their acquisitions back to 2010. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued orders to Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent firm Alphabet.

Google discovers security flaws in Apple’s privacy software

Google researchers have uncovered security flaws in Apple’s Safari web browser, despite the affected tool being designed to protect user privacy.

The flaws were found in a feature known as Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP).

Facebook and Apple urged to do more to protect consumer privacy

Apple and Facebook have been told current privacy practices are “untenable” by the US Federal Trade Commissioner during a debate on the issue. Speaking during a panel at CES in Las Vegas which featured executives from the two firms, they and the wider technology industry were urged to take more responsibility on the issue.

Apple supplier Japan Display looks to sell LCD factory

Leading smartphone screen manufacturer and iPhone supplier Japan Display (JDI) is reportedly in talks with Apple and Sharp for the sale of its primary smartphone factory in Hakusan City, western Japan.

The factory may sell for as much as $820 million USD, according to estimates from Nikkei. Japan Display said it was considering all options for the plant, which may include a sale to Apple or Sharp, or a bailout from an asset management company.

JDI also stated that it is currently running a comprehensive equipment and infrastructure assessment at the facility, in advance of a decision on the Hakusan plant’s future.

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