5 Security Things to Know for the Week of Oct. 17

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1) The European Union is planning to impose security rules for Internet of Things manufacturers.

2) Adobe and Microsoft issued security updates, and the latter also rolled out a new patching model that prevents users from being selective with the fixes they apply.

3) Google patched its Chrome browser, and Cisco plugged a hole in its enterprise conferencing software.

4) New malware may affect more than half of all Android devices.

5) Worldwide security spending will reach the $100 billion mark by 2020.

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