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Content posted in July 2006
Network Security Courtesy Of A Fist Full Of Chips
Commentary  |  7/25/2006  | 
Why pay tens of thousands of dollars on a firewall or other network security device when you can get comparable protection from one at a fraction of the cost? That's the promise behind security system-on-chip technology that embeds virtual private network, firewall, and other capabilities into network appliances at the silicon level, eliminating the need for the software and integrated circu
Dude! Wanna Be In The National Student Database?
Commentary  |  7/18/2006  | 
It's been a while since I've been in college or hung around with anyone who is, but I distinctly recall that no matter who was paying the freight, a student's grades were delivered only to the student. Even paying parents had no right to see the results. In the weird halfway house of adulthood that makes up the college experience, students are considered adults in some areas, children in others. Grades fell into the adult side of the class. And my guess is this goes for student health and other
Same Old Security Song And Dance? Yes And No
Commentary  |  7/10/2006  | 
The results of InformationWeek's annual Global Security Survey got me to thinking that the more things change, the more they stay the same.
The 5 Biggest Surprises From The 2006 InformationWeek Global Security Survey
Commentary  |  7/10/2006  | 
A tip of the hat to all the InformationWeek readers who participated in this year's Global Security Survey. In this week's issue, I wrote a story analyzing the survey's results and drilling down beyond the numbers by speaking with a few of you who took the survey and other security pros who likewise had interesting things to say. Th
The March Of Malware
Commentary  |  7/6/2006  | 
A friend called me the other day. She's an independent bookkeeper who works for many small businesses, usually in their offices on their computers. She's often their first line of tech support, even though that falls way outside her job description. One of her clients' computers had been acting funny. She loaded up some anti-virus software, and sure enough it told her the machine had a Trojan. She cleaned it, restarted, and there was the Trojan again. A few attempts later, the Trojan was still


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