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Content posted in January 2007
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White Hat Offers Trade-Up Program
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
WhiteHat Security announces risk-free competitive trade-up program
Data Demolition
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
Need to destroy storage gear rather than let it fall into the wrong hands?
Sophos Intros WS1000
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
Sophos launched the WS1000,an all-in-one Web control platform to provide trusted content security, application control, and URL filtering
RSA AFCC Uncovers New Kit
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
RSA announced that its 24x7 Anti-Fraud Command Center (AFCC) has uncovered a new phishing kit being sold and used online by fraudsters
Liberty Alliance Elects Officers
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
Liberty Alliance announced officers on the Liberty Alliance Management Board for the 2007 calendar year
Acunetix Stops Identity Theft
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
Institutions for higher education and Not-For-Profit Organizations are experiencing a surge in attempts aimed at hacking their data
Regulus Selects Decru
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
Regulus Group has selected Decru DataFort storage security appliances to protect sensitive and regulated client data from unauthorized access
Anti-Malware Insurance
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
Prevx software analyzes malware behavior to pick up where antivirus products leave off
GRISOFT Extends Support on AVG
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
GRISOFT announced the extension of user product support for AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 7.1 through February 18, 2007
Big, Fat Bot-Ache
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
Even the most diligent and hygienic users can lose their machines to a botnet
Schneier On Schneier
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
Renowned security icon Bruce Schneier shares food for thought on security, fine dining, and disclosing and eating bugs
RFA Intros Solution for Hedge Funds
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
RFA announced the general availability of the eHarbor file and email data backup/restore solution for hedge funds
AppGate Launches MindTerm
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
AppGate launches MindTerm version 3.1, with many new features and faster operation
First Advantage Selects Cybertrust
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
First Advantage selects Cybertrust to monitor portions of its global security infrastructure
CipherOptics, AboveNet Team
News  |  1/9/2007  | 
CipherOptics joins with AboveNet to support security data applications over private metro optical networks
Online Authentication Goes Global
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
Passfaces announced the addition of four new partners to its growing list of resellers
AEP Netilla Certified by ICSA
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
The AEP Netilla Security Platform (NSP) SSL VPN has recently achieved re-certification for SSL-TLS VPN functionality from ICSA Labs
Hardware Eases Encryption Equation
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
Financial services firms shun software in search of big savings, speedy encryption
First 'WiFi Protected' Products Certified
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
New configuration standard projected to improve security in homes and remote offices
Nero Fiddles With Optical Security
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
German startup looks to lock down CD, DVD data to avoid future storage snafus
Untying the Bot Knot
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
How to tell if your machine is moonlighting on a botnet, the dangers that presents, and what you can (and can't) do about it
Discretix Secures $20M C Round
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
Provider of embedded security solutions for mobile devices and flash memory has raised $20M in third round financing
Blue Coat, Softnet-Logicalis Team
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
Softnet-Logicalis has become a Blue Coat Elite Partner for Central and Latin America
McAfee Expands Management Team
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
McAfee has expanded its senior management team with three appointments
New Security Threats For VoIP
Commentary  |  1/5/2007  | 
Panda Software looks at some scary security threats posed by VoIP. The top part of the article in IT-Observer looks at new ways that VoIP might be used for denial-of-service attacks, but the author, Fernando de la Cuadra, dismisses those threats as unlikely (too quickly, I think). The article then goes on to deal with possible threats posed by social engineering.

Email Security's Image Problem
News  |  1/5/2007  | 
Camera phones, JPEGs, and audio files pose a threat to email security
Lockdown Readies First NAP Product
News  |  1/5/2007  | 
New NAC appliance extends reach of Microsoft Network Access Protection to non-NAP systems
Banking on Multifactor Authentication
News  |  1/5/2007  | 
Desert Schools Federal Credit Union is banking on multifactor authentication
HIPS Swing
News  |  1/5/2007  | 
The need for mobile security is pushing enterprises toward host intrusion prevention tools
IT's Tower of Babel
News  |  1/4/2007  | 
Successful security means finding a common language among IT, business management, and legal people
Botnets Don Invisibility Cloaks
News  |  1/4/2007  | 
Botnet operators move their communications to the Web to cover their tracks
Users Put Their HIPS Into IT
News  |  1/4/2007  | 
Host intrusion prevention tools playing a larger role in end point security, report says
When Your PDF Reader Turns on You
News  |  1/4/2007  | 
A new XSS bug in Adobe's Acrobat Reader could give an attacker access to your hard drive
CryptoCard Launches Service
News  |  1/4/2007  | 
CryptoCard announced the launch of CRYPTO-MAS, the first Managed Authentication Service to fully support Apple's Mac OS X
Symwave, Cogent Team
News  |  1/4/2007  | 
Symwave, Cogent announced an agreement to integrate Cogent's image reconstruction technology into Symwave's biometric hardware products
New Hacking Tools Bite Bluetooth
News  |  1/3/2007  | 
Researchers have released two Bluetooth hacking tools that let an attacker control a victim's machine
Cisco Buys IronPort
News  |  1/3/2007  | 
Cisco works to blend network security and messaging security in $830 million deal
Rift Widens Over Bug Disclosure
News  |  1/3/2007  | 
Researchers in snipe-fest over propriety of bug disclosure initiatives
DNS Ratting You Out?
News  |  1/3/2007  | 
Use of whois or nslookup is just the beginning of hacker reconnaissance
Sophos Announces Top 10
News  |  1/3/2007  | 
Sophos has revealed the most prevalent malware threats and email hoaxes worldwide during December 2006
Cryptoplex Integrates Fujitsu
News  |  1/2/2007  | 
Fujitsu MBF200 fingerprint touch sensor IC integrated with new Mobio handheld biometric device from Cryptolex Trust Systems
Feds Host Encryption Bakeoff
News  |  1/2/2007  | 
Vendors seek contract award for encryption of all government-owned laptops
Apple Bug Bites OS X, Windows
News  |  1/2/2007  | 
An exploit for a newly discovered critical flaw in Apple's QuickTime video app could mean trouble for Mac, PC users
Utimaco Supports ECC
News  |  1/2/2007  | 
Utimaco, The Data Security Company, unveiled support for Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) algorithms
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