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Content posted in October 2007
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How to Interview an Insider Threat Suspect
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
Experts offer advice on how to 'read' suspected violators
Security Threats Meet Business Treats
Commentary  |  10/31/2007  | 
Having written so much about the horrors small and midsized businesses face for our two-part Halloween business terrors feature, I couldn't resist the temptation to give some thought to technology treats.
Report: Al Qaeda Schedules Cyber Jihad for Nov. 11
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
Unconfirmed report raises questions, sets bloggers blogging
Hole-y Leopard!
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
A first-hand look at the problems with the new OS X OS's firewall
Hospital Deploys ID & Access Management
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
Award-winning hospital strengthens identity and access security with the Encentuate IAM Suite
BitDefender Reports Top 10 Malware
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
Peed Trojan, aka Storm worm, remains in the top spot
Technology That Reaches Beyond the Grave
Quick Hits  |  10/31/2007  | 
For IT administrators, this might be the scariest thing in the cemetery
MX Logic Filters Attachment-Based Spam
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
MX Logic adds a new layer to its security filtering process
Secure Computing Rolls Out Firewall Mgt
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
Secure Computing introduces CommandCenter for significantly improved enterprise management capability
AEP Meets European Compliance
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
AEP Networks' proven encryption technology meets rigorous European public sector network security requirements
Ingrian Platform Speeds Encryption
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
Ingrian Networks releases new hardware platform delivering industry's fastest encryption rates
AppGate Supports Mac OS X Leopard
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
AppGate now supports Mac OS X 'Leopard' for unified secure access
Halloween Spam Storms Inboxes
News  |  10/31/2007  | 
Marshal: Dancing skeleton spam is Halloween Storm Trojan
Free Security Tech Support: Treat Yourself (And Your Computer) On Halloween
Commentary  |  10/30/2007  | 
Security Company CyberDefender's offering free phone-in technical support for one day only -- and that day's tomorrow, October 31. How's that for a Halloween treat?
FireScope Launches Web Monitoring
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
FireScope announces new Web monitoring feature
ESET Adds Antispyware, Antispam, Firewall
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Integrated solution couples new version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus with anti-spyware, anti-spam, and firewall features
Website Security Seals Get a Boost
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
McAfee's purchase of ScanAlert could bring more big players, and better technology, to Website security seal programs
Voltage Launches 'Entourage' Program
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Voltage Security drives recurring revenue opportunities through channel partners
Huge Breach Causes Little Pain at TJX
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Despite exposing nearly 100M credit cards, retailer continues to do brisk business
Industry Hears First 'Singing Spam'
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Spammers hide messages in MP3 files to avoid detection
SecureMac Intros MacScan 2.5
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
SecureMac announce the release of anti-spyware security for Leopard
Tufin Adds New Firewall Management Tool
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Tufin releases SecureTrack 4.1, industry's first appliance-based firewall operations management solution
Astaro Reports on IT Security Trends
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Astaro global market survey provides Insight into future IT security trends
Signage Company Deploys Fortinet
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Leading signage company deploys Fortinet to secure network
eIQnetworks Updates SecureVue
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
eIQnetworks combines GRC Audit Management with next-generation SIM to streamline IT assurance
US Cybersecurity Policy Advisers Named
Quick Hits  |  10/30/2007  | 
Commission will create national cybersecurity policy recommendations
Abaca Adds AV to Email Protection Gateway
News  |  10/30/2007  | 
Abaca partners with Authentium to add antivirus security to its Email Protection Gateway
Zix Intros New Mobile Email Encryption Tool
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Zix Corporation announces mobile email encryption service
Bots Rise in the Enterprise
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Bot infections in enterprises underestimated, bigger than thought
Secure Computing Posts Q3 Results
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Secure Computing reports record revenues and record cash from operations
Researchers Fear Reprisals From Storm
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Massive botnet can launch denial-of-service attacks on those who threaten it
When Penetration Tests Backfire
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Be careful how you handle that proof-of-concept code
NSN to Use Source Code Analysis
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Klocwork continues to extend its market leadership amongst source code analysis solutions in the networking and telecom equipment marketplace
TriCipher Teams Up With Wipro
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
TriCipher and Wipro join forces to deliver strong authentication solutions to eCommerce and enterprise portals
Data393 Adds IPS
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
'Threat Manager' boosts Data393's IT security packages
BitDefender Captures Election Spam
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Spammer plugs Ron Paul for president
Beatport Registers Uses Voice Authentication
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Digital Music Store Beatport selects Authentify to secure online registrations
Akonix: 22 IM Attacks This Month
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Company predicts upcoming spike in malicious activity as companies prepare unified communications rollouts
Credit Card Holders Suffer for Their Art
Quick Hits  |  10/29/2007  | 
Break-in at popular Art.com Website nets card data for thieves
Sophos Supports Leopard
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Endpoint security and control provides centralized control for businesses upgrading to Mac OS X 10.5
WhiteHat, SecurView Partner
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Addition of WhiteHat Sentinel to SecurView platform provides unique offering of security at every level of the infrastructure
58% of Colleges Suffered Breach Last Year
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Data loss keeping IT directors up at night according to CDW-G's new higher education IT security report card
Sentrigo Upgrades Database Security Tool
News  |  10/29/2007  | 
Sentrigo releases first major upgrade to Hedgehog database security software
How Dumb Is Too Dumb To Operate a Computer?
Commentary  |  10/26/2007  | 
Over at GnuCitizen.org, Petko D. Petkov makes it clear that computer users are the weak link in Internet security. In a blog post, Petkov points out that the term "drive-by download," as defined by Wikipedia, doesn't quite work.
Researcher: Vonage Vulnerable
News  |  10/26/2007  | 
Popular VOIP service could be subject to spoofing, eavesdropping, and denial of service, Sipera warns
What Not to Do After a Security Breach
News  |  10/26/2007  | 
Expert familiar with TD Ameritrade, TJX cases discusses the mistakes enterprises often make following a breach
Logs: App Security's Chief Building Block
News  |  10/26/2007  | 
Developers should log all access and errors, and operators should track source and destination traffic
Upstart Vendors Question Everything
News  |  10/26/2007  | 
New technologies rethink the way today's security products work
Feds: 30 Security Incidents per Day
Quick Hits  |  10/26/2007  | 
Personal information exposures have doubled in last four months, OMB exec says
Researcher Finds Flood of PDF Spam
News  |  10/26/2007  | 
Malicious PDF files being spammed out in volume
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