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Content posted in December 2007
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Redefining the Perimeter
News  |  12/17/2007  | 
Mobile devices offer great flexibility for users, but be sure you apply the right security rules
Data on 3M UK Drivers 'Lost in Iowa'
News  |  12/17/2007  | 
Misplaced hard drive adds to furor over lost tax data
Veracode Now Scans for Software Backdoors
News  |  12/17/2007  | 
Veracode shines spotlight on software backdoors as an emerging threat
Qualys Upgrades PCI Scanner
News  |  12/17/2007  | 
Qualys releases QualysGuard PCI 2.0
New Service Detects Backdoors in Software
News  |  12/17/2007  | 
Veracode identifies different types of these hidden programs in applications, adds a 'metal detector' for detecting them
Health System Adds Secure Mobile VPN
News  |  12/16/2007  | 
NetMotion Wireless enhances productivity at St. Luke's Episcopal Health System
Office Workers Know About Your Security Policy. But Are They Following It?
Commentary  |  12/14/2007  | 
Hey IT managers, your office workers might say they are following security procedures. But get someone to ask them that question anonymously. Their answers might surprise -- and upset -- you.
Survey: 40 Percent Of You Still Think Your Networks Are Insecure (And You're Probably Right)
Commentary  |  12/14/2007  | 
And most of the rest of you continue to leave endpoints unguarded, according to a new survey of small and midsize businesses.
ID & Access Management Key Focus Next Year for Arcot
News  |  12/14/2007  | 
Arcot predicts identity and access management to be a key security focus for 2008
Breaches Cause Skittish Attitudes Among Holiday Shoppers
News  |  12/14/2007  | 
Many consumers no longer sure of the security of their transactions, study says
New Plug-ins Help Firefox Find XSS, SQL Injection
News  |  12/14/2007  | 
Powerful tools help identify vulnerabilities, but use them advisedly
Insurer Adds Encryption to Prevent Data Leaks
News  |  12/14/2007  | 
American National Insurance Company (ANICO) encrypts the desktop, disk, and sensitive email traffic
Man Uses Toaster to Hack Computer
Quick Hits  |  12/14/2007  | 
And no, we don't mean it the other way around
SkyRecon IDs New Microsoft Vista Vulnerability
News  |  12/14/2007  | 
SkyRecon research team provides information leading to patch of Vista flaw
SecuGen, Realtime Integrate
News  |  12/14/2007  | 
SecuGen fingerprint readers now compatible with realtime's bioLock software for authentication of SAP applications, transactions, and data
DigitalPersona Broadens Support
News  |  12/13/2007  | 
Newest version of DigitalPersona Online now supports Microsoft Vista and Internet Explorer 7
Spam Reaching Record Volumes, Researchers Say
News  |  12/13/2007  | 
Study says 95% of all email is now spam
Report: Security Becoming Business Tool
News  |  12/13/2007  | 
Compliance, privacy and data protection, and meeting business objectives are top three drivers for security
News  |  12/13/2007  | 
Nation's largest transportation agency chooses Mirage Networks to protect its automated train network
Quick Website Vulnerability Self-Test
Quick Hits  |  12/13/2007  | 
Breach Security offers simple test you can do on your own to check for Website flaws
Study: Breaches of Personal Data Now Prevalent in Enterprises
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Eighty-five percent of enterprises have experienced at least one reportable incident in the past 12 months
Careful What You Buy
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Before you put sign the check, make sure you've covered all the options for solving your security problem
Predicting Peril
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
We may not be able to predict the next big attack, but we can identify the trends that will spawn it
Maiffret Says Bye to eEye
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
eEye co-founder Marc Maiffret, 27, has quietly left the security firm he started at age 17
Untangle Surpasses 100K Users
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Untangle, the pioneer in open source network gateway platforms, announced that it has surpassed the 100,000 users milestone
TraceSecurity Unveils Risk Manager
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
TraceSecurity Risk Manager 1.0 automates integrated security compliance risk management process
'You've Got Cross-Site Scripting'
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Free email alert service lets customers know when an XSS vulnerability is found on their sites
FTC Charges Payment Processor in Fraud Scam
Quick Hits  |  12/12/2007  | 
Third-party payment services aided Internet scammers in attempting $200M in online fraud, FTC says
Four in 10 IT Execs Call Their Networks Insecure
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Email viruses and Internet downloads considered to be the greatest threat to network security for SMBs
Venafi Supports nCipher HSM
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Venafi support for ncipher Hardware Security Module lets organizations enhance security, leverage existing technology investment
Sipera Reveals Top Five VOIP Vulnerabilities
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Remote eavesdropping and VOIP hopping, vishing, skype worm, and toll fraud threaten users, enterprises, and service providers
Sourcefire Announces Certified ClamAV Support
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Leading open source solution now delivers data loss prevention modules to protect against credit card and Social Security number theft
AppliCure Seeks N.A. Resellers of Its WAF
News  |  12/12/2007  | 
Applicure seeks North American channel partners for SANS-highlighted Web application firewall software
Sentrigo Adds End-User Accountability to DBs
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Sentrigo brings end-user accountability to enterprise databases with Hedgehog IDentifier
nCipher Acquires NeoScale Assets
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
nCipher strengthens position in the encryption market with the acquisition of IP and assets of NeoScale Systems Inc.
Arbor: 2008 Year of iPhone Hacks
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
The iPhone will be a primary target for hackers in 2008
Secure64 Touts DNS
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Leading security researchers find Secure64 SourceT Micro OS immune to all known rootkits and malware
Varonis Gains Traction in Financial Services
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Deployments in Institutions Like People's United Bank Demonstrate the Critical Role Varonis's award-winning software is playing in data protection and management
MarketLive Deploys Imperva
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
MarketLive gets PCI certification with Imperva
Study: Personal Data Exposed Frequently
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Eighty-five percent of privacy and security professionals say a reportable data breach occurred in their organizations in the last year
Small Businesses Feel Security's Burn
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Nearly one third of SMBs have experienced system compromise in the past year, study says
WSO2 Launches CardSpace ID Solution
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
WSO2 debuts identity solution to simplify authentication across Web applications, protect users from attacks
Imperva Named to Red Herring Top 100
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Imperva selected as one of world's top private technology companies
Pitney Bowes Adds Email Encryption
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Award-winning PGP encryption platform protects sensitive data and ensures regulatory compliance
Ask.com Won't Tell
Quick Hits  |  12/11/2007  | 
New privacy control feature in search engine lets users ensure their requests get automatically purged, not stored
Lancope Releases Virtual UDP Switch
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Lancope announces first commercially available virtual UDP switch
Geha Selects Identity-Based NAC
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Nevis LANenforcer appliances provide critical HIPAA compliance and policy-based user access controls for comprehensive LAN security
Wave Systems Ships Over 20M
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Wave surpasses the 20M mark for shipments of EMBASSY Trust Suite software
IBM Rolls Out Tools for Safer Software
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
New IBM technologies help developers build safer software
Sophos Adds to Email Security and Control
News  |  12/11/2007  | 
Sophos debuts a powerful new weapon in the fight against spam
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