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Content tagged with Perimeter posted in April 2008
Webroot to Launch Enterprise Web Filtering Service
News  |  4/29/2008  | 
Content filtering will be marketed alongside email management service
Wireless Vulnerabilities Present Enterprise-Wide Threats, Expert Says
News  |  4/28/2008  | 
Wireless is the greatest threat to corporate networks since the emergence of the Internet, AirPatrol CEO says
Interop Founder Dan Lynch Invests in Hot Security Startups
News  |  4/28/2008  | 
He was hacked by Kevin Mitnick in the '80s and recently had his identity stolen - but Lynch still has hope for making security strong and usable
Exostar Set to Launch Federated Identity Service for Aerospace
News  |  4/25/2008  | 
Service vets and authenticates customers and trading partners for its members
Securing the Internet's DNS
News  |  4/24/2008  | 
Internet's .arpa, .org, and .uk domains soon to adopt DNSSEC
Researchers Infiltrate and 'Pollute' Storm Botnet
News  |  4/23/2008  | 
European botnet experts devise a method that disrupts stubborn peer-to-peer botnets like Storm
JavaScript Injection Attack Infects 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Websites
Quick Hits  |  4/23/2008  | 
United Nations, UK government sites are among the victims
Market's Message to Security Pros: Adapt or Die
News  |  4/23/2008  | 
Shifts in economy, business are forcing re-prioritization in the IT security department, studies say
New Tool Lets Enterprises Manage Security on Multiple Linux Servers
News  |  4/21/2008  | 
Trusted Computer Solutions readies software that can 'lock down' servers running Red Hat, CentOS, or Oracle Enterprise Linux
2008 Could Be Record Year for Breaches
Quick Hits  |  4/18/2008  | 
More than 8 million Americans' data has been exposed so far this year, first-quarter study says
Universities Rocked by Data Thefts
News  |  4/18/2008  | 
The Universities of Miami and Virginia acknowledge lost data on stolen tapes and laptops
Enterprises Slow Fight Against Malicious Code
News  |  4/18/2008  | 
Most organizations believe they are more secure than a year ago, BT study finds
Customers Ticked Off Over Breach Notification
Quick Hits  |  4/17/2008  | 
Majority of customers have had their data exposed more than once, study says
Startup Launches Tool That Analyzes & Maps Network Architecture for Risk
Quick Hits  |  4/15/2008  | 
Athena Security goes public and shows off its new tool for determining the risks posed by network configurations
AirPatrol Keeps Tabs on Illicit Mobiles
Quick Hits  |  4/10/2008  | 
Networked sensors detect and locate mobile phones and WiFi-connected laptops
Vendors Push Out UTM's Boundaries
News  |  4/10/2008  | 
The emphasis is still on security, but traffic management and SOHO scaleability figure more highly at RSA
SecureWorks Unveils Research on Spamming Botnets
News  |  4/9/2008  | 
Research firm contends that newly revealed 'Kraken' bot army is actually an older botnet
New Massive Botnet Twice the Size of Storm
News  |  4/7/2008  | 
400,000-strong 'Kraken' botnet has infiltrated 50 Fortune 500 companies -- and now usurps Storm as world's biggest botnet
Davidson Cos. Sued for Negligence in Data Breach
Quick Hits  |  4/2/2008  | 
Lawsuit confirms that companies can be held liable for failing to provide adequate security
A Peek at ISP DDOS, Spam Traffic Trends
News  |  4/1/2008  | 
An average of 1,300 distributed denial-of-service attacks hit each day, according to data from Arbor Networks's ISP customers
'Fight Club' Aims to Test Pornography Filters
News  |  4/1/2008  | 
Last year, it proved that antivirus products don't stop all viruses. Now Untangle prepares to show how much porn can escape 'safe' content filters

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