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Fending Off a Vicious Attack

November 17, 2003
eSecurityPlanet's Phil Hollows describes a hypothetical virus attack on a company's email system. Sound possible? Sound familiar? Take a look at what you can do to make sure it doesn't happen to you.

Boosting Your Security Confidence

September 24, 2003
The key to IT security confidence is effective security event management, says guest columnist Phil Hollows. Here's what he recommends to achieve that goal.

IDS is Dead -- Long Live IDS?

June 27, 2003
A recent Gartner Group study concluded that intrusion detection systems haven't lived up to expectations. But IDS can't work without effect security event management.

IT Budget Woes Hampering Real-Time Responsiveness

March 10, 2003
A survey by network security management vendor OpenService finds that real-time threat analysis is in great demand, but exceedingly short supply.

The Perennial Problem with Patches

February 4, 2003
Patches cannot be relied upon to deliver effective front-line security because they simply aren't applied in a consistent, effective and timely fashion. Organizations instead should rely on security event management.