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PKWare Offers Reader for Encrypted ZIP Files

December 19, 2002
PKWare announces a free, Windows-based reader that allows anyone to open any ZIP file and decrypt those secured with the company's PKZIP 5.0 Professional Edition.
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Startup Unveils Web Server Assessment, Defense Toolkit

December 19, 2002
NT OBJECTives announces a Web server security assessment and defense toolkit built out of a collection of freeware tools and priced at just $999 per year for unlimited enterprise use.
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Fortinet Offers VPN Client For Its NPG Appliance

December 12, 2002
Security device vendor Fortinet announces it will offer virtual private network client software that simplifies enterprise deployment of VPNs based on its Network Protection Gateway (NPG) security appliances.
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OpenService Bundles Security Tools

December 12, 2002
Massachusetts-based OpenService unveils a bundled suite of security threat management tools intended to be simpler to deploy and operate than previously separate products.
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PGP Releases 8.0, Offers Source Code for Review

December 6, 2002
PGP Corp. releases 8.0 versions of its PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) encryption technology for Windows and Macintosh desktops, enterprise and personal use. In a throwback to its open source roots, the company also released PGP 8.0 source code for peer review.
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Gilian Set to Unveil Enhanced Web Security Appliance

December 5, 2002
At the Infosecurity 2002 conference next week in New York, Gilian Technologies will preview enhancements to its G-Server Web security appliance, including features to protect against incoming attacks.
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Intrusion Detection For Gigabit-Speed Networks

December 5, 2002
Sourcefire next week will announce an expansion of its intrusion detection product lineup, with new models that address networks of up to gigabit speed and a management console meant to simplify the monitoring and tracking of alerts.
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Open Source: The New Security Problem Child?

November 27, 2002
Move over Microsoft, there's a new security punching bag in town: open source software.
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Sun, Check Point Jointly Unveil VPN/Firewall Appliance

November 21, 2002
Sun Microsystems Inc., teamed up with Check Point Software Technologies, is getting into the security appliance business.
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AirDefense Beefs Up Wireless LAN Security Tool

November 21, 2002
AirDefense, Inc. this week announced enhancements to its wireless security platform, including policy-based control and centralized management capabilities, along with a new module that immediately shuts down intruders and prevents them from reconnecting.
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New Company Takes on Authentication

November 21, 2002
Payment services provider First Data Corp. this week announced the launch of a new subsidiary that has an ambitious plan to enable all sorts of electronic transactions to be authenticated by a digital signature, but without the public key infrastructure technology that digital signatures typically entail.
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Startup Offers Web Security Gateway Appliance

November 14, 2002
A security startup made its debut this week with an appliance built on a proprietary, high-speed chipset that it claims can support an arsenal of security functions at once to protect Web applications.
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New Tool Streamlines Management of Personal Identity Data

November 13, 2002
Waveset Technologies announces an addition to its Lighthouse line of identity management tools with a product that automates management of and changes to personal identity information.
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Neoteris Offers New 'Instant' VPN Appliances

November 12, 2002
Neoteris announces three new models of its 'instant virtual extranet' appliances that offer varying levels of scalability, failover capabilities and management functions.
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SAML Just The Start For Web Services Security

November 12, 2002
While the recent ratification of the Security Assertion Markup Language v1.0 as a standard is an important step, the remainder of the Web services security chain remains rather tangled.
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GuardedNet Prepping New Release Of Security Manager

November 7, 2002
Security information management software vendor GuardedNet is prepping a new release of its neuSECURE software that will offer more database options along with additional reporting and capabilities.
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Network Intelligence Upgrades Security Alert Management Tools

November 7, 2002
Network Intelligence Corp. announces a new release of its enVision security event management software along with new, high-availability versions of the hardware appliances on which enVision runs.
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PentaSafe Unveils Security Log Analyzer

October 31, 2002
Security policy management vendor PentaSafe Security Technologies announces a log analyzer tool that can examine log files from PentaSafe and third-party security products, helping users spot trends and quickly get to the bottom of incidents.
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META Paints (Relatively) Rosy Security Spending Picture

October 31, 2002
While companies decreased overall IT spending by an average of just over 3% in 2002 compared to 2001, they increased expenditures for security software, according to a META Group study.
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