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Check Point Unveils VPN, Firewall Management Tool For Large Networks

September 12, 2002
Check Point Software Technologies announces a new management tool that brings the concept of software profiles to large networks with thousands of VPN and firewall gateways.
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Check Point Responds To Security Firm's Findings

September 5, 2002
A UK-based security testing firm says it uncovered separate flaws in Check Point Software Technologies' FireWall-1/VPN-1 that enable intruders to guess and to sniff valid usernames, dramatically easing their ability to break into a network. Check Point quickly dismissed the company's findings.
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Cisco Admits To Myriad VPN Security Vulnerabilities

September 5, 2002
Cisco Systems issues an advisory warning of 13 vulnerabilities in its Cisco VPN 3000 series concentrators, ranging from flaws that allow passwords to be viewed in the clear to others that facilitate denial of service attacks.
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The Need For Security -- And Ethics -- Education

August 29, 2002
There are plenty of lessons to be learned in the saga of the Princeton admissions director who was caught breaking in to confidential files on a Yale Web site.
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Task Force Stresses Cooperation In Fighting Cyber Crime

August 28, 2002
In order to effectively combat cyber crime, it is imperative that law enforcement and security experts in the private sector and academia work together, according to a Secret Service task force.
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Check Point Targets Web Services Security

August 28, 2002
Firewall and VPN market leader Check Point Software Technologies throws its considerable weight behind the nascent market for Web services security tools.
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Security Warning For Microsoft Office Web Components

August 22, 2002
Microsoft warns there are three security vulnerabilities in Office Web Components -- software used to give users limited Office functionality in a Web browser -- the most serious of which could enable an attacker to execute commands on a user's system.
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Omniva Delivers Painless Wireless Security

August 22, 2002
Omniva Policy Systems announces its first products, including software meant to ensure secure, encrypted email communications without making users take additional steps to send or receive mail.
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CipherTrust Puts More Spam-Fighting Iron In Security Appliances

August 21, 2002
CipherTrust announces improved spam-fighting capabilities for its IronMail email security appliance as well as enhancements to IronWebMail, the company's security appliance for Web-enabled email.
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Flaw Found in Popular Unix, Linux GUI

August 15, 2002
The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) this week issued an advisory regarding a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Common Desktop Environment (CDE), a graphical user interface employed in numerous Unix and Linux systems. The vulnerability could enable attackers to execute code or cause a denial of service.
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nCircle Offers Automated Response to Vulnerabilities

August 15, 2002
nCircle Network Security, Inc. this week announced a new feature for its IP360 Network Exposure Management System designed to detect security vulnerabilities on a network before attackers do.
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Stratum8 Adds Transparency To Web App Protection

August 8, 2002
Stratum8 Networks announces a new version of its application security system that can now be deployed without an IP address, rendering it transparent to would-be attackers and simplifying deployment.
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Security Flaw Found In Symantec Firewalls

August 7, 2002
A number of Symantec firewalls, including popular Raptor models, have a security flaw that renders networks protected by the systems vulnerable to intrusion.
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Sourcefire Unveils Gigabit IDS Based On Snort

August 1, 2002
A company founded by the creator of the open source Snort intrusion detection system announces a gigabit-speed IDS that takes Snort to another level.
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Check Point Unveils Bevy Of VPN Enhancements

July 31, 2002
Check Point Software Technologies announces a series of enhancements to its VPN products, including a client-less VPN capability and a new data forwarding mechanism that gives users new VPN configuration options.
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Wavelink Offers Security For Wireless LANs

July 30, 2002
Wavelink announces enhancements to its wireless LAN management products intended to overcome a known vulnerability in the Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) security protocol and help users detect rogue WLAN access points.
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Resilience Offers Gigabit Firewall That Runs Check Point Software

July 29, 2002
Security vendor Resilience Corp. announces a new gigabit-speed appliance that runs firewall and VPN software from market leader Check Point Software Technologies.
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Reactivity Firewall Targets XML, Web Services

July 23, 2002
Firewall vendor Reactivity announces software intended to provide security between applications in XML and Web services environments.
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Network-1 Offers Centralized Policy Control For Distributed Firewalls

July 23, 2002
The newest version of Network-1 Security Solutions' CyberwallPLUS firewall provides for centralized control over configuration and policy for firewalls installed on remote and mobile computers.
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