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PKWare Offers Encryption For .ZIP Files

July 16, 2002
PKWare, originator of the .ZIP format used to compress large files for transport over low-bandwidth links, is now betting .ZIP's popularity will help make the company a player in the security market.
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Startup Offers Tool To Automate Policy Development, Monitoring

July 16, 2002
Securify Inc. introduces its first product, software that helps users define detailed policies for acceptable levels of security in their networks, and then monitors all traffic for compliance.
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Sigaba Extends Email Security To Wireless LANs, Blackberry

July 13, 2002
Sigaba unveils extensions to its secure email platform that address users of wireless LANs and Blackberry handheld devices.
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Report Highlights Growing Threat Of Identity Theft

July 12, 2002
A research group expects identity theft to rise dramatically in coming years as various online credit and payment systems make it easier to conduct 'faceless transactions.' And the costs of this fraud hit businesses even harder than they do the victimized consumers.
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Gilian Unveils Entry Level Version Of G-Server

July 10, 2002
Gilian Technologies introduces a low-end version of its G-Server appliance, intended to enable small and mid-size companies to protect their Web sites from defacement.
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Guidance Software Pushes Proactive Forensics

July 10, 2002
Typically you use forensics software after a break-in occurs to find out what harm was done and hopefully catch the culprit. Guidance Software says forensics tools can also be used to catch surreptitious activity before it results in real damage.
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Identity Management Combines Security, ROI

July 8, 2002
Security Guard columnist Paul Desmond explains how identity management tools can improve enterprise security and reduce IT costs.
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Secure Offers Roadmap For Merged Gauntlet, Sidewinder Products

June 28, 2002
Four months after acquiring the Gauntlet firewall and VPN business from Network Associates, Secure Computing announces customer support plans for Gauntlet users and future directions for the combined Gauntlet and Secure Sidewinder products.
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Caradas Offers Smart Card Client For MasterCard

June 27, 2002
Caradas Inc., a provider of smart card enablement and integration software, announces smart card client software that works with MasterCard's standard for online credit card authentication.
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IT Pros Wary Of Cyber Attack On U.S. Government

June 27, 2002
IT professionals are worried about a cyber attack against the U.S. government, with many considering such an attack 'likely' in the next year, according to survey results released this week by the Business Software Alliance.
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Forum Systems Appliance Secures XML Web Services

June 20, 2002
Forum Systems announces Forum Sentry, an appliance meant to secure XML data end-to-end in electronic transactions.
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Check Point Extends OPSEC To Wireless Realm

June 20, 2002
Check Point Software Technologies is expanding its Open Platform for Security multi-vendor interoperability program to include wireless LANs and mobile wireless devices.
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Psionic Tool Ferrets Out IDS False Alarms

June 19, 2002
Psionic Technologies introduces a security tool that works with existing intrusion detection systems to determine whether an attack is successful, in the process weeding out time-consuming false alarms.
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Who To Call About Computer Crime

June 13, 2002
Law enforcement agencies of various stripes are taking significant steps to educate companies on how to deal with computer crime, and to prosecute perpetrators.
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Akonix Tool Policies IM, P2P Applications

June 13, 2002
Akonix Systems announces gateway software intended to stem security leaks in applications such as instant messaging and peer-to-peer file sharing by giving companies control over how employees use such facilities.
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Waveset Adds Automation To Identity Management Tool

June 12, 2002
The newest version of Waveset Technologies' identity management product allows for more granular policy implementation and offers features intended to automate routine updates and identify changes that have security implications.
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PentaSafe Unveils Integrated Security Manager

June 12, 2002
PentaSafe Security Technologies announces a new integrated security management product intended to collect and correlate data from existing PentaSafe and third-party security offerings.
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Feds Seek Help Battling Cyber Security Threats

June 6, 2002
The U.S. government is trying to establish a dialogue with industry and enlist the help of IT professionals to protect against future cyber attacks.
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Tips For Successful Security Outsourcing

June 6, 2002
Outsourcing security functions is a viable option for enterprises, but the security service provider market is still maturing, so users must exercise caution and perform due diligence before selecting a provider.
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