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PoliVec Adds To Security Policy Tool Suite

May 31, 2002
PoliVec, Inc. announces an addition to its suite of policy development and deployment tools that helps companies quickly determine when systems become out of sync with corporate security policies.
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Neoteris Delivers 'Instant' Extranet

May 29, 2002
Neoteris announces version 2.0 of its Instant Virtual Extranet (IVE) platform, an appliance that can now enable instant, secure access to a range of enterprise applications for remote or transient users.
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Cisco, Enterasys Deliver New IDS Products

May 16, 2002
Security was front and center at last week's Networld + Interop show in Las Vegas, with vendors including Cisco Systems and Enterasys Networks using the show to introduce new intrusion detection wares.
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CERT Warns Of DHCP Threat

May 15, 2002
The CERT Coordination Center is warning of a vulnerability in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers that could enable an intruder to gain root access to the servers.
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IntruVert Unveils High-Speed Intrusion Detection Line

May 7, 2002
IntruVert Networks formally introduces its IntruShield product line, including two high-speed intrusion detection appliances that employ a combination of signature, anomaly and denial of service detection techniques.
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Vsecure IDS Acts On Its Own To Halt Attacks

May 7, 2002
An Israeli security company announces an intrusion detection system that, without human intervention, shuts down attacks while they are in progress.
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New Tool Helps Ensure Users Employ Strong Passwords

May 3, 2002
Avatier Corp. announces software intended to prevent users from choosing passwords that can be easily cracked, even by intruders employing automated 'dictionary dialers' that scroll through thousands of common passwords in minutes.
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Sanctum, SPI Offer Upgraded Web Security Assessment Tools

May 1, 2002
Two security vendors release new versions of their products that help customers find and repair Web application code vulnerabilities that allow hackers to break into their networks.
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CSI/FBI Security Survey: Questions Behind The Numbers

April 30, 2002
Despite average losses of more than $2 million each, only one-third of companies reporting computer crimes this year contacted law enforcement authorities, according to the annual security survey. What were the other two-thirds thinking?
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Check Point To Deliver New Security Management Tool

April 25, 2002
Check Point Software announces software and an accompanying service that, among other things, gives its firewall users more real time, centralized control over network attacks.
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Network Intelligence Upgrades Security Alert Manager

April 18, 2002
Network Intelligence Corp. unveils a new, speedier version of its tool that helps users manage the onslaught of alerts coming from their firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPNs.
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CipherTrust Brings VPN Concept To Email

April 18, 2002
Enterprise email security product vendor CipherTrust announces two additions to its IronMail email security appliance.
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Central Command Unveils Linux Antivirus Software

April 17, 2002
Antivirus products vendor Central Command announces a version of its Vexira antivirus software for Linux workstations and servers.
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Report Casts Pall On Security Industry (But Don't Fret Yet)

April 11, 2002
Network security's days in the limelight are over, according to a recent report from ICA Syndicate. Before you go looking for a new career, though, it may be helpful to first cast a wary eye on some of the report's findings.
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Arbor Adds Support for Cisco Firewall to DoS Appliance

April 11, 2002
Arbor Networks has announced a new version of its Peakflow DoS appliance that adds support for Cisco firewalls, the netForensics security console and new traffic management capabilities.
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Veritect Offers Security Services for Mid-tier Enterprises

April 11, 2002
Veritect announces four security services targeted primarily at mid-tier companies that don't have large budgets for security staff and infrastructure.
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Check Point Delivers Simplified VPN

April 10, 2002
Check Point Software Technologies announces a stripped-down, dedicated virtual private network (VPN) appliance intended for easy deployment.
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Mazu Enhances Its Anti-DDoS Appliance

April 8, 2002
Mazu Networks releases a new version of its Enforcer line of security devices that is more proactive at thwarting distributed denial of service and can detect more forms of attacks.
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Free IBM Tool Helps Users Address Privacy Policies

April 4, 2002
Big Blue unveils a free tool intended to help companies define and implement privacy policies that address the handling of customer and internal data.
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