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Paul Desmond - Article Archives - Page 8

Researchers Expect Spike In Security Spending

February 8, 2002
While IT spending in general is soft, analysts say worldwide spending on IT security software could rise nearly 20% this year, with security services also expected to see increased demand.
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KaVaDo Offers Web Vulnerability Scanning Tool

February 4, 2002
Protecting production Web applications is becoming a hot area in security, as companies realize their Web sites can act as an open invitation to hackers. KaVaDo's latest product is intended to help identify and correct these vulnerabilities.
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Check Point Gets Small

January 31, 2002
Check Point Software Technologies' new line of firewall and VPN appliances are targeted at the small office/home office market.
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Study Shows Attack Activity Increasing

January 31, 2002
A study by a security vendor points to some fairly frightening trends, especially for companies in the high-tech, financial services, media/entertainment and power and energy industries.
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Is Bill Gates Sincere About Security?

January 25, 2002
Microsoft skeptics may doubt the sincerity of Bill Gates' "Trustworthy Computing" security initiative, but eSecurityPlanet editor Paul Desmond holds a more optimistic view.
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Lessons learned from SET - Visa takes another stab at PKI

October 30, 2001
When you've been involved in public key infrastructure (PKI) technology as long as Tom Manessis has, you learn a few things - mostly the hard way. Like how PKI by itself won't solve any business problem, and how it's important to keep things simple if you expect PKI efforts to gain traction.
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Beating back viruses

October 1, 2001
Anna Kournikova, Love Bug, Code Red, Sircam and now Anthrax - the (flawed) worm - brought to you by those fun-loving pranksters of cyberspace.
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Passlogix puts its signature on single sign-on

September 18, 2001
Passlogix has introduced a new version of its single sign-on (SSO) system that now works with multiple Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directories and virtually any type of authentication system. The product also now supports various work modes, including disconnected and roaming among different computers on a network.
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Tivoli enhances Policy Director authorization tool

September 18, 2001
IBM's Tivoli Systems unit has announced a new version of its Policy Director authorization software that it says is easier to integrate and manage while providing improved performance in large enterprises.
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Washington State gets down to business with PKI

August 27, 2001
In Washington state, lawyers who want to check clients' worker's compensation claim files can tap into a state-run Web site where they can get the information immediately. Should the lawyers be in private practice, they can tap into the same site to file their quarterly taxes.
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Ponte delivers platform for centralizing security control

August 6, 2001
Rapidly deploying fixes for known security vulnerabilities is a key aspect of any sound security strategy. But consistently meeting that challenge is no mean feat, especially in networks with tens of thousands of devices.
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Tally's Census now scans for hacker tools

August 6, 2001
You've no doubt heard the horror stories about how insiders are responsible for an awful lot of security breaches and miscellaneous other computer-related mischief. Although the numbers are declining, at least according to the latest Computer Security Institute/FBI study, clearly you still need to be concerned about employees who are up to no good.
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Siding with the judges on privacy issues

August 1, 2001
Federal judges are showing some proper perspective when it comes to matters of security and privacy, even when it means putting good guys in their place.
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Disappearing Inc. changes name, adds focus on enterprise

July 18, 2001
Disappearing, Inc. has been making old emails disappear since last fall. Now it has made the name Disappearing, Inc. disappear as well.
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GROUP Software delivers security for Exchange

July 18, 2001
GROUP Software recently announced a Microsoft Exchange 2000 version of its email security software suite, which offers capabilities ranging from content filtering to virus protection.
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NetIQ offers up central security console

July 18, 2001
Get involved in enough mergers and acquisitions and you just might find yourself adding a new line of business.
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Network-1 upgrades CyberwallPLUS

July 18, 2001
Network-1 Security Solutions has released a new version of its CyberwallPLUS host-based firewall and intrusion detection software. The new version is compatible with more desktop operating systems, and supports dial-up devices as well as wireless LANs. It also now supports load balancing and other features aimed at redundancy.
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Certicom delivers encryption for Palm devices

June 15, 2001
Certicom Corp. has announced movianCrypt, software that encrypts all data on handheld devices that use the Palm OS, to protect valuable corporate information in the event the device is lost or stolen.
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F-Secure offers encryption and anti-virus for handhelds

June 15, 2001
F-Secure Corp. is in the midst of a software rollout that by September will bring anti-virus and encryption capabilities to three popular handheld operating systems: Palm OS, Pocket PC and the Symbian OS.
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