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FTC Enforcing Stricter Privacy Security Regulations

September 26, 2003
The FTC now requires companies with Web sites that collect any consumer information falling under the purview of the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act to take specific steps to secure that information.
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Visionael Unveils Security Audit Tool

September 25, 2003
A new vulnerability management product from Visionael Corp. correlates the relationships between vulnerabilities and relates them to the business importance of a host or group of hosts.
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Attack Analysis Product Aimed at Security Consultants

September 19, 2003
OpenService unveils a security attack analysis product that delivers comprehensive information in real time to security consultants.
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AutoCert Automates Certificate Renewal

September 18, 2003
Security automation products vendor IMCentric launches an appliance aimed at automating most steps surrounding renewal of digital Secure Socket Layer certificates.
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Real-Time Dashboard Added to neuSecure

September 16, 2003
The new version of neuSecure from GuardedNet adds a real-time security dashboard to the security management and incident response platform.
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Neoteris Extends Secure Access to Wireless Devices

September 12, 2003
Application security gateway vendor Neoteris extends support of its Access Series application security gateway series to includes most popular wireless device and handheld computing systems.
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Startup Launches SabrNet Security Appliance Line

September 10, 2003
BTC Network Systems enters the all-in-one security appliance business with the launch of the SabrNet Pro Series.
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Symantec Beefs Up Security Appliance Line with 5400 Series

September 9, 2003
The Symantec Gateway Security 5400 Series of enhanced security appliances advances the management software within the Gateway appliance line announced in 2002.
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AppScan 4.0 Lets Developers Test Application Vulnerability

September 5, 2003
Web application security vendor Sanctum's AppScan 4.0 QA Edition extends security testing into the application development life cycle, and AppScan 4.0 Audit Edition helps to automate testing for security vulnerabilities.
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Phoenix Adds VirusScan to BIOS Core Managed Environment

September 5, 2003
BIOS provider Phoenix Technologies has teamed with Network Associates to add anti-virus protection to core system software running on Intel chip-based desktop and notebook systems.
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PrevenTier Combines Three Products for DDoS Protection

September 4, 2003
Managed hosting services firm Rackspace has joined forces with Arbor Networks and Riverhead Networks to build a three-tier security system called PrevenTier for identifying and mitigating the effects of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
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IRS Inoculates Against Blaster Using Electronic Distribution

August 29, 2003
The Internal Revenue Service successfully protected thousands of servers and desktop PCs from the Blaster worm that exploited a Microsoft Windows vulnerability discovered in July by using software distribution software from Tivoli Systems.
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Partnership Aims to Accelerate Homeland Security Tech Adoption

August 28, 2003
Recently launched in Oregon, the Regional Alliances for Infrastructure and Network Security is linking 911 emergency response centers with local public safety stakeholders such as schools, hospitals and office buildings.
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ISSA Seeks to Define Generally Accepted Security Principles

August 27, 2003
The Information Systems Security Association, which has 10,000 members in 100 countries, has issued a global call for volunteers to participate in the development and maintenance of the Generally Accepted Information Security Principles.
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Securify Wins Contract for Navy Network Security

August 21, 2003
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $5.8 million-contract for a package of services from EDS that include SecurVantage security management products from Securify, Inc.
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Check Point Looks to Woo Mid-Range Market

August 21, 2003
Check Point Express from Check Point Software Technologies bundles firewall and VPN security functions into a single package aimed at small mid-sized companies.
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Burton Group: Strong Authentication Alternatives Gaining Traction

August 14, 2003
In response to conclusions that traditional passwords are not adequate protection for applications and information resources of high value, more companies are turning to strong authentication technologies.
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SilverBack Beefs Up Security Line with Patch Management

August 8, 2003
In enhancements to its security monitoring products for the mid-tier market, SilverBack Technologies has added patch management capability focused on Microsoft Windows vulnerabilities.
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Nortel Updates OS, VPN, Firewalls

August 8, 2003
Nortel Networks has added to its security portfolio with the announcement of an updated switch operating system, updated VPN software, a new firewall and a new certification program.
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