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Report: Secure IM Alternatives Growing

June 12, 2003
Companies are taking many steps and have a range of alternatives for securing Instant Messaging products and services from consumer-originated services from AOL, Microsoft and Yahoo, according to a new report.
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Lurhq's Open Service Delivery Provides Customers 'Inside' View

June 6, 2003
The Open Service Delivery offering from Lurhq Corp. lets clients see open security incidents and how long they are taking to be addressed.
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Extreme Lessons In Computer Forensics

June 6, 2003
How should security pros go about preserving cyber-forensic evidence? The recent involvement of the security practice director at Extreme Logic as an expert witness in a computer forensics investigation holds some lessons.
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Qualys Free Service Identifies Vulnerable Network Entry Points

May 30, 2003
A free Web-based network discovery service offered by Qualys enables companies to identify all network entry points and devices that should be secured from attacks.
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InstaGate Adds Intrusion Detection, Prevention

May 30, 2003
The addition of intrusion detection and prevention features to eSoft's InstaGate appliance enables the device to detect and block malicious intrusions.
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The Rise of Rogue Wi-Fi Access Points

May 23, 2003
Rogue Wi-Fi access points within enterprises are becoming an increasing security risk, according to Richard A. Clarke, security expert and senior White House advisor to three previous U.S. presidents.
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Entrust Enhances Security Management Software

May 22, 2003
The latest version of Entrust's Security Manager software adds more comprehensive security management options for applications exploiting native operating system features of Microsoft Windows.
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Aspelle Adds Application-Level Authentication to SSL VPN

May 21, 2003
New features added to version 3.0 of Aspelle Everywhere enable the SSL VPN software platform to deliver flexible application-level authentication, and to support multiple domains in line with Microsoft's Active Server Directory.
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Appliance Helps Credit Union Cut False-Positive Alert

May 16, 2003
The experience of Patelco Credit Union of San Francisco with the IP360 vulnerability management appliance from nCircle helps explain the growing popularity of security appliances.
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Check Point Adds Application Protection To Firewall

May 14, 2003
Network security vendor Check Point Software Technologies has added application intelligence into its Next Generation product line, extending its firewall product for network protection into protection for application-level attacks.
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Symantec Moves Into Vulnerability Assessment

May 14, 2003
With the release of Vulnerability Assessment 1.0, Symantec Corp. moves into the vulnerability assessment market, expanding its security product portfolio beyond antivirus, firewall, intrusion detection and e-mail filtering.
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Gordano Extends Security to IM Sessions

May 9, 2003
Enterprise messaging products vendor Gordano Ltd. announces an upgrade to its instant messaging software designed to improve security.
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Thor, Sun Team on Secure Provisioning, Identity Management

May 7, 2003
Thor Technologies' Xellerate secure enterprise provisioning system has been extended to the Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) Identity Server platform.
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Blue Lance Extends NetWare Vulnerability Assessment

May 6, 2003
LT Auditor+ Assessment for NetWare from Blue Lance extends vulnerability analysis for users of Novell's eDirectory.
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Security Appliances On Rise, IDC Says

May 1, 2003
Growth in the worldwide security appliance market is being fueled by demand from small businesses, branch offices and supporting large data centers, according to IT research firm International Data Corp.
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Pinkerton, CA Combine to Package Security Services

April 30, 2003
The physical and information security worlds continue their trend toward integration with the recent announcement of a strategic alliance between Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations Inc. and Computer Associates.
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NetVision Adds Web Functions to Security Tool

April 28, 2003
The 4.0 release of the Integrated Security Policy Management (ISPM) system from NetVision adds a Web-based management console and Web password management that enables end users to remotely change or reset their password from any Web browser.
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Latest SecurityExpressions Eases Policy Compliance Auditing

April 22, 2003
Pedestal Software's latest version of its security policy management system adds a Web console designed to make it easier to deploy and manage enterprise system security policies.
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Confidence Online 2.0 Guards Against Online Identity Theft

April 21, 2003
WholeSecurity's latest version of its identity theft software is designed to protect remote employees accessing the network from being subject to Trojan horse attacks.
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