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Mobile Security - Article Archives - Page 42

802.11 Hotspots Just the Start - More Wireless Management Scenarios on the Horizon

September 30, 2003 |
Enterprises and network administrators are starting to face an increasing number of new remote access and management scenarios beyond the ever-present need to secure corporate laptops at public hotspots.
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Study: ID Theft Often Goes Unrecognized

September 24, 2003 |
ID Analytics conducts massive study on preventing identity fraud.
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Who Needs Mobile Backup?

September 02, 2003 |
Despite IT resistance, the growing legions of mobile users are forcing enterprises -- and network admins -- to confront laptop backups.
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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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New WLAN Attacks Identified

August 07, 2003 |
WLAN security vendor AirDefense says monitoring at the DefCon convention revealed a new type of Denial-of-Service attack as well as possible firmware bugs that could leave NICs and access points vulnerable.
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False Positives: Spam's Casualty of War Costing Billions

August 07, 2003 |
Money is being lost, customers are being lost and key opportunities are being missed because our weapons to battle spam are mistakenly blocking legitimate email. And that's costing U.S. businesses roughly $3.5 billion this year alone.
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Searching for Wi-Fi Security Solutions

July 14, 2003 |
Security has long been the Achilles heel of the wireless industry. Set aside the security issues, though, and the case for wireless networking is overwhelmingly compelling — it's cheap, easy, and portable. Now that the industry is addressing the problem head-on with new solutions for manageable and acceptable network security, Wi-Fi may well be a choice that enterprises should be considering (or reconsidering).
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AirDefense Describes Lack of Client Security at Show

July 02, 2003 |
The 802.11 Planet Conference & Expo featured hundreds of Wi-Fi users on the show floor -- and many of them were wide open to outside attacks.
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Many WLANs Left Vulnerable, Report Says

June 26, 2003 |
More than half of all enterprises take only basic technological precautions -- or none at all -- to protect their wireless networks, according to a new Jupiter Research report.
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Report: Many Companies Lack Wi-Fi Security

June 26, 2003 |
Rushing to go wireless, many enterprises overlook the need to safeguard their data, according to a Jupiter Research report released at 802.11 Planet Conference & Expo today.
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CIOs Still Concerned by Wireless Standards, Security

June 19, 2003 |
A panel at CeBIT America says, with the millions of dollars they're investing in mobile technologies, availability and integration with multiple platforms are still hot topics.
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"Hacking Exposed" Chat

June 17, 2003 |
Update: The 'go to' site for everything from removing grass stains to building beowulf clusters redently hosted a chat with the authors of 'Hacking Exposed'. Transcripts are available online.
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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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Identity Theft Losses Expected to Hit $2 Trillion by 2005

May 22, 2003 |
The financial damage caused by online identity theft is not only mounting, it's exploding at a growth rate of about 300 percent a year, according to Aberdeen Group, a Boston-based industry analyst firm.
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Spammer Urges Congress to Pass Anti-Spam Law

May 21, 2003 |
Unsolicited bulk e-mailer says leaving the matter to carriers and ISPs will drive spammers offshore and beyond reach of U.S. laws.
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The Threat of Eternal Spamnation

May 19, 2003 |
Interactive marketers must overcome customer wariness in the wake of the spam deluge, says e-mail expert Hans Peter Brøndmo.
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Viruses Learn How to IM

May 16, 2003 |

The dark side of instant messaging bots.

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Denial of Service a Big WLAN Issue

May 01, 2003 |
IT managers often overlook the possibility of a denial of service (DoS) attacks on a WLAN. Understand the different type of attacks and what you can do to ensure they don't cause undo harm.
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InfoSec is a Bright Spot in IT Forecast

April 29, 2003 |
Wireless security is among some key drivers boosting growth in security spending, according to IDC's latest stats.
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T-Mobile Executive Appointed to White House Board

April 25, 2003 |
Bush names John Stanton to be CTIA representative to National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
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