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Top 10 Enterprise Security Risks

July 11, 2002 |
The number of security threats facing IT managers is multiplying too rapidly for most budgets or staffs to keep pace. Here's a list of 10 risk factors security administrators should be on guard for.
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Sun Issues Fix for iPlanet Server Bug

July 10, 2002 |
Users of versions 4.1 and 6.0 of iPlanet are urged to install service packs to plug a potentially serious vulnerability in the software's search function.
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Enterprise Spam Diet Heavy On Porn

July 09, 2002 |
The amount of spam hitting company networks in the past several months has exploded and those fighting the spam battle say it's also smuttier than ever. (See sidebar here.)
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Riptech Releases Elite Hacker Profile

July 08, 2002 |
New security report also warns of smoke screen code red attacks.
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Worm Exploits Apache Flaw

July 02, 2002 |
Two weeks after a warning that a flaw on the popular Apache Web server application could leave servers vulnerable, security experts are trying to decode a worm exploiting the flaw.
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Biometric Security - From Fingers To Faces

July 01, 2002 |
Gummy fingerprints aside, biometric security has its share of potential issues, including end-user resistance to potential privacy threats and methods that seem invasive.
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Users Urge Disclosure of Security Flaws

June 28, 2002 |
IT managers want to know about holes in their systems ASAP, a Hurwitz Group survey shows. But there is little consensus about how to convince vendors to tighten code.
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MS Warns of Commerce Server Flaw

June 27, 2002 |
Microsoft warns Commerce Server software customers to apply patch.
  • Serious OpenSSH Flaw Found
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    Serious OpenSSH Flaw Detected

    June 27, 2002 |
    IT administrators using the free OpenSSH replacement for Telnet, Rlogin, Rsh, and Ftp protocols are urged to implement upgrades immediately.
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    Poll: U.S. Government Not Ready For Cyberattacks

    June 26, 2002 |
    Corporate IT managers in the U.S. have a bleak outlook on the government's cyber-security status, saying critical networks are 'not at all' adequate.
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    High Risk Apache Exploit Circulating

    June 21, 2002 |
    The source code to an exploit to Apache's chunk handling vulnerability is released, putting users of both 64-bit platforms and 32-bit platforms at high risk.
  • Apache Chunk Handling Bug Detected
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    Security Policies - Not Yet As Common As You'd Think

    June 20, 2002 |
    Some studies show nearly half of surveyed IT executives have no formal security policy in place. Why are many in the industry running in place when it comes to security?
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    Self-Propagating Worm Roaming Internet

    June 18, 2002 |
    The latest variant on a worm designed to take advantage of a security vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer collects email addresses from the Windows Address Book and uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages.
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    Tips For Successful Security Outsourcing

    June 06, 2002 |
    Outsourcing security functions is a viable option for enterprises, but the security service provider market is still maturing, so users must exercise caution and perform due diligence before selecting a provider.
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    Cross-Platform Chaos? New Virus Infects Windows, Linux

    June 05, 2002 |
    Although it hasn't been unleashed on the Internet, a new virus is able to infect both Windows 32 systems and Linux operating systems, making it the first complex virus with cross-platform capabilities.
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    Is Linux Ready for National Security?

    June 05, 2002 |
    Is Linux more or less secure than proprietary platforms? At least one U.S. think tank says there should be a national debate and rigorous testing before it is utilized in a national security capacity.
  • 'Unbreakable Linux' Unleashed
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    Network Security: Covering the Basics

    June 03, 2002 |
    Everyone loves a good security horror story when it's someone else's security that's horrifying. Sticking to some basics can ease your fears about your own network while others swap war stories. First in a series.
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    'Critical' Exploit Detected in Exchange 2000

    May 30, 2002 |
    Microsoft issues a patch for bugs within Microsoft Exchange 2000 e-mail servers that could cause denial of service attacks.
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    Major Cause Of Spam: Your Employees

    May 30, 2002 |
    A new study by a network security company shows that employees misusing their Internet connections on the job are forging a path for spam to flood into their companies' inboxes. But some say that's tantamount to blaming the victim.
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    Aberdeen Insight: Security Policy Automation In The Enterprise

    May 30, 2002 |

    An evolution under way in the security software industry is allowing enterprises to cost-effectively define, detect, deploy, and document consistent security programs. The Aberdeen Group explains what emerging security policy automation tools can do for your network.

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