Network Security - Article Archives - Page 263

Secure Your Network Against Viruses, Spam

May 28, 2002 |
Are you doing enough to control the viruses and spam coming in across your mail servers? Here are some tips for protecting your enterprise from virus attacks and spam tsunamis.
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Microsoft Battles Debugger Flaw, SQL Worm

May 23, 2002 |
Vulnerabilities with Windows NT and 2000 systems and a self-propagating 'Spida Worm' add to the security headaches for Microsoft.
  • MS Gets Defensive About Open Source Software
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    Security In eBusiness Era Focus Of Conference

    May 21, 2002 |
    At next week's eSecurity Conference & Expo in Virginia, security experts from the private sector, government and academia will focus on helping attendees develop effective strategies and policies for protection in the eBusiness era.
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    How To Get The Most Out Of Your Security Software

    May 15, 2002 |
    Sidebar: Before companies invest more of their budgets on new security technologies, they should make sure they're properly using what they already have, say industry analysts and security consultants.
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    Security Sieves: Misused Technology Leaving Networks Vulnerable

    May 15, 2002 |
    Despite the big money IT executives are spending to protect their companies from security breaches, industry analysts and security consultants say most are misusing the technology they already have installed.
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    FBI Nabs DeceptiveDuo

    May 15, 2002 |
    UPDATE: FBI confirms raids on the hacking team that gained notoriety breaking into federal databases and defacing government Web sites; equipment seized.
  • Navy Brass Latest Hacking Victim
  • DeceptiveDuo Strikes Again
  • Airline Database Posted On Defacement
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    CERT Warns Of DHCP Threat

    May 15, 2002 |
    The CERT Coordination Center is warning of a vulnerability in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers that could enable an intruder to gain root access to the servers.
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    Navy Brass Latest Hacking Victim

    May 14, 2002 |
    Despite hitting that branch of the military two weeks ago, the now-infamous Deceptive Duo was able to re-enter U.S. Navy Web servers to wreak further havoc.
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    Social Engineering: The Human Side Of Hacking

    May 10, 2002 |
    Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, authentication processes and network monitoring software, but few bother to train employees how to avoid being duped into giving away critical information.
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    How To Thwart The 'Social Engineers'

    May 10, 2002 |
    Sidebar: Security experts from both government and the private sector offer suggestions to protect your company from hackers using social engineering techniques to break into computer networks.
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    The Feds' Top Hacker Speaks

    May 10, 2002 |
    Sidebar: Keith Rhodes, chief technologist with the U.S. General Accounting Office, makes his living breaking into government networks to find and eliminate security flaws. In this Q&A, he discusses what companies should be doing to protect themselves, what risks are looming ahead and what exciting security technology is coming down the road.
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    Computer Worms Costing Billions Globally

    May 07, 2002 |
    Emails no doubt have revolutionized our lives on a personal and business level. But they also have become a deadly vehicle for transporting worms and viruses to our networks.
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    Security Flaw Found In Sun Solaris Servers

    May 02, 2002 |
    The CERT Coordination Center warns it has discovered serious holes in some Sun Microsystems servers that might allow intruders to execute code.
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    Hacker Duo Attacks Another Federal Site

    April 29, 2002 |
    This time, the pair posts communications logs and personal information of U.S. Department of Defense employees. In light of a reported CIA advisory of planned hacking attacks from the Chinese Army, the security breach takes on an ominous undertone.
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    Employee Abuse of Internet Rampant

    April 24, 2002 |
    A recent Computer Security Institute/FBI survey reported that 78% of companies polled detected employee misuse of their Internet access privileges. Read about what some IT managers have done, and what you can do to address this problem.
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    Security Wake-up Call: Hackers Deface U.S. Navy Site

    April 22, 2002 |
    The U.S. Space and Naval Ware Systems Command was defaced Monday morning with what appeared to be screenshots of database files taken from a major airline and bank. The hacker group claiming responsibility said it shouldn't have been that easy.
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    Microsoft Patches Vulnerable SQL Servers

    April 19, 2002 |
    Redmond moves to squelch a buffer overrun vulnerability affecting SQL Server 7.0 and 2000 database software.
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    Limiting Risks in Corporate Wireless Networks

    April 19, 2002 |
    With wireless hubs an entry point for enterprise security risks, it's imperative to adopt policies and security measures that limit the chances your network will be compromised.
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    A Push For New Security Benchmarks

    April 15, 2002 |
    The Center for Internet Security hopes to ease enterprise policy compliance with a new suite of security benchmarks that brings cut-and-paste simplicity to network device configuration.
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    Report Casts Pall On Security Industry (But Don't Fret Yet)

    April 11, 2002 |
    Network security's days in the limelight are over, according to a recent report from ICA Syndicate. Before you go looking for a new career, though, it may be helpful to first cast a wary eye on some of the report's findings.
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