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Spam-Fighting Strategies From The Pros

July 09, 2002 |
Sidebar: Anti-spam gurus offer companies several weapons in the battle to stem the growing tide. (See main story here.)
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Identity Management Combines Security, ROI

July 08, 2002 |
Security Guard columnist Paul Desmond explains how identity management tools can improve enterprise security and reduce IT costs.
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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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Pfizer Security Chief: 'It's All About Protecting The Business'

June 27, 2002 |
Steve Nyman is director of information security at Pfizer Inc., the research-based pharmaceutical giant. In this Q&A, Nyman discusses what worries him, upcoming technology he's looking forward to and how government could be working better with industry.
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IT Pros Wary Of Cyber Attack On U.S. Government

June 27, 2002 |
IT professionals are worried about a cyber attack against the U.S. government, with many considering such an attack 'likely' in the next year, according to survey results released this week by the Business Software Alliance.
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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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    Older Windows Versions Left Out Of Code Cleanup

    June 21, 2002 |
    Microsoft is working to quickly retire old, security-weak code in its Windows operating system, but users running current or old versions won't be able to take advantage of it until they buy into upcoming versions.
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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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    Information Sharing - Reactions Are Mixed to Government Overtures

    June 17, 2002 |
    While the Federal government pushes companies to share information on security practices and incidents, some in the private sector are unsure of the benefits and nervous about disclosure requirements.
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    Committing to IT Security

    June 14, 2002 |
    Big changes are happening in how US government agencies can purchase hardware and software. Learn how these changes are bound to have a huge effect on you, too!
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    Who To Call About Computer Crime

    June 13, 2002 |
    Law enforcement agencies of various stripes are taking significant steps to educate companies on how to deal with computer crime, and to prosecute perpetrators.
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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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    Feds Seek Help Battling Cyber Security Threats

    June 06, 2002 |
    The U.S. government is trying to establish a dialogue with industry and enlist the help of IT professionals to protect against future cyber attacks.
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