McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro, ICSA Labs and Thompson Cyber Security Labs announced yesterday a plan to test technologies designed to ID and kill spyware.
Compuware is announcing the general availability of a new version of its security analysis tool DevPartner SecurityChecker.
With information security increasingly a boardroom-level concern, job prospects continue to be good, according to a new study. Training and certification are becoming increasingly important for candidates and companies alike.
Companies are racing to patch a WMF vulnerability in all versions of Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
Is your company's use of instant messaging secure? Does it meet regulatory requirements?
SAVVIS announced a portfolio of managed security utility services it calls the SAVVIS Security Utility.
In the wake of multiple data-breach disclosures-and more state laws governing such breaches-many companies are surveying the conduits through which sensitive information can escape the enterprise.
A Retail Data Security Benchmarking Study based on 71 respondents from various retailers and merchandisers, shows greater vigilance is needed by retailers to protect consumer information.
Security Innovation, Microsoft, Red Hat, Oracle and several other companies have formed Application Security Industry Consortium (AppSIC) with the intent of helping establish and define app security guidance and metrics.
A major shift in Internet attacks is under way. “For 5 years, the majority of attacks targeted operating systems like Unix and Windows, and Internet services like Web servers and mail systems,” notes a new study from SANS, a computer security education and information security training firm.
Several vendors offer network access control programs. Now Identity Engines, a start-up vendor with a Cisco-heavy pedigree, is launching its own variation on this theme.
TippingPoint, a division of 3Com, launched on Monday, TippingPoint X505, an integrated security platform built on intrusion prevention system technology. IPS combines a stateful inspection firewall, IPSec VPN, bandwidth management, Web content filtering and dynamic routing.
Network Appliance on Wednesday unveiled the Uncompromised Security Initiative,
a program the company claims challenges the status quo of data security and
promises to deliver industry-best solutions to the enterprise.
A survey on mobile security released on Monday by Good Technology, a handheld computing software and service provider, suggests enterprises are seeking new ways to address handheld device and security management.
Identity Engines on Monday introduced an enterprise-grade platform designed to deliver highly reliable, centrally-managed network identity management services.
Mitnick regales with hacker tales.
Spyware steals identities, invades privacy, compromises enterprise info-security,
alters and destroys data, and replicates to a point where systems collapse under
the weight. And that's just for starters.
Think the damage from security breaches can be contained? When it comes to consumer opinion, don’t count on it. According to a recent survey, only 8 percent of consumers who receive a security breach notification do not blame the organization that suffered the breach. In addition, 19 percent of consumers who received a notification took their business elsewhere, and 40 percent were considering doing so.
Symantec’s biannual Internet Security Threat Report highlights the degree to which computer systems attackers now rely on modular code. Although the number of new vulnerabilities is beginning to level off, the number of malware variants is increasing.
Security software maker Trend Micro says the majority of corporate computer users is familiar with the risks of spyware, but half think IT should be doing a better job educating them to deepen their understanding of the threat.