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RSA Wrap-Up: Feds Push Greater Security Awareness

The heavyweight lineup of government representatives at last week's RSA Conference raised many questions -- but few answers -- about how best to fight cybercrime.

RSA: Report Reveals 7 Cloud Computing 'Sins'

The Cloud Security Alliance on Monday released the results of a security study identifying the "seven deadly sins" of cloud computing.

RSA Keynote: Cloud's Future Depends on Security

Cloud computing has the ability to transform IT , but its success depends on security, said Art Coviello on Tuesday in his opening keynote.

Feds, Cloud Security Take Center Stage at RSA 2010

The speaker lineup at this year's annual RSA Security Conference and Expo, underway this week in San Francisco, is packing some serious federal heat.

Cisco Announces 'Borderless' Security at RSA

Cisco announced its Secure Borderless Network architecture, which the company is positioning as a reconceptualization of enterprise security.

Microsoft Investigating Windows VBScript Security Hole

Microsoft described a zero-day vulnerability involving some older Windows versions and VBScript when used with Internet Explorer.

Report Profiles Top Software Security Coding Errors

A new study describes the top 25 programming errors that can open up security holes in software.

VMware, Cisco, NetApp in Cloud Security Effort

VMware last week teamed up with Cisco and NetApp to promote a virtualized datacenter offering geared toward shared or public cloud environments.

Google Pulls Support for Internet Explorer 6

Support for Internet Explorer 6 appears to be dwindling after Microsoft's Web browser was exploited for well-publicized attacks on Google and other companies.

Microsoft Issues IE Patch To Address Zero-Day Threat

Microsoft issued a cumulative "out-of-band" security patch on Thursday for a bug in all versions of Internet Explorer.

Adobe: Eclipsing Microsoft as Patch Concern?

All eyes tend to focus on Microsoft's monthly patch cycle, but don't forget Adobe.

Microsoft To Release Open Source Security App

The !exploitable Crash Analyzer is designed to help developers classify, assess and ultimately prevent program crashes.

First Data Based Security Maturity Model Released

The BSIMM maturity model sheds light on how enterprises are implementing security initiatives in their internal software development efforts

First Data-Based Security Maturity Model Released

A newly released maturity model could be the first to shed new light on how enterprises are implementing security initiatives in their internal software development efforts.

Hackers Enlist Search Engines for Phishing Attacks

Search engine optimization techniques are being used to divert Web surfers to malicious sites.

Microsoft's DNS Patch Flawed, Security Official Says

A March DNS security patch doesn't work on compromised servers, according to nCircle.

Adobe Issues Critical PDF Reader Patch

Adobe Reader 9 bug allows for remote exploitation by hackers.

March Security Bulletin Issued Without Excel Fix

Microsoft is issuing a security patch for three bugs, but an Excel flaw will have to wait.

Three Security Fixes Expected on Patch Tuesday

The fixes will address spoofing and remote code execution attacks.

IT 'Negligent' in Patching Worm Hole, Halbheer Says

Microsoft's chief security advisor blamed the spread of the Conficker worm on laggard IT staff.

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