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Open Source Code Tracking Offered to ISVs

Palamida rolls out software risk management solutions to help ISVs identify open source code in their applications.

A 'Stirling' Release for Microsoft

Management interface for Microsoft's suite of security products gets second beta release.

Server Core: Small Footprint, Big Security

Windows Server 2008 has the capability to strip out extraneous functionality, promising a smaller footprint, with positive implications for security.

Vista Pre-Release Time Bomb Set To Explode

Warning to users of pre-release versions of Windows Vista: In two days, your operating system will self-destruct, like the cassette tape at the beginning of "Mission: Impossible."

SOA Synergy and Obstacles

A talk at the Enterprise Architect Summit 2007 event questioned whether architects really understand resource use at runtime, an essential consideration in service-oriented architecture.

Microsoft Forges Security Alliance With Juniper Networks

Deal assures interoperability of network access security protocols.

An RDP Vulnerability Just Waiting To Happen?

Users of Microsoft's new Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 6.0 client apparently can bypass server-side security settings.

More Dish on MOICE

Microsoft blogger describes why a security tool was needed to convert Office 2003 files to the Office 2007 format.

Microsoft Pushes Non-Security Security Update

Redmond offers a Windows Installer patch to fix a resource-use problem.

OpenSEA Alliance Sets Its Sights on LAN Security

A new nonprofit industry group works to push IEEE 802.1x as the basis for open source client-side security.

Microsoft Patches a Septet of Critical Flaws

Windows, Office, Exchange, Internet Explorer and BizTalk Server products get patched today.

Legacy Microsoft Products Get Security Support

A free solution from Shavlik provides security diagnostics for small-to-medium enterprise networks that can't use Microsoft's latest patch technology or MBSA 2.0.1 tool.

Putting Coders' Security Chops to the Test

The SANS Institute is set to launch new assessment and certification exams for .NET this summer (article courtesy of Redmond Developer News, May 1, 2007).

Microsoft Moves to the Forefront of Security

Client security app gets formally unveiled as part of Microsoft's enterprise security suite.

OASIS Group To Improve B-to-B Collaboration

New WS-Federation group aims at improving how companies share data.

News Analysis: Why Vista Was Vulnerable

Microsoft's new operating system used some old code that was hard to spot.

Open Source Slowly Gains Momentum on Wall Street

Finance companies seek more mature open-source solutions that will meet legal requirements, among other concerns.

Pre-Release Vista Versions Set To Expire in May

Expiring beta version of OS gives users just two hours to save their data.

Microsoft Preps DNS Mega-Patch

May 8 is the possible release date for Microsoft's patch to fix security vulnerabilities in Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003.

Microsoft Warns of New DNS Attacks

Security advisory issued yesteday describes DNS vulnerability in Windows server operating systems.

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