BPS Upgrades Risk-Management Server
Business Propulsions Systems Inc. has upgraded its platform for operational risk, audit and regulatory compliance management for financial institutions.
Our Data Isn't Secure, So What Are We Going To Do About It?
One of the great things about my job is that there's never a shortage of things to do. This is especially the case when it comes to covering data security. Before the ink is dry on one story about a stolen laptop or breached database, I find another one to cover. But this troubling trend isn't just a case of "good-for-me-bad-for-you." I, too, have been ensnared in the web of identity theft and data breaches. Where is all this going, and what have we learned?
7 Lessons From IT Security Trial
Over the last several weeks, InformationWeek has been covering the trial of a former UBS PaineWebber systems administrator, Roger Duronio, who's accused of writing and setting off a highly destructive logic bomb at his former employer as revenge for not receiving the maximum yearly bonus. The government prosecution contends that Duronio was not only looking to wreak havoc, but also to profit by purchasing securities whose valu
Long one of the most independent security vendors, RSA now will be an agent of EMC - and a quieter voice in the industry
Internap announced the expansions of its Boston and New York data center facilities
Foundry Intros SecureIron
Foundry Networks announced the new SecureIron Perimeter Traffic Manager devices to augment perimeter security
SafeNet Adds to ranks
SafeNet announced the appointment of J. Carter Beese Jr. to its Board of Directors and John W. Frederick as Vice President
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Mobility
Our two most relied upon computing/communications devices--the laptop and the cell phone--are making headlines today.
The failure rate on laptops (and desktops)--failure defined as necessitating replacement of a hardware component--is dropping, but remains higher than a rate I'd consider optimal.
Foundry Intros Switches
Foundry Networks announced a new family of ultra-high-performance ServerIron application switches
Hifn Cuts 22%
Hifn announced a series of actions today that are intended to accelerate Hifn's return to profitability
Vista Volume Licensing May Require Product Activation
According to CRN, Microsoft is planning to require Vista and Longhorn customers with volume licenses to register and report their license key usage, ostensibly through some kind of licensing server running on Longhorn, and possibly a hosted server run by Microsoft. Although the article does not explicity state that product activation will be required, it seems pretty clear that de-activati
BEW Offers Solutions
BEW Global implemented solutions to address HIPAA compliance concerns within The Portland Clinic and Longmont United Hospital
Watchfire Makes Changes
Watchfire introd a new partner program and announced the signing of a strategic partnership and reseller agreement
Check Point Wins the Planet
Check Point announced the immediate offering of Check Point VPN-1R UTM Edge security appliances to customers of the Planet
Lifespan Taps Vericept
Lifespan has selected The Vericept 360 degrees Risk Management Platform to protect sensitive patient health information and organization data
Fortress, Nortel Team
Fortress and Nortel have formed a strategic relationship to provide government agencies worldwide with a joint solution
Fortent Gets Funding
Fortent, a company created to deliver a comprehensive suite of risk and compliance solutions to financial institutions, launched today
Upping The Ante On Data Collection
So much about the overall issue and recent incidents of data loss are astounding, it's hard to know where to start.
One good place is the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, which offers up some sobering statistics on stolen data: Since Feb. 15, 2005 there has been over 200 data breaches (with some companies starring as repeat offenders) affecting the data of 88,399,953 individuals. At least - that's what's been report
IBM Bets Big On Chinese Startups
One Chinese company in the location-based services market has been able to grow its customer base by 30% and increase revenue by about five times with help from IBM.
IM: A Poor Fit For The Enterprise?
In the get-it-done-yesterday world we live and work in, instant messaging may sound like the perfect enterprise communications tool. After all, speed rules these days. Yet in spite of an enterprise push by the biggest IM platform providers, a lot companies are resisting the urge to dive in head first into deploying instant messaging as a corporate application.
Chinese Hotspots Set To Boom: Report
A new study commissioned by the Wi-Fi Alliance predicts that the Chinese enterprise Wi-Fi market will balloon fourfold at an annual growth rate of 45% over the next three years.
SafeNet announced a major upgrade of the industry-leading QuickSec IPSec VPN product line
Broadcom Debuts RFID
Broadcom Corporation introduced the world's first secure processor with integrated radio frequency identification (RFID) technology
ConSentry Appoints VP
ConSentry Networks announced the appointment of Dan Leary as vice president of marketing
Secure Resolutions, Shavlik Team
Secure Resolutions announced its partnership with Shavlik Technologies, a leading global provider of enterprise security software solutions
Oversight Releases Survey
Companies are embracing the concept of enterprise risk management but continue to struggle with implementation
T3 Security Unveiled
Trilogy Total Technology has released the T3 Security Suite that completely protects a computer owner from theft of important data
Mu Security Lands $10M
Mu Security announced the company has raised an additional $10 million in a Series B funding round
Net Neutrality Hypocrites
It's odd to hear people in an industry that exists because of government regulation argue against government regulation and for the free market. And yet that's exactly what happens when telcos and cable television vendors argue against net neutrality regulations, which would forbid them from giving preferential treatment to Internet traffic for companies that pay for the privilege.
Telcos and the cable TV industry don't exist in the vicious jungle of the free market. They live a protect
All Your Bases Belong To Microsoft
Or so Steve Ballmer would have it. Though it's dabbled in it for a while now, Microsoft dove headfirst into unified communications today with an offbeat press conference that showed exactly how many ways Microsoft can dominate much more than just your operating system, desktop productivity, and server software.
Digipass Secures SMBs
Vasco has launched Digipass Easy Pack, the off-the-shelf strong authentication solution for secure Web mail
GraniteEdge Updates ESP
GraniteEdge announced its latest release of GraniteEdge ESP - the only solution that automatically visualizes network behavior
Datamonitor Lauds Crypto
A new technology report titled has acknowledged Cryptomathic as 'a leading supplier of strong security solutions'
Sensory, Vendors Partner
Sensory unveiled the industry's largest ecosystem of applications designed to run on Sensory's NodalCore acceleration platform