Linksys Releases Wireless-N For Small Businesses
The local area network product line uses the 802.11n wireless draft specification, designed to better handle bandwidth-hungry apps like video and VoIP. Still, there's no assurance they'll work with other products using that spec.
AEP, Lockdown Partner
Lockdown Networks and AEP Networks announced they have entered into a technology licensing, co-development and marketing partnership
Covi Lands $15M
Covi Technologies announced that it has secured $15 million in additional funding
Authentium Intros ATM
Authentium announced VirtualATM, am SDK that allows banks and ISPs to create direct, secure, end-to-end connections with users
Apple's Copy Protection Isn't The Problem
Cory Doctorow, noted sci-fi writer and Boing Boing editor, marshals a strong argument against digital rights management in InformationWeek. But his assertion that there's no good DRM oversimplifies an issue that's best framed in compromises rather than absolutes.
Apple's DRM has benefited the public and the music industry. It
Email Threats Hit Hard
Companies with fewer than 1,000 employees receive almost 14 percent more spam through the MX Logic Threat Center
ERP Makeover: The Pig's Next Gig
Enterprise resource planning software--despite a long record of achievement in business process improvement--suffers from a lingering image problem. It's that ERP projects have a tendency to become resource hogs that waddle over budget and past deadline. New software in development by SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft promises to overcome the drawbacks of the past. But will ERP really get easier to deploy and manage? Or are ERP vendors merely putting lipstick on a pig?
VoIP Call Quality Takes A Nosedive: Survey
VoIP call quality has taken a nosedive over the last 18 months, with nearly 20% of VoIP callers experiencing unacceptable voice quality, according to a survey done by Brix Networks.
Cheaper Chips Drive Sales
The 10-Gbit/s Ethernet (10GE) sector is on track for significant growth this year, according to a major new report from Heavy Reading
SPI to Show XSS Attack
SPI discovered a technique to scan a network, fingerprint all the Web-enabled devices found, and send attacks or commands to those devices
SysOpen Chooses PGP
PGP Corporation announced that SysOpen Digia has chosen the PGP Encryption Platform as its company-wide encryption solution
Vasco Adds Customers
Vasco Data Security International announced that it has won 15 new U.S. banks in the second quarter of 2006
Bringing A Business Sensibility To IT
It goes without saying that the entire reason a company invests in technology is to support its business goals. But too often there is a disconnect between corporate operations and the IT organization. This is unfortunate because it prevents businesses from getting the maximum value from their technology resources.
SafeNet Reports Q2
SafeNet, setting the standard for information security, today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2006
This business of paying for software bugs has plenty of pros and cons and won't necessarily improve security
Kernel Blocks 3rd Parties
Security experts at Agnitum announced that Micro's attempt to improve security instead is a possible move to block the use of third-parties
Lenel Includes Bioscrypt
Bioscrypt announced that global security systems innovator Lenel has integrated Bioscrypt VeriSoft Access Manager
Who Owns The Internet?
The key questions, which I hope are addressed in the hearing this week, are exactly what the Department of Commerce originally intended when it decided to work with ICANN back in 1998, whether those intentions have changed, and whether the requirements of the American business community have changed--or perhaps should change in its own best interests.
Network Security Courtesy Of A Fist Full Of Chips
Why pay tens of thousands of dollars on a firewall or other network security device when you can get comparable protection from one at a fraction of the cost? That's the promise behind security system-on-chip technology that embeds virtual private network, firewall, and other capabilities into network appliances at the silicon level, eliminating the need for the software and integrated circu
Skybox Upgrades SRM Suite
Skybox Security launches the third-generation release of its Skybox View security risk management (SRM) suite
FSU Ups Security
Rapid7 announced that FSU has installed NeXpose vulnerability management software for conducting security risk audits
Innovya Debuts Biometrics
Innovya R&D announced a new Traceless Biometrics Solution that clearly authenticates user's identity
Software Assist Monitors FTP
Software Assist announced the addition of a real-time FTP usage monitoring agent for distributed systems platforms
Fairchild Semiconductor selected Novell to automate and manage its diverse, decentralized IT environment