A new intrusion-prevention software maker, Determina Inc., will debut this week, offering "memory firewall" technology. The company's first product, Determina SecureCore, protects systems against memory-based attacks such as buffer overflows, president and CEO Nand Mulchandani says. The application is based on research done at MIT. Determina is backed by $19 million in venture capital from leading investment firms Bessemer Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, and U.S. Venture Partners.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?