Wireless LANs (WLANs) are all the craze these days, but before you install them in your organization there are a few things you must be aware of if all is to go smoothly. The IEEE 802.11 WLAN standards are nothing new – the original 802.11b standard (802.11a was actually first but got delayed) has been… Read More »
When is a virus not a virus? When it´s a piece of spyware. Spyware – also known as advertising-supported software or adware – has been until recently a fairly benign snooper on your surfing habits. The data it gathers from your visit is used to target you with tailored advertising, either in pop-up windows or… Read More »
Email users and small-medium businesses (SMB) are woefully unprotected from spam, phishing attacks and key loggers and considered to be the biggest security threat to big businesses, according to a research published today by Checkbridge.
Brian Carrier specializes in digital forensics and is the writer and maintainer of The Sleuth Kit and Autopsy, which are open source forensics tools. In this interview with IT-Observer he discusses digital forensics topics as well as his book.
AEP Networks will announce new enhancements to its network security product range next week at InfoSecurity Europe. The company will also unveil the latest addition of its IP VPN encryptors.
Akonix Systems Inc., the largest provider of business solutions for secure and integrated enterprise instant messaging (IM), announced that its Security Center has raised the threat level of the virus to high-risk.
Cisco Systems Inc., the leader maker of networking equipment, is acquiring Topspin Communications of Mountain View for $250 million in cash and options, Cisco said Thursday in a statement.
Over the last ten years, major changes have occurred in IT. With the Internet driving the pace, one of the most significant developments has been the rise of IP to become the dominant protocol.
I´ve got password overload syndrome! When I went to see my doctor he quietly admitted it had got him too – as he fumbled to access my notes on-screen.
Microsoft will provide a variety of patches; some of which are described as critical. The patches are part of Microsoft’s monthly security updates.