Monthly Archives: February 2006

New Threats Outflank IT Defenses

Thomas Noonan is president and CEO of Internet Security Systems Inc., an Atlanta-based vendor of IT security products and managed services. ISS reported revenue of $330 million last year, and its customer base includes 17 of the largest banks worldwide. In an interview with Computerworld at RSA Conference 2006 here this month, Noonan spoke about… Read More »

Trojan targets mobiles phones running Java applications

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, has detected a new piece of mobile malware. Trojan-SMS.J2ME.RedBrowser.a is the first malicious program which infects not only smartphones, but any mobile phone capable of running Java (J2ME) applications.

Paranet Zero-Gap Network Security

Paranet Solutions has announced its Zero-Gap Network Security offering, providing small and medium businesses with a comprehensive report showing specific vulnerabilities on their network, and guidance on removing them.The service will provide businesses with the same level of review and protection that was until now only available for large organizations.

Why Your Network Needs VoIP Over Wireless

Voice over wireless local area networks (VoWLAN) might just be one of those technologies whose time has come. Combining voice over IP (VoIP) and wireless networking — the two headline network technologies of the last couple of years, VoWLAN is, quite simply a natural.

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust boosts maternity care with EuroKing Miracle’s solution based on InterSystems Cachй database

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has extended the use of its EuroKing Miracle maternity solution to support its four hospitals – The Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary, North Manchester General Hospital and Fairfield General Hospital in Bury. The new enterprise-wide solution will enable the Trust to generate more detailed reports and provide greater consistency… Read More »

Akonix Security Center Publishes IM Threat Watch for February 2006

Akonix Systems, the premier provider of instant messaging (IM) security solutions, today announced its Security Center (www.imsecuritycenter.com) team tracked 12 attacks against IM networks in February. This month saw the first ever IM worm spread via instant messaging on the Apple OS X platform.

AdventNet NetFlow Analyzer

AdventNet has announced the immediate availability of NetFlow Analyzer 5.0, the bandwidth monitoring tool now comes with enhanced data storage capabilities, threshold-based alerting and improved IP grouping features. Along with the aggregated data, which is stored forever, NetFlow Analyzer can now store up to 2 weeks of raw data, which can be used for troubleshooting… Read More »