Monthly Archives: February 2006

Spam: prevention is better than cure

Nowadays almost everyone who heard about the internet knows what spam is. And it is no longer surprise to receive a letter from God-knows-who advertising God-knows-what. Spam has become an annoying part of everyday life for an email user.

Open Source Model for Security Threats

A major security breach at CardSystems exposed the personal data of more than 40 million credit card holders to possible fraud. Marriott tried to explain how it misplaced personal data for some of its 200,000 customers. Other major companies including Bank of America, Citigroup, and DSW Shoe Warehouse had similar woes.

Google Hacking: Ten Simple Security Searches That Work

Google has become the de facto standard in the search arena. It´s easy, quick and powerful. For those same reasons that the general user has gravitated to Google, so have the hackers. And as we all know, if the hackers use, the security professionals need to utilize it as well. And it doesn´t hurt to… Read More »

New Integration Pack Optimizes Service Levels and Reduces Overall System Downtime

Opalis Software, Inc., the expert provider of enterprise infrastructure software, today announced Opalis Integration Pack for IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console (TEC). The new integration pack extends Opalis´ support of leading systems management solutions and helps align the IT department with business initiatives by providing faster time to resolution. The combined solution simplifies data center management… Read More »

Open Source Initiative to Give People More Control

IBM, Novell and Parity Communications today announced that they are contributing code to an open source initiative — code-named “Project Higgins” — that will spawn a new generation of security software, giving people more control over their personal online identity information. Project Higgins builds upon a concept developed by Harvard Law School´s Berkman Center for… Read More »

Internet Security Systems Expands Proventia Access Control for Enterprise Customers with Network Admission Control (NAC) Integration

Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS) (NASDAQ: ISSX), the worldwide leader in pre-emptive, enterprise security, today announced that its Proventia® Desktop Endpoint Security product now supports the Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) framework. Support for the Cisco NAC framework further expands the network compliance options available to ISS customers, building upon ISS’ own Proventia Access Control… Read More »