Monthly Archives: May 2006

McAfee Partners With Outsource Specialist Wireworx To Provide Managed Security Services To UK Micro-Businesses

McAfee, Inc., the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, today announced a partnership tie-up with WireworX, the small business-focused IT outsourcer, to add managed security services to WireworX’s IT services offering for UK micro-businesses (companies with 1-10 employees). Protection against viruses, hackers, spyware and spam will be added to WireworX’s portfolio, including… Read More »

Da Vinci virus hits mobile phone

It’s been confirmed — The Da Vinci Code is bad for you. The virus, that is. A computer bug bearing the controversial film’s name has affected dozens of mobile phones and laptops in the city. The virus, which spreads via wireless Bluetooth technology, causes a message to pop up on Bluetooth devices.

Security is King

The single biggest issue is, in my opinion, security. In a volunteer grid system, the computing software has to run on a computer that belongs to someone and is used for things other than supercomputing. I used to work as a network administrator at Kistler Aerospace, and know just how paranoid folks are about their… Read More »

Identity crisis – what crisis?

Identity management is predicted to be a major growth area: according to research from IDC, the anticipated worldwide sales for identity and access management systems will have approached US$550 million in 2005 and will rise to more than US$950 million by 2009.

Star Steps up Internet and Email Security for Global Environmental Consultancy ERM

Star, a leading provider of managed technology services to mid-sized organisations in the UK, announced that ERM, the largest all-environmental consultancy in the world, has entered a new managed services security agreement with Star. This new agreement will include protection against internet threats, viruses, spam and unsuitable content, which, according to the Department of Trade… Read More »

Internet Security Systems’ CTO to Present at Gartner IT Security Summit

Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS) (NASDAQ: ISSX), the worldwide leader in preemptive, enterprise security, today announced that chief technology officer, Chris Rouland, will be speaking at the Gartner IT Security Summit at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. on June 5, 2006 at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Steve Hunt Joins Promisec Advisory Board

Promisec, Ltd., a leading provider of clientless endpoint security management (CESM) technology, today announced that Mr. Steve Hunt, one of the world´s most influential security analysts, has joined Promisec´s Advisory Board.

Kayote Networks Partners with TeleMessage to Provide Advanced Alert System and Remote Management of VoIP Network

Kayote Networks, Inc., experts in Voice over IP (VoIP) interconnectivity technology and developers of advanced IP communication services, today announced a partnership with TeleMessage (LSE: MES). TeleMessage’s advanced SMS and Text-to-Speech technology will allow Kayote’s VoIP Traffic Manager (VTM) to notify users instantly of any event that causes a decrease in call traffic quality.

Pasporte Awarded IBM Global Services Business Partner Leadership Award

Pasporte, the UK´s leading provider of IT outsourcing to the mid-market, has been presented with the 2006 IBM Global Services Business Partner Leadership Award, during a ceremony held at Audleys Wood Hotel in Basingstoke. This prestigious recognition has been awarded to a select number of IBM partners worldwide, following the annual IBM PartnerWorld conference and… Read More »