Monthly Archives: May 2006

Sirocom Connects Users With The Cloud

Sirocom, the UK´s fastest growing VNO, announces today that users subscribed to its remote connectivity service, Siroconnect, will benefit from a further 7,800 Wi-Fi hotspots across Europe, following a distribution agreement with The Cloud and iPass. A premium certified partner of iPass, Siroconnect will now provide extended coverage at over 50,000 hotspot locations worldwide, making… Read More »

Where is the security for our personal data?

It´s astonishing that confidential information for 26.5 million veterans has gone astray after thieves made off with a laptop that an employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs had taken home with him. But no less troubling is that, after repeated incidents involving data-rich equipment disappearing, companies and government agencies still prove themselves unable to… Read More »

How 802.11w will improve wireless security

Since the ratification of the IEEE 802.11i amendment, organizations have been able to take advantage of improved security on wireless networks with WPA2-compliant hardware. However, the protection currently afforded to administrators only applies to data traffic and does not provide any protection for management or control operations on wireless networks.

Next Explorer more secure

Microsoft´s next version of Internet Explorer will tackle many of the criticisms levelled at the current version, especially over security, says the head of Microsoft´s Internet Explorer division. Internet Explorer 7 is currently out in its second beta version, with the final version due for release in the second half of this year. It´s the… Read More »

SMEs are not keeping pace with IT security

A new survey soon to be released by the Yankee Group and the Information Technology Solution Provider Alliance (ITSPA) shows SMEs are falling behind on IT security and many still have first-generation security solutions that are not effective against significant threats that may attack their networks.

Core Unveils New Capability for Testing Network Defenses

Core Security Technologies, provider of CORE IMPACT, the first-to-market penetration testing product for assessing specific information security risks, today announced the release of the new CORE IMPACT(TM) Traffic Masking capability. Organizations can now more robustly test their network security defenses with advanced attacker techniques and accurately determine the potential consequences of having a network vulnerability… Read More »

New Reseller Relationship Significantly Increases Cambia’s Presence in the Network Security and compliance Market

Cambia Security, a leading provider of security policy enforcement software, today announced a relationship with consulting and services organization Intelligent Technology Systems (ITS). ITS designs and implements innovative solutions that create technological and business value tailored to each client´s unique requirements. As part of its mission, it will promote and distribute Cambia´s security policy enforcement… Read More »

Tripwire Announces Increased Breadth and Reconciliation Improves Change Policy Enforcement, Increasing Compliance, Security and IT Service Quality

Tripwire, Inc.(R), the world leader in change auditing software, today announced it has expanded the breadth of IT service stack coverage of its flagship product, Tripwire Enterprise. Now auditing changes made to Oracle database structures, Tripwire Enterprise is the only change auditing solution to comprehensively detect, reconcile and report changes made across the IT service… Read More »