Monthly Archives: December 2006

Vistorm and McAfee, Inc. join up to offer CXOs a better way to manage risk

Information assurance specialist Vistorm today announced a partnership with McAfee, Inc., the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management. McAfee´s Foundstone® vulnerability management technology will be included in Vistorm´s managed vulnerability assessment and alerting service. This service is just one part of the Vistorm Managed Service portfolio providing CXOs with a top-down, business-led… Read More »

Storage Virtualisation – Not The Definitive Answer

Companies recognise the need for new storage initiatives, such as simplifying the infrastructure, improving resilience and managing information over its lifecycle. But in spite of all the industry hype, storage virtualisation is NOT the definitive answer to all of these data storage problems.

Wavelink Terminal Emulation 6.0

Wavelink has announced Terminal Emulation 6.0 featuring the Wavelink Industrial Browser. This new version of Wavelink emulation features an industrial Web browser which allows for enhanced data collection and communication functions on mobile devices, increasing worker productivity for Wavelink´s broad base of customers in the Auto-ID and data collection (AIDC) industry.

Apere Identity Management, Access Control Security Appliance

Apere Inc. has introduced IMAG, the first Identity Managed Access Gateway to integrate Identity Management and Information Access technologies in a single security appliance. The seamless integration of these two critical technologies provides a revolutionary security appliance designed to help IT management improve productivity by reducing the cost and complexity of an identity management deployment,… Read More »

Digital Defense Security Training and Awareness

Digital Defense Inc. has announced the release of their educational offering, Security Training, Education and Awareness Module. This release consists of two new courses, which are entitled Online Banking Myths and ATM and Debit Card Misuse. Security TEAM is a solution that enables organizations to arm their clients who use online services with the fundamental… Read More »

ISS in Leaders Quadrant for Personal Firewalls in Gartner Magic Quadrant report

Internet Security Systems (ISS) (NASDAQ: ISSX), the worldwide leader in pre-emptive, enterprise security, today announced that technology research firm, Gartner, Inc., has listed Proventia® Desktop Endpoint Security in the leaders quadrant in its Personal Firewall Magic Quadrant* for the first quarter of 2006. According to the Magic Quadrant report, personal firewalls will be an integral… Read More »

New zero-day vulnerability affects Vista

A new vulnerability exists in the way Windows handles certain hard error messages that may be locally exploited for the purpose of local privilege escalation. The vulnerability is exploited by calling Windows MessageBox API with certain parameters.

Hacking the Xbox security system

In late 2001, Microsoft released the Xbox – their first gaming console – to compete against Sony and Nintendo. As the real money is made with the games and not the consoles, Microsoft had to make sure that nobody could play pirated games or use the machine for anything other than games.