Security Product of the Year -- Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition
By Paul Desmond | Article Published May 14, 2003
Answer: Yaha, Klez, Lovegate, Bugbear and Backdoor. Question: What are five reasons Datamation readers selected Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 7.6 as the Security Product of the Year?
Open Source: The New Security Problem Child?
By Paul Desmond | Article Published November 27, 2002
Move over Microsoft, there's a new security punching bag in town: open source software.
Flaw Found in Popular Unix, Linux GUI
By Paul Desmond | Article Published August 15, 2002
The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) this week issued an advisory regarding a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Common Desktop Environment (CDE), a graphical user interface employed in numerous Unix and Linux systems. The vulnerability could enable attackers to execute code or cause a denial of service.
Security Flaw Found In Symantec Firewalls
By Paul Desmond | Article Published August 7, 2002
A number of Symantec firewalls, including popular Raptor models, have a security flaw that renders networks protected by the systems vulnerable to intrusion.
IT Pros Wary Of Cyber Attack On U.S. Government
By Paul Desmond | Article Published June 27, 2002
IT professionals are worried about a cyber attack against the U.S. government, with many considering such an attack 'likely' in the next year, according to survey results released this week by the Business Software Alliance.
CERT Warns Of DHCP Threat
By Paul Desmond | Article Published May 15, 2002
The CERT Coordination Center is warning of a vulnerability in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers that could enable an intruder to gain root access to the servers.
Report Casts Pall On Security Industry (But Don't Fret Yet)
By Paul Desmond | Article Published April 11, 2002
Network security's days in the limelight are over, according to a recent report from ICA Syndicate. Before you go looking for a new career, though, it may be helpful to first cast a wary eye on some of the report's findings.
Free IBM Tool Helps Users Address Privacy Policies
By Paul Desmond | Article Published April 4, 2002
Big Blue unveils a free tool intended to help companies define and implement privacy policies that address the handling of customer and internal data.
3Com To Deliver NIC-based Firewalls
By Paul Desmond | Article Published February 28, 2002
3Com Corp. is making a push to extend security to server, desktop and, eventually, mobile computing devices with the announcement of the 3Com Embedded Firewall.
SNMP Vulnerability A 'Triple Threat'
By Paul Desmond | Article Published February 12, 2002
The vulnerabilities reported Tuesday in Simple Network Management Protocol, the ubiquitous software used to monitor and manage all sorts of networked devices, rate extremely high in the three variables used to measure the severity of a security flaw.