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www.TheInfoPro.net, has released Wave 5 of its Information Security Study. According to over 260 in-depth interviews with leading edge Information Security professionals conducted by TheInfoPro (TIP), enterprise spending on information security remains strong.
Intel said at IDF this week that its new performance-per-watts mantra is going to conjure up a new category of ultra energy-efficient 'Handtop PC' devices that provide a converged communication and PC-like experience but require less than a watt of processing power and weigh under a po...
A new SME-targeted box from IBM maxs out at 8GB of memory, double its predecessor's, for multitasking workloads. With a 64-bit operating system, IBM figures the performance of CPU-intensive applications like Autodesk's 3ds Max can improve by up to 39%.
A pair of young men, one from Morocco and one from Turkey, may join the virus criminal hall-of-fame, if authorities have indeed nabbed the right guys. Farid Essebar, 18, was arrested in Morocco, while Atilla Ekici, 21, was arrested in Turkey on Thursday. They will be prosecuted in thos...
Multi-core platforms are key to delivering these new ways of using technology and providing the horsepower for embedded IT capabilities, according to Intel SVP Pat Gelsinger. The company demonstrated a number of platforms at the IDF in San Francisco, based on upcoming dual-core Intel X...
Heat management has emerged as a prominent problem with Intel-based systems over the past year. This problem can be compounded in enterprises with large numbers of systems in use. Intel SVP Pat Gelsinger recently outlined Intel's response to this problem.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini said that the company's next-generation microprocessors will be more efficent, in a speech at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Otellini said that energy savings of $1 billion per year can result from widespread use of the company's latest technology.
According to a recent Inside Gartner Top View Report by Ed Younker, Gartner Research, enterprise users should not assume that their Macs are immune to security flaws. Even though the growing number of Macintosh security flaws won't affect most enterprises, businesses using Macs must ...
Version 1.1 of Apple's Security Update 2005-007 is now available from Apple's website or via the Mac OS X 'Tiger' automatic update system. This update replaces a previous version that addressed several problems but caused many applications to crash in the process.
Sygate's technology will complement Symantec's presence on the endpoint to create a holistic solution to address the security, compliance, and remediation requirements of large enterprises, according to Symantec. Endpoint compliance solutions help enterprise organizations enforce secur...
The Zotob worm is similar to the Sasser worm which struck in May last year and the Blaster worm that crippled companies? systems in 2003. However, it has apparently spread more quickly than any other worm.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected an application by Apple for the iPod, based on previous filings by Microsoft. This sort of technology tussle within the PTO is not unusual, although the circumstances around this particular fight are.
Le lancement du programme d'intégration des applications d'entreprise est une initiative d'envergure des services informatiques d'Intel. Cette stratégie permet à Intel de passer d'une infrastructure multi-applicative point à point à une solution rationalisée qui libère les applications...
In a rare double whammy, Rackable Systems' new C2002 server won the 'Best Server' award in the 2005 LinuxWorld Product Excellence Awards this week in San Francisco; Rackable's Parallel File System Solution won 'Best Utility/Grid Solution.' The awards are managed by LinuxWorld Magazine ...
'To avoid remote exploitation, organizations of all sizes should address these particular vulnerabilities immediately,' said Marc Maiffret, co-founder and chief hacking officer, eEye Digital Security, as Microsoft's 'Patch Tuesday' yesterday brought word of six security issues affectin...
Attorney Jennifer Granick writes in her blog that she did not see how either Cisco or ISS had a solid case in squelching researcher Michael Lynn's now-infamous Black Hat conference prsentation on copyright or intellectual property grounds.
AOL users are storing ever more rich data files in their accounts--music, photos, and videos. The company, faced with 'skyrocketing' demand, has thus acquired a storage company to meet it.
The Imation Micro Hard Drive makes sharing and transferring files easy thanks to the Micro Hard Drive's USB 2.0 high speed interface as well as its ability to transfer files across PC, Mac and Linux platforms.
Companies Solve Failover and Security Challenges with NS6300 Security Appliances. Allin recommended the deployment of Network Engines NS6300 Security Appliances, which allowed SESCO to replace its existing CISCO PIX that served as their perimeter firewall solution.
Safehaus endorsement of the OATH Reference Architecture and use of the HOTP algorithm specification in HausKeys represents an important milestone towards the ubiquity of strong authentication. This project targets enterprise organizations, allowing them to use OATH and Safehaus to depl...
The McAfee Foundstone On-Demand Service incurs zero deployment, administration or maintenance costs. The McAfee Operations Center hosts the On-Demand service, alleviating the customer's need to deploy or maintain a vulnerability management system of their own. Current and prospective c...
'Ciscogate' T-shirts went on sale last week in Las Vegas, after Michael Lynn - who gave a controversial presentation on Cisco security (or, rather, insecurity) at the Black Hat Security Conference - was the subject of a permanent injunction preventing him from using any Cisco code in h...
Cisco has admitted and detailed a security vulnerability that was revealed at the Black Hat conference, and now Symantec has jumped into the fray, warning that the revelation at the conference increases the chance for the hole to be exploited.
'The McAfee team has driven exceptional company performance in the second quarter by strategically growing our business globally across all segments,' said George Samenuk, chairman and chief executive officer of McAfee, Inc. 'Our strategy of delivering proven, best-of-breed security s...
iAnywhere has announced the general availability of Afaria 5.3., an update to its frontline management and security solution. The new version includes enhanced support for wireless device platforms, adds significant security features for handhelds and converged devices, and improves th...
Bryan Shumsky joins Revelation from Via Systems, Inc. where he served as Director of Engineering for the past 11 years. During his tenure at Via Systems, Bryan created and developed the ViaODBC and WebWizard products as well as enhancing the ViaDuct, UniVision and myViewpoint product s...
The mainframe isn't exactly dead, if one gauges things by IBM's announcement of the z9. This is not your father's big iron, but rather a system that takes a 'holistic' approach to today's enterprise IT environments, according to IBM.
Computer Associates International, Inc., has acquired Qurb, Inc., a privately held provider of e-mail security software, in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition extends CA?s eTrust security management solutions portfolio by blocking spam and protecting individuals against phishing...
SicolaMartin has increased its creative bench with the addition of six new employees, adding more support to their growing creative teams and internal support functions.
IntelliPRINTPLUS, the leading Printing and Reporting solution for Lotus Notes announces its entry into the German market.
Arkeia Corporation has announced that its Arkeia Network Backup solution now supports the recently released Mac OS X Tiger operating system.
MKS Inc. has announced that a process framework for the Information Technology Infrastructure Library® (ITIL) delivered via its enterprise Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) offering, MKS Integrity Suite? 2005.
GFI MailEssentials for Exchange/SMTP, a server-based anti-spam solution for Exchange and SMTP servers, has achieved the Windows Server 2003 certification from Microsoft Corp.
PGO-Global for Windows is a fast, simple, affordable Web-enabling solution that publishes Windows applications to the Web without the need for Citrix or Microsoft Windows Terminal Services. GraphOn also offers GO-Global for UNIX which publishes UNIX/Linux applications without the need ...
The Computer Crime and Security survey, conducted in January by the institute and the computer-intrusion squad of the FBI's San Francisco office, found that 95% of respondents had experienced more than 10 Web-site incidents during 2004, up from 5% in 2003. Some 700 computer-security pr...
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), is expected to announce that they have got an entry into the corporate notebook market by enticing Hewlett-Packard into using their processors for their products. If this happens, AMD will gain a major victory over their rivals Intel. HP is now planning to...
'The acquisition of iDefense expands the VeriSign suite of managed security services, providing customers with additional capabilities with which to proactively protect their networks from vulnerabilities and attacks,' said VeriSign executive Judy Lin in outlining the company's strateg...
The Sun StorEdge 9985 system is a follow-on to the existing Sun StorEdge 9970 system, and runs the same software and microcode as the Sun StorEdge 9990 system. The system is targeted at Sun StorEdge 9900 customers who are implementing large-scale consolidation projects, among other ini...
Microsoft today announced at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Minneapolis that it will within 30 days release to manufacturing its first disk-based software solution designed to help companies reduce the time spent on data backup and recovery. Microsoft System Center Data Protection...
Under terms of a new agreement, HP will also provide first-line support for customers around the world, as well as security compliance consulting and onsite services as needed. Apani's In-depth Network Security system secures data communications and provides the centralized management ...