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Oracle has announced market leading independent software vendors (ISVs) are demonstrating broad, global support for Oracle Fusion Middleware. Agile, Business Objects, Fidelity, FileNet, Mercury and RSA Security are some of the ISVs that are using or integrating with the software to pro...
The buffer overflow flaw in the Veritas software could allow an intruder to gain control of a vulnerable system. The tool is used to trigger backup of data on Microsoft Windows servers, to protect the data from computer crashes, storage system catastrophes and other risks.
Phishing, malware and identity theft are among the concerns of RSA Security's web seminar on June 29, and its agendat at its European conference in October. The company will address how enterprise IT can react organizationally to such threats while preserving information access by cust...
Shareholders at both Symantec and Veritas approved the companies' merger, allowing the creation of a company that will now include both information security and information storage as its core competencies.
Two more banks have been added to the list of RSA two-factor SecurID authentication customers. American Bank and Stonebridge Bank will offer their online banking customers the RSA authentication, joining America Online, Banco de Credito e Inversiones (Chile), Credit Suisse, E-Trade Fin...
'The addition of Windows and OS X support will allow us to greatly expand our customer's data backup and restore capability, says company President Anthony Johnson. 'Our customers can now perform all of their data backup responsibilities with a single application.'
Microsoft has investigated a public report of a phishing method that affects Web browsers in general, including IE - a report that describes the scenario of multiple, overlapping browser windows, some of which contain no indications of their origin. An attacker could arrange windows in...
Imation says its CDs and DVDs feature an invisibly-thin scratch resistant coating applied during disc manufacturing that provides benefits over standard uncoated discs, such as scratch and scuff-resistance, anti-static dust resistance, and smear resistance.
SurfControl's Global Threat Analysis and Research team shows the rapid growth of desktop VoIP mirrors the adoption rate seen of public instant messaging systems. These services, as with instant messaging, create a threat vector to enterprises which can be exploited to gain entry into c...
James Turner, security & services analyst with Frost & Sullivan and author of the company's Managed Security Services market report, said 'The Australian market for managed security services is comprised of over 35 companies and Cybertrust is the clear leader. Cybertrust leads the way ...
Apani's new VPN clients for Cisco 3000 VPN gateways represents the company's strongest Cisco support product, and expands Apani's presence as a provider of Windows Mobile operating system security clients that work in both Cisco and Nortel switch environments.
Immerse yourself in a power-packed day of education, ideas and solutions at the new RSA Conference Power Day. Get the scoop on the latest trends and issues that impact your work and organization. And network with the best and the brightest in the business?infosecurity professionals, re...
In what might amount to one of the largest US data heists ever, MasterCard today revealed that it believes up to 40 million cardholders of such credit card brands as MasterCard, American Express and others have been jeopardized in a massive theft at third party credit card processor, C...
In the UK, the National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Center has warned about a spate of attacks in recent months involving e-mail Trojans. 'We have never seen anything like this in terms of the industrial scale of this series of attacks,' said Roger Cumming, director of NISCC,...
'The best approach to selecting the optimal Web services security solution is to assess the needs to be met and then to identify a solution that best fits those needs, precisely and affordably,' according to Forum Systems. Key to this approach is the avoidance of one-size-fits-all solu...
Coraid, developer the open ATA-over-Ethernet (AoE) protocol which is used by its EtherDrive storage products, announced today that its SATA line features a 1U, four disk storage appliance to complement its existing 3U shelf for SATA disks.
The NISCC has issued a warning about a series of 'trojanised email attacks targeting the UK Government and companies.' The agency said the trojans could be used to obtain passwords, scan networks, 'exfiltrate' information and launch further attacks.
A report by Panda looks at three examples of malware, the Trojan Downloader.DCM, the backdoor Trojan Dumador.BC, and the hacking tool Looxee. The report also includes six new vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, classified as 'critical.'
Robert Noyce is in the pantheon of Silicon Valley pioneers. Co-founder of Intel, he was remembered today by fellow co-founder Gordon Moore and other leading figures from Intel and the Valley.
Network Appliance agreed to acquire storage security specialist Decru for $272 million in cash and stock. The deal doesn't seem to indicate a major strategic shift, but rather a move to shore up its product portfolio during a dynamic era for the storage industry.
Microsoft announced 10 new vulnerabilities this week, along with patches to fix them. Meanwhile, security company McAfee almost simultaneously announced its own protection from these new problems.
Buoyed by $150 million in financing from Larry Ellison's Tako Ventures, Pillar Data Systems management resisted the temptation to pre-announce their product before it was ready for market. Now it's ready. This week, Pillar formally removed the wraps when it unveiled Pillar Axiom.
Symantec has announced an intrusion prevention solution for desktops and servers on Windows, UNIX and Linux platforms: Symantec Critical System Protection 4.5.
Comodo Inc. has emerged as the world's second largest High Assurance Certification Authority. Now the company says it was the only High Assurance SSL provider to have grown market share over the past 9 months, gaining 2 percentage points to raise its market share to 16%.
Made up of over 150 organizations from across the globe - ranging from educational institutions and government organizations, to service providers and financial institutions, to technology firms and wireless providers - the Liberty Alliance Project today announced the formation of a cr...
The fake news report telling of a Michael Jackson suicide attempt should be less tempting to users, now that the King of Pop has been acquitted on all counts. Don't rule out future, related scams, though, say the experts.
UK-based IT security firm Sophos reports that a fake news report telling of a Michael Jackson suicide attempt is designed to fool users into clicking a pernicious attachment.
Quadrics Ltd., the global leader in high speed interconnect for High Performance Computing (HPC), has established a wholly-owned subsidiary in North America, based in San Jose. The subsidiary will support Quadrics in the most important market for HPC and to provide sales support servic...
Sun's $4.1 acquisition of StorageTek was tepidly received by analysts when it was first announced. A few days later, one analyst told SYS-CON that the deal doesn't appear to serve a useful purpose.
Storage company brocade has become the subject of a formal SEC probe, on the eve of a major storage event and in the wake of recent new product announcements by the company.
Companies have been hesitant to implement selected new technologies because IT security risks associated with these technologies have been greatly exaggerated, according to a an opinion issued this week by Gartner. The analytical firm has come up with what it says are five of the most ...
Lucid Security's ipANGEL is the world's only auto-tuning intrusion prevention solution with onboard asset/vulnerability scanning, the company says. It will outline its vision through a talk by CTO Vik Phatak at the Computer Security Institute's 15th annual NetSec conference, Monday, Ju...
McAfee SecurityCenter and McAfee VirusScan will be pre-installed on the current Toshiba libretto U105, libretto U100 and Tecra M4 models, and on future Toshiba notebook PCs offered by Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. Digital Products Division, including the Satellite, Qosmio, ...
Sun will become the fourth largest storage company worldwide, noted Scott McNealy in a statement today issued as a follow-up to yesterday's announcement of a definitive agreement under which Sun will acquire StorageTek for $4.1BN.
'McAfee is committed to providing innovative, comprehensive solutions that protect customers from security threats at all access points,' said George Samenuk, chairman and chief executive officer of McAfee, Inc. 'The world we live in has become increasingly wireless, yet most users do ...
'Sun's technical and financial strength puts us in a great position to act as a consolidator in the IT industry. This acquisition is part of an ongoing strategy to respond to customers seeking to rationalize their datacenter purchases,' said Sun CEO Scott McNealy in announcing the acqu...
'FEMA Director Michael Brown must be removed from his job immediately and should be assigned to truck duty to drive and unload food and supplies to the New Orleans Convention Center thoughout the night and for the next 48 hours,' writes Yeshim Deniz in her blog.
'Due to some fairly major core changes that Apple made to Tiger, this release took a few extra weeks to prepare and test,' said Brent Smithurst, Vice President of Technical Operations at Faronics. 'I'm confident that the wait will be worth it for all of our Tiger users.'
Samsung Electronics has had developed a solid-state hard disk based on flash memory, available in capacities as high as 16 gigabytes. The drives use Samsung's NAND flash memory, and will initially ship to mobile computing manufacturers in August.
Intel's Paul Ottelini described the company's dual-core technology last year, signaling a significant change in the global microprocessor leader's strategy for desktop systems. Now the company has announced dual-core chips priced for use in most PCs.