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ActivatorDesk Introduced as the First Dot-Kids Safe Internet Desktop Browser for Children

Last December President Bush signed the Dot Kids Implementation and Efficiency Act and now ActivatorDesk has responded to this call with the very first Dot-Kids safe Internet desktop browser for parents and educators. This is one of many new features introduced today with the release of a new Version 6 which works on all popular versions of Microsoft Windows. ActivatorDesk has long used the basic idea of a ‘Safe Internet Zone’ or ‘Safe-Sites-Only’ concept for … More

LT Auditor+ Security Software Bundled with Novell Netware

Blue Lance announced that a new version of LT Auditor+ has been developed exclusively for Novell and packaged with “Nakoma,” the next official release of NetWare. Named LT Auditor+ for NetWare Server Edition 1.0, the software provides NetWare users with auditing functions on individual servers. The product is only available from Novell as part of its new product offering. “Our customers have been demanding better auditing capabilities and by including a version of LT Auditor+ … More

Independent Study Finds NetScreen Security Solutions Outperform Legacy, Software-Based Products in Cost of Ownership

GUILDFORD, U.K., April 2, 2003—NetScreen Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSCN) today announced that a recent study conducted by Giga Information Group, a leading global technology advisory research firm recently purchased by Forrester Research, found that NetScreen integrated network security solutions provide potential cost advantages when compared to software-based security solutions deployed in enterprise network environments. When comparing security solutions, organisations often consider the total cost of ownership (TCO) incurred during a solution’s lifecycle including items such … More

Bitdefender Wins Testing For Home Antivirus Protection

PCM Netherlands chooses the best antivirus solution BitDefender, an award-winning antivirus solution, was chosen by the Personal Computer Magazine in Netherlands as the best solution for home PCs protection. The main advantage was the scanning efficiency and the quality of the associated services. In competition with Norton Antivirus, Kaspersky, Panda Antivirus Platinum, F-Protect, Norman Virus Control, RAV and eTrust Antivirus, BitDefender brought two home PC protection solutions: BitDefender Professional and BitDefender Home Edition, the first … More

Intrusion Releases Next Generation Upgrades for SecureNet Network IDS System

RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 1, 2003– Intrusion SecureNet System Leads the Market in Usability, Manageability and Performance with SecureNet Provider 2.1, SecureNet WBI 1.4 and SecureNet Sensor 4.5 Furthering the commitment of providing enterprises and governments with the only common criteria certified, best of breed network intrusion detection, Intrusion Inc. (Nasdaq:INTZ), a leading provider of intrusion detection solutions for the information-driven economy, today announced the release of SecureNet Provider 2.1, SecureNet WBI 1.4 and SecureNet Sensor … More

Trend Micro Enterprise Protection Strategy Selected for Superior End-to-End Protection From Viruses and Malicious Content

Cupertino, Calif. – March 31, 2003 — Trend Micro Inc. (NASDAQ: TMIC, TSE: 4704), a worldwide leader in network antivirus and Internet content security, today announced Trend Micro Enterprise Protection Strategy (EPS) as the winner of the PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award for corporate antivirus software. Trend Micro EPS was chosen for the award over products from Symantec?, Network Associates? and Sophos?. Editors pointed out that Trend Micro EPS offers a desktop-to-gateway solution combined with … More

ActiveState Anti-Spam Task Force Established Experts Vow to “Out-Innovate” Spammers

ActiveState Corp., the leader in email content filtering software, today announced the creation of an internal blue ribbon team comprised of the world’s foremost anti-spam researchers. The Task Force members include: Dr. John Graham-Cumming, creator of the popular open source Perl-based Bayesian mail filtering program, POPfile; Tim Peters, creator of SpamBayes, a Python-based open source Bayesian email classifier; Jason Rennie of MIT’s Artificial Intelligence lab and creator of the open source tool iFile, an automated … More

Hack Attacks Testing: How to Conduct Your Own Security Audit

As you can see from the title, the author bases this publication on the information containing resources and methodologies needed to start your own security audits. Don’t expect that after reading this book you will become a skilled penetration tester, but if you are interested in security audits it will provide introduction into some of the best security tools around. More

Interview with Sunil James, Manager of iDEFENSE’s Vulnerability Contributor Program

Sunil James manages iDEFENSE’s Vulnerability Contributor Program (VCP). He is a member of the company’s Technical Intelligence team. Sunil joined iDEFENSE in July 2000, and has worked in various capacities – both technical and non-technical – throughout the company. Previous to iDEFENSE, he has worked at the US State Department, the Council on Foreign Relations, Johns Hopkins University, and Pinkerton Global Intelligence Services. He is currently pursuing his CISSP certification. Introduce iDEFENSE. When was the … More

Worms/Trojans: The Latest Virus Threat

The last months have seen a notable increase in the number of worm/Trojan viruses infecting users’ computers. As the name suggests, this kind of virus has characteristics of both worms and Trojans, making it a particularly dangerous breed of malicious code. On the one hand, like a worm, these viruses can spread rapidly via the Internet or through e-mails, searching for vulnerable computers. On the other hand, and what makes them even more dangerous, they … More

nCipher announces its Membership in the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Program

Woburn, MA – March 31 , 2003 – nCipher plc (LSE:NCH), a leading provider of cryptographic IT security solutions, today announced it is a new member in the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Program. nCipher’s industry-leading nShield and nForce hardware security modules, have achieved Microsoft Gold Certification for use with Windows 2000. This certification shows that these nCipher products have passed the rigorous testing procedures designed to prove that products work seamlessly with Microsoft Windows 2000. … More

Cinea Selects SafeNet’s SafeXcel 241-PCI Card to Secure High Value Digital Video Content

BALTIMORE, MD – March 31, 2003 – SafeNet (Nasdaq: SFNT), a leading provider of private and public network security solutions who has set the industry standard for VPN technology and secure business communications, today announced that Cinea, Inc., a leading provider of security solutions for digital video content, has selected SafeNet’s SafeXcelâ„? 241-PCI card to integrate into their security products and services to secure high-value video content for the Digital Cinema industry and other high-value … More