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Structural versus Operational Intrusion Detection

Introduction As the field of intrusion detection systems (IDS) has evolved, the focus of custom, open, and commercial solutions has been on structural, rather than operational, analysis and detection. Structural IDS will be defined as identifying and monitoring unusual actions and objects in the network and computers participating on the network. Some examples of these actions and objects are: failed logins, strange packets, and attempts at access violations by otherwise authenticated users. Operational IDS will … More

Coolsite Worm Leaves Users Red Faced – ‘adult’ Worm Spreading Says Sophos

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, is urging users to be wary of the CoolSite worm (JS/CoolSite-A). Sophos has received several reports of this worm from the wild. The malicious code comes in the form of an email with the subject line ‘Hi’ and the body text: ‘Hi. I found cool site! http:// [url omitted] It’s really cool’. If the recipient clicks on the embedded link, the worm sets the users Internet Explorer … More

InfoExpress and Alcatel Announce Security Technology Alliance

Enterprise security pioneer joins Alcatel’s Technology Partner Program to safeguard corporate networks Mountain View and Calabasas, Calif., December 17, 2001 — InfoExpress, a pioneer in remote access security, today announced that it has joined Alcatel’s Technology Partner Program to provide a secure, integrated Virtual Private Network (VPN) and firewall solution with Alcatel’s Secure VPN Clients to safeguard corporate networks. InfoExpress’ enterprise personal firewall, CyberArmor, was tested and certified interoperable with Alcatel’s Secure VPN Client software … More

Columbitech Wireless VPN for Pocket PC 2002 to Start Beta Testing With Select Partners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 17, 2001– Worldwide wireless equipment vendors, service providers, and software providers to verify wireless VPN’s security strengths and performance Columbitech, a leading provider of secure wireless data solutions today announced a beta program with select companies that are testing their Columbitech Wireless VPN for Pocket PC 2002. The beta program is open to all companies interested in providing security, convenience, and performance for wireless access to corporate data. This initial product analysis … More

Citrix Secure Gateway Provides Simple and Secure Access to Business-critical Applications Across the Internet

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 17, 2001– Available Now for Qualifying Subscription Advantage Members to Download at Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS), a global leader in application serving and portal software and services, today announced the immediate availability of the company’s latest product, Citrix Secure Gateway (CSG). Using CSG, Citrix(R) MetaFrame XP(TM) for Windows(R) or MetaFrame(R) for UNIX(R) customers can achieve simple and secure delivery of Windows and UNIX applications across the Internet via Citrix NFuse(TM) … More

Tripwire and Recourse Partner to Offer Integrated Network- and Host-based Security Solution

PORTLAND, Ore. & REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 17, 2001– Market Leaders Deliver One Solution to Secure Critical Data at Network and Server Levels Tripwire Inc., the leading provider of data and networking integrity (DNI) solutions, and Recourse Technologies, the leading supplier of threat management solutions, today announced an industry first technology partnership to deliver a comprehensive network- and host-based intrusion detection solution that provides customers with a robust defense strategy to detect and prevent network … More

Sanctum, Inc. Brings First Web Application Security Solution to European Market

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 17, 2001– Partnership with Articon-Integralis Extends Availability of Sanctum’s AppShield and AppScan to Growing International User Base Sanctum, Inc., the established leader in Web application security software, today announced a partnership with Articon-Integralis AG (Neuer Markt: AAGN), the European market leader in IT security solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Allasso, the channel-focused company of Articon-Integralis, will distribute both Sanctum products, AppScan and AppShield, throughout Europe. Through their extensive reseller … More

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Internet Mail 6.0 News

To stop new and fast spreading viruses, anti-virus products require more advanced functionalities. To address this need, F-Secure Anti-Virus for Internet Mail 6.0 now provides advanced protection against new unknown viruses, and introduces several new features to improve corporate virus protection. F-Secure Anti-Virus for Internet Mail detects and removes viruses, worms and Trojans from both incoming and outgoing email traffic in real time, before viruses can enter or leave the corporate network. The latest version … More

Symantec’s New Norton Internet Security 2002 Professional Edition Provides Unrivaled Online Security for Small Businesses and Advanced Users

New Norton Intrusion Detection Analyzes Internet Traffic, Eliminates Security Breaches. CUPERTINO, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2001 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced Norton Internet Security 2002 Professional Edition, the first and most complete online security and privacy suite for small businesses and advanced users. Norton Internet Security 2002 Professional Edition provides business professionals comprehensive protection against a wide range of serious Internet risks including viruses, hackers, privacy breaches, … More

Symantec Safeguards Productivity of Professionals, Small Businesses and Advanced Users With New Norton Antivirus 2002 Professional Edition

CUPERTINO, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2001-Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced the release of Norton AntiVirus 2002 Professional Edition, the world’s most trusted anti-virus solution for professionals, small businesses and advanced users. Norton AntiVirus 2002 Professional Edition is compatible with the latest Palm and Windows operating systems and has been developed to address the needs of sophisticated users by automatically keeping their PCs and PDAs safe from malicious code … More

V-ONE Introduces New Line of SmartGuard Appliances

Integrated VPN and Firewall Security with State-of-the-Art Access Control GERMANTOWN, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 13, 2001–V-ONE Corporation (Nasdaq:VONE), a highly specialized company offering an industry-leading suite of network based security products, announces the immediate availability of its portfolio of SmartGuard(TM) VPN appliances. The hardware appliances, built on high-speed Intel processors, include: SmartGuard 1000: a tabletop unit designed for remote offices and small businesses SmartGuard 4000: a 1U rack-mountable enterprise class device SmartGuard 5000: a 2U high-reliability enterprise … More

NCC Networks Selects Qualys Network Vulnerability Service to Deliver Automated Auditing Over the Web

Security Officers and IT Managers Manage Real-World Threats With QualysGuard’s Real-Time Automated Vulnerability Assessment Service REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ — At InfoSec in New York, Qualys(TM), Inc., the pioneer of Automated Vulnerability Assessment (AVA), announced a partnership with NCC Networks, a Midwest leader in the Security arena, specializing in VPN (Virtual Private Network), PKI (Public Key Infrastructure), Intrusion Detection and two-factor authentication technologies. NCC offers a comprehensive network security audit for any size … More