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First enterprise least privilege management solution For Windows Vista

BeyondTrust announced BeyondTrust Privilege Manager 3.0, the first product for efficiently managing user privileges in enterprise Windows Vista environments. Privilege Manager 3.0 enables end-users to run all required applications and perform all authorized system tasks on Windows Vista and 64-bit workstations and servers without administrative privileges. By transparently managing privileges, Privilege Manager prevents unauthorized malicious use, protects against malware and zero day threats, and increases productivity and compliance. Originally developed by the Department of Defense … More

Open Fraud Intelligence Network launched

Entrust announced the Entrust Open Fraud Intelligence Network (OFIN), a vendor-neutral network environment that facilitates the sharing of fraud data, tactics and behavior as experienced by leading global organizations. “The security marketplace was lacking an open, non-proprietary tool that could be leveraged to consolidate data to fight online fraud – regardless of the market environment, organization size or fraud solution in question,” said Entrust Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Conner. “For too long … More

One in ten users of online financial services favor convenience over increased security controls

Authentify announced the results of a study on consumer attitudes and preferences towards security for online financial services. The survey, which was independently conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research, found that consumers are more concerned with getting identity safeguards than financial loss reimbursement from online banks. A major secondary finding revealed that 9 out of 10 web users are willing to sacrifice convenience for stronger security protection for online accounts. “We identified an important shift … More

New ScanMail for Microsoft Exchange

Trend Micro announced the latest version of Trend Micro ScanMail for Microsoft Exchange, version 8.0. This new release supports Exchange Server 2007 and earlier versions, continuing to provide businesses proven protection against a multitude of email-borne threats including spam, phishing and viruses, plus inappropriate content. The solution now also includes technology to protect against zero-day attacks, image spam, and for improved web-threat security it includes dedicated anti-spyware as well. ScanMail for Microsoft Exchange 8.0 includes … More

Gemalto powers online security with unprecedented simplicity

Online consumers wary of phishing, keyboard logging, bots and identity theft can now take control of their own network security with the Gemalto Network Identity Manager (NIM). This self-contained, portable, network security solution plugs into a USB port, works with a standard browser, runs on any PC and does not require any software installations or downloads. An onboard network computer and Internet software create a PIN-protected digital safety zone, impervious to malware lurking in the … More

Trend Micro announces InterScan Messaging Security Appliance

With the release of InterScan Messaging Security Appliance customers can receive the same superior email security on either software or an appliance, enabling them to pick the solution that best fits their network environment. While InterScan Messaging Security Appliance offers the same security features and flexible policy implementation as its software predecessor — InterScan Messaging Security Suite — the appliance form factor provides high throughput with hardware redundancy to ensure continuous security. InterScan Messaging Security … More

Survey reveals end point security loophole 49% fail to lock down devices

End point security which is a key component in the information security defences of organisations, is being totally overlooked by a significant number of organisations, according to a survey released today by Secure Computing Corporation. A fifth of organisations do not have any form of end point security which means that their corporate networks and data are potentially exposed to hackers and criminals who can access sensitive information from unprotected access points. In addition 49% … More

Secure Computing’s Zero-hour Attack Protection Technology Automatically Protects Against Recently Identified Sendmail Vulnerability

Bracknell, UK, March 27, 2006 – Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), the experts in securing connections between people, applications, and networks, today announced the Sidewinder G2(r) Security Appliance’s patented Type Enforcement(r) technology protects customers from hacker attempts to exploit the recent Sendmail(tm) vulnerability. The vulnerability was reported by the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in CERT advisory CVE-2006-0058. The Sendmail vulnerability may permit an attacker to completely take over Sendmail message transfer agent (MTA) servers, … More

‘Patching window’ is getting shorter and shorter, says ISS’ X-Force

LONDON – March 7, 2006 – Internet Security Systems (ISS) (NASDAQ: ISSX) has today published a report which shows that hackers and cyber criminals are developing malicious codes to exploit known vulnerabilities much faster than before. The X-Force Threat Insight Quarterly highlights that the number of vulnerabilities in 2005 has increased by over 33% over 2004.Analysts from X-Force, the research and development team at ISS evaluated 4472 vulnerabilities in both hardware and software during 2005. … More

Comodo release free automatic file backup and recovery tool for Windows XP and Windows 2000

Jersey City, NJ (March 7, 2006) – Comodo Inc., a global leader in Identity and Trust Assurance (ITA) Management solutions, today announced the release Comodo BackUp. Comodo BackUp is the automated file duplication and recovery tool for Windows XP/2000 that allows users to quickly and easily schedule ongoing backups of critical files. Free of charge, the release addresses a security hole for many users who, whilst acknowledging that regular backups are important, have not yet … More

Internet Security Systems’ CEO Urges Peers to Improve Current State of Network Security

SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 17, 2006 – At the RSA Conference 2006 yesterday, Internet Security Systems (ISS) (NASDAQ: ISSX) declared that the current network security paradigm needs to change in order to mitigate the ever-changing threat landscape. In his keynote address, ISS’ CEO Thomas Noonan challenged the security industry to abandon the isolated silos of quick-fix technology so prevalent in today’s market. He noted that the industry should instead work towards an integrated, interoperable … More

SoftSphere Technologies releases DefenceWall HIPS

DefenceWall HIPS is a proactive solution to fortify PC systems against malware threats. It effectively curbs activities of untrustworthy processes and applications, depriving them of any chance to interfere into critical system areas. Full system integration allows using DefenceWall HIPS either alone or as a part of a multifold defence system.SoftSphere Technologies announces the release of a new version of DefenceWall HIPS, a rule-based protection against malware that effectively thwarts illicit activities of malicious programs. … More