Search results for: open sources

Spam: The problems with junk e-mail

We all get junk mail at home. It’s an accepted fact of life, at least in the U.S. So why is Unsolicited Commercial Email (UCE) – a/k/a “spam” or “junk email” – a problem? To understand the problem of UCE, you must first understand what is most often advertised via UCE. There are many places on the Internet where copies of UCE are reposted by recipients and system administrators in order to help notify the … More

Kaspersky Labs and Questar sign partnership agreements

Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, has signed retail and distribution agreements with Questar, an Italian software republishing company, which will enable Questar ( to sell Kaspersky Labs anti-virus software in the Italian market. In accordance with the agreement Questar presents Kaspersky Labs current product line, which includes solutions for personal and business use. “In April 2001 Kaspersky Labs switched its product line (former AVP Gold and Platinum) to a new one, which is … More

Evidian’s NetWall 6 resolves Internet security complexity issues

~ AccessMaster NetWall 6 enforces Internet security and reduces costs through policy based VPN and firewall business management principles ~ Paris; October 15, 2001 -Evidian, a leading vendor of secure e-business management software, today announced the release of NetWall 6. This leading Internet security software allows large corporations to deploy maximum Internet security at low cost of ownership. The new release addresses the challenges of “bricks to clicks” companies and telecoms players who require an … More

Fighting viruses, making profits: Sophos grows at twice the industry average

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced financial results for the year ended 31st March 2001. Highlights: – Turnover increased 54% to £22.6 million, from £14.7 million the previous year – Profit before tax grew 65% to £7.8 million (2000: £4.7 million) Recent research from IDC¹ suggests that the anti-virus industry average growth rate was 24% in 1999-2000, yet the latest results from Sophos show more than double this growth rate, which … More

GuardedNet Joins OPSEC Alliance

ATLANTA, GA. – September 28, 2001 – GuardedNet, developer of the most advanced threat management and information security operations software, announced today its acceptance into Check Point Software Technologies’ (NASDAQ: CHKP) OPSEC(TM) [Open Platform for Security] Alliance program. Through the OPSEC Alliance program, GuardedNet is working towards OPSEC certification of its recently announced NeuSecure(TM) solution to seamlessly interoperate with Check Point’s industry-leading VPN-1(TM)/FireWall-1(TM) software. GuardedNet’s recently announced NeuSecure is first to deliver mission-critical, security threat … More

Call For Presentations – CodeCon 2002

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: CODECON 2002 CodeCon 2002, scheduled for February 15, 16, and 17 in San Francisco, California, is the premier event in 2002 for the P2P, cypherpunk, and network/security application developer community. It is a workshop for developers of real-world applications that support individual liberties. During the first two days, our policy is “bring your own code”; while those not demonstrating software are welcome to attend, the focus is primarily on developer discussion. … More

United Messaging: ‘Nimda’ Virus May Signal Cyber-War

WEST CHESTER, Pa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 21, 2001–United Messaging, Inc., the leading enterprise messaging solutions provider, today said the rapidly spreading Nimda virus shows the signs of being another salvo in a so-called “cyber war” designed to impact our technical infrastructure. Some security experts say initial indications are that Nimda was written by the same sources as the recent “Code Red” worm that caused $2.6 billion in damage. A number of reports say that both Code Red … More

Samsung’s Cubic Solutions Announces Embedded Network Encryption Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2001– — Cubic Solutions announces embedded network encryption technology on SOC, ASIC and in Samsung-branded ASSP Products — Provides hardware-based, cryptographic accelerators using SafeNet, Inc.’s SecureIP(TM) encryption engine. — Counters the threat of hacker attacks and provides advanced security for Internet privacy. Cubic Solutions, Samsung’s System LSI business division, announces the availability of SafeNet, Inc.’s SecureIP(TM) embedded network encryption technology on SOC, ASIC and in Samsung-branded Application Specific Standard Products. … More

Astaro Security Linux version 2.0. with expanded functionality

Aug 28th, 19:45 UTC The new version 2.0. significantly enhances the easy-to-manage software with added functionality such as VPN for IPSec and PPTP for secure road warrior communications and SCSI-Support for high availability security solutions. Astaro Security Linux is a complete, powerful security solution for the efficient and secure protection of networks against hackers, virus attacks and other dangers originating from the use of the Internet. Astaro’s flagship software which has demonstrated it’s value many … More

Inet Introduces SmartAlerts to Streamline Network Security and Service Delivery

RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 28, 2001– Rules-Based Alarming Reduces Time and Resources Needed to Address Network Security, QoS and Interconnection Issues Inet Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:INTI), a leading global provider of communications software solutions for next-generation networks, today announced the introduction of SmartAlerts(TM), a new advanced application of the company’s GeoProbe(TM) and GeoProbe Mobile(TM) solutions. The SmartAlerts application is designed to efficiently detect and spotlight complex network scenarios that may impact carriers’ revenues, network security or customer … More

Intrusion Detection System Users Grapple With Performance and Management Issues

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 27, 2001– Despite increasing speed and complexity of networks that have made IDS solutions difficult to deploy and manage, the technology is accepted and improving Intrusion detection systems are here to stay as an integral part of the network security infrastructure. But security solutions vendors must work to overcome user skepticism and frustration about intrusion detection stemming from poorly performing early deployments, lack of scalability, and difficulties in management and data gathering … More

Cryptomathic and Aladdin Partner to Offer Robust PKI Solutions

CHICAGO, July 26 /PRNewswire/ — Aladdin Knowledge Systems (Nasdaq: ALDN), a global leader in the field of Internet content and software security, today announced that Cryptomathic, a leading e-Security software provider and PKI specialist, joined Aladdin’s eToken Solutions partner program with a PKI application offering seamless usage of the eToken for authentication and signing. Cryptomathic’s PKI solution, Instant Certification Authority (“INCA”), supports the use of eToken’s convenient storage and key generation capabilities. The eToken can … More