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NIST Gives Away Vulnerability Database

The NIST Computer Security Division’s ICAT project team is now giving away copies of the ICAT vulnerability database for public use ( The database currently contains 2628 vulnerabilities. This means that ICAT can now be used as a royalty free vulnerability database for commercial and free products. In addition, the ICAT data file contains a GUI interface allowing people to use ICAT as an off-line application. The ICAT team supports the public sharing of vulnerability … More

Non-Profit, Independent Vulnerability Disclosure List Created, today at the Black Hat computer security conference in Las Vegas, announced a new non-profit, independent security vulnerability disclosure mailing list to serve the vulnerability information needs of IT professionals, software and hardware vendors, and security researchers. Public vulnerability disclosure is a very important and controversial cornerstone of the computer security landscape. Since computer security problems effect many different organizations and people, disclosure needs to be done responsibly and openly for the benefit of … More

BindView Announces Seven Regional Partners, Creating Comprehensive Solution and Service Offerings

HOUSTON and ANAHEIM, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 16, 2001– Alliances to Raise Level of Service and Further Assist Customers with Network Security Management and Microsoft Operating System Migrations BindView Corporation (NASDAQ: BVEW), a leading provider of IT administration and security management solutions, announced today at Microsoft Fusion its alliance with seven regional partners: FrontWay, GMSI, Intrinsic, Para-Protect, RK Dixon, TEKsystems and Xerox Connect – Houston. These partners are utilizing BindView’s market-leading technology to develop robust, flexible and … More

Patent-Pending Technology, IP360, Helps Stop Network Intrusions Before They Happen

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 3 /PRNewswire/ — nCircle Network Security, Inc., a pioneer in next-generation network security, today immediate availability of the industry’s first network security risk management system delivering bonafide intrusion prevention. IP360 is a scalable, cost-effective solution that integrates non-invasive, continuous vulnerability assessment, wirespeed, intelligent traffic monitoring, and centralized management and reporting. The IP360 architecture is based on the fact that effective network security requires three things: Discovery: Continuous knowledge of all devices, operating … More

Internet Security Systems Second Quarter Financial Results Below Expectations

Conference Call and Web Cast to be Held Today at 5:00 PM, EDT ATLANTA, July 2 /PRNewswire/ — Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS) (Nasdaq: ISSX), a leading global provider of security management solutions for the Internet, today announced that its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2001 are below its previously stated expectations. “ISS is in a growing market sector as information security continues to be a vital investment companies need to … More

U.S. Government’s National Science Foundation Selects NETSEC to Meet Federal Security Requirements

HERNDON, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire/ — NETSEC, a global provider of managed information security services, announced today it has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide its services to the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. government agency responsible for promoting research and education projects in science and engineering. NSF’s investments total more than $3.3 billion per year in almost 20,000 research and education projects. NETSEC’s experience in the federal sector will assist NSF in … More

ICSA Labs Announces First Testing and Certification Program For Network Intrusion Detection Systems

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 19, 2001– The Security Industry’s Central Authority for Product Standards and Testing to Certify Network Intrusion Detection Products, Measuring for Functionality and Compliance TruSecure(R) Corporation, the leader in information security assurance, today announced that its ICSA(R) Labs division will offer the industry’s first and only continuously deployed testing and certification program for Network Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS) to test the functionality and compliance of intrusion detection products. The NIDS Certification Program offers … More

SecureInfo Corp. Expands SecureTraining Institute

SAN ANTONIO, TX. – June 13, 2001 – SecureInfo Corporation has expanded its business operations to include the newly formed SecureTraining Institute which has added an additional 3000 feet of classroom space and new offices to SecureInfo Corp.’s current location in the Koger Center. Keith Frederick, SecureInfo Corporation’s President said the SecureTraining Institute will offer proactive businesses four new security courses including HIPAA Compliance Training, HIPAA Privacy & Security Self Assessment Methodology, Total Information Protection … More

Verizon to Sell Activis Managed Security Services

HARTFORD, Conn., June 14 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Activis, a world leader in managed security services with their US offices in Hartford CT, announced a strategic alliance with Verizon to provide security solutions to their ISP and wholesale customers. Verizon will resell the full range of Activis solutions, which include the complete management of firewalls, virtual private networks, an e-mail content management and filtering tool and a vulnerability scanning service. This alliance will allow Verizon to … More

Symantec Announces Carrierscan Server 2.1 for Oracle Internet File System

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 13, 2001–Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq:SYMC), a world leader in Internet security, today announced that CarrierScan Server 2.1 now provides anti-virus scanning and repair for the Oracle Internet File System (iFS). This new integrated solution ensures that documents and files managed by iFS are automatically protected from the threat of malicious viruses, worms, mobile code, and Trojan Horses. The Oracle Internet File System (iFS) serves as a front-end to Oracle databases and provides access … More

Internet Security Systems Completes Acquisition of Network ICE

ATLANTA, June 6 /PRNewswire/ — Internet Security Systems (ISS) (Nasdaq: ISSX) today announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held Network ICE Corporation. On April 30, ISS announced a definitive agreement to acquire Network ICE Corporation, a leading developer of desktop intrusion protection technology and highly scalable security management system. The acquisition broadens ISS’ overall market opportunity and enhances the company’s strategy of offering information protection solutions that actively prevent and detect security risks … More

Major Web Retailer Chooses CyberwallPLUS Host Intrusion Prevention

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 7, 2001–Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSI), a technology leader in active intrusion prevention solutions for e-Business networks, announced today that its advanced host intrusion prevention solution for multi-layered network security, CyberwallPLUS-SV, was chosen by a major Web retailer to secure its Web servers. The retailer, which expects revenues well in excess of $300 million in 2001, is replacing a competitive host-based intrusion prevention solution that does not offer the same robust … More