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Qualys Launches No-Charge Scanning Service That Detects SANS/FBI Top 20 Network Security Vulnerabilities

Free QualysGuard(TM) Online Service Delivers Fast, Easy Detection of Most Significant Network Security Exposures WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Qualys Inc., a leading provider of enterprise network vulnerability assessment and monitoring solutions, today launched at the CSI (Computer Security Institute) Show a free network scanning service that detects the Top Twenty Most Critical Internet Security Vulnerabilities as identified by the SANS (System Administration, Networking, and Security) Institute and the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation). Available … More

Sophos Warns Early Adopters of Windows XP

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, is urging computer users not to treat Windows XP as a way of leaving the current virus threat behind. “The fact that there are no XP-specific viruses in the wild seems to be leading people to the incorrect assumption that XP will render them immune to virus attack, at least for a while,” warns Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos Anti-Virus. “Viruses don’t just target specific … More and eEye Digital Security Announce Partnership to Distribute eEye’s SecureIIs

Product Designed to Protect IIS Servers Against Internet Worms, Hacker Attacks And Cyberterrorism SUNNYVALE, Calif., and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — eEye Digital Security, a leading provider of network security software products ( and (Nasdaq: MCAF), a leading provider of Web security services, announced today an agreement between the two companies to co-brand SecureIIS(TM), an application firewall designed by eEye to protect Microsoft’s IIS Web server application, and offer it through the … More

Spreading Malicious Code This Holiday Season

RISE IN HOLIDAY E-MAIL GREETINGS EXPECTED DUE TO MAIL SCARES; BUT WILL THEY DELIVER MORE THAN HOLIDAY CHEER? UNSUSPECTING INTERNET USERS COULD BE SPREADING E-MAIL VIRUSES, WORMS, AND MALICIOUS CODE WITH THEIR SEASONS GREETINGS E. Northport, NY (October 23, 2001)*Use of e-mail over the next several months is expected to increase substantially as the escalating anthrax investigation transforms traditional mail into an apprehensive form of communication. Coupled with the vast number of Internet users expected … More, Inc. Changes Name to Intrusion Inc.

RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 18, 2001–, Inc. (Nasdaq:INTZ) (“Intrusion”) today announced that it will change the company’s name to Intrusion Inc. Intrusion is a leader in the intrusion detection market and offers complementary security appliances and vulnerability assessment solutions. The company intends to complete the name change during the current calendar year. Chief Executive Officer Tim Kinnear remarked, “Intrusion has rapidly gained recognition as one of the leaders in the intrusion detection market. Revenue from our … More

NetIQ Announces Availability of WebTrends Firewall Reporting Center

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 15, 2001– Newest Member of the Firewall Reporting Series Helps Large Enterprises and Service Providers Optimize Network Bandwidth and Prevent Security Breaches in Multi-Firewall Environments At the SANs Network Security 2001 Conference, NetIQ Corporation (Nasdaq:NTIQ), a leading provider of e-business infrastructure management and intelligence solutions, today announced the availability of WebTrends Firewall Reporting Center, which is designed to provide large enterprise customers and managed service providers a comprehensive view of events occurring … More

BindView Launches bv-Control for Microsoft SQL Server, Extends .Security Solution Portfolio

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 15, 2001– BindView Adds SQL Server to .Security, the Most Complete Solution Portfolio to Secure, Automate and Lower Costs of Managing Microsoft Environments and the .NET Infrastructure BindView Corporation (NASDAQ: BVEW), a leading provider of security management solutions, today announced its bv-Control for Microsoft SQL Server product. This latest addition to the .Security(TM) Solution suite extends BindView’s initiative aimed at ensuring the security and configuration of the key servers in Microsoft’s .NET initiative. … More

Financial Institutions Turning to Online Vulnerability Scanning for Proactive Network Security

Bank of the West, Bremer Financial, Emprise Financial and Others Embrace QualysGuard(TM) Global Vulnerability Scanning SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ — Qualys, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise network vulnerability assessment and monitoring solutions, today announced that more than 40 leading financial institutions are now subscribers to its QualysGuard(TM) online network vulnerability scanning service. Compelled by their ongoing commitments to security, an increasing number of banks are viewing online vulnerability scanning as an important proactive … More

NetLuminous Offers QualysGuard Online Vulnerability Scanning for Proactive Network Security

Robust, Cost-Effective Network ‘Insurance Policy’ for Any Sized Company And Network SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ — NetLuminous, a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) specializing in Internet based remote maintenance, management and reporting of e-business infrastructures, today announced that is offering Qualys online network vulnerability scanning service, QualysGuard, to its managed service offerings. Developed by Qualys, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise network vulnerability assessment and monitoring solutions, QualysGuard provides NetLuminous clients with a proactive … More

Application Security, Inc. Announces the Release of DbEncrypT Flexible, Easy-To-Use, and Affordable Database Encryption Solution

New York, NY, October 2001 – Application Security, Inc. ( today announced the availability of DbEncrypt version 1.0, a solution preventing unauthorized users and intruders from viewing sensitive information stored in database management systems (DBMSs). DbEncrypt is a flexible, easy-to-use, and affordable solution empowering organizations to encrypt information held within the columns and rows of Oracle databases (versions of DbEncrypt coming soon for Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB2/UDB). “Databases are the warehouses of the … More

BindView First to Announce Support for SANS Top 20 List of Critical Network Vulnerabilities

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 1, 2001– BindView’s bv-Control Solution Suite Can Detect All Security Vulnerabilities on SANS’ 2001 Priority One List BindView Corporation (NASDAQ: BVEW), a leading provider of IT administration and security management solutions, today announced that its bv-Control solution suite detects all of the security vulnerabilities identified in the System Administration, Networking and Security (SANS) Institute’s 2001 Priority One List, or Top 20 List, of security threats. The SANS Priority One List is recognized industry-wide … More

SecureWorks Prevents Nimda Attack

ATLANTA, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ — SecureWorks announced today that its managed intrusion prevention services successfully protected its customers against the destructive Nimda Worm. SecureWorks’ 24/7 security operations center captured the worm at 9:00 a.m. on September 19 and began blocking web attacks immediately. Shortly after, SecureWorks security specialists pushed out a comprehensive attack signature for Nimda to all customers’ iSensors, the network security appliance that uses these signatures to identify possible network intruders. “With the … More