August 2006

  • McAfee products vulnerable to code execution flaw

    VirusScan, Personal Firewall Plus, SpamKiller and other McAfee products are reportedly vulnerable to an unspecified remote code execution flaw.

  • Compliance demands a technology toolbox

    There's really no one technology answer for regulatory compliance. That's why experts suggest that a variety of tools are needed to meet the requirements of regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley.

  • Web Application Break-In

    THREATS It's time to protect online assets from increasing attacks.

  • Three Pitfalls to Avoid

    SPECIAL Managing identity and access can be as easy as 1, 2, 3.
    3 strikes, you're out

  • Risk-based authentication

    The concept of risk-based authentication is becoming popular for some online business-to-consumer transactions, particularly those conducted with banks and other financial services firms.

  • Black Hat preview: Spotlight on Vista, new exploits

    Researchers will pick apart Windows Vista and shine a light on security holes affecting NAC, VoIP, Web applications and databases at this year's Black Hat USA 2006 gathering.

  • Third-party Microsoft patches could get new life

    News analysis: Microsoft's process for providing security fixes is as orderly and predictable as it has ever been, but some believe the software giant's methodical nature may lead to more third-par...