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February 2007

  • VA searches for missing external hard drive

    The FBI is investigating the possible theft of a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hard drive containing personal data on nearly 50,000 veterans.

  • Gates to outline Microsoft's new strategy for secure computing

    Bill Gates is back at RSA. At this year's conference, Gates plans to speak about the evolution of authentication, network policies and data protection, signaling a change in his vision of a "Digita...

  • Coviello: In 3 years, no more stand-alone security

    RSA President Art Coviello says today's patchwork of monolithic security devices will disappear in the next three years as security is integrated into the larger IT infrastructure.

  • Rootkit dangers at an 'all-time high'

    Industry experts at RSA Conference 2007 say not only have rootkits become the weapon of choice for malicious hackers, but they've also emerged as useful tools for legitimate businesses trying to ex...

  • RSA Conference 2007: Product announcements

    RSA Conference 2007: Product announcements

  • Symantec chief: Consumer confidence in data protection is key to online growth

    In his keynote at RSA Conference 2007, Symantec CEO John W. Thompson said Big Yellow is ready for the shifting dynamics in the information security market, and implied that Microsoft's growing pres...

  • The Daily Dose: Chris Wysopal blogs from RSA Conference 2007

    In his exclusive daily column from RSA Conference 2007, security pro Chris Wysopal comments on vulnerability disclosure, and says emerging Web application technologies present many new attack vecto...

  • A new awareness for SIMs

    Experts say the use of security information and event management systems can not only give organizations overall visibility into their network security and improve their incident response, but also...

  • Integration migration

    Today John Swainson, president and chief executive officer of CA, will be making his first keynote speech at an RSA conference. Since joining CA in 2004, John has focused the company on its core st...

  • Intrusion detection systems are alive and kicking

    IPS hasn't overtaken intrusion detection systems just yet. Senior News Writer Bill Brenner reveals what customers want when they're shopping for IDS products.

  • NAC gains traction

    Until recently, the network access control market had been all style and little substance, but at last vendors large and small are proving that NAC may be worth the investment.

  • CISOs mastering 'softer' skills

    This article examines why CISOs can no longer rely on technology skills alone and what businesses are looking for when recruiting their next information security leader.

  • WebSense: PortAuthority deal, Web 2.0 apps reflect changing threat landscape

    Websense's December acquisition of PortAuthority marries ingress and egress detection capabilities, giving the vendor a foothold in defending not only Web threats, but sensitive customer data and i...

  • When physical and logical security converge

    For an enterprise to protect itself from a broad array of internal and external threats, more companies are considering security programs that forge closer ties between the physical and logical sec...

  • RSA Conference 2007: Special news coverage

    Check out news, interviews, product announcements, podcasts and more live from the RSA Conference 2007 in San Francisco.

  • New zero-day attack targets Microsoft Excel

    Microsoft says maliciously crafted Excel files may permit the execution of arbitrary code. Other Microsoft Office applications may be at risk.

  • Pitfalls aplenty going SOA

    Service-oriented architectures may improve the standardization and efficiency of your business -- often at the expense of security. Michael S. Mimoso investigates the security features that vendors...

  • Going Wi-Fi? Go safely

    Today's security professionals are forced to balance the convenience that wireless technology offers with the need to enforce a solid security policy.

  • VeriSign touts benefits of Extended Validation SSL Certificates

    VeriSign and other certificate authorities (CAs) have been at the forefront of Extended Validation SSL Certificates (formerly known as high-assurance certificates), which standardize the vetting pr...

  • Microsoft has high hopes for Vista security

    Ben Fathi is the vice president of the Security Technology Unit at Microsoft and is responsible for the overall security of Microsoft's products as well as the development process known as the Secu...