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- October 11, 2006
An investment advisory company uses Fortify's Source Code Analysis code-scanning tool to help catch flaws and enhance its security in-depth approach.
- October 11, 2006
The new search tool from Google can help developers find useful code examples. But security experts worry that it also will make attackers' jobs that much easier.
- September 21, 2006
As many of our regular readers know, Ira Winkler is not a big fan of the way most research firms gather and present information – and he's not shy about hammering the point home. This time around, Winkler says a recent survey touching on the ...
- August 28, 2006
Security patches issued by third parties have become more prevalent in recent months, and while some security pros endorse them, others say they're more trouble than they're worth.
- August 16, 2006
With security authorities warning of a big potential attack against the latest Windows flaws, IT pros have several theories on why the month of August is always so much trouble.
- August 07, 2006
Update: The incident marks the second time in less than three months that a VA device with sensitive information has been compromised. One expert blames the systematic problem of too much internal trust.
- August 04, 2006
While Cisco continues to investigate a potential PIX firewall flaw, it and other vendors say sharing security information quickly and indiscriminately is always the best policy.
- August 02, 2006
On the eve of Black Hat, Metasploit Project founder H.D. Moore has released a new tool for finding vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer ActiveX controls, and an updated version of the Metasploit Framework.
- June 20, 2006
When it comes to buying and implementing security systems, experts say CIOs must surrender the notion they can foresee and prevent all threats.
- June 02, 2006
Is there a silver lining in the cloud that hangs over millions of veterans whose data was recently compromised? Some security bloggers think so.
- May 31, 2006
Meanwhile: Microsoft prepares to roll out OneCare Live, McAfee hopes Falcon will soar and malicious email poses as a Microsoft security notice.
- May 16, 2006
Women may download spyware more often, but men are more likely to surf risky Web sites on company time, according to new survey results.
- May 02, 2006
One vendor says selling corporate assets on eBay, spying on coworkers and running illegal gambling rings are just a few examples of the crazy stunts employees will try when given unchecked use of the Web at work.
- April 27, 2006
With the University of Texas the latest to admit it's been hacked, a new national survey shows many of the nation's foremost schools aren't making the grade when it comes to online privacy.
- April 25, 2006
Customers say Microsoft was right to issue an out-of-cycle fix for its flawed Windows Explorer patch. In fact, they wish the vendor would do it more often.