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Security configuration management seminars coming to city near you

Windows NT/2000 configuration management company, Configuresoft, announces "Secure your enterprise: Managing Security in a Windows NT/2000 enterprise," a six-city international seminar series on managing the security configurations of NT/2000 networks. The seminars focus on enforcing policies and preventing vulnerabilities by proactively managing and standardizing system configurations from one central point. The half-day seminars are free. Topics include: group memberships, account policies, auditing levels, HotFix information, key registry security items, share level and NTFS level permission assignments, trust relationships including Windows 2000 transitive trusts, and user rights. The seminar schedule is as follows:

  • Frankfurt, Germany: Monday, Feb. 19
  • Brussels, Belgium: Wednesday, Feb. 21
  • London, England: Friday, Feb. 23
  • San Francisco, California: Thursday, March 1
  • Houston, Texas: Tuesday, March 13
  • New York, New York: Thursday, March 22

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Cyber-Ark gets RSA seal of approval

Cyber-Ark software has been awarded the RSA Secured SecurID Ready Certification to support interoperability between Cyber-Ark's PrivateArk and RSA SecurID authentication technology. RSA certification tells customers that PrivateArk is compatible with RSA security products, many of which are industry standard. PrivateArk services financial, medical and military institutions, allowing for secure sharing of information between partners, employees and customers over a network. PrivateArk works on a dedicated server, protected by eight layers of security technology.

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Integrity added at Demo 2001

Zone Labs released Integrity, an end-point solution that manages security policy and Internet usage, this week at Demo 2001 in Phoenix. Integrity works on securing remote, mobile and at-home workers using DSL and cable modems. Integrity offers the capability to configure, deploy, install and manage the distributed client. The product integrates with VPNs, firewalls, Web portal and router devices and offers centralized client software administration and management as well as security policy enforcement for greater IT and end user productivity.

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Safe Harbor program approves first company

WellMed, a provider of online tools to manage health products and services, is the first company to gain Truste EU Safe Harbor Web Privacy Program. It will display the Safe Harbor seal on its Web site. The safe harbor program ensures companies sending data from Europe to the United States are in accordance with EU law. TRUSTe's program sets clear guidelines and streamlines the process for companies that must become safe harbor compliant. Specifically, the program fulfills a company's need for verification of privacy practices and third party enforcement through online and offline dispute resolution.

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