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  • Microsoft's security strategy will outlast Gates

    Industry analysts say Bill Gates' transition away from Microsoft's day-to-day business won't alter the company's security course. 

  • Security Bytes: Symantec fixes software flaw

    Meanwhile: Microsoft prepares to roll out OneCare Live, McAfee hopes Falcon will soar and malicious email poses as a Microsoft security notice. 

  • Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition vulnerable to flaw

    The vendor is investigating reports of a "high-severity" flaw in its AntiVirus Corporate Edition product. Attackers could exploit it to launch malicious code. 

  • RSA not content to grow slowly

    Analysis: RSA Security has been busy on the acquisition front as of late, and Nick Selby of The 451 Group has an idea of who the vendor might buy next in order to accelerate its growth. 

  • Report: Microsoft shaking up security market

    A new Forrester analysis says Microsoft is already gaining on the top security vendors, but the battle for security mindshare is just beginning. 

  • Security Bytes: Symantec vows to fend off Microsoft

    Meanwhile: A virus infects Microsoft Excel files posing as a fantasy soccer spreadsheet and Sophos patches a security hole in its antivirus products. 

  • Microsoft triggers security vendor 'arms race'

    McAfee Total Protection illustrates how it and other vendors are addressing enterprise security management woes while fending off Microsoft's thrust into security. 

  • Survey exposes lax mobile security

    Executives say they worry about smartphone security, but according to a survey from The Economist and Symantec, their approach to the problem is often inadequate. 

  • Microsoft shakeup: Nash is out

    Microsoft made another sweeping reorganization last week. Among the changes? Mike Nash, corporate vice president of the security technology unit, is stepping aside. 

  • Check Point drops plans to acquire Sourcefire

    Amid controversy, the companies have decided to pursue alternative ways to partner in the security solutions business.