• April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Security configuration management vendors branch out

    The security configuration management market appears to be in flux in the last year or so. Vendors in this market provide tools to enforce compliance policies against check security configurations. ...  Continue Reading

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Are more federal laws the answer to ID theft?

    With a growing number of states enacting laws to deal with identity theft, a White House task force has come out with a plan to protect people at the federal level. In a press release issued Monday ...  Continue Reading

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Microsoft moves to the security Forefront

    In the last couple of years, vendors like Symantec and McAfee have been increasingly spooked by Microsoft’s foray into the IT security business. The Forefront product line is perhaps one of the ...  Continue Reading

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Mac hack tied to Apple QuickTime flaw

    A researcher won a Mac hacking contest by exploiting a hole in Apple QuickTime. The flaw is also a threat to those who use Firefox, Safari and Windows.  Continue Reading

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Building application firewall rule bases

    Security professionals have worked hard in recent years to tighten up their security controls, but they often neglected one area: the application layer. In this tip, Mike Chapple explains how a carefully deployed application firewall can plug a ...  Continue Reading

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    What is an Nmap Maimon scan?

    Systems are often designed to hide out on a network. In this SearchSecurity.com Q&A, network security expert Mike Chapple explains how Nmap Maimon scans can get a response out of them.  Continue Reading

  • April 23, 2007 23 Apr'07

    PCI paralysis

    A recent survey of 80 North American businesses about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard by RSA had an interesting finding. While nearly all -- 90 percent -- think the standard's ...  Continue Reading