VPN security

  • May 22, 2007 22 May'07

    When Microsoft Vista and VPNs don't mix

    Papa Gino's is ahead of many companies in deploying Windows Vista, thanks to its involvement in the Microsoft TAP program. But VPN compatibility has been a sticking point.

  • May 09, 2007 09 May'07

    Companies plug FTP holes with secure FTP servers

    Some companies are investing in secure FTP suites to give employees and business partners the ability to transfer large files such as large documents, audio, video and photos.

  • February 06, 2007 06 Feb'07

    Gates touts secure access anywhere

    Microsoft's chairman tells RSA Conference 2007 attendees that a combination of authentication and access management strategies is what it takes to protect corporate data, but information security pros are willing to wait for the proof.

  • February 05, 2007 05 Feb'07

    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 process used by CAs against certificate buyers, and ...

  • January 16, 2007 16 Jan'07

    SonicWALL's SSL VPN appliance is a winner

    Product review: SonicWALL SSL-VPN 4000 is an affordable and capable appliance for mid-sized enterprises.

  • August 24, 2006 24 Aug'06

    Cisco patches flaws in multiple products

    Attackers could corrupt files, cause a denial of service and bypass security restrictions via flaws in several of Cisco's firewall and VPN products.

  • April 05, 2006 05 Apr'06

    Product Review: FirePass 4100 Controller a perfect fit

    HOT PICK: Our reviewer explains why the FirePass 4100 is one of the most flexible, capable and secure devices available.

  • February 27, 2006 27 Feb'06

    Yahoo fixes SSL flaw in Business E-mail

    The company made adjustments to the program after a security expert discovered user IDs and passwords were being transmitted in plaintext.
    Editor's note: This article now includes Yahoo's e-mail address through which security issues can be ...

  • January 18, 2006 18 Jan'06

    Security Bytes: New flaws affect Cisco, Check Point

    Cisco confirms a security hole in its IOS HTTP Server while Symantec warns of a flaw in the Check Point VPN-1 SecureClient application.

  • December 05, 2005 05 Dec'05

    Review: The latest 'array' of SSL VPNs strong in management

    But Array Networks' SPX5000 also has rich functionality, including full or split tunneling to facilitate IPSec.

  • November 30, 2005 30 Nov'05

    Apple patches 13 flaws in Mac OS X

    Attackers could gain unauthorized system access, compromise sensitive data and launch malcode by exploiting a series of security holes in Mac OS X. But patches are available.

  • November 21, 2005 21 Nov'05

    Wireless security crucial to railway safety

    A transportation firm uses wireless technology to keep the trains running on time. But securing mobile devices isn't easy when they're spread across the globe.

  • November 14, 2005 14 Nov'05

    IPsec-related flaw could yield new round of attacks

    Attackers could exploit a vulnerability in a security protocol widely used in VPNs to cause a denial of service or buffer overflows, or to launch malicious code.

  • October 27, 2005 27 Oct'05

    Security Bytes: IE7 defenses revealed

    In other news, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina takes a role with Cybertrust; malware exploits avian flu fears; and Zotob's impact is measured.

  • October 12, 2005 12 Oct'05

    OpenSSL vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks

    Exploits of this flaw could force a client and server to negotiate the less secure SSL 2.0, even if both parties support the more secure SSL 3.0 or TLS 1.0 protocols.