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Hardware authentication devices are secure

September 30th, 2005
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New analysis reveals that security breaches, identity theft and phishing attacks have made businesses worried of the danger posed by insecure authentication. Consequently, companies are willing to invest in reliable hardware authentication devices that offer enhanced network security.
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Instant Messaging is top security concern, say businesses

September 30th, 2005
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A new research has shown that while businesses believe that Instant Messaging improves overall communication, over two thirds are concerned about the security threats it poses to the enterprise.
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No ‘silver bullet’ to network security, say businesses

September 30th, 2005
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A new survey has shown that European companies suffered significant financial loses as a result of security breaches and misuse of data and IT systems by staff. Businesses say there is no silver bullet to prevent loses.
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Unattended PCs are a security threat: Gartner

September 29th, 2005
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Employees leaving their computers unattended with active sessions running pose security threat to businesses, says research firm Gartner. The company highlighted the risks of insider attacks associated with active computers.
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Firms unable to measure network security risk

September 29th, 2005
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A new research has shown that over half of businesses in the UK and US are ill-equipped to calculate and report if security risk was increasing or decreasing over time, despite this being their top concern.
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Mobile phone security standards in 2006

September 28th, 2005
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The Trusted Computing Group at the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association Wireless IT conference announced that it is planning to release new mobile security specification is expected in the first half of 2006.
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DIGI reveals most secure wireless device server

September 28th, 2005
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Digi International announced on Tuesday the industry’s first most secure wireless device server featuring WAP2 and 802.11i security. The device allows companies to connect any device and securely manage critical device information through the corporate Wireless network.
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Wireless USB takes the next step for security

September 28th, 2005
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The USB Implementation Forum announced on Tuesday new specification that will help developers ensure secure connections of hosts and devices that are using Certified Wireless USB technology.
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Businesses fail to achieve SOX compliance

September 28th, 2005
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A survey of IT executives in the U.S. has shown that nearly half of all companies anticipate they will fail to achieve Sarbanes-Oxley message retention requirements by July 2006 deadline. Failing to meet the deadline can result in jail time for company executives, as well as hefty financial fines.
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Joint effort to deliver most secure Linux

September 28th, 2005
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Red Hat and IBM announced on Tuesday that Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in evaluation state to meet government security standards for assured information sharing within government agencies.
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