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Potential Growth to Web Application Firewall market

October 7th, 2005
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While businesses protect their networks with a myriad of security technologies and solutions, hackers are directing their attacks on business applications on the Web, most of which contain vulnerabilities due to lack of attention to security issues by software developers.
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Microsoft Outlines New Security Strategy

October 7th, 2005
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Microsoft’s executives, CEO Steve Ballmer and security VP Mike Nash, introduced a product road map for providing security solutions for its customers and a supporting alliance that includes major security software companies.
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Managing Risks in IT Operations

October 7th, 2005
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These are challenging times for CIOs. Increasing influence of IT on the way business is conducted and various regulations such as Sarbanes Oxley and Basel II have put the focus back on effectively managing risk in IT operations.
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No more open-source Nessus

October 6th, 2005
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The source code of the much popular security tool Nessus will no longer be available for the public. Starting from the next release, Nessus will be distributed freely, but not under GPL.
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Symantec to secure Nokia mobile devices

October 6th, 2005
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Symantec and Nokia announced on Wednesday that the companies have signed an agreement that enables Nokia to provide its Series 60 smart-phones secured with Symantec Mobile Security. The agreement will allow Nokia to offer increased protection for consumer and business users against mobile threats.
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Check Point Acquires Snort Makers

October 6th, 2005
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Check Point Software announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement with Sourcefire, the company develops Snort. The acquisition will allow Check Point to expand its portfolio and take advantage of the intrusion prevention and network awareness internet security areas.
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Symantec acquires compliance firm BindView

October 4th, 2005
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Symantec announced on Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire BindView for around $209 million. Upon close of the acquisition, Symantec expects to offer the enterprise a comprehensive end-to-end solution for vulnerability management and policy compliance.
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Protecting Personal Mobile Devices

October 4th, 2005
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Jerry is a top executive at your company. His hard work and dedication to his job even away from the office have made him a role model for the entire company. Jerry’s wife bought him a Treo for his birthday last month.
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IM and P2P attacks on the rise: report

October 3rd, 2005
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The Third Quarter 2005 threat report has shown overwhelming increase of Instant Messaging and Peer-to-Peer security threats. The report highlights a nearly 4000 percent increase through the first three quarters of the year.
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VoIP – making it work on your network

October 3rd, 2005
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The benefits of implementing voice over IP (VoIP) – cost reduction through reduced infrastructure, resource reuse and toll bypass – are driving network convergence. Increasingly, all forms of corporate communications are being carried over a single IP network.
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