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Unipalm strikes new partnership with Packeteer Leading distributor signs global market leader in application traffic management

February 28th, 2006
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Unipalm, the UK and Ireland№s foremost distributor of Internet technology solutions, has signed a distribution agreement with Packeteer, the pioneer and global leader in WAN application optimisation.
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Logicalis Achieves Double Recognition In Cisco Systems Geographical Awards For UK & Ireland

February 28th, 2006
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Logicalis announced today it will receive two Geographical Awards at the Cisco Partner Summit 2006, being held in San Diego, California. The awards recognise Logicalis as Gold Partner of the Year, and as Services Partner of the Year, highlighting excellent performance over the last year in the United Kingdom.
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DTI survey finds virus infection biggest cause of security incident

February 28th, 2006
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Infection by viruses was the biggest single cause of the worst security incidents for UK companies in the past two years, accounting for roughly half of them, a new survey shows. Two-fifths of these were described as having a serious impact on the business, according to findings from the 2006 Department of Trade and Industry´s biennial Information Security Breaches Survey, conducted by a consortium led by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. The full results of the survey will be launched at Infosecurity Europe in London, 25-27 April.
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Spam: prevention is better than cure

February 27th, 2006
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Nowadays almost everyone who heard about the internet knows what spam is. And it is no longer surprise to receive a letter from God-knows-who advertising God-knows-what. Spam has become an annoying part of everyday life for an email user.
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Open Source Model for Security Threats

February 27th, 2006
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A major security breach at CardSystems exposed the personal data of more than 40 million credit card holders to possible fraud. Marriott tried to explain how it misplaced personal data for some of its 200,000 customers. Other major companies including Bank of America, Citigroup, and DSW Shoe Warehouse had similar woes.
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Google Hacking: Ten Simple Security Searches That Work

February 27th, 2006
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Google has become the de facto standard in the search arena. It´s easy, quick and powerful. For those same reasons that the general user has gravitated to Google, so have the hackers. And as we all know, if the hackers use, the security professionals need to utilize it as well. And it doesn´t hurt to have Johnny Long (with help from Ed Skoudis) showing you the ropes. Enjoy this highly informative book.
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New Integration Pack Optimizes Service Levels and Reduces Overall System Downtime

February 27th, 2006
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Opalis Software, Inc., the expert provider of enterprise infrastructure software, today announced Opalis Integration Pack for IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console (TEC). The new integration pack extends Opalis´ support of leading systems management solutions and helps align the IT department with business initiatives by providing faster time to resolution. The combined solution simplifies data center management and automates processes to optimize service levels, reduce system downtime, and increase overall productivity.
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Open Source Initiative to Give People More Control

February 27th, 2006
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IBM, Novell and Parity Communications today announced that they are contributing code to an open source initiative — code-named “Project Higgins” — that will spawn a new generation of security software, giving people more control over their personal online identity information. Project Higgins builds upon a concept developed by Harvard Law School´s Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
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AirMagnet Achieves Three Industry ‘Firsts’ in Wireless Security and Performance Monitoring

February 27th, 2006
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AirMagnet Inc., the leader in wireless LAN (WLAN) security and performance solutions, announced version 7.0 of its flagship Enterprise product, which earlier this month was named one of Information Security´s Products of the Year, and two weeks ago was named Best Wireless Security Solution and Best Overall Network Security Solution of 2005 by SC Magazine.
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Internet Security Systems Expands Proventia Access Control for Enterprise Customers with Network Admission Control (NAC) Integration

February 27th, 2006
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Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS) (NASDAQ: ISSX), the worldwide leader in pre-emptive, enterprise security, today announced that its Proventia® Desktop Endpoint Security product now supports the Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) framework. Support for the Cisco NAC framework further expands the network compliance options available to ISS customers, building upon ISS’ own Proventia Access Control solution and existing support for other leading network access control protocols. Network access control technologies play a key role in enterprise security, especially in organisations with remote and mobile users, by ensuring that any device attempting to connect to a corporate network is protected by the host security measures required by the respective organisation.
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