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Double-Take Software announces Double-Take 101 eLearning programme

September 27th, 2006
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Double-Take Software (formerly known as Sunbelt System Software), specialist vendor and distributor of business continuity solutions for enterprises and SMEs, today announced the availability of Double-Take 101, an interactive Web-based course that provides instruction on how to install, configure and use Double-Take to protect Microsoft® applications. The new programme provides both partners and customers with an efficient way to become a Certified Double-Take Professional and train employees across multiple locations.
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Italy-based Integra Spa is Newest Member of Protegrity’s Alliance Network

September 27th, 2006
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Protegrity® Corporation, the leader in Data Security Management(TM) solutions, announced it has further expanded the Protegrity Alliance Network with the signing of a reseller agreement with Integra SpA, a leading security company. Based in Milan, Italy, Integra SpA will serve as a reseller of the Defiance(TM) Security Software Suite to customers in Italy. Integra SpA will also provide implementation services and first-level technical support for Protegrity solutions.
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Computer Virus Writers Plan Slow Spread

September 26th, 2006
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In the past, virus writers seeking fame and attention wrote their malicious programs to spread as quickly and broadly as possible, boasting to colleagues when they manage to cripple hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in a matter of hours.
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Windows Genuine Advantage worse than we all feared

September 26th, 2006
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Venerable Windows expert Ed Bott has been carefully documenting his misadventures with Windows Genuine Advantage for a few months now. As evidence mounted that the WGA system was not as bulletproof as Microsoft would like to have us believe, Ed decided to get statistical on their ass, so to speak.
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Archive Security in a Tiered Storage Environment

September 26th, 2006
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What they cannot preclude, however, is the creation of a fraudulent record generated by an authorised person and therefore it is critical to have other physical and electronic checks within the overall system. An archive strategy seeking to address the issue of authenticity should therefore use a combination of WORM recording, media identification and digital signatures.
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Archive Security in a Tiered Storage Environment

September 26th, 2006
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The use of tiered storage is becoming increasingly popular within many organisations, driven by the need to meet often-conflicting demands of information access, cost-reduction, regulatory compliance and risk management. The proliferation of different disk, tape and optical technologies in combination with new software solutions enables significant cost savings by matching the appropriate storage architectures to specific business requirements. At the same time, however, a tiered storage strategy introduces new security challenges particularly with respect to the long-term retention and accessibility of corporate information.
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Application Security, Inc. Demonstrates Commitment to EMEA with UK Regional Operations Center

September 26th, 2006
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Application Security, Inc. (AppSecInc) (http://www.appsecinc.com) the global leader in database security, today announced the opening of its first regional sales and operations center in the UK. Headed by George Fyffe, Business Development and Sales Director for the EMEA Region, the UK-based staff manages direct customer relations, a strong partner and reseller group, and business development across European, Middle East and African markets.
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StrikeIron Launches Super Data Pack

September 26th, 2006
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StrikeIron Inc., provider of the Web Services Marketplace, today announced the launch of the StrikeIron Super Data Pack. Designed to ease the development of composite applications, Web applications, mashups, and other data-driven applications, the Super Data Pack provides risk-free access to dozens of different data sources all under a single registered account. As part of the package available now, StrikeIron is providing access to the first 10,000 hits per month across all of the various data sources at no cost or commitment from the user.
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Apple Security Not Yet Cause for Alarm

September 26th, 2006
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There´s a persistent perception that because Apple is moving to the Intel platform and now allows Macs to boot to Microsoft´s Windows, the potential for more security mischief rooted in Windows could raise a ruckus on the Mac. However, when you install Windows on a Mac via Boot Camp, all the viruses and Trojans you´d rather not encounter on Windows attack only Windows.
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Astaro Security Gateway receives Common Criteria certification

September 26th, 2006
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Astaro has announced that Astaro Security Gateway V6.300 has received the coveted Common Criteria certification from the German Federal Office for Information Security BSI. This certification will serve to assure customers, including those within the government sector, that Astaro´s systems and processes have been successfully tested by an independent and accredited evaluation laboratory and conform to IT security standards sanctioned by the International Standards Organisation.
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