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Archive for November, 2006

Data Guardian: Secure your personal data

November 24th, 2006
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Securing personal information is one of the most important issues it today’s world. Everyday computer users and IT managers are constantly looking to protect sensitive data from being compromised by external hackers or malicious insiders.
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Articles, Reviews

Virtual recovery to the rescue

November 23rd, 2006
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For most businesses, ‘protecting the data’ – getting it out of the building – is the lynchpin that all other disaster recovery aspects rely on. But often, other measures need to be considered in order to ameliorate data replication and provide a robust business continuity solution. One of these is to transform the existing IT infrastructure into a virtual infrastructure, which provides organisations with the key to greater flexibility as their business needs change.
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Articles

Which database is more secure? Oracle vs. Microsoft

November 22nd, 2006
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This paper will examine the differences between the security posture of Microsoft’s SQL Server and Oracle’s RDBMS based upon flaws reported by external security researchers and since fixed by the vendor in question.
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Articles

The Means to an Endpoint Security

November 22nd, 2006
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If administrators are still unsure about the device or want to allow controlled access, then a Protected Workspace is available. Protected Workspace (PWS) allows you to restrict end users from printing, saving files, or storing information on a client (e.g. laptop) accessing the SSL VPN device. It restricts users to a temporary workspace on the remote system, which contains temporary Desktop and My Documents folders. In protected mode, the user cannot unintentionally or accidentally write files to locations outside the temporary folders. The PWS control deletes the temporary workspace and all of the folder contents at the end of the session. Protected Workspace is especially useful when users are working on devices that should not store information, such as a public kiosk.
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Articles

The Means to an Endpoint Security

November 22nd, 2006
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As SSL VPN remote access systems – that is, technology used to connect internal company resources and data to people working from home or on the road – becomes more mainstream, and organizations extend their internal infrastructures to users who are not necessarily employees, endpoint security has become an increasing concern.
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Articles

Spam free inbox with SPAMfighter

November 21st, 2006
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SPAMfighter is an anti-spam solution for Outlook and Outlook Express. In contrast to traditional anti-spam products that rely on filters and rules, SPAMfighter utilizes its users, who instantly report any spam email they receive, to provide protection from the latest spam and phishing attacks.
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Articles, Reviews

Security Myths

November 21st, 2006
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The IT world is full of myths and legends circulated via email or simply spread by word of mouth. These legends are not the infamous hoaxes or chain letters, but assume that certain things are true, when they usually aren’t. However, they are so difficult to prove that they are accepted as true without any evidence whatsoever.
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Articles

Apimac ships Secret Folder 4

November 21st, 2006
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Apimac has announced Secret Folder 4, the Mac OS X software that provides simple and easy way to protect personal documents. The latest version is a universal binary release – can run on both Intel and PowerPC Mac computers. Several improvements to product stability were also added.
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News

Vistorm makes vital contribution to global Internet security Vistorm is accredited for its contribution to the SANS 2006 Top 20 update

November 21st, 2006
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Managing security services provider and Information Assurance specialist Vistorm today announced its involvement in the 2006 update of the SANS Top 20 Internet Security Vulnerabilities, this year called the Top 20 Attack Targets.
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Releases

Oleansoft Hidden Camera tracks employee desktops

November 21st, 2006
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Oleansoft has announced the release of an update version of Oleansoft Hidden Camera, a two-side system for remote desktop monitoring and control. Improvements in version 250×1 target remote control capabilities. It is now possible to not only transmit messages to clients, but also block or otherwise interfere into activities which are not work-related. Work with the record archive has also been improved and now features date and time filters. On the whole, the new version extends the means of real-time and retrospect monitoring.
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News