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  • May 04, 2006 04 May'06

    Security is the name of the game at Interop

    Messaging security was a hot Interop topic, rivaled only by every other aspect of security. Vendors rolled out wares to protect messaging systems and other points on the network.

  • May 01, 2006 01 May'06

    Wireless trespasser stopped dead in his tracks

    A security expert working at a California government office spotted an unauthorized person trying to bridge onto the wired network through a wireless NIC card. He put a stop to it.

  • April 24, 2006 24 Apr'06

    Gartner underscores five overblown threats

    Two Gartner analysts debunk five overhyped security risks they claim are causing companies to miss out on some key emerging technologies.

  • April 10, 2006 10 Apr'06

    Auditor's office wards off potential wireless threats

    Because of its strict anti-wireless policy, the Washington State Auditor's Office needed a way to ensure that no one inside or outside could tap into the state network wirelessly.

  • March 28, 2006 28 Mar'06

    Data theft prompts firm to lock down, protect network

    After a disgruntled employee made off with several CDs' worth of critical data, a Michigan automotive data reseller realized it had to install better protection at the endpoints, not at the network core or perimeter.

  • March 07, 2006 07 Mar'06

    Public security slip forces Georgia Capitol to lock down WLAN

    More than three years after a TV news crew exposed security flaws in the WLAN at the Georgia State Capitol building, the governor's office is trying again to go wireless.

  • March 01, 2006 01 Mar'06

    Monitoring goes out-of-band

    A new data access switch from Gigamon boosts the number of SPAN ports on the network for out-of-band monitoring.

  • February 28, 2006 28 Feb'06

    Endpoint security threats meet their match

    Securing the network at every endpoint is changing with some new products that limit, prohibit and protect endpoints and users.

  • February 16, 2006 16 Feb'06

    Cisco unveils steps toward self-defending network

    In his keynote, CEO John Chambers touted product enhancements that advance his push for networks that can defend themselves without human intervention.

  • February 15, 2006 15 Feb'06

    Flood of NAC products toughens security decisions

    The continuing flood of network access control products is forcing networking pros to weigh all of the options before securing their networks.

  • February 03, 2006 03 Feb'06

    IM threats grow, response lags

    Reports from IMlogic and Akonix show that IM threats are growing while IT shops are behind in their preparedness. In fact, many firms are still totally unaware of just how much danger actually exists.

  • January 30, 2006 30 Jan'06

    Property management company beefs up network security

    Enterprises could learn a lesson from Managed Services Inc., which rolled out wired and wireless network access to dozens of its properties nationwide, but in doing so found security could suffer.

  • January 25, 2006 25 Jan'06

    Tick, tick, boom: NAC market ready to explode

    By 2008, the market for NAC enforcement tools will see astonishing growth, hitting $3.9 billion, suggests an Infonetics study.

  • January 24, 2006 24 Jan'06

    Firm has NAC for network protection

    A financial information and research firm locks down their network from remote threats with help from a NAC tool by InfoExpress.

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Study: Network security market to reach $6 billion

    A pair of studies by Infonetics Research Inc. says the network security market recently topped $1 billion and in the next two years that will increase six-fold.

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