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AT&T WorldNet Attempts a Unified ôBuddy-List But the Chance for Success is Slim
We believe that chances are extremely high that the product will cease to interact with AOL and MSN within a few short days.

att security  T WorldNet Attempts a Unified ôBuddy-List But the Chance for Success is Slim Event Summary BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, AT&T WorldNet(R) Service members will be among the first Netizens who no longer need to keep multiple buddy lists to message people using other instant messaging programs. Market Impact Two weeks ago Microsoft withdrew from the concept of an integrated Instant Messaging (IM) system due to roadblocks from AOL/Netscape's Instant Messenger. Simply put, as

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Integrated Security: A New Network Approach


The challenge is to ensure that the right people gain access and the wrong people do not, making the role of information security even more critical to enabling today’s businesses. An integrated security approach offers the most effective security posture.

att security  . These types of attacks, capable of damaging or compromising the security of individual computers as well as entire networks, are usually viruses, worms, and Trojan Horses that hide within files or programming code only to self-replicate, self-propagate, or be spread by unknowing computer users. Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attacks . Capable of disabling a single computer or entire networks, DoS attacks are explicit hacker attempts with the sole intention of keeping legitimate users of a network from using Read More

Security Snafu at NetBank


Online internet bank NetBank suffered an embarrassing security exposure late last week when a customer discovered he had access to more funds and information than his own.

att security  and see how much attention they give to security. If they offer security consulting services, chances are they understand network security better than ISP's without such services which means they are more likely to better safeguard a bank's website. Any reputable ISP will be happy to answer questions over the phone. Ask them what kind of firewall they use and what type of intrusions detection system they use. You then can at least find out if they are using reputable products (even though you still won't Read More

Wireless (In)Security Trends in the Enterprise


Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) has become a mainstream technology offering great benefits and efficiencies but carrying with it unique security challenges. Unsecured WiFi provides an easy target for hit-and-run style attacks allowing hackers to cause severe damage while remaining invisible and undetected. Ignoring the specific requirements for securing their enterprise network and users against WiFi vulnerabilities, businesses risk loss of confidential data, legal fines and penalties, and brand erosion. By following WiFi security best practices and using the right tools, enterprises can reap the benefits of WiFi while protecting their IT infrastructure from WiFi threats.

att security  target for hit-and-run style attacks allowing hackers to cause severe damage while remaining invisible and undetected. Ignoring the specific requirements for securing their enterprise network and users against WiFi vulnerabilities, businesses risk loss of confidential data, legal fines and penalties, and brand erosion. By following WiFi security best practices and using the right tools, enterprises can reap the benefits of WiFi while protecting their IT infrastructure from WiFi threats. Read More

Outsourcing Security Part 1: Noting the Benefits


Without effective security, companies risk losing money and customer trust. With good security, companies have the power to maintain stakeholder value, customer loyalty, and competitive advantage. Faced with the complexity of providing effective security, many companies are turning to outsourcing.

att security  contributes to a high attrition rate among security workers that can reduce a company's ability to effectively safeguard its valuable information assets. Insufficient resources and infrastructure to support 24x7 security To provide around-the-clock security coverage, requirements are many: manpower and supporting hardware, as well as software and equipment to build, upgrade, maintain, operate, and control the systems. Companies often find these security necessities don't fit with limited corporate Read More

Ernst & Young Leads Big 5 in Security


Announcing an upgrade to its online security portal, Ernst & Young, takes the lead in big 5 security services.

att security  & Young Leads Big 5 in Security Ernst & Young Leads Big 5 in Security L. Taylor - May 19, 2000 Event Summary Announcing an upgrade to its online security portal, Ernst & Young is clearly out in front of the big five when it comes to security consulting services. Its newly expanded online portal, eSecurityOnline.Com, offers a multitude of resources including newsgroups, mailing lists, vulnerability and virus information, a listing of security service offerings, security training, a library, and much Read More

New Facts on Web Security and Online transactions


Get the new facts on Web security and what you can do keep your business thriving in Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving beyond SSL to Est...

att security  Facts on Web Security and Online transactions Do people easily trust your Web site enough to leave their credit card information? If not, it could be costing you—big. You need to do more to gain trust Having an SSL certificate used to be enough to satisfy customer concerns, but today you have to go much further. Get the new facts on Web security and what you can do keep your business thriving in Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving beyond SSL to Establish Trust . You'll discover how the right Read More

Standard & Poor's Exposes Customers' Security


Due to security vulnerabilities in Standard & Poor's Comstock product, their customer sites throughout the world have been exposed to extensive security holes.

att security  & Poor's Exposes Customers' Security Standard & Poor's Exposes Customers' Security L. Taylor - June 21, 2000 Event Summary Standard & Poor's (S&P), a division of McGraw-Hill, knowingly exposed their customers to information security vulnerabilities through their SPComstock analyst service. The security vulnerabilities, originally discovered in January, allowed customers to break into any other customer networks via their MultiCSP turnkey Linux box. The stock quote service, which is provided to Read More

E&Y Spins-Off eSecurity Online and Unveils Security Vulnerability Assessment Services


In an effort to assist corporations in preventing security related losses, Ernst & Young announced that it is spinning off a new online security venture. The new venture's lead product line is their Security Vulnerability Assessment service.

att security  thwart-off cybercrime and Internet attacks. A security vulnerability assessment lets you know what the status of your network is at a given moment in time. With near 1200 or so security consultants, and security educators that understand security well-enough to teach security penetration testing to fellow industry security experts (eXtreme Hacking), Ernst & Young is positioned well to offer a robust service in this area. As well, eSecurityOnline has over 1000 security resources available for public Read More

Security Information Market Heading for Growth


The growth of security vulnerabilities is creating a new market for security information. With link sharing and cooperation among sites, it is not clear that this market is nearly as predatory as some publishing markets.

att security  Information Market Heading for Growth Security Information Market Heading for Growth L. Taylor - August 31, 2000 Event Summary It is estimated that the security information market will grow to a $1.5 billion by 2003.[1] With a dearth of security professionals available, viewing online security articles offers companies the opportunity to gain information, and improve system security knowledge at low overhead and a fast pace. Via the web, IT organizations can find out about security bugs, patches, Read More

The Whitelisting of America: Security for IT


Once upon a time around 1995, the well-known American agency, the National Security Agency (NSA), decided that there was no computer operating system that was adequately secure for their needs.  In analyzing the risks, they found that while UNIX was the most secure, they needed additional protection. They looked at the industry of anti-virus protection, at problems with Trojan software, at the

att security  Whitelisting of America: Security for IT Once upon a time around 1995, the well-known American agency, the National Security Agency (NSA), decided that there was no computer operating system that was adequately secure for their needs.  In analyzing the risks, they found that while UNIX was the most secure, they needed additional protection. They looked at the industry of anti-virus protection, at problems with Trojan software, at the problem of keeping up with virus authors, and at the requirement for Read More

Security Begins on Your Desktop


The documents, spreadsheets, databases and other files on the personal computers used to conduct business are corporate assets. It cost money to create them and that investment should be protected. Additionally, companies have both competitive and legal obligations to assure that such data is kept private and secure. Many companies and most people are unaware of the obligation and potential threats.

att security  computer individually. To make matters worse, personal computer management is a continual process even for an individual user. Each hardware or software upgrade, each new network, each new workgroup, and each new service requires personal attention. Standardization has the highest degree of impact of any actions that information technology management can take. Following lists high leverage standards and practices: Workgroup servers allow user files to be stored and backed up inexpensively on Read More

Network Security Management


In the converging network and security infrastructure, relating what is reported from security products to what is observed on the network is critical. Q1 Labs’ network security management product, QRadar, combines network behavioral analysis with vulnerability assessment and security event correlation into one platform. Ultimately, this convergence reduces IT acquisition and operations costs, and enhances responses to network security incidents.

att security  Security Management In the converging network and security infrastructure, relating what is reported from security products to what is observed on the network is critical. Q1 Labs’ network security management product, QRadar, combines network behavioral analysis with vulnerability assessment and security event correlation into one platform. Ultimately, this convergence reduces IT acquisition and operations costs, and enhances responses to network security incidents. Read More

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2008 Internet Security Trends: A Report on Emerging Attack Platforms for Spam, Viruses, and Malware


Just when malware design seemed to have reached a plateau, new and more complex attack techniques have now emerged. For a while, security controls designed to manage spam, viruses, and malware were working, but as a result of this success, the threats they protected against were forced to change. Learn about today’s key security trends and how you can fight against the sophisticated new generation of Internet threats.

att security  nature of these new attacks renders some previous security best practices obsolete. Legacy anti-spam gateways can no longer keep up with the diversity and sheer amount of spam being sent. Traditional Web proxies (used for caching and acceptable-use enforcement for Web browsing) are insufficient when it comes to protecting users against many of the new threats being delivered through HTTP. Secure Web Traffic Even if a company has deployed a URL filtering solution to control and report on individual Web Read More