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Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance
Five key vendors, Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft have allied together to develop a new hardware and software specification for personal computer security

computer security  trusted and secure personal computer platform based on common standards. Alliance Chairman, David Chan of Hewlett-Packard says, This workgroup was formed to define the necessary set of capabilities for a security subsystem that would allow a system integrator and solution provider to establish trust on a hardware platform. The Alliance also stated that personal computers lack a standard set of system hardware-based functions needed to establish trust on the platform. The cited mission is somewhat Read More
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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

computer security  Internet Society's Expectations for Computer Security Incident Response . Read More
Security for Small and Medium Businesses
We all know what security means when we think of our home. Did we lock the door when we left for the day? Is the stove turned off? Computer security for the

computer security  the stove turned off? Computer security for the small to medium business (SMB) must address similar concerns. Can a hacker gain access to its servers? How can a business protect its data? Entry Points A personal computer virus is a hidden software program that spreads from personal computer to computer. Infection comes from reading an e-mail that has a virus program as an attachment, or from visiting a web site that has been compromised. By visiting such a web site, the virus can be unknowingly Read More
Security Breach: Now What?
When people's lives or financial transactions are at risk, proper Security Incident handling is of extreme importance.

computer security  Breach: Now What? Problem With so many security incidents occurring, many IT decision makers are unclear as to who they should notify, and what steps they should take if their network or systems are breached. There is a good chance that local and Federal law enforcement agencies will likely not be skilled enough to conduct a proper investigation. Is there anyone else you should notify? Where do you begin and what should you look for? Enlisting the Process and Reporting Every organization should hav Read More
Developing a Collaborative Endpoint Security Solution: Why Perimeter Security Is Not Enough
Information security is more than just a technology. Two other areas also require consideration: processes and people. Each element is a critical point of the

computer security  a Collaborative Endpoint Security Solution: Why Perimeter Security Is Not Enough Information security is more than just a technology. Two other areas also require consideration: processes and people. Each element is a critical point of the information security triangle, and a change in one area affects the other two. Download this white paper to learn how a collaborative approach to endpoint security can help ensure that your security solution is both comprehensive and effective. Read More
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Security
You know your organization needs to be proactive about security, but you don't know what that means. You’re a busy executive and you need your security agenda

computer security  7 Habits of Highly Effective Security The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Security L. Taylor - June 6, 2000 Event Summary With cybercrime on the rise, it is important for organizations to make sure that protecting their vital information and assets, and their customers, is not getting overlooked. Sometimes it is the most basic security procedures that are overlooked, e.g,. the utilization of safe, encrypted passwords. Market Impact If every minute of downtime costs $10,000 [1], how can your organization Read More
SECNAP Network Security Corp


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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.

computer 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
Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast and Easy
Designed to improve consumer financial services, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) includes security provisions for protecting confidential electronic financial

computer security  Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast and Easy Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast & Easy If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Qualys® is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, with offices in France, Germany, the U.K., Japan and Hong Kong, and has partners worldwide. Source : Qualys Resources Related to Security Compliance : Regulatory Compliance (Wikipedia) Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Read More
Need for Content Security
The Internet access you have provided in the office costs money. You wish to see it used as a productive tool and increase business. It also provides the best

computer security  to using their work computers as the primary lifeline to access sexually explicit materials online. (MSNBC).   Estimating net abuse costs The following equations allows you to estimate how much misuse of Internet costs you: Number of employees with Web access: = A Average hourly cost per employee including overheads = B ($) Average time spent in non business net use/day = C (Hours) Average time spent on personal e-mail+ Chat/day = D (Hours) Working hours/day = 8 Cost to your organization for non Read More
Study Shows: FBI Alienates Industry Security Experts
A comprehensive study done by TechnologyEvaluation.Com has shown that, for years the FBI has been alienating industry security experts. Some of the best

computer security  involve a multitude of computer systems, networks, and administrators, and requires the cooperation of all system owners, and sometimes many nations, in order to find the perpetrator. Due to their love of technology, their education, training, and experience, it is not uncommon for security industry professionals to be far more qualified and adept at resolving cybercrime than law enforcement. Though the FBI thrives on reaping assistance from industry security professionals, many industry security experts Read More
Mobile Access Security & Management
The task of maintaining network and data security is one of an IT administrator's greatest challenges. In recent years, this already difficult task has been

computer security  Access Security & Management The task of maintaining network and data security is one of an IT administrator's greatest challenges. In recent years, this already difficult task has been further complicated by the proliferation of mobile devices connecting to the network. This white paper discusses some of the challenges involved in delivering secure mobile access to organizational IT resources while also allowing for the use of mobile devices. 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

computer security  Security Part 1: Noting the Benefits Introduction Remember the carefree days of summer? The memories aren't so positive for many corporations hit by cyber attacks during the summer of 2001. Three especially menacing threats-CodeRed, CodeRed II, and Nimda-cost U.S. corporations more than 12.3 billion dollars. After the fall-out, one company reported it had over 60 software engineers working for a week to recover from Nimda, and it still had work to do. For many organizations, these recent Read More
4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance
An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and

computer security  is meant to bolster computer and network security within the federal government and affiliated parties (such as government contractors) by mandating yearly audits. Basel II ' The Capital Requirements Directive/Basel II Accord established an international standard that banking regulators can use when creating regulations about how much capital banks need to put aside to guard against the types of financial and operational risks banks face. UK Data Protection Act of 1998 ' The eight principles of the Data Read More
Which is Best: Cloud-Based or on-Premise Web security?
As you'll discover in the Aberdeen report, Web Security in the Cloud: More Secure!

computer security  is Best: Cloud-Based or on-Premise Web security? With so many Internet-based threats, what provides the best protection for your network—cloud-based or on-premise security solutions? As you'll discover in the Aberdeen report , Web Security in the Cloud: More Secure! Compliant! Less Expensive! , cloud-based security solutions out-perform their on-premise counterparts in every critical area: security, compliance, reliability, and cost. Over a recent 12 month period, users of cloud-based Web security Read More

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