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Enterprise IP PBX Security: System Evaluation Across Multiple Levels
Security is a vital consideration when evaluating enterprise Internet protocol (IP) telecommunications solutions. In addition to delivering business benefits, a

ip security  IP PBX Security: System Evaluation Across Multiple Levels Security is a vital consideration when evaluating enterprise Internet protocol (IP) telecommunications solutions. In addition to delivering business benefits, a voice over IP (VoIP) system may also become a target for unauthorized users, and must be secured against threats. Indeed, if threats and vulnerabilities are not addressed, the results can be devastating with respect to lost productivity, resources, and reputation.

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Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security


DSL providers speed up their customers' Internet access, however, at the same time they also expose these customers to enormous security risk. Earthlink has gone the extra mile and is giving out free firewall software to all its DSL customers.

ip security  want to know what TCP/IP services they should block, and what log file alerts they should report and respond to. Earthlink, which last year merged with Mindspring, has gone the extra mile and is providing two types of personal firewalls to its DSL customers for free. PC users receive Symantec's Norton Personal Firewall 2000, and Mac users receive Open Door's DoorStop firewall. With the ability to provide DSL services to 50 metropolitan areas, Earthlink today is the only ISP that offers built-in security Read More

Security Breach: Now What?


When people's lives or financial transactions are at risk, proper Security Incident handling is of extreme importance.

ip security  manifesting itself? List all IP addresses, hostnames, and logfiles. Is this a multi-site incident? How long has the problem existed? Is this a single incident or an organized attack? What chronology, if any, can be determined? What is the entry point of the incident? What is the potential for damage from the incident? Have law enforcement officials been notified? List all contacts. Incident Goals: Proceed and Protect, Pursue and Prosecute , or both? In all cases, protection of human life and safety Read More

7 Steps to a Successful IP Telephony Implementation


Enterprises of all sizes are adopting Internet protocol (IP) telephony for cost savings and productivity gains—but high quality voice service takes more than just buying the latest equipment. Is IP telephony right for your organization and your network? Get the straight facts from an industry leader—along with a 7-step assessment and deployment checklist for a successful implementation.

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Network Data Protection Playbook: Network Security Best Practice for Protecting Your Organization


Malicious hacking and illegal access are just a few of the reasons companies lose precious corporate data every year. As the number of network security breaches increase, companies must find ways to protect data beyond the perimeter of their businesses. But how do they build a data-defensible architecture that will protect data on an ever-evolving network? The answer: by first developing an in-depth defense strategy.

ip security  defense against unauthorized access. IP Security (IPSec) is defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) as the accepted standard for protecting data in transit over an untrusted network for Layer 3 protocols. IPSec is the mandated best practice for securing block-based storage protocols iSCSI, iFCP and FCIP. It is also quickly becoming the standard for protecting applications and data inside the enterprise network. IPSec provides three levels of data security: confidentiality, authentication Read More

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. The alliance has set a goal of publishing a specification proposal by the second half of 2000. It remains to be seen what impact this will have on the rapidly increasing number of information security attacks.

ip security  likely that there are multiple purposes behind this alliance. Microsoft needs to gain consumer confidence in the security of its operating systems, and having two high profile Unix vendors, HP and IBM, on its side is certainly a good starting point. Compaq, HP, and IBM all want to sell servers, and without the confidence of a secure operating system, many organizations today who want a turnkey commercial off-the-shelf server solution are turning to vendors like Sun Microsystems and Novell. E-commerce is Read More

Saudi Arabian Network Security Provokes Local Considerations


Internet security in Saudi Arabia does not go overlooked. Are the Saudis being over zealous and paranoid, or are they practicing smart network security?

ip security  the massive firewall blocks TCP/IP ports 80 and 443 for all connections coming into the county. Ports 40 and 443 are the HTTP and HTTPS ports respectively. The only way for big Saudi companies to broadcast their websites is through dial-up connections to the U.S., since there is no local means of getting their websites out of the country. In fact, if you go to the following location, you won't see much: http://www.kacst.edu.sa Internet security in Saudi Arabia is so intense that any time someone connects Read More

Emerging Security Threats Demand Comprehensive Infrastructure Monitoring


A multibillion-dollar crime industry is changing the security landscape. Cyber-theft of intellectual property, customer data, and money is on the rise—directly impact¬ing corporation’s bottom lines. To stay ahead of these targeted attacks, you need a comprehensive view of point secu¬rity solutions and infrastructure monitoring tools—without the cost-prohibitive labor hours involved in manual log analysis or proprietary aggregation tools.

ip security  Security Threats Demand Comprehensive Infrastructure Monitoring A multibillion-dollar crime industry is changing the security landscape. Cyber-theft of intellectual property, customer data, and money is on the rise—directly impact¬ing corporation’s bottom lines. To stay ahead of these targeted attacks, you need a comprehensive view of point secu¬rity solutions and infrastructure monitoring tools—without the cost-prohibitive labor hours involved in manual log analysis or proprietary Read More

New Market for Security Insurance


Some insurance companies are now offering policies which protect companies against system, network, and website security losses. What do these policies offer corporations that they don't get in their standard General Liability Insurance Policy coverage?

ip security  File Transfer Vulnerabilities Hardware Peripheral Vulnerabilities Backdoors and Errant Configurations Messaging Holes Web, HTTP, and CGI Vulnerabilities Denial of Service Vulnerabilities BEGINLYX 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.

ip security  March, S&P was still shipping out insecure boxes that had been changed only by cosmetic differences. Once bad guys get into the box by using one of the many security holes, there exists the possibility to: Illegally alter published interest rates Illegally alter equity fund data Illegally alter earnings and balance sheet information Illegally print phony news stories Illegally change published dividend rates Figure 1 . S&P, a division of McGraw-Hill lags their own index. The egregious security holes Read More

Security Strategies for the Midsized Business


Midsize businesses face the same security threats as larger companies, and likewise they must comply with the same regulations. But, their security budgets are smaller. The good news is that IT security systems don’t have to be expensive. Learn about the top three security problems, how to develop security policies using integrated security solutions, and how to do vulnerability assessment with low-cost security tools.

ip security  Strategies for the Midsized Business Midsize businesses face the same security threats as larger companies, and likewise they must comply with the same regulations. But, their security budgets are smaller. The good news is that IT security systems don’t have to be expensive. Learn about the top three security problems, how to develop security policies using integrated security solutions, and how to do vulnerability assessment with low-cost security tools. 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

ip 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 in the Software Development Lifecycle


Application security is an important emerging requirement in software development. This article introduces CLASP, an application security process and plug-in to IBM 's Rational Unified Process environment. It was developed by Secure Software, and gives organizations a structured way to address security concerns during the software development lifecycle.

ip security  in the Software Development Lifecycle Application security is an important emerging requirement in software development. This article introduces CLASP, an application security process and plug-in to IBM 's Rational Unified Process environment. It was developed by Secure Software, and gives organizations a structured way to address security concerns during the software development lifecycle. Read More

IT Security- What You Don't Know Can Cost You Big


In the white paper 7 essential steps to security risk reduction, you'll learn about a program that quantifies your security system's ability to han...

ip security  Security- What You Don't Know Can Cost You Big You have a network and data security system in place. But can you measure its level of effectiveness? Or its preparedness to respond to new threats? If you can't, you're flying blind, and it could cost you. Without the ability to monitor and measure the state of your security system, you're giving up the ability to truly manage it—and that could mean the difference between failure and success. In the white paper 7 Essential Steps to Security Risk Read More

Selecting Your Hosted Security Service Provider: What Every IT Manager Needs to Know


Do-it-yourself (DIY) security can be daunting. It requires significant time, effort and expertise to maintain strong security while complying with information access and disclosure regulations. Find out how a hosted security solution can provide reliable and comprehensive security coverage for your company’s e-mail, Web, and instant messaging (IM), without requiring extensive expertise or equipment in-house.

ip security  will gladly discuss their IP holdings and explain the business value those holdings deliver. Ease of management and use: As a key component of your company's network infrastructure, a hosted security service should be easy for in-house IT staff to monitor and manage. Look for a provider that offers dashboards and integrated management tools to create custom reports on and control security environments, with minimal impact on the end user experience. Conducting day-to-day business: The best hosted Read More