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Open Source versus Closed Source (Proprietary) Software
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Analysis of Sendmail, Inc.'s Largest Open Source Release in Twenty Years


sendmail 8.10 now includes SMTP authentication and support for the lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) and multiple queues.

open source security issues  of Sendmail, Inc.'s Largest Open Source Release in Twenty Years Event Summary Demo 2000, Indian Wells, CA - Sendmail, Inc., the provider of the ubiquitous Sendmail Internet Mail platform for e-communications, applications and services, announced Open Source sendmail 8.10, the largest feature release in the 20 year history of the mail transfer agent (MTA), which routes the vast majority of mail traffic across the Internet. Designed to satisfy the accelerating demands of Internet communications, sendmail Read More

Demand at the Fount of Open Source: A Primer Based in Demand Trends


As we witness the inexorable increase in demand for Free and open source software (FOSS), many organizations have yet to glean the FOSS fundamentals. This series highlights fundamentals for the enterprise as manifested in global customer demand trends.

open source security issues  overview of Free and open source software (FOSS) concepts for both enterprise software clients and vendors that would like to be let in on the buzz resonating from the FOSS-related change in the software industry. I will address FOSS concepts in two parts. The first concerns the FOSS origin and rapid evolution as manifested in global customer demand trends. The second reviews reasons that enterprise clients and government organizations generate this demand as well as why it should push software providers Read More

Demand at the Fount of Open Source Part Two: A Primer Based in Demand Trends


Organizations globally, are contributing to increased demand for Free and open source software but vendors may not yet be meeting this demand. This article highlights FOSS fundamentals with the goal of adding clarity for the uninitiated.

open source security issues  at the Fount of Open Source Part Two: A Primer Based in Demand Trends Introduction The first part of this article concerned the Free and open source software (FOSS) origin and rapid evolution as manifested in global customer demand trends. This second part reviews reasons behind why enterprise clients and government organizations generate this demand, as well as why software providers should continue efforts to meet the demand. Together, these articles should offer an overview of FOSS concepts for both 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 way to appear busy. Employees can open multiple pages, a few of them related to legitimate work, while the others cater to their "personal" interests. It takes a single mouse click or Alt+Tab to navigate between pages, when a supervisor appears. This white paper provides details of how Internet access can be abused and how organisation can keep a tab on its employees.

open source security issues  double sided. When you open a website, it also has access to your PC. If your network does not have the requisite security, then it falls a prey to virus, Trojans, hacking, theft of confidential data, etc. Your employees can send confidential information, willfully or otherwise. Adverse PR: There have been numerous news reports of employees being fired for accessing inappropriate material. The offenders may have paid for their crime but your company will carry a stigma and the news gives rise to 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.

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Will MS try the "Open Source" Gambit with WinCE? Why Not - Nothing Else Seems to Work


In what may be another attempt to gain some kind of foothold in the handheld and embedded-OS market, rumors are floating that Microsoft will open the source code for Windows CE.

open source security issues  counting on riding the open source movement's coattails. Microsoft Corp. could make public its plans to open the Windows CE source base as soon as its Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) in late April, sources claim. For embedded-device markets such as set top boxes, Microsoft easily could afford to give the OS away to encourage developer support. Licensing fees for the purpose of a set top box for cable companies costs very little money on a per-copy basis. One source speculated that in Read More

Financial Mobility-Balancing Security and Success


No financial services company can afford to relax when it comes to IT security. Banks, investment firms, and insurance providers must follow government regulations, to ensure a secure environment for processing, storing, and transmitting credit card information. At the same time, most companies need mobile technology to compete. Know how to provide financial services mobility while ensuring that no breaches occur? Read more.

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Beyond Spam – Email Security in the Age of Blended Threats


Not all email security solutions are built to defend against emerging email threats. Regardless of whether someone is using a desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet or smartphone, an organization’s umbrella of security needs to protect any device connected to their networks and deliver real-time protection from the variety of threats to email infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn about the types of threats to email security in existence today, including botnets, phishing, malware, and smartphone attacks, and what to do about them.

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Top 5 Security Tips for 2009


In the white paper top 5 security tips for 2009, discover what smaller companies like yours can do to protect themselves from security threats that...

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Arming Your Security Operations with the Right Technology and Services


This white paper discusses the importance of information technology (IT) security for enterprises dealing with changing business conditions. Any breach of security or intrusion into data can be damaging for companies, leading to financial losses and diminished reputation. Most companies today require the implementation of a holistic security program, and a partner who is aware of the most relevant technology and service for their kind of business.

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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.

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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.

open source security issues  The ability to have open communications and collaborations amongst company stakeholders, including customers, employees, suppliers, partners, contractors, and telecommuters is required in an enterprise network environment. The gateway, server, and client layers of the network are interconnected to meet the needs of the hyper-connected firm. This means that business-critical information resides at multiple levels in the internal network, each of which requires comprehensive protection. While IT personnel Read More

Open Source Strategies


Open Source Strategies, Inc. is a strategic and technology consulting firm specializing in open source software, such as ERP and CRM. Open Source Strategies is one of the core developers of Open For Business and the is principal sponsor of opentaps Open Source ERP and CRM. The company is headquartered in California, USA.

open source security issues  Source Strategies Open Source Strategies, Inc. is a strategic and technology consulting firm specializing in open source software, such as ERP and CRM. Open Source Strategies is one of the core developers of Open For Business and the is principal sponsor of opentaps Open Source ERP and CRM. The company is headquartered in California, USA. Read More

Network Associates RePositions Itself as a Security E-Village


With a new organizational strategy, Network Associates hopes to retain and recruit savvy security engineers and leverage the hot IT security market for outside funding and a type of web-based CIO Helpdesk.

open source security issues  model, Network Associates is opening a new front door to its four lines of business called MyCIO.com. Market Impact It is clear that Network Associates hopes to benefit from the increased attention the IT market, the government, and CIO's, are giving information security. However, with a website called www.mycio.com, they have more in mind than just security. As security vendors bask in the lavish attention the IT market is giving them, it makes sense to leverage this attention to create in-roads to new Read More