Network software

  • July 02, 2007 02 Jul'07

    Data leakage problem tough to solve

    Companies are searching for ways to prevent sensitive information from slipping out of their networks, but various technologies to address the problem have their drawbacks.

  • July 01, 2007 01 Jul'07

    VW to save £35m with global access management

    Volkswagen expects to save more than £35m by switching to an identity management system that will allow it to control how staff and business partners access its network, applications and data.

  • June 28, 2007 28 Jun'07

    Firms struggle with network troubleshooting

    Firms say they lack the information to troubleshoot and determine the cause of network problems.

  • June 28, 2007 28 Jun'07

    Swiss Re chooses Webwasher

    Global re-insurer Swiss Re has standardised on Secure Computing’s Webwasher to enable it to set security policies and define practices at the network gateway.

  • June 27, 2007 27 Jun'07

    CA network tool detects human errors

    CA has developed a new network-management technology that can take into account possible human errors in network settings when gauging the health of a network.

  • June 18, 2007 18 Jun'07

    RWE boosts security on Scada networks

    Power generator ramps up security to meet CNI guidelines

  • June 18, 2007 18 Jun'07

    Web 2.0 poses new threats to company data

    Blogs, social networks and other Web 2.0 services threaten the integrity of company information systems, research firm Gartner has warned. The warning is contained in a report on the effects of consumer-oriented digital technologies on enterprise ...

  • June 07, 2007 07 Jun'07

    Should you use third-party patches?

    The rise of zero day exploits and the delayed release of supplier patches has led some firms to turn to third-party fixes to protect their network. But are they safe?

  • June 05, 2007 05 Jun'07

    Windows security testing: Five tips for the summer

    If you don't test the security of your systems, you are practically begging hackers to crack into your network and steal business-critical information. Learn Windows security testing secrets and how to penetrate your own network to prepare for ...

  • June 04, 2007 04 Jun'07

    Secure Computing and Finjan enter patent battle

    The two security vendors have been fighting over who owns patents that relate to network security software and systems

  • May 30, 2007 30 May'07

    German parliament bans hacking tools

    The German parliament has strengthened the country’s anti-hacking laws by banning the distribution and ownership of hacking tools and making it illegal to bypass a network’s security.

  • May 24, 2007 24 May'07

    McAfee launches IPS for 10g networks, but is IT ready?

    McAfee unveiled a new IPS offering for 10-gigabit Ethernet networks and announced the upgrade and integration of several other products. One analyst offers a mixed assessment.

  • May 23, 2007 23 May'07

    Government seeks network security specialists

    The Department of Trade & Industry’s Technology Strategy Board is looking for network security technologists and project managers to help make its plans for improved network security in the UK a reality.

  • May 10, 2007 10 May'07

    Cambridge university lab spends £80K to archive terabytes of data

    A Cambridge University research laboratory has reduced the time it takes to back up over 23 terabytes of data from seven days to two, as part of an £80,000 overhaul of its storage area network (SAN).

  • May 07, 2007 07 May'07

    CIOs struggle with open source governance, cite lack of tools

    Open source software is running amuck because IT managers can't find the right tool to get their heads around the hundreds, sometimes thousands, of downloads within their networks.