Wireless Networks


NIST Expands Government Authentication Options

A newly revised publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) expands the options for government agencies that need to verify the identity of users of their Web-based services.

Honeywell Launches RIM BlackBerry App for Total Access 2.0 Remote Services

Honeywell International recently launched a new application for RIM BlackBerry devices that enables live, look-in video viewing and easy fingertip control of Honeywell Security Systems.

Some Smartphone Models More Vulnerable to Attack

New research from North Carolina State University shows that some smartphones specifically designed to support the Android mobile platform have incorporated additional features that can be used by hackers to bypass Android’s security features, making them more vulnerable to attack. Android has the largest share of the smartphone market in the U.S.

'Tis the Season to Shred Your Confidential Files

In the rush of the holiday season it can be easy to put aside important day-to-day tasks like information management and security. But keeping records organized and properly disposing of documents is key to protecting your valuable information.

Evading Surveillance on Reality TV

In a world driven by technological advancements that include mobile monitoring and 24/7 surveillance, the idea of disconnecting from Big Brother seems relatively impossible.

Evading Surveillance on Reality TV

In a world driven by technological advancements that include mobile monitoring and 24/7 surveillance, the idea of disconnecting from Big Brother seems relatively impossible.

RSA Shuts Down More Than 500,000 Cyber Attacks Across 185 Countries

RSA FraudAction anti-phishing and anti-Trojan service recently reached a milestone in the fight against cyber crime. The service shut down its 500,000th online attack on behalf of its global customers and, to date, has helped them prevent an estimated US$7.5 billion in potential fraud losses.

Study: Cyber Attackers Think Like Regular Crooks

Researchers are applying criminological concepts in the study of cybercrime.



Survey Shows Gap Between Americans' Online Security Perceptions and Cyber Security Best Practices

Approximately 92 percent of Americans believe that a safe and secure Internet is crucial to our nation's economic security and 81 percent of Americans want to learn more about being safe and secure online, but there still exists a visible disconnect between Americans' perceptions of their online safety practices versus the reality of their actual safety practices.

Saving Money

Saving Money

Most security professionals know that wireless systems remove the expense of running wire to all access points, a project that takes too much time and wreaks havoc throughout the facility while the job is being done.

Businesses Increasingly Under Attack From Cyber-Security Threats

SonicWALL, Inc., provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, recently issued its mid-year cyber-threat intelligence bulletin.

Research Finds Only a Quarter of Employees Bypass Security Policies

According to new research from Webroot, an Internet security service company, only about 25 percent of employees have tried to bypass company security policies while at work, while nearly all (95 percent) respect the importance of their employer's measures for protecting their network and customer information.

ASSA ABLOY Receives Lenel Factory Certification

ASSA ABLOY’s family of IP-enabled locksets will operate seamlessly with the Lenel OnGuard access control system.

Tyco to Acquire Visonic

Tyco International Ltd. announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Visonic Ltd., a global developer and manufacturer of electronic security systems and components, for approximately $100 million in cash.

Researchers Find Way To Measure Effect Of Wi-Fi Attacks

Researchers from North Carolina State University (NC State) have developed a way to measure how badly a Wi-Fi network would be disrupted by different types of attacks – a valuable tool for developing new security technologies.

Ethernet Direct to Donate Percentage of Profits to Twin Towers Orphan Fund

Five percent of all gross profit made in the month of September will be donated to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund.

Verimatrix Licenses Cryptography Research CryptoFirewall Security Technology

Cryptography Research, a division of Rambus Inc., innovative technology developer, and Verimatrix, specializing in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, recently announced that Verimatrix has licensed Cryptography Research's CryptoFirewall security core technology to help build advanced solutions protecting video delivery revenue streams.

Mobile Malware on the Rise

Lookout Mobile Security’s recent Mobile Threat Report revealed that mobile malware has increased significantly, with Android users two-and-a-half times as likely to encounter malware today than just six months ago.

IBM Launches Smarter Energy Cloud in Iowa

IBM and the City of Dubuque, Iowa, recently announced the availability of the Smarter Energy Cloud in Dubuque, Iowa. The cloud, or internet-based computing, will enable citizens to access information about their energy usage and habits and share best practices through an electricity portal/website over a six-month period. The electricity portal is now available to volunteer households in Dubuque.

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