IT Security


The Sweet Smell of Security

Teleflora, the nation’s largest floral delivery network service, has chosen a 2X virtual computing solution to meet its call centers’ computing needs. The company chose to deploy the 2X ApplicationServer with load balancer along with the 2X ThinClientServer Enterprise Edition to optimize employees’ remote access to critical desktop applications.

Report: Videos, Installers, Cracks, Social Media Popular Baits Used By Hackers

PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has released a study on the nature of malware-infected websites that were blocked by the company's antivirus solutions in Q1 2011.

PacketMotion Grows Channel Partner Program by 250 Percent

The company's growing channel efforts helped the company achieve record revenue growth in 2010, increasing revenues by 115 percent over 2009 and more than tripling its customer base of Fortune 500 customers.

Report: Other Spam Botnets Taking Over After Rustock’s Demise

Symantec Corp. recently announced the publication of its March 2011 MessageLabs Intelligence Report. Analysis reveals that in March, prior to its takedown, the Rustock botnet had been sending as many as 13.82 billion spam emails daily, accounting for an average of 28.5 percent of global spam sent from all botnets in March.

Study: 63 Percent of Schools Suffer IT Security Breaches Twice a Year

The study, which surveyed more than 100 individuals who manage IT security at K-12 school districts in the United States, examines security practices and top security concerns in schools and school districts.

Passware Kit Uses Cloud Computing to Accelerate Password Recovery

Passware Inc. has announced that its Passware Kit Forensic is the first commercial software to use the power of cloud computing to accelerate password recovery.

Yoav Stern to Become DVTel's New President and CEO

Stern will also serve as a director on DVTel’s board. He replaces Eli Gorovici, who will be stepping down after almost 10 years in the position.

CyberSource Releases Fraud Detection 'Radar' for Online Merchants

CyberSource, a Visa company, announced availability of the world's largest real-time fraud detection radar, which helps online merchants to pinpoint fraud faster, more accurately and with less manual intervention.



Survey: 89 Percent Of Mobile Device Users Unaware Smartphones Can Transmit Confidential Information

AVG Technologies recently revealed details of a sobering study uncovering new statistics about the data security risks involved in everyday smartphone use. Findings are the result of a recent study conducted by the Ponemon Institute in concert with AVG of 734 random U.S. consumers over age 18 regarding their mobile communications behavior.

Gemalto and STMicroelectronics Partner to Develop Secure Solutions for NFC Applications

The partnership aims to deliver solutions that will meet the strong global demand for NFC-based services.

GovSec International Cyber Security Series To Explore Realities Of Global Threats

The Internet has no borders, but cybercrimes do. While the computers and networks being attacked may be in the U.S., the malicious communications are routed through various countries, and the cybercriminals’ locations are often outside of U.S. jurisdiction.

Bejtlich to Join MANDIANT Executive Management Team

Bejtlich, an influential voice on incident response and computer forensics, joins MANDIANT from General Electric where he served as director of Incident Response and leader of its Computer Incident Response Team.

Lieberman Software Joins Cloud Security Alliance

Company supports industry initiative to drive greater adoption of cloud security best practices.

Report: Creation Of New Malware Increases By 26 Percent, Reaching More Than 73,000 New Strains Per Day

PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, has found the number of threats in circulation has risen in comparison to last year. In the first three months of 2011, PandaLabs identified an average of 73,000 new malware strains each day, most of which were Trojans.

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Software Attempts to Ease Security Concerns

HomeAlone borrows hacker techniques to help companies verify their data is alone on a server.

Perimeter E-Security Expands Sales Leadership Team to Drive New Product Portfolio Expansion

Perimeter E-Security announced has appointed Randal Skipper to executive vice president of global sales, effective immediately.

Research: Greater Sophistication Of Cybercrime Helping Adoption Of SIEM

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan World Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Log Management Products Market, finds that the market earned revenues of $678.1 million in 2009 and estimates this to reach $1.3 billion in 2015.

Irvine Sensors Forms Technical Advisory Board

Initial members of the board have been selected based on their recognized stature and experience in the commercial Information Security and Aerospace and Defense business sectors. They are: Jeff Debrosse, William McBorrough,Anthony J. Tether and Simon Williams.

National Cyber Security Alliance Elects New Board Officers

John Havermann, vice president and director of cyber programs at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), will serve as NCSA board president.

Survey: Half of Americans Concerned That Electronic Health Records Will Negatively Impact Privacy

CDW Healthcare, part of the public sector subsidiary of CDW LLC, recently announced the results of a national survey on patient perceptions of electronic health records and the security of personal health information.

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