PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, close 2010 with a look at some of the unique and noteworthy viruses that have appeared over the last twelve months. The list of viruses is vast and varied, since in 2010, PandaLabs received more than 20 million new strains of malware.
As retailers and those in the services sectors know, customer loyalty has its limits. One of those limits -- apparently for just about everybody -- is the mismanagement of personal data security. According to a recent telephone survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Cintas Corp., 91 percent of U.S. adults would not return to a business if their personal information was stolen.
- By Ronnie Rittenberry
- Jan 03, 2011
The spyware pioneer lists five top threats that Internet users should be aware of as cyber criminals adapt their tactics.
SonicWALL Inc., a provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, announced that it has been positioned in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the December 2010 Magic Quadrant for SSL VPNs by Gartner Inc.
UnboundID Corp., a developer of identity management software for Internet-driven, consumer-facing architectures, has named former Zag.com and Motive executive Jeff Bolke vice president of sales. In addition, UnboundID promoted Andy Land to the position of vice president of marketing.
We recently sat down with Chris Wooten, president of NICE Security America, to talk about IT departments’ increasing involvement in deploying security systems and how that affects the movement toward open architecture.
AdTran recently made its move into the Unified Threat Management (UTM) market with the introduction of several UTM appliances. We sat down with Todd Lattanzi, the company’s senior product manager, to ask him about AdTran’s new direction.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has joined in a new public-private partnership to spur cybersecurity innovation in the financial services sector.
With the growing diversity of operating systems among companies, as well as the growing use of mobile devices, cybercriminals should have a very profitable 2011. Their tactic will be to put a new spin on social engineering by way of "malware campaigns," by bombarding recipients with e-mail that drop downloaders containing malware.
GFI Software recently announced the top 10 most prevalent malware threats for the month of November. The report, compiled from monthly scans performed by GFI's anti-malware solution, VIPRE Antivirus, and its antispyware tool, CounterSpy, is a service of GFI Labs.
IID (Internet Identity), a provider of technology and services that help organizations secure Internet presence, recently released its list of the top enterprise security trends for 2011.
Zix Corp. recently announced that it will offer secure e-mail to an additional 10,000 state government employees in a new contract with Ohio.
Security information and event management solutions now can report over unidirectional gateways and collect logs and events.
Dell’s first step into the realm of solutions grabs the best parts of two encryption schemes.
- By Laura Williams
- Dec 08, 2010
Symantec Corp. recently announced the launch of its MessageLabs Intelligence 2010 Security Report. The annual report details how cyber criminals have diversified their attack tactics to sustain spam and malware at high levels throughout 2010.
Trace3 has promoted Practice Manager David Hekimian to chief technology officer.
Driven by a 445 percent increase in cybersecurity incidents since 2006, the shortage of qualified security professionals, and an increasingly complex and interconnected technology environment, INPUT forecasts federal investment in information security to increase to $13.3 billion by 2015 at a compound annual growth rate of 9.1 percent, nearly twice the rate of overall federal IT spending.
An online survey has found that USB flash drive ownership has exploded with 100 percent of the 229 respondents having at least one such device -- 54 percent possessing between 3 and 6 -- and more than 21 percent owning as many as 10 or more.
CompTIA, the non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry, announced recently the availability of two new whitepapers on important cloud computing topics.