One policy to defeat data breaches

Defence in depth is a proven strategy to guard against data breaches, but it works best with a unified, flexible chain of command, says a leading Internet security firm.Kellman Meghu, head of security

Published on: February 23rd, 2012 brian bloom

Network access authentication: Ready for 802.1X?

In the network access control products we tested, authentication varies from very strong to very weak, and every point in-between. When starting down your path of evaluating NAC products, decide very early what

Published on: June 21st, 2010 Joel Snyder

Concordia gets $400K in Cisco security technology

Concordia University in Montreal has received a donation of network security technologies from Cisco Systems Canada Inc. worth more than CD$400,000 so students can further hone their security skills to keep up with new threats

Published on: April 9th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Montreal services firm offers ID access control tool

Montreal-based Above Security is now offering an identity-based access control tool aimed at companies with regulatory compliance and auditing issues. The IT security services firm announced its partnership with Jersey City, N.J.-based Xceedium Inc. on Tuesday.

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Cloud identity service gets provisioning, management

Cloud identity provider Symplified Tuesday added provisioning and management capabilities to its service platform that lets users create a bridge between their in-house directories and cloud-based applications.The company introduced the Symplified Cloud Identity Manager

Published on: December 2nd, 2009 John Fontana

Black Box gets into network access control

  A supplier of network hubs, converters, extenders and other infrastructure pieces has turned out its first network access control appliances.Black Box Corp. said its Veri-NAC family of devices doesn’t require the installation of

Published on: November 9th, 2009 Howard Solomon

ConSentry Networks goes out of business

Network access control pioneer ConSentry Networks is going out of business, according to the company’s founder. Employees at the Milpitas, Calif. company were told about the closure Thursday and were cleaning out their offices,

Published on: August 21st, 2009 Tim Greene

6 areas to watch following a CRM rollout

By now, most organizations have used some sort of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application, so there's familiarity with the basics of hosted software.But customer relations management (CRM) applications are by their nature much more

Published on: June 25th, 2009 David Taber

RFID goes beyond inventory tracking

Wal-Mart’s ambitious project to affix radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to merchandise has been the poster boy for RFID for so long that anyone could be forgiven for thinking RFID is simply an

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Grant Buckler