Entrust launches managed security service

Entrust Inc., the Dallas-based security vendor spun off from Toronto-based Nortel Networks Corp., announced Tuesday a managed e-mail security service that uses digital certificates.Entrust Secure E-mail Certificates is available now and works with

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Symantec to buy VeriSign’s authentication business

Symantec Corp. will pay US$1.28 billion to acquire VeriSign's authentication business. The two companies confirmed the rumored acquisition Wednesday, saying that they will discuss the acquisition at a 1:30 p.m. Pacific conference call.  Reports surfaced

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Robert MacMillan

Symantec to buy VeriSign unit for $1.3B: reports

Security vendor Symantec Corp. is reported to be close to buying Internet infrastructure services vendor VeriSign Inc.'s security business for US$1.3 billion. The Wall Street Journal quoted unidentified sources who are said to be

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

VeriSign retracts claim on Adobe security flaw

VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) has retracted its claim last week that a vulnerability in Adobe Systems Inc.’s (NASDAQ:ADBE) Reader software appeared to have resulted in the recent attacks against Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and other

Published on: January 18th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Bank fights phishing with electronic signatures

German retail banking giant Postbank AG, the target of several phishing attacks, aims to curb the theft of online personal information with the help of electronic signatures. The bank will begin attaching electronic

Published on: March 30th, 2006 John Blau