Articles By Bob Francis

Security vendors enter vulnerability bidding war

Security vendors enter vulnerability bidding war

As security personnel met at this week's Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas, there was easy money to be made...

July 28th, 2005 Bob Francis
The sorry state of IM security

The sorry state of IM security

A few weeks back I told you about a "friend" of mine who got hit with an IM bug. It...

July 7th, 2005 Bob Francis
Cisco adds intelligence to network gear

Cisco adds intelligence to network gear

Cisco is embarking on a new direction as it announced Tuesday details of its first move into the messaging middleware...

June 21st, 2005 Bob Francis
EMC, IBM update storage products

EMC, IBM update storage products

IBM and EMC updated their storage products with several new announcements. IBM’s new TotalStorage DS4800 disk storage server sends data...

May 26th, 2005 Bob Francis
HP opens storage product floodgates

HP opens storage product floodgates

Hewlett-Packard opened its StorageWorks conference in Las Vegas Monday with the company's largest release of new storage products and services...

May 17th, 2005 Bob Francis
IT managers are ringing up VOIP

IT managers are ringing up VOIP

IT managers have phoned home with their interest in Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP). According to Infonetics Research, North American...

May 15th, 2005 Bob Francis
CA, Symantec push security tools

CA, Symantec push security tools

Computer Associates International Inc. recently announced a new architecture for processing identity and access management that will become the backbone...

March 17th, 2005 Bob Francis
Visual Networks adds VoIP

Visual Networks adds VoIP

Visual Networks Inc., a provider of network and application performance management solutions, announced the immediate availability of a suite of...

March 16th, 2005 Bob Francis
Battle against mobile viruses heats up

Battle against mobile viruses heats up

Worms and viruses are increasingly sprouting wings, taking to the air, and nesting in wireless phones, PDAs, and other devices....

March 14th, 2005 Bob Francis
Giants Cisco and Microsoft shake hands on security

Giants Cisco and Microsoft shake hands on security

Cisco Systems Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have gotten the word: IT managers are tired of constantly plugging security holes in...

November 11th, 2004 Bob Francis