Articles By Brian Fonseca

Authenticating Web services

Authenticating Web services

Secure Web services authentication that not only recognizes users but also grants access to particular systems is becoming a thorny...

December 2nd, 2001 Brian Fonseca
Survey finds corporate IT still vulnerable

Survey finds corporate IT still vulnerable

Corporate information systems remain porous against cyberattacks, and many IS managers do not consider security practices and policies to be...

November 22nd, 2001 Brian Fonseca
Survey finds corporate IT still vulnerable

Survey finds corporate IT still vulnerable

Corporate information systems remain porous against cyber attacks, and many IS managers do not consider security practices and policies to...

November 21st, 2001 Brian Fonseca
Taking a virtual approach

Taking a virtual approach

Hewlett-Packard Co. and Terraspring Inc. are touting new products to help IT managers wring improved efficiency from their data centres...

November 11th, 2001 Brian Fonseca
Shoring up internal system security

Shoring up internal system security

As users gear up to protect systems against external cyberterrorism threats, they also will have to consider locking down internal...

October 19th, 2001 Brian Fonseca
Service providers try to pull back from the brink

Service providers try to pull back from the brink

Stung by end-user confusion, an over-saturated market, and disappearing venture cash, hosted service providers are going back to class and...

August 27th, 2001 Brian Fonseca
IBM Global Services flexes Web-hosting muscle

IBM Global Services flexes Web-hosting muscle

IBM Global Services, considered by some analysts to be a sleeping giant among the struggling managed hosting services provider market,...

July 25th, 2001 Brian Fonseca
Sun and Nortel accelerate Web services push

Sun and Nortel accelerate Web services push

Introducing a set of offerings built to remove Web services deployment and infrastructure hurdles for enterprises and Web hosters, Sun...

June 22nd, 2001 Brian Fonseca
MSP NaviSite set to roll out expertOS

MSP NaviSite set to roll out expertOS

NaviSite Inc. hopes to be the first MSP (managed service provider) to offer its customers auto-provisioning capabilities with its soon-to-be-announced...

June 14th, 2001 Brian Fonseca
VeriSign issues false Microsoft digital certificates

VeriSign issues false Microsoft digital certificates

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday began to warn users that VeriSign Inc. erroneously issued two digital certificates to someone masquerading as...

March 23rd, 2001 Brian Fonseca