Articles By Ellen Messmer

RSA attendees praise cloud, with familiar caveats

RSA attendees praise cloud, with familiar caveats

Deciding to move enterprise data into cloud-computing environments is still a decision fraught with anxiety over security, as well as operational...

February 17th, 2011 Ellen Messmer
CA cloud authentication assesses security risk

CA cloud authentication assesses security risk

CA Technologies today announced its cloud-authentication service now features advanced controls to let customers more effectively control who gets into...

February 16th, 2011 Ellen Messmer
Vendors race to protect data in cloud security services

Vendors race to protect data in cloud security services

At the RSA Conference today, two industry titans laid out what appear to be competing efforts to build an array...

February 15th, 2011 Ellen Messmer
Intel core processors to get authentication security

Intel core processors to get authentication security

Looking to help customers strengthen data security, Intel Corp. said it will include stronger one-time password authentication in its upcoming...

February 10th, 2011 Ellen Messmer
What security technology will be hot at RSA 2011?

What security technology will be hot at RSA 2011?

The annual RSA Conference, now in its 20th year, will be rocking this month as the security industry gathers in the week long...

February 3rd, 2011 Ellen Messmer
Symantec unveils new backup and storage appliances

Symantec unveils new backup and storage appliances

Symantec Corp. today introduced its NetBackup and FileStore appliances with an eye toward offering customers choices in whether they want...

January 17th, 2011 Ellen Messmer
Crossing the chasm to a next-generation firewall

Crossing the chasm to a next-generation firewall

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- What should enterprises expect if they want to make the transition from a traditional firewall to a...

January 3rd, 2011 Ellen Messmer
Is a next-generation firewall in your future?

Is a next-generation firewall in your future?

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- The traditional port-based enterprise firewall, now looking less like a guard and more like a pit stop...

December 13th, 2010 Ellen Messmer
Limitations of Saas highlighted at Gartner Itxpo

Limitations of Saas highlighted at Gartner Itxpo

ORLANDO - Software-as-a-service (SaaS) may offer the advantage of application-based computing you can pay for as needed, but there are...

October 20th, 2010 Ellen Messmer
Oracle database admins acknowledge security gaps

Oracle database admins acknowledge security gaps

Database security is rife with pitfalls, according to 430 Oracle database administrators surveyed by the Independent Oracle Users Group.According to...

October 11th, 2010 Ellen Messmer