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Security group warns of hole in Linux kernel

Security group warns of hole in Linux kernel

Computer security researchers are again warning about a critical vulnerability in the Linux kernel that could be used by malicious...

January 4th, 2004 Paul Roberts
Build security processes into your communication

Build security processes into your communication

A company's major risks used to be its reputation and financial loss. Nick Galletto, partner with Deloitte Security Services, notes...

December 31st, 2003 Susan Maclean
Starbucks serves security with customer service

Starbucks serves security with customer service

People often talk about embedding the practice of security into the business processes of an enterprise. Francis D'Addario, the CSO...

December 31st, 2003 Staff
Security spending booms in N.A.

Security spending booms in N.A.

Small, medium, and large organizations in North America are increasing their spending on security products and services over the next...

December 31st, 2003 Staff
Making sure your defences keep pace

Making sure your defences keep pace

Unless you own a car dealership or hold an executive position with Amazon.com, you're probably going with "B," right? Ah,...

December 31st, 2003 Daintry Duffy
Mitnick offers cash for hacking tales

Mitnick offers cash for hacking tales

Noted computer hacker Kevin Mitnick is offering cash in exchange for tales of hacking escapades to fill a new book...

December 29th, 2003 Paul Roberts
Experts: MS tweaks, new laws won’t make 2004 safer

Experts: MS tweaks, new laws won’t make 2004 safer

For computer security experts, 2003 started with the Slammer Internet worm and went downhill from there. The year, which included...

December 28th, 2003 Paul Roberts
Cisco warns of holes in PIX firewalls

Cisco warns of holes in PIX firewalls

Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc. is warning customers about security holes in its PIX firewall product and firewall software...

December 15th, 2003 Paul Roberts
Cisco teams with others to build self-defending networks

Cisco teams with others to build self-defending networks

A buildup in network menaces has prompted Cisco Systems Inc. to wage an all-out war by developing a new program...

December 11th, 2003 Carly Suppa
Carleton University opens security lab

Carleton University opens security lab

Carleton University in Ottawa opened a new computer security research centre on last month in part to focus on narrowing...

December 11th, 2003 Chris Conrath