System vulnerabilities being sold in online auctions

System vulnerabilities being sold in online auctions

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEOnline scammers turned entrepreneurs have found a new commodity to auction off: system and software vulnerabilities. Here’s...

July 12th, 2006

Nortel adds IPS feature to Alteon

Nortel adds IPS feature to Alteon

Nortel Networks has added intrusion-prevention capabilities to its Alteon application switch so that the load-balancing and traffic-shaping machine can provide...

June 8th, 2006 Ellen Messmer

Code name: Secure software

Code name: Secure software

Code writers now occupy the front line in the battleground of software security as the defence shifts from perimeter protection...

March 16th, 2006 Mari-Len De Guzman

Vendor disclosures key to IT security

Vendor disclosures key to IT security

‘What you don’t know won’t hurt you,’ goes an old saying. In IT security, however, what you don’t know can...

February 16th, 2006 Jaikumar Vijayan-Eric Lai and Mari-Len De Guzman

The VoIP tradeoff

The VoIP tradeoff

IP telephony, better known as Voice over IP, or VoIP, is one of the most important emerging trends in telecom...

September 8th, 2005 BrianOHiggins

Development tool security hole threatens Internet apps

Development tool security hole threatens Internet apps

A security hole in a popular development tool has severe implications for a number of the Internet’s most popular applications,...

September 1st, 2005 Matthew Broersma

Cisco fights leak

Cisco fights leak

Researcher Michael Lynn quit his job at Internet Security Systems late last month, then defied ISS and Cisco by revealing...

August 18th, 2005 Ellen Messmer and Phil Hochmuth

Companies neglect IT security at their peril

Companies neglect IT security at their peril

It’s often been said that the first step in effectively dealing with a problem is admitting that you have one....

August 11th, 2005 Dan McLean

Getting serious about security

Getting serious about security

Interview with John Weigelt - watch the Web castLength: 10.22 minutes; File Type: Windows Media Video; File size: 17.5 MBHello...

July 18th, 2005 Joaquim P. Menezes