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 microsoft security problems


Licking Desktop Problems
Like the old tootsie pop ads that ask how many licks it takes to get to the center, how many annoyances does it take to get people and businesses to change

microsoft security problems  the news this week, Microsoft annoyed a number of admins with its Windows Desktop Services update. This added to many peoples' perception that Microsoft pushes some of its updates without asking--an aggressive practice disliked for policy, security, troubleshooting, or other reasons. Further reports this week noted the company extended sales of old versions of Windows again (presumably because there is demand for that version as opposed to the new Vista version). Vista is likely to require different

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Vendor Review: SecureWave Protects Microsoft Operating System Platforms


The traditional approach to network intrusion management is to detect an intrusion, analyze it, and then works toward eradicating it. By buckling down your host security, securing the input/output devices, and intercepting Trojan executables, SecureWave can prevent intrusions from happening up front.

microsoft security problems  plug into the existing Microsoft operating systems, and offer security features and capabilities that are currently lacking in Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. SecureEXE SecureEXE is a second-generation intrusion prevention product. It uses the opposite strategy that anti-virus products use. Instead of identifying intrusion types and writing signature solutions, SecureEXE locks down the systems and allows only authorized applications to run. Before any type of application gets executed, Read More

Thanks to a Smart Little Company called Lexias, CIOs Can Now Empower their Users to Assist in eBusiness Security


Despite advances in security technologies, securing confidential and proprietary information has become more challenging than ever. In an attempt to keep pace with the on-slaught of security woes, new technologies are often unleashed and implemented before due diligence and real understanding of these technologies occurs. New products are selected in haste resulting in the deployment of products that might not be the most optimal ones to get the job done.

microsoft security problems  not complicated and intuitive, Microsoft enabled traditional TCP/IP concepts to be used by the masses of people who cannot even tell you what the acronym TCP/IP stands for. The technical snobbery market is very small. The technically uneducated market is very large. Security has long been one of the last hold-outs of the technical snobbery market. Ask the person in the office next to you to explain how a Certificate Authority works and they will tell you which search engine to use so that you can find Read More

The Whitelisting of America: Security for IT


Once upon a time around 1995, the well-known American agency, the National Security Agency (NSA), decided that there was no computer operating system that was adequately secure for their needs.  In analyzing the risks, they found that while UNIX was the most secure, they needed additional protection. They looked at the industry of anti-virus protection, at problems with Trojan software, at the

microsoft security problems  article about whitelisting, for Microsoft Platforms, written by Jason Brooks Toward A More Idiotproof Internet , was published in eWeek on October 1st, 2008.  Selinux information is available from the National Security Agency (NSA) . If you are interested in network security, there's a new architecture proposed called Flask : details about Flask are available from the NSA website or by clicking on the link. Read More

Microsoft .NET-managed Code Enablement: Examples and Challenges


Intuitive, Visibility, and Epicor offer .NET Framework-managed code products, but their "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" mindset might work against them unless they can prove higher value propositions, such as new, more quickly developed vertical functionality.

microsoft security problems  users experience in traditional Microsoft Windows software, such as the (in)famous DLL hell, complex installation processes, poor un-installation, and so forth. It sidesteps the root causes of many of the bugs and security problems users suffer from. Such.NET-managed code systems will be easier to install and administer, and therefore cheaper to own over the long haul, and such systems will be easier to secure against hackers. Also, .NET-based systems will be less buggy and better behaved, and blue Read More

Integrated Innovation: Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Office


Having the right information in the right place at the right time is critical to the success of any business, but it can be difficult to achieve if you’re not using the right software tools. Together, Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Office form a tool that connects information with people—as well as with the processes organizations use every day.

microsoft security problems  Innovation: Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Office Having the right information in the right place at the right time is critical to the success of any business, but it can be difficult to achieve if you’re not using the right software tools. Together, Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Office form a tool that connects information with people—as well as with the processes organizations use every day. Read More

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Getting Rounded Out


With nearly 4 million users worldwide and a competitive hold in the sales force automation realm, what does Microsoft have in store for its Dynamics CRM offering? The vendor is seeking to provide its customers with “smarter marketing” features and a variety of social media analysis capabilities to more effectively engage their customers and deliver the most impact to their business. Get the details in P.J.’s report.

microsoft security problems  automation realm, what does Microsoft have in store for its Dynamics CRM offering? The vendor is seeking to provide its customers with “smarter marketing” features and a variety of social media analysis capabilities to more effectively engage their customers and deliver the most impact to their business. Get the details in P.J.’s report. Read More

Security Stocks Burn Rubber


Security technology stocks are burning rubber as they peel out in front of swaggering technology blue chips. Who are some of these security market leaders and what kinds of security products do they offer?

microsoft security problems  Stocks Burn Rubber Security Stocks Burn Rubber L. Taylor - April 27th, 2000 Event Summary On February 9th, there was a fury of Distributed Denial of Service attacks that rocked the cyberworld. In response to this attack, numerous security technology corporations are seeing rapid marketcap growth. Market Impact Internet Security Systems (NASDAQ: ISSX), an Atlanta based Internet security vendor, specializes in providing leading security management solutions for the cyberworld. In January of this Read More

Focus Experts Guide to IT Security: Unified Threat Management


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This Time It's Microsoft and HP


Things continue to be busy for both Microsoft and HP as they try and make headway in the ever-competitive IT industry.? Not abandoning it's pursuit of the lucrative online advertising market, Microsoft has made a deal with HP to make Internet Explorer the default browser on HP PCs. Last month HP scooped up EDS to gain a larger portion of the enterprise consulting market. And to

microsoft security problems  Time It's Microsoft and HP Things continue to be busy for both Microsoft and HP as they try and make headway in the ever-competitive IT industry.? Not abandoning it's pursuit of the lucrative online advertising market , Microsoft has made a deal with HP to make Internet Explorer the default browser on HP PCs. Last month HP scooped up EDS to gain a larger portion of the enterprise consulting market. And to compete with Dell , everything from HP's packaging, computers, and the displays they sit on are Read More

Microsoft Acquires MarketingPilot


Microsoft has acquired the marketing automation software company MarketingPilot. According to the press release, the new acquisition will be integrated into the Microsoft Dynamics CRM suite. MarketingPilot specialized in software that addresses marketing management demands ranging from insight into customer needs to automation of multi-channel marketing campaigns. MarketingPilot appears to provide

microsoft security problems  Acquires MarketingPilot Microsoft has acquired the  marketing automation software company MarketingPilot . According to the press release, the new acquisition will be integrated into the Microsoft Dynamics CRM suite. MarketingPilot specialized in software that addresses marketing management demands ranging from insight into customer needs to automation of multi-channel marketing campaigns. MarketingPilot appears to provide strong analytics capabilities that can reveal the return on Read More

Managing SSL Security


Secure sockets layer (SSL), an essential security protocol, has allowed the Internet to extend to e-business. At the heart SSL is the certificate. As organizations increasingly rely on SSL, the number of certificates in use can grow into the hundreds or thousands, increasing your costs. Learn about the three key areas impacting the management of SSL certificates today—and what you can do to reduce cost and complexity.

microsoft security problems  SSL Security Secure sockets layer (SSL), an essential security protocol, has allowed the Internet to extend to e-business. At the heart SSL is the certificate. As organizations increasingly rely on SSL, the number of certificates in use can grow into the hundreds or thousands, increasing your costs. Learn about the three key areas impacting the management of SSL certificates today—and what you can do to reduce cost and complexity. Read More

New Market for Security Insurance


Some insurance companies are now offering policies which protect companies against system, network, and website security losses. What do these policies offer corporations that they don't get in their standard General Liability Insurance Policy coverage?

microsoft security problems  Market for Security Insurance Event Summary In light of the heightened exposure various companies are facing regarding website, network, and system security compromises, insurance brokers are jumping on the bandwagon, offering customized Security Insurance Polices that protect companies with information technology infrastructures against numerous risks not covered by their required standard corporate General Liability Insurance Policy. Some of the kinds of protections these policies cover are: Loss due Read More

Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0


April is the cruelest month for operating system security holes. Red Hat posted a fix within six hours, but Microsoft leaves us… still waiting!

microsoft security problems  Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0 Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0 C. McNulty - May 9, 2000 Event Summary On 25 April 2000, MSNBC reported that Internet Security Solutions had identified a security back door in Red Hat Linux 6.2. The backdoor involves an extra , but undocumented, administrative password that allows users to run rogue programs on a Red Hat server via a Web-based administrator's interface. To its credit, Red Hat responded and posted a fix within six hours of the report. Read More

Developing a Security-oriented Corporate Culture


JurInnov’s director of information systems and security provides a detailed analysis of why development of a security-oriented corporate culture is imperative for companies wishing to keep their electronically stored information secure.

microsoft security problems  a Security-oriented Corporate Culture JurInnov’s director of information systems and security provides a detailed analysis of why development of a security-oriented corporate culture is imperative for companies wishing to keep their electronically stored information secure. Read More