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Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security
DSL providers speed up their customers' Internet access, however, at the same time they also expose these customers to enormous security risk. Earthlink has

pc security test  DSL customers for free. PC users receive Symantec's Norton Personal Firewall 2000, and Mac users receive Open Door's DoorStop firewall. With the ability to provide DSL services to 50 metropolitan areas, Earthlink today is the only ISP that offers built-in security with its DSL services. Earthlink customers receive instructions explaining what they need to do to activate their personal firewall. They also receive a unique secure download key that enables them to download it securely. With a reputation for

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Smart Shoppers Go Abroad for Affordable Information Security Programs


Ernest Hemingway said, "If you want to meet interesting people you have to go to interesting places." Graduate programs in cryptography and information security in the U.S. have exorbitant tuition costs. Universities overseas and in Canada are much more affordable. Be a smart shopper and look at the International alternatives before signing a huge loan for an advanced degree in information security or cryptography in the United States.

pc security test  Shoppers Go Abroad for Affordable Information Security Programs Smart Shoppers Go Abroad for Affordable Information Security Programs L. Taylor - June 9, 2000 Event Summary: With the current onslaught of cybercrime, Federal Agencies and Corporations are starting to pay more attention to information and network security. The current dearth of Information Technology (IT) professionals has created quite a challenge to filling all IT employment sectors. Within the IT pool of resources, security engineers Read More

Desktop Management's Dirty Little Secret


ESD (electronic software distribution) promises to simplify software distribution and management, and eliminate ''sneakernet'' the costly, time-consuming manual process that some companies still use to do upgrades and installations. Unfortunately, the cure often has some of the same pitfalls as the problem, not to mention a few snags of its own.

pc security test  the applications on every PC in the enterprise. These inventory checks can take weeks in a large enterprise and are often inaccurate, causing roll-out and management problems later on. In the end, managing the ESD installation project becomes an IT management issue itself, and many of the upfront costs don't appear in ROI estimates. Despite touting automation, the current generation of ESD products still force administrators and programmers to manually package any new software (including upgrades) before Read More

Antivirus Software: Market Review


Computer viruses are spreading through the Internet at an unprecedented rate and the antivirus market is now a $3 billion (USD) a year industry. This report measures the financial health and product quality of four key industry players: Symantec, McAfee, Computer Associates, and Trend Micro.

pc security test  feature set for protecting PC against viruses and spyware 2 Points: Product offers basic virus protection, but no spyware protection 1 Point: Product has a sub par user interface and a very minimal feature set WARNING AND DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY The information included on this web site, whether provided by personnel employed by Technology Evaluation (TEC), Relevant Technologies, or by third parties, is provided for research and teaching purposes only. Neither TEC, Relevant Technologies, nor any of their Read More

PC Encryption: Eyes Wide Open


While the virtues of encrypting PC data are extolled by vendors and the press alike, some painful truths go largely unmentioned. Whether necessary for compliance or state breach disclosure law, or for doing business in a state requiring it, encryption is necessary but difficult. Learn where existing encryption solutions are failing, and find out how emerging tools and trends can make encryption better, and easier.

pc security test  organization have control of PC data security policy. Specifically: Encryption must be “Enforced.” This cannot be an option set by users. The effectiveness of the security cannot depend on the diligence of users to adhere to policy, because they won’t. Select tools that ensure data is safe irrespective of user behavior. Users may do things unwittingly to undermine security. Still others may not always be loyal and/or authorized to have access to business data. Protect against these scenarios. 2. Read More

Effective Operational Security Metrics


Due to the changing regulatory environment and the complexity of business today, organizations are facing increased accountability. Security risks, however, can often be difficult to measure and even more difficult to understand by people outside of the department. The key to demonstrating improvement is to translate security information in to business terms. Organizations must align, manage, and measure security around business operations.

pc security test  Operational Security Metrics Due to the changing regulatory environment and the complexity of business today, organizations are facing increased accountability. Security risks, however, can often be difficult to measure and even more difficult to understand by people outside of the department. The key to demonstrating improvement is to translate security information in to business terms. Organizations must align, manage, and measure security around business operations. Read More

Voice Security Systems Inc.


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2008 Internet Security Trends: A Report on Emerging Attack Platforms for Spam, Viruses, and Malware


Just when malware design seemed to have reached a plateau, new and more complex attack techniques have now emerged. For a while, security controls designed to manage spam, viruses, and malware were working, but as a result of this success, the threats they protected against were forced to change. Learn about today’s key security trends and how you can fight against the sophisticated new generation of Internet threats.

pc security test  pages to infect user's PCs during normal Web browsing. This was a wellchosen target for the attackers, as the Super Bowl is the most-watched sporting event on U.S. television. Attackers are picking their targets to guarantee as many exposures as possible. Later in the year, the website for the Bank of India was similarly hacked, distributing the password-stealing MPack Trojan through an HTML IFrame compromise. These malframe compromises are becoming more common on legitimate sites, as the crime Read More

Selecting Your Hosted Security Service Provider: What Every IT Manager Needs to Know


Do-it-yourself (DIY) security can be daunting. It requires significant time, effort and expertise to maintain strong security while complying with information access and disclosure regulations. Find out how a hosted security solution can provide reliable and comprehensive security coverage for your company’s e-mail, Web, and instant messaging (IM), without requiring extensive expertise or equipment in-house.

pc security test  Your Hosted Security Service Provider: What Every IT Manager Needs to Know Symantec Hosted Services uses the power of cloud computing to secure and manage information stored on endpoints and exchanged through email, Web, and IM interactions. Our hosted security services help protect against viruses, spam, spyware, phishing, DDOS attacks, directory harvest attacks, data leaks, and other organization-damaging threats. Source: Symantec Resources Related to Selecting Your Hosted Security Service Read More

eCLIPse, Encryption Security Solution


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pc security test  Encryption Security Solution eCLIPse Enterprise Security Solution is an encryption software security solution for any business that requires frequent exchange of secure encrypted data. eCLIPse provides safe transfer of confidential data to and from authorized external resources and prevents unauthorized viewing. Security is managed by smart-card technology (smart-card chip fitted into a USB token). Using simple and physically secure USB tokens, eCLIPse functions at the National Institute of Read More

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Keeping up-to-date on security features is challenging for any size business. Making your computer system secure without sacrificing usability isn’t easy. In fact, careful planning is absolutely necessary to ensure a secure system that works for you. Whether you’re worried about hackers, phishing, or internal breaches, there is a security solution to help you protect your critical data.

pc security test  Dynamics GP: Planning for Security Keeping up-to-date on security features is challenging for any size business. Making your computer system secure without sacrificing usability isn’t easy. In fact, careful planning is absolutely necessary to ensure a secure system that works for you. Whether you’re worried about hackers, phishing, or internal breaches, there is a security solution to help you protect your critical data. Read More

Security Strategies for the Midsized Business


Midsize businesses face the same security threats as larger companies, and likewise they must comply with the same regulations. But, their security budgets are smaller. The good news is that IT security systems don’t have to be expensive. Learn about the top three security problems, how to develop security policies using integrated security solutions, and how to do vulnerability assessment with low-cost security tools.

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Spire Security


Founded in 2008, Spire Security is an analyst firm that provides research and analysis in the information security field. A specialty of Spire is enterprise security metrics.

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Top 5 Mobile Security Threats


While mobile malware still accounts for a mere fraction of the millions of threats targeting personal computers, the past year has seen the explosive growth of malicious code. What’s worse is that 50 percent of employees currently use their mobile devices at work. Early recognition of mobile security threats is a company’s best line of defense. Here are today’s top 5 mobile security threats and how to stop them in their tracks.

pc security test  5 Mobile Security Threats While mobile malware still accounts for a mere fraction of the millions of threats targeting personal computers, the past year has seen the explosive growth of malicious code. What’s worse is that 50 percent of employees currently use their mobile devices at work. Early recognition of mobile security threats is a company’s best line of defense. Here are today’s top 5 mobile security threats and how to stop them in their tracks. Read More

Standard & Poor's Announces Security Certification


After exposing numerous customers to embarrassing security vulnerabilities, S&P announces a security certification program.

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