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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!

security backdoors  Security 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 Read More...
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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

security backdoors  to pass a standard Security Vulnerability Assessment. This assessment should at the minimum look for: Information Gathering and Reconnaissance vulnerabilities File Transfer Vulnerabilities Hardware Peripheral Vulnerabilities Backdoors and Errant Configurations Messaging Holes Web, HTTP, and CGI Vulnerabilities Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Read More...
How to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks
In 2008, botnets were responsible for 90 percent of spam. The ever-changing nature of botnets makes them hard to detect and even harder to defend against@and

security backdoors  to a managed service security solution, payment is on a monthly or annual subscription fee. The subscription payment structure works to a businesses advantage compared to software or appliance investment costs. Save Time Many typical implementation tasks associated with licensed software are eliminated, deployment time is much shorter and easier than an appliance or software based project implementation, typically one to three days for a managed service versus an average of 18 months for a licensed Read More...
Building a Business Case for Enterprise Spyware Protection
It is sometimes difficult to quantify the scope of spyware problems within corporate environments. The least noticeable effect of spyware is to slow network and

security backdoors  a catastrophic breach of security that you and your employees, your customers, the media, and regulatory agencies—will notice. You don't want spyware to bypass an ineffective solution, infect your company and expose you to that much risk. The recommended approach applies preventive solutions at the lowest levels of impact in order to forestall greater impacts. Building a convincing business case for acquiring, implementing and maintaining such solutions requires that you know what to measure on both Read More...
NetBIOS Firewall
How many times do you hear network administrators scream at the top of their voice,

security backdoors  passwords are a recurring security risk for both corporate networks and home users. There are multiple ways for SMB clients (your Windows redirector) and also viruses to reach the server depending on what combination of protocol stacks you decide to bind your SMB client and server to. It has often been the case that these poorly configured shares were exposed to the Internet. Intruders have been able to leverage poorly protected Windows shares by exploiting weak or Null passwords to access user-created Read More...
Security in the Software Development Lifecycle
Application security is an important emerging requirement in software development. This article introduces CLASP, an application security process and plug-in to

security backdoors  Software Development Lifecycle Application security is an important emerging requirement in software development. This article introduces CLASP, an application security process and plug-in to IBM 's Rational Unified Process environment. It was developed by Secure Software, and gives organizations a structured way to address security concerns during the software development lifecycle. Read More...
Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard
The payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS) defines a comprehensive set of requirements to enhance and enforce payment account data security in a

security backdoors  the PCI Data Security Standard MessageLabs Hosted Web Security and Content Filtering service operates at the Internet level, intercepting viruses, and spyware. Source : MessageLabs | Now part of Symantec Resources Related to Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard : Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) (Wikipedia) Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard Data Security is also known as : Data Security Architecture , Data Security Articles , Data Security Audit , Read More...
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Security Considerations When Deploying Remote Access Solutions
Effective network security is most successful when you use a layered approach, with multiple defense factors in the overall solution. Successful remote access

security backdoors  Access Solutions Effective network security is most successful when you use a layered approach, with multiple defense factors in the overall solution. Successful remote access solutions provide effective authentication and access control—and you must take care to ensure your data can be transported securely over the network. Learn about the components of a layered strategy, and how to provide embedded systems with remote access ability. Read More...
4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance
An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and

security backdoors  Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance 4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Qualys® is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, with offices in France, Germany, the U.K., Japan and Hong Kong, and has partners worldwide. Source : Qualys Resources Related to IT Security Compliance : Risk (Wikipedia) 4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance A Unified Approach for IT, Read More...
Fundamental Principles of Network Security
As the complexity of security threats increases, so do the security measures needed to protect networks. Data center operators, network administrators, and

security backdoors  Principles of Network Security As the complexity of security threats increases, so do the security measures needed to protect networks. Data center operators, network administrators, and other data center professionals need to comprehend the basics of security to safely deploy and manage networks today. Find out what you need to know about the fundamentals of secure networking systems, including firewalls, network topology, and secure protocols. Read More...
Identity-based NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance
As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for

security backdoors  NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for merchants that store and process credit card data. That’s why it’s vital for key PCI requirements to be met when it comes to encryption, user authentication, virus and malware control, access control, and auditing. Read More...
Network Associates RePositions Itself as a Security E-Village
With a new organizational strategy, Network Associates hopes to retain and recruit savvy security engineers and leverage the hot IT security market for outside

security backdoors  RePositions Itself as a Security E-Village Event Summary Security monolith, Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA) has reorganized itself to become a holding company of four independent security subsidiaries: PGP Security, Sniffer Technologies, Magic Solutions, and McAfee Corporation which spun off with its own IPO last December. Each of the four divisions stand to hire their own CEO or president to lead the strategic developments of their respective organizations. On top of the new business model, Read More...
6 Important Steps to Evaluating a Web Security Solution
Whether you are evaluating a Web security solution for the first time or are looking around because your current solution is less than optimum, knowing what to

security backdoors  to Evaluating a Web Security Solution Whether you are evaluating a Web security solution for the first time or are looking around because your current solution is less than optimum, knowing what to look for can save you money and frustration in the long run. This white paper from EdgeWave offers the key steps to evaluating a Web security solution for IT professionals, to help you size up competitve offerings and understand new approaches to basic problems of authentication and authorization, Read More...

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