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McAfee unveils next generation secure web gateway
by CXOtoday Staff    May 20, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
In response to the overwhelming increase in Web-borne malware and botnets, McAfee has unveiled the latest version of its Web Gateway platform.  McAfee Web Gateway version 7 enables secure end-user access to Web 2.0 applications. The...
New tools enable Twitter controlled botnets
by CXOtoday Staff    May 18, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
BitDefender has released an emergency update to protect against a potential pandemic caused by the emergence of a botnet self-development kit controllable via the popular social media service Twitter. In order to create their custom bot, an...
Websense releases all in one security solution
by CXOtoday Staff    May 10, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
Websense has unveiled Web Security Gateway Anywhere solution, a secure Web gateway that delivers threat and risk prevention and deployment capabilities. This solution is part of the TRITON system, the first and only unified content security...
Get the employee on your side
by Abhinna Shreshtha    May 03, 2010
Category : Columns
Technology : Infrastructure
When we talk of a secure environment let's take a look at all the stakeholders involved. You have the security companies, who keep an untiring eye on what the bad guys are up to, then there is the organization's IT team who diligently work to...
Security loopholes call for change in methods
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 30, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
When McAfee made its blooper last week, it exposed an inherent loophole in today's malware defense system, namely the reliance on signature-based defenses. The situation today with this method of malware defense is waiting for a malware strain...
Understanding Malware: Tackling the threat
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 27, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Malware attacks are a growing concern amongst enterprises. It not only results in downtime but also poses the threat of data theft. In the final part of this four part series on malware attacks on enterprises, we provide the steps that can help...
Malware posing as iTune update targets iPad users
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 26, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
According to some reports, Apple sold 150.000 iPads in the first 60 hours of presale availability, with almost 100.000 of these coveted devices being pre-ordered in the first 10 hours. The figures make it clear as daylight why malware creators...
'Orgs need to move beyond firewalls & AVs'
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 21, 2010
Category : Interviews
Technology : Hardware & Software
Jatin Sachdev, information security specialist at Cisco, gives us an expert opinion on how organizations can solve everyday security challenges.What are the trends that are being seen in the information security space?Nowadays, we are seeing a...
Understanding Malware: Trends & Sources
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 21, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Malware attacks are a growing concern amongst enterprises. It not only results in downtime but also poses the threat of data theft. In the first of this four part series on malware attacks on enterprises, we bring to you the currents trends of...
Trojan poses as Google Chrome extension
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 21, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
As more and more people are using Google Chrome and its functionalities to browse the net and to organize information, cybercriminals have set their minds on exploiting this environment to spread malware and steal users ...