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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
- RSA 2012: SSL certificate authority security takes a beating
Researcher Moxie Marlinspike came down on certificate authority security at RSA Conference 2012, calling for trusted notary servers as an alternative.
- Developers must improve mobile app security or face backlash, experts say
Poorly coded mobile applications and the inability to protect the back-end systems supporting them, harms the integrity of the entire application ecosystem, said software security expert Jacob West at RSA Conference 2012.
- CISOs fear lack of mobile device control, visibility, survey finds
Security professionals cite a lack of control and visibility into mobile devices as a major issue. Devices must be locked out of some organizations.
- FireEye adds File Malware Protection System to existing platform
Security vendor FireEye announced File MPS, a new addition to their existing malware protection platform, at the RSA Conference 2012.
- 'Active defense' experts call for larger role for U.S. Cyber Command
Two former NSA chiefs argued at RSA Conference 2012 for more "active defense" information sharing and a larger security role for U.S. Cyber Command.
- Latest version of Secunia Software Inspector launched at RSA 2012
The beta version of the updated Secunia Personal Software Inspector was released at RSA Conference 2012. It features automatic software patching and a new interface.
- Hadoop connector software hitches DBs to 'big data' clusters
Various software vendors have begun offering connectors designed to let users easily transfer data between Hadoop clusters and relational databases.
- Lieberman Software introduces expansion of password manager, ERMP
Lieberman Software?s latest expansion to ERPM detects and secures privileged logins, said the company.
- VM sprawl brings virtual infrastructure management solutions opportunities
Customers are turning to the channel for virtual infrastructure management solutions that address VM sprawl and provide more business visibility.
- Lumeta releases IPsonar with enhanced network perimeter defense
Lumeta Corp. announced the release of the new version of IPsonar, which now includes Enhanced Perimeter Discovery, at RSA Conference 2012.
- 'Big data' technologies glimmer in the spotlight, but is it deserved?
"Big data" continues to make headlines as vendors announce new products for managing and analyzing it. You?re not alone, though, if you have yet to jump on the big data bandwagon.
- LockPath updates Keylight risk management software tool
LockPath announced the release of version 2.2 of its Keylight risk management software tool at RSA 2012.
- New Web app firewall added to Cyberoam?s UTM appliance range
Cyberoam introduced a new feature to its existing UTM appliance range at RSA Conference 2012 that detects illegitimate behavior from applications.
- DDoS attack types: Small attacks more common, dangerous
DDoS attack types are shifting: Smaller and stealthier attacks are more common and more dangerous than larger, more easily detected attacks.
- Hard disk drive shortage takes aim at enterprise SAS, SATA in 2012
Headlines: Analysts and vendors expect the hard disk drive shortage caused by Thailand floods to curtail availability of enterprise SAS and SATA drives until at least the second half of 2012.
- Version 2.0 of STORServer Console released
STORServer Inc., announces Version 2.0 of its Console product for the company's Backup Appliance and IBM's Tivoli Storage Manager servers.
- ERP's future value depends on flexibility in the face of tech trends
The future value of ERP will depend on whether ERP vendors can adapt to tech trends like big data, mobility and the cloud.
- Microsoft's Charney warns of big data privacy, security challenges
RSA 2012: In addition to lauding a decade of Trustworthy Computing, Microsoft's security chief says big data privacy and security must be addressed.
- 'Big data' management changing the face of data warehousing
Gartner says the onslaught of ?big data? is turning data warehouses into distributed data processing platforms. But Hadoop and other big data tools aren?t as widespread as you might think -- yet.
- Leap year 2012 outage hits Microsoft Windows Azure
A leap year date glitch caused a 12-hour outage to Microsoft customers' ability to manage Windows Azure services. Does anyone remember Y2K?
- It's not today's most glamorous technology, but ERP is still in style
In the rapidly evolving tech world, where data analytics and cloud hype steal the headlines, the value of ERP is easy to overlook.
- Mobile device attacks to enable more enterprise network intrusions
Mobile device attacks will rank among the top threats enterprises face in the coming months, serving as a pivot point for bigger network intrusions.