Stories by Ellen Messmer

Third Brigade unveils Deep Security 6.0

Third Brigade Tuesday unveiled the sixth version of its server-based host firewall and intrusion detection/prevention software, Deep Security, adding functionality for file-integrity monitoring, log inspection and connectivity with VMware's vCenter management server.

Rogue SSL certificate exploit puts VeriSign on the spot

Following the success of researchers last week in creating a false SSL certificate based on VeriSign's RapidSSL brand, the company is scrambling to explain how it happened, how it's preventing it from reoccurring, and whether its other SSL certificate-generation services are at risk.

In IBM, HP and Apple we trust

Which are the "most trusted" companies in terms of data privacy, keeping appropriate control over personal information they collect in the course of business?

Windows software encrypts group-policy security

Unisys has come up with an encryption-based method that lets "communities of interest" using Microsoft Windows securely share data based on group policies in a product called Unisys Stealth Solution for Network.

PCI council sharpens oversight of security auditors

The PCI Security Standards Council Monday unveiled a plan to sharpen oversight of the hundreds of security-service providers now authorized to evaluate merchant networks under the organization's Payment Card Industry data standards.

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