Stories by Jeremy Kirk

INFOSEC - Schneier: Lots of security software is 'snake oil'

Bruce Schneier is one of the foremost experts on cryptography and is a well-known security author and commentator. He is the founder of the managed security services company Counterpane, which was acquired in October 2006 by BT. Schneier sat down with IDG News Service at the Infosec security show in London to talk about the effectiveness of security products and the psychology of security.

SANS solves mystery of mass Web site infections

The SANS Institute has uncovered what they've termed a "rare gem" as far as computer security investigations go that sheds new light on how up to 20,000 Web sites have been hacked since January.

Microsoft signs on to MIT Kerberos Consortium

Microsoft has joined the MIT Kerberos Consortium, an organization that develops the widely-used network authentication standard. It joins Apple, Google and Sun on the consortium's executive board.

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