FireEye network battles bots; Remote access to smartphones, geospatial mapping highlight DEMO

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FIREEYE NETWORK BATTLES BOTS

FireEye is installing malware detectors in ISP networks so it can tell its corporate customers when their machines have been commandeered by bots.

RREMOTE ACCESS TO SMARTPHONES, GEOSPATIAL MAPPING HIGHLIGHT DEMO

Networking executives looking for new and innovative enterprise IT products will encounter food for thought at DEMOfall 07, a launch pad event for emerging technology that kicks off Monday, Sept. 24.

LINUX STARTUP MOVES DESKTOP WINDOWS TO THE DATA CENTER

Qumranet is well-known for kernel software, and today we find out what they do for a living: desktop virtualization.

FBI INVESTIGATES UNISYS OVER U.S. GOVERNMENT HACK

IT systems integrator Unisys Corp. is under fire for allegedly failing to detect the hacking of U.S. Department of Homeland Security computers, an incident that resulted in data being sent to a Chinese-language Web site.

EMC ACQUIRES ONLINE BACKUP PROVIDER MOZY

EMC today acquired online backup provider Mozy to bolster its data protection offerings, according to sources.

Q&A: HP LABS DIRECTOR SHARPENS FOCUS ON RESULTS

New HP Labs director Prith Banerjee is going to scrutinize research projects to focus on ones most likely to lead to making HP products.

IM GETS CALLER ID FEATURE FROM PRESENSOFT

Authentication lets companies identify users on either end of an IM session while also adding encryption, malware protection and auditing features.

SYMANTEC REVAMPS ENDPOINT SECURITY PRODUCT

Symantec Monday unveiled its retooled enterprise desktop security product and management console and announced the phased retirement of existing standalone security products.

OLPC OFFERS GIVE ONE, GET ONE FOR $400

Some of the low-cost PCs designed by One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) for kids in the developing world will go to people in North America.

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NAC GOING BEYOND THE DESKTOP: Network Access Control (NAC) is moving beyond the desktop to touch every connected device. The experts at The Security Standard conference explain the ramifications.

BLOGS

TODAY AT CISCO SUBNETwireless Mega City in Shanghai. Jamey Heary, Cisco security expert and Cisco Subnet blogger is open for your questions at Cisco.com Forums. Cisco trainer Wendell Odom takes a closer look at VLAN Trunking Protocol, which is covered in the CCNA, CCNP and CCIE R/S exams. From the Field blogger Michael Morris explains how burstable circuits give plenty of bandwidth while keeping costs low.

Cisco plans a

TODAY AT MICROSOFT SUBNETinteroperability testing; Microsoft executive compensation $2M to relocate the CFO; $8M for the COO. Dell and Microsoft team to offer data warehouse appliances. Testers try, and like, SQL Server 2008.

Microsoft passes OpenAjax

TODAY ON LAYER 8, WHERE WE CAN SEE THE CAUSE AND EFFECT OF "STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES":

Breaking trust doesn’t usually get one prison time, but authorities say in these cases it is more than justified. In Florida a pharmacy owner and a Kentucky physician pleaded guilty to conspiracy for their participation in an Internet pharmacy business that generated more than $126 million from the illegal sale of prescription pharmaceuticals. Meanwhile in New Jersey, a systems administrator pleaded guilty to setting up a logic bomb that would have caused damage to protected computer systems in excess of $5,000.

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