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Nortel road map stresses security

Jan 16, 20063 mins

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Nortel road map stresses security, 01/16/06

Nortel next month is expected to kick off an aggressive push to revitalize its enterprise switching business with a new endpoint security product, followed by a series of LAN security and resiliency announcements throughout the year.

How Nortel wants to upgrade switch security, 01/16/06Wireless LAN vendors target small offices, security, 01/16/06

Aruba Wireless Networks this week plans to announce wireless LAN products that address the needs of small companies and branch offices. Separately, Meru Networks says its latest offering zeroes in on wireless security.

Soft tokens at the new Interop show, 01/16/06

A core rap against two-factor authentication based on hardware tokens is the cost of deployment and management, which puts it out of range of any company looking to use the technology to secure communications with consumers. Diversinet’s MobiSecure …

Linux vendors stepping up their focus on security, 01/16/06

Customers should expect to see enhanced, easier-to-use security tools from leading Linux distributors in the coming months as vendors focus on making the platform tough enough to support even the most critical business applications.

NetPro offers protection for Active Directory, 01/16/06

NetPro this week plans to upgrade its directory management tools to help customers better protect their environments from unplanned or malicious changes.

Start-up offers tool for security analysis, 01/16/06

Start-up Remnant Labs has announced a system-log analysis tool that aggregates log data from firewalls, intrusion-detection systems and other sources to alert managers about network security lapses.

Symantec, Kaspersky criticized for cloaking software, 01/16/06

The Windows operating system expert who exposed Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s use of rootkit cloaking techniques last year is now criticizing security vendors Symantec and Kaspersky Lab for shipping software that works in a similar manner.

Chambers defends Cisco’s wide reach, 01/16/06

Cisco is stretched in many directions, with big initiatives in the enterprise, service provider, consumer and small to midsize business markets. Add to this the company’s $7 billion purchase of Scientific-Atlanta, and it’s a plateful. Network World …

Curing a virus-laden PC, 01/16/06

I don’t know how it happened. My computer seems to be hacked, infected, slow and the new graphics card does not do its job. I am at my wits end. My computer was infected with several viruses some months ago and one hacker. Working with my dad, we …

A final look back at ’05 prognostications, 01/16/06

Every now and then, even we industry pundits call it right – or so it seems. Comparing my 2005 predictions with the actual outcome, here’s how the predictions fared.