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In a recent report from Sophos, it appears that the US has overtaken China as the country hosting the most infected websites. If you believe the report, the growth of US-based infected websites has been phenomenal - from approximately 25%... Read More..
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The news about Salesforce.com's phishing incident broke almost 2 weeks ago on Slashdot...although there were rumors swirling about for a number of days prior to the report. A Salesforce employee fell victim to a phishing attack that captured his company... Read More..
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Internet Security Trends

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Symantec released its Internet Security Threat Report - always a worthwhile read but be forewarned, it's also a decently long document. A few highlights in report caught my eye. The first is a trend by hackers towards the use of... Read More..
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I know I haven't blogged in a while but I've been a little preoccupied. As reported on various news outlets including ebizQ, NFR Security will be part of Check Point moving forward. Let me offer this brief perspective - this... Read More..
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Microsoft has faced criticism over the years for security flaws in its products. In an effort to reclaim lost ground, Microsoft expects that Vista will be significantly more secure and less vulnerable than its predecessors. However, two of the largest... Read More..
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Although not as big as other recent acquisitions of ISS by IBM or Network Intelligence by EMC, Mcafee's acquisition of Citadel Security Software for $60M is more evidence of increasing M&A pickup and ongoing consolidation in the security space. It's... Read More..
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Rumors were flying the latter part of last week about this. EMC made it official today by acquiring Network Intelligence for $175M. The acquisition immediately follows EMC's completion of the RSA Security acquisition for $2.1B. With this acqusition, EMC continues... Read More..
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IBM Acquires ISS for $1.3B

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I haven't blogged for over a week but what a day to get back into the swing of things! IBM acquiring ISS for $1.3B is certainly an indication that they plan to be a player in the security space. In... Read More..
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The 9th annual Global Security Survey from Information Week just came out. As security related surveys go, this is actually one of the best ones around. Much of what is discovered is typically similar from year to year with some... Read More..
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