Network Security Roundup for July 8, 2003


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Fairfax I.T.: Click Here To Report a Crime08-Jul-03 12:07 ET

Story Highlights:“It’s the cyber approach to cybercrime: reporting an electronic crime such as hacking without ever having to take your eyes off the computer screen.”

Full Story on Fairfax I.T.


The Register: ZoneAlarm Quiets Bells08-Jul-03 06:56 ET

Story Highlights:“A vulnerability in ZoneLab’s freeware version of ZoneAlarm firewall will be patched within ‘the next two weeks.’ In its initial post to the BugTraq mailing list, ZoneLabs declined to address the vulnerability, claiming it was as a result of a flaw in Windows (and not a combination of that flaw and one of its own).”

Full Story on The Register


TechWeb: Web Security Market To Boom, Yankee Group Says07-Jul-03 15:38 ET

Story Highlights:“Market demand for Web application security products will approach $2 billion by 2007, according to a Yankee Group study released Monday. With a 100 percent growth rate this year, the sector’s expansion occurs as the widening embrace of Web-based services by both enterprise and government organizations is matched by growing awareness of the large differences in security challenges between the open-architecture Web and hardened closed networks.”

Full Story on TechWeb


ComputerWorld: Hacker Challenge Ends in Feuding07-Jul-03 16:23 ET

Story Highlights:“A weekend competition to test the skills of malicious hackers fell apart after poor planning by contest organizers and infighting among different hacker groups crippled the Web site responsible for keeping score in the competition.”

Full Story on ComputerWorld


IDG.net: Neoteris Debuts Appliances for Securing Online Meetings07-Jul-03 10:26 ET

Story Highlights:“Neoteris Inc. in Sunnyvale, Calif., announced today a family of appliances to help companies provide secure online meetings.”

Full Story on IDG.net


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