Sophos Endpoint Security and Data Protection with data loss prevention

02 December, 2009

The integration of data loss prevention (DLP) into Sophos Endpoint Security and Data Protection (ESDP) assists users with control over sensitive data.

User security in the office of the future

01 December, 2009 by Andrew Collins

The days of the permanent office cubicle are almost over: users are exploding outwards into the world and taking their data with them. But how do you secure user access in a distributed world, one in which foreign governments are said to be hacking their way into individuals’ machines? Andrew Collins looks for answers.

Voice biometrics can stop fraud

09 November, 2009

Simptel has suggested that the way to stop fraud is for people to demand banks and large companies install the latest voice technology because biometric voice recognition eliminates the need to use account numbers, pins and passwords to perform daily tasks such as banking.

Security company AVG (AU/NZ) in the top ten of fastest-growing companies

02 November, 2009

An Aussie security company has been ranked eighth in the 2009 BRW Fast 100 list.

Secure terminal servers

19 October, 2009

The NPort 6600 series of Secure Terminal Servers is said to safeguard your data transmission security.

Creation of oversighting system proposed by ACS to address cybercrime

13 October, 2009

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has released a report, by leading cyber-safety experts, which recommends the creation of an independent, oversighting system and an annual auditing process for black lists if compulsory ISP filtering is introduced.

Momentum gains momentum with network management

12 October, 2009

Momentum Energy is a rapidly growing company that specialises in the energy needs of businesses. “In our business, maintaining consistently high levels of service is of paramount importance,” said David Vo, IT Manager, Momentum Energy. “We are entrusted by our customers to deliver reliable electricity and energy services for their businesses. That’s a big responsibility to have and a lot of it rests on having the right tools and resources internally that ensures our servers, networks, CRMs and financial systems are operating at their optimum.”

Crisis looms as dust storm poses security headache for Sydney businesses

23 September, 2009

Remote workers have the potential to cause security lapses for businesses in the current dusty conditions.

CCTV recorder control centre software

15 September, 2009

Bosch Security Systems has introduced an updated version of its Divar Control Center software that enables users of Divar-2 systems to extend their systems with the Divar XF Hybrid H.264 recorders. The software provides an easy and economical upgrade path, enabling Divar-2 users to increase the flexibility and capabilities of their installation and even migrate to IP.

Stirling Council passes security testing program

08 September, 2009

The City of Stirling in Western Australia has put WatchGuard Technologies through its paces and found that it has come up trumps in successfully countering its annual third-party security penetration testing.

Cloud SaaS security

18 August, 2009

Hewlett-Packard has announced HP Cloud Assure, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering designed to help businesses safely and effectively adopt cloud-based services. HP Cloud Assure helps customers validate security - by scanning networks, operating systems, middleware layers and web applications.

Managed security services platform

18 August, 2009

Verizon Business has announced its next-generation managed security services (MSS) platform that is designed to safeguard corporate networks by proactively identifying vulnerabilities and prioritising threats across the extended enterprise, resulting in better visibility, enhanced security and reduced risk.

Protection suite for web

18 August, 2009

Symantec has expanded its ability to protect enterprises against web-based threats with the addition of Web Gateway 4.5 to its Symantec Protection Suite Enterprise Edition. The web security appliance provides protection by employing multiple layers of antimalware technologies including the company’s antivirus engine to protect customers against today’s most prevalent botnets and Web 2.0 threats.

SMB multi-threat security

18 August, 2009

Fortinet has released the FortiGate-30B, a multi-threat security device that offers network protection commonly used by large organisations, at a price affordable to small businesses. Designed to be suitable for the smallest office environments, the FortiGate-30B provides integrated security in an easy-to-install, compact desktop form factor. Fortinet has also introduced the FortiWifi-30B to deliver in-depth security for small offices needing wireless LAN connectivity.

Campus audited for threats

18 August, 2009

Queensland University of Technology (QUT), in Brisbane, is one of Australia’s most successful universities with emphasis on courses and research. With 40,000 students and 3800 employees across a global network, QUT, like many institutions of higher learning, has to ensure that file attributes, network device configurations and data structures are not unknowingly changed – either through internal accidents or from malicious outside attacks.

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