The Federal Government has abandoned plans to appoint a dedicated cyber security tsar to protect Australia's national information infrastructure (NII), but is moving ahead with plans to implement a national reporting scheme to monitor security breaches within Australia's top 100 companies.
At the RSA conference in February, Microsoft Corp. unveiled MBSA (Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer), developed with Shavlik Technologies, to help identify missing patches, hotfixes, and other important security configurations.
While the war between heavyweight Web browsers like Netscape Communication's Navigator and Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) continues to fester, the final version of Mozilla, an open source program that users say could out-trump both big-brand browsers, is set to make its debut.
Eyeing a growing market for technology that speeds the delivery of large files stored in colossal databases, EMC on Monday unveiled a new storage architecture and a new type of storage server at a launch event here headed by EMC Chief Executive Officer Joe Tucci.
In a move to increase revenue and its services business, Linux and Unix vendor Caldera International will now offer global support for other brands of Linux, including those of Red Hat Inc. and SuSE Linux AG.
Sanctum announced version 3.0 of its AppScan application security audit tool Monday, adding a bundle of enhancements to the product's testing and reporting features, as well as boosting its performance.
Although UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration) has not yet fulfilled its promise to become the public registration technology for Web services, the concept is gaining a steady foothold, a panel of uddi.org members said during a session here at the Software Development Conference and Expo on Thursday.
IBM will be confronted at its shareholders meeting on Tuesday by employees calling for assurances that Big Blue will exclude pension fund income from the calculation of executive bonuses and other performance-based compensation, the Communications Workers of America Local 1701, Alliance@IBM union said Monday.
Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector on Monday pushed its programmable network processor lineup toward the edge of the service-provider network, announcing the C-3e Network Processor and Q-3 Traffic Management Coprocessor.
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