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Symantec Press Publishes Executive Guide to Information Security

Symantec announced, “The Executive Guide To Information Security,” its book for executives to follow as they evaluate the type of information security program that best fits their business. Offers a pragmatic approach to evaluating information security at a company and putting together an effective information security program. read more »

Inbox Messaging Conference Summary

Inbox had about 50 users (IT staff supporting email) and 350 vendors attending. Like most events nowadays, it had a hard time attracting users. There were about 30 booths, and most booths were empty most of the time. Most vendors…... read more »

Ties between IM and Email continue to grow

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Integration on the horizon

It would appear from this news item that integration between IM and email is closer than we might think… http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1730724,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03119TX1K0000594 In addition, the company plans to integrate the mail offerings directly on the ICQ instant messenger client to offer one-click…... read more »

Does ICQ mail suggest IM and Email coming together? (2004)

http://company.icq.com/info/press-rel.html Does AOL’s decision to offer an email product with ICQ branding predict we’ll see tighter integration between instant messaging and electronic mail services? From what we can see ICQMail doesn’t offer anything in the way of technical integration -…... read more »

CA Completes Netegrity Acquisition, Advancing Its Security Management Strategy

Computer Associates announced the completion of its acquisition of Netegrity, a provider of identity and access management software. read more »

Electronic Privacy Regulations

Messaging managers and members of the Ferris Research User Panel discuss what they are doing in regard to message store policy, and the issues they’re facing.... read more »

FrontBridge and Ferris Research Collaborate on Free Webinar Series on How to Protect Businesses From Spammers Latest Tricks

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Vexed Gates gets 4 million e-mails a day

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Symantec And MX Logic Announce Managed Email Defense Service

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Sybari Strengthens Security For Microsoft SharePoint Products

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A Whole New Way to Work: Open Text Revolutionizes Collaboration with First-Ever Unified Platform

Open Text announced Livelink Touchpoint, its contextual collaboration platform. Unifies web conferencing, blogs, team workspaces, Instant Messaging and online presence into a single interface. Available 1Q2005. read more »

McAfee, Inc. Hosts Webcast on Securing Messaging Traffic

McAfee will hold a webcast entitled “Securing Your Organization’s Messaging Traffic” on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The presentation will take a high-level look at the current security trends and issues surrounding messaging traffic in the industry, past and emerging threats and the reasons behind the growing need to... read more »

Trend Micro Expands Network VirusWall Family to Stop Network Worm Outbreaks

Trend Micro announced Trend Micro Network VirusWall 2500 and 300, an expansion of its VirusWall line of outbreak prevention appliances. VirusWall 300 creates a two-way security barrier that protects customer-facing service machines from becoming launching points of infection. VirusWall 2500 provides Gigabit Ethernet support for high-bandwidth network infrastructures. Available 4Q2004. read more »

The Beginning of the Crypto Era

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Symantec, Liberty Partners Invest in Sigaba

Sigaba announced that Symantec and Liberty Partners have together invested $8 million in the company. read more »

Proofpoint Debuts Content Security Suite, the Industry’s First Comprehensive, Integrated Solution for Mitigating Outbound Email Threats

Proofpoint announced announced version 3.0 Proofpoint Content Security, its outbound messaging security solution. Key enhancements: Proofpoint Content Compliance, Proofpoint Digital Asset Security and Proofpoint Regulatory Compliance. Available November, 2004. read more »

Proofpoint Announces the Industry’s First Complete, Multi-layer Defense Against All Inbound and Outbound Messaging Threats

Proofpoint announced version 3.0 of Proofpoint Messaging Security Gateway and Proofpoint Protection Server, its messaging security solutions. Security Gateway key enhancements: digital certificate support, gateway-to-gateway secure transfer and receipt of email using Transport Layer Security (TLS), among others. Protection Server key enhancements: inclusion of Proofpoint Email Firewall, MLX dynamic reputation analysis, and SMTP traffic control,... read more »

“Irritated by spam? Get ready for spit”

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McAfee unveils 2005 security suite

McAfee released McAfee Internet Security Suite 2005, its security suite aimed at home users. Key enhancements upgrades to VirusScan, Personal Firewall Plus, Privacy Service and SpamKiller; upgraded e-mail scanning designed to handle large files; and improved spyware detection, among others. Available immediately. read more »

Websense Launches ‘Keylogging’ Filtering to Protect Employees Against Identity and Information Theft

Websense released an enhancement to Websense Enterprise, its employee internet management solution. Adds a keylogging filtering category in the Websense Master Database, which allows users to manage employee access to applications and sites that contain keylogging applications enabling them to block internet traffic to third parties looking to obtain logged keystrokes. read more »

Autonomy’s Aungate Division Launches World’s First Anti-Phishing Solution

Autonomy Corporation launched Phishing Detection Module, its anti-phishing module for banks and other financial services institutions. Detects phishing attempts by monitoring text, picture and broadcast content, automatically understanding the content and cross-referencing a range of Internet sources. read more »

Captaris Releases New RightFax Connector for Hummingbird Enterprise DM

Captaris released RightFax Connector for Hummingbird Enterprise DM, its connector for integrate with their Hummingbird Enterprise Document Management systems. Allows users to send, receive and manage faxes directly from their Hummingbird DM environment. Available immediately. read more »

After Slow Start, Exchange 2003 Begins to Take Hold

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