Rob Jaques

Send feedback to Rob Jaques



Recent articles for Rob Jaques

Software flaws will triple downtime by 2008 
Sep 15, 2004 | Comment Now 
Organisations that do not include security as a criterion when building or buying software will see system downtime caused by security vulnerabilities treble from 5 per cent to ...
 
US Army Medical Command takes aim at Active Directory 
Sep 15, 2004 | Comment Now 
The US Army Medical Information Technology Centre has implemented an upgrade to improve the security, performance and availability of its global Microsoft Active Directory ...
 
Analysts herald arrival of smart security patching tools   
Sep 14, 2004 | Comment Now 
IT security managers can look forward to the arrival of enhanced patching technology which will automate and reduce the cost of installing software security and maintenance ...
 
Cisco snaps up NetSolve  
Sep 14, 2004 | Comment Now 
Cisco Systems has reached a definitive agreement to acquire publicly held NetSolve, a Texas-based provider of corporate remote network and IT infrastructure management ...
 
"Give us a job", say MyDoom authors 
Sep 13, 2004 | Comment Now 
The authors of the latest MyDoom email worm variants have embedded a secret message inside their malicious code that asks for a job in the anti-virus industry, security ...
 
Updated: Hundreds of products fall through MIME security flaw 
Sep 13, 2004 | Comment Now 
Serious security flaws that potentially affect hundreds of email gateway products have been discovered in the widely deployed MIME (Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extensions) ...
 
Spam volumes reach record-breaking 90 per cent 
Sep 10, 2004 | Comment Now 
Global spam volume peaked at a record-breaking 90 per cent in August 2004, topping the year’s previous high of 85 per cent set in June, a recent analysis of over 3 billion ...
 
Las Vegas’ Venetian Resort Hotel Casino bets big on IPS 
Sep 10, 2004 | Comment Now 
The Las Vegas-based Venetian Resort Hotel Casino has added an extra layer of IT security with the installation of an intrusion prevention system (IPS) behind its network ...
 
Portugal’s largest email provider rolls out Linux AV 
Sep 9, 2004 | Comment Now 
Media Capital Group, the largest web portal and email provider in Portugal, has deployed an antivirus system designed to protect its Linux infrastructure from worms, viruses ...
 
Enterprises turn to firewall/VPN appliances 
Sep 9, 2004 | Comment Now 
Fuelled by strong demand from the enterprise sector, global firewall/VPN security appliance shipments bucked a stagnant technology market in 2003 to record growth of 27 per ...
 
Patent granted for automated intrusion protection updates 
Sep 9, 2004 | Comment Now 
McAfee has been granted a patent for technology designed to automate anti-intrusion software updates.
 
Kier Group plugs password security vulnerabilities 
Sep 9, 2004 | Comment Now 
International building and civil engineering contractor, Kier Group has revamped its global network security by ditching a password-based based remote access system which had ...
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Which is the most prevalent cyber attack method your organisation faces?




   |   View results
Phishing and social engineering
  68%
 
Advanced persistent threats
  3%
 
Unpatched or unsupported software vulnerabilities
  11%
 
Denial of service attacks
  6%
 
Insider threats
  12%
TOTAL VOTES: 1025

Vote