Marcia Savage

Recent articles by Marcia Savage

Watch your threats

Watch your threats

George Washington University needed to boost its vulnerability scanning in a mixed system environment. By Marcia Savage
Nov 11 2005 4:10PM
Katrina demonstrates need for disaster recovery plans

Katrina demonstrates need for disaster recovery plans

Oct 21 2005 5:01PM
How visa made a safer internet

How visa made a safer internet

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is making online payments safer for everyone. Marcia Savage talks to Visa’s risk guru
Oct 21 2005 3:05PM
Safe as houses

Safe as houses

Listings systems are great for realtors. But the move to web-based apps has brought a greater need for security, reports Marcia Savage
Oct 21 2005 12:09PM
Special Report - Katrina demonstrates need for disaster recovery plans

Special Report - Katrina demonstrates need for disaster recovery plans

Leaving in its wake immense destruction and huge financial impact, Hurricane Katrina reaffirmed the criticality of up-to-date disaster recovery plans to keep people safe and maintain operations in times of crisis.
Oct 10 2005 7:24PM
Case Study - Safe as houses

Case Study - Safe as houses

Bob Baucom, director of operations and technology at Consolidated Multiple Listing Service in Columbia, S.C., heard lots of horror stories from others in the real estate industry.
Oct 10 2005 7:07PM
Malware targeting confidential data on the rise

Malware targeting confidential data on the rise

The internet saw an increase in malicious code that exposed confidential information as online criminals sought to make a profit, according to Symantec.
Sep 19 2005 10:02PM
Citadel offers software warranty

Citadel offers software warranty

Citadel Security Software has teamed with an insurance company to offer a performance warranty for its Hercules vulnerability management product.
Sep 15 2005 4:34PM
FBI investigating Hurricane Katrina online scams

FBI investigating Hurricane Katrina online scams

The FBI is investigating several reports of fraudulent sites pretending to be charitable organizations collecting money for victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Sep 14 2005 11:39PM
Users likely to take more online risks at work than home

Users likely to take more online risks at work than home

Corporate users are more apt to click on suspicious links or visit suspicious web sites at work than home, according to a survey conducted by anti-virus supplier Trend Micro.
Sep 13 2005 7:44PM
Microsoft pulls September patch for more testing

Microsoft pulls September patch for more testing

Microsoft has pulled its plan to release one security bulletin this month to fix a critical flaw in Windows, saying more testing is needed.
Sep 13 2005 6:08PM
CardSystems submits PCI compliance report

CardSystems submits PCI compliance report

Credit card processing company CardSystems is banking on an independent assessment validating its compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standard to convince former clients to take it back, but so far none are biting.
Sep 8 2005 11:30PM
VoIP adoption helping drive security appliance market

VoIP adoption helping drive security appliance market

Many businesses implementing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) plan to replace their security appliances to address security issues associated with the emerging technology, according to market-research firm In-Stat.
Sep 8 2005 8:12PM
Cisco warns of flaw in its software

Cisco warns of flaw in its software

Cisco Systems has issued an alert about a flaw in its Internetwork Operating System (IOS) software that could allow an attacker to launch a denial-of-service or execute remote code on Cisco devices.
Sep 8 2005 5:24PM
IM threats decline but grow in sophistication

IM threats decline but grow in sophistication

Threats to instant-messaging systems dropped 33 percent last month, according to Akonix Systems, a supplier of IM security products.
Sep 7 2005 11:18PM
Symantec patches corporate anti-virus software

Symantec patches corporate anti-virus software

Symantec has issued a patch for a flaw in its corporate anti-virus software that could allow an attacker to access a server.
Sep 7 2005 8:19PM
Online scammers exploiting Katrina disaster

Online scammers exploiting Katrina disaster

Internet criminals wasted no time in exploiting the hurricane Katrina disaster, immediately orchestrating online donation scams and sending malicious email.
Sep 1 2005 9:33PM
Companies lack resources to meet privacy requirements

Companies lack resources to meet privacy requirements

Companies believe keeping their customers' data private is critical to their brand image but many do not have the resources to manage increased privacy rules, according to a recent survey.
Aug 31 2005 10:07PM
Federal data mining not doing enough to protect privacy

Federal data mining not doing enough to protect privacy

Data mining efforts at five federal agencies did not follow all rules for ensuring privacy of personal information, according to a recent report by the Government Accountability Office.
Aug 30 2005 5:17PM
Portal provides free email sender reputation data

Portal provides free email sender reputation data

CipherTrust has launched a new portal that provides data about email sender reputation by domain and IP address, free of charge.
Aug 29 2005 5:46PM

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