René Millman

Recent articles by René Millman

Review: Symantec IM Manager

Review: Symantec IM Manager

Symantec IM Manager offers instant messaging management and security with support for public IM networks and enterprise IM platforms including AOL, Jabber, IBM Lotus Instant Messaging, ICQ, MSN Messenger, Microsoft Live Communications Server, Reuters, Yahoo! and GoogleTalk.
Dec 5 2006 9:00AM
Review: Check Point IM Security

Review: Check Point IM Security

Part of the very popular endpoint security application developed by ZoneLabs, Check Point Integrity IM Security is billed as a solution that keeps instant messaging conversations private and secure, regardless of the IM service used.
Nov 27 2006 9:00AM
Review: Akonix A6000

Review: Akonix A6000

The Akonix A6000 appliance came as a rebadged Dell PowerEdge 850 box that uses AkOS, the supplier's own hardened operating system that was custom-developed on the Linux 2.6 kernel.
Nov 27 2006 9:00AM
Review: Enterprise Instant Messenger

Review: Enterprise Instant Messenger

Enterprise Instant Messenger from MessageLabs is a comprehensive hosted security solution for IM. We were provided with a simple ten-user license evaluation version of the system.
Nov 27 2006 9:00AM
Review: MS Live Comms Server

Review: MS Live Comms Server

Perhaps the length of time it takes to install Live Communications Server 2005 (LCS 2005) reflects its complexity and the vast scope of its capabilities.
Nov 22 2006 9:00AM
Review: FaceTime Enterprise Edition

Review: FaceTime Enterprise Edition

Another rebadged Dell PowerEdge 850 rack-mountable 1U server, FaceTime RTG500 is aimed at the medium to large enterprise market.
Nov 22 2006 9:00AM
Review: Trend Micro IM Security

Review: Trend Micro IM Security

Trend Micro's IM Security suite is designed to sit on top of a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 machine already running Microsoft Live Communications Server 2005. From the offset we got the feeling that this suite was going to be bolted down pretty tight. For starters, to activate the product you need to log into Trend Micro's website and use your registration key to get an activation code.
Nov 22 2006 12:00AM
Review: FortiGate-500A-HD

Review: FortiGate-500A-HD

Fortinet's FortiGate-500A-HD appliance is another 1U rack-mountable unit but, being half-depth, is smaller than some similar products. It's claim to fame is as a "multi-zone network protection solution." Fortinet says it enables organizations to segment networks into independent security "zones", each with unique access and security policies.
Nov 1 2006 12:00AM
Review: GMS Instant Messaging

Review: GMS Instant Messaging

Gordano Message Suite is a stable of products that includes email, anti-spam, anti-virus, instant messenger and collaboration tools. We opted to install the full suite, but during installation we were able to pick and choose the applications we wanted.
Nov 1 2006 12:00AM
Critical data found on second-hand hard drives

Critical data found on second-hand hard drives

Organizations and individuals are still leaving critical data on disks later sold on through online auctions and computer fairs, according to a new study.
Aug 10 2006 12:23PM
Nigerian email scam-master arrested

Nigerian email scam-master arrested

Police in Nigeria have arrested the suspected ringleader of an email scam that stole up to $2 million.
Aug 7 2006 12:38PM
Mobile storage devices a threat to business

Mobile storage devices a threat to business

Businesses are at risk of data loss and theft because of bad management of mobile storage devices within organizations.
Aug 3 2006 2:19PM
Wireless worms threaten laptop users

Wireless worms threaten laptop users

Worms could travel through the airwaves and infect laptops, according to security experts.
Aug 2 2006 1:58PM
NASA, military websites hacked in protest over Israeli bombings

NASA, military websites hacked in protest over Israeli bombings

A number of U.S. government, military and university websites have been defaced in protest over the crisis in the Middle East.
Aug 1 2006 1:08PM
Three-quarters of phish hit Paypal, Ebay

Three-quarters of phish hit Paypal, Ebay

Three-quarters of the net's phishing attacks target eBay and Paypal users, according to new findings.
Jul 31 2006 1:26PM
Marshal: Europe responsible for most spam

Marshal: Europe responsible for most spam

Europe is the most prolific source of spam, according to new research from email security vendor Marshal.
Jul 28 2006 12:38PM
Man charged over medical college database theft

Man charged over medical college database theft

A 46-year-old man has been charged with stealing the membership database held at the American College of Physicians (ACP) in Philadelphia.
Jul 25 2006 12:31PM
Ransomware getting harder to decrypt

Ransomware getting harder to decrypt

Ransomware is becoming more complex, and anti-virus companies are worried they may not be able to decrypt ransomed files, according to a new report.
Jul 24 2006 1:06PM
New email scam claims AIDS cure

New email scam claims AIDS cure

In-boxes are being plagued by thousands of messages related to an email scam that attempts to fool people into believing that the sender has found a cure to AIDS.
Jul 21 2006 11:45AM
U.K. moves to ban hackers from internet

U.K. moves to ban hackers from internet

The U.K.'s Home Office is planning broad powers to ban hackers from using the internet.
Jul 20 2006 10:12AM

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