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Five predictions for instant messaging security in 2007

Five predictions for instant messaging security in 2007

Organisations will face a number of factors in 2007 that will force them to address their instant messaging (IM) security and compliance practices, predicted messaging security firm Akonix last week.
Jan 9 2007 7:19PM
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: 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: 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: 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
Corporates warm to instant messaging

Corporates warm to instant messaging

IM not just for the kids, says research.
Sep 8 2006 10:13AM
LG targets instant messaging users

LG targets instant messaging users

Electronics giant launches first mobile handset specifically geared towards
IM.
Sep 5 2006 9:54AM
Google talks up instant messaging

Google talks up instant messaging

New IM and VoIP client offers file sharing and voicemail.
Aug 18 2006 10:34AM
Primus launches PC-based SMS service

Primus launches PC-based SMS service

Primus Telecom has kicked off a new messaging service which allows for the sending of SMS from PCs to mobile phones.
Apr 20 2006 12:42PM
Be text alert, not alarmed

Be text alert, not alarmed

NSW Police are warning SMS and email users to stop sending messages warning others of potential terrorist threats.
Nov 15 2005 2:18PM
Messaging - is it an instant threat?

Messaging - is it an instant threat?

Instant messaging (IM) has triumphed in the past 2-3 years among personal internet users as well as within companies.
Oct 3 2005 11:19AM
Instant messaging security (2005)

Instant messaging security (2005)

More organizations are considering adding IM to their internal communication options, but are put off by the problem of security. Ian Parsons looks at what's on the market to put administrators' minds at ease
Sep 1 2005 12:00AM
Hotel messaging sings Soprano

Hotel messaging sings Soprano

Sydney ISV Soprano Design has signed a deal with the Accor hotel chain to roll out its SMS booking confirmation software via its corporate gateway platform to 100 hotels in Australia.
Aug 15 2005 3:31PM
Securing instant messaging

Securing instant messaging

It was only recently that IM was the preserve of teens and net-savvy companies. But like so many applications that start small, IM has made the leap from cool tool to useful business application. US analyst Gartner suggests that IM "will rival email in terms of both volume and ubiquity." In 2005 alone, it believes half of all companies will be using enterprise-level IM clients.
Jul 6 2005 10:38AM
Instant messaging set to double in next 12 months

Instant messaging set to double in next 12 months

Leading companies in Europe anticipate an explosion in the use of instant messaging over the next year, but admit that the technology can be a security nightmare.
Feb 22 2005 3:07PM

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