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Friday, 30 September 2005 16:43 EST
Even these days, security is all the talk in wireless networks today, whether at home or in the office, and for good reason. Which security is best for you? WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) used to be the standard, but newer and arguably better security standards have been implemented for wireless. Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), named by the Wi-Fi Alliance, is taking the lead alongside an even newer version WPA2, both based on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11i ratified amendment.
On Wi-Fi Planet
Gartner: More Spending on Compliance, Corp GovernanceAccording to results from Gartner’s Financial Compliance Management survey, IT financial compliance management and corporate governance will increase to between 10 percent and 15 percent of IT budget in 2006.
As hackers continue to discover new techniques to attack corporate networks, network security vendors continue to invent new and better solutions to provide protection for enterprises, and some of these innovations will push the lucrative security market even higher, says analyst firm Infonetics.
nCircle Offers an Alternative to Nessus 3.0nCircle is offering an alternative to Nessus 3.0, which according to the company suffers from lack of regulatory and security policy compliance. nCircle’s new solution integrates Nessus data and helping enterprises transition to comprehensive solution while preserving existing technology investments.
Network Security Tools
Proactive Security Auditor
Proactive Password Auditor is a password security test tool that's designed to allow Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP and and Windows Server 2003-based systems administrators to identify and close security holes in their networks.
File Securer is a powerful tool designed to protect your sensitive folder and personal file. With strong security, File Securer embeds the protect into windows system kernel, both on command mode and window mode, all work professionally.
FIAIF is an Intelligent Firewall. It provides a highly customizable script for setting up an iptables-based firewall.
Utimaco's SafeGuard PDA Adds Advanced Security For Palm OS Users
FEC client gives instant WLAN connection through USB interface
Visto and NTP Sign Patent Licensing Agreement
Visto Powers Vodafone K.K. Launch of Japan’s First “True Push” Wireless Email
Fortinet Announces ‘ SOC in a BOX', A Complete Start up Program for Managed Security Services Providers