Corporate Security Overview: 28 May - 4 June 2002
Ian Hameroff, director of anti-virus solutions at Computer Associates said: "One of the most important ways that the business technology community can protect itself against the ever-proliferating range of virus threats is by sharing information about those threats and effective counter measures. VB2002 provides an excellent forum for this kind of sharing, and we are proud to bring our extensive experience in security management to this exciting event."

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29 May 2002 - Trend Micro, Inc. announced that Aetna Inc., has chosen Trend Micro's award-winning antivirus solutions to assist in keeping its data virus-free, boost efficiency and increase employee productivity to better serve its customers. Aetna is using Trend Micro InterScan Messaging Security Suite to prevent email-borne virus outbreaks, insulate enterprise business and maintain network integrity. Aetna began deployment in March with estimated completion expected later this year.

Alan Pawlak, Security Manager, Aetna said: "One of Aetna's core functions is information management. We manage a high volume of email messages daily and cannot afford downtime. Our customers rely on us to communicate in a timely and effective manner. We take a proactive approach to minimize threats and maintain productivity."

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30 May 2002 - GFI MailSecurity, GFI's new email security package for Exchange and SMTP servers, has been awarded anti-virus certification from ICSA Labs. The certification provides independent confirmation that GFI MailSecurity for Exchange/SMTP protects networks against email viruses.

Nick Galea, GFI CEO SAID: "The certification from ICSA Labs demonstrates that, through its combination of multiple anti-virus engines, an email exploit shield, a threats engine, and email content and attachment checking, GFI MailSecurity delivers powerful protection against email viruses and attacks.

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30 May 2002 - Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. announced a strategic relationship with Kingnet Security Inc. The strategic relationship enables Kingnet, a leading intrusion detection system provider, to offer Network-1's CyberwallPLUS family of security solutions to its network of resellers and distributors in China.

Kingnet CEO Oliver Zou SAID: "Enterprises in China urgently need network and information security solutions from companies who specialize in these technologies. The addition of Network-1's CyberwallPLUS suite of intrusion prevention products to Kingnet's other offerings greatly increases our ability to deliver robust network security solutions to our customers."

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03 June 2002 - TruSecure Corporation announced an agreement with Pantellos, a leading supply chain services company for the utility and energy services industries, to offer managed security, assurance and certification services to the Pantellos trading community. By virtue of the alliance, more than 300 Pantellos trading parties will be offered TruSecure’s expansive roster of managed security services.

Matt Worth, director of Supply Management Services for Pantellos said: "The security risks facing companies that trade electronically are unique due to the sensitive and critical nature of the information being exchanged with trading parties."

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What's the real cost of a security breach?

The majority of business decision makers admit that their organisation will suffer an information security breach and that the cost of recovery could start from around $1 million.

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