Security gets smarter

Tuesday, 26 July 2005, 12:06 PM EST

As the black, gray, and white hats put on their party headdresses in Las Vegas for the Black Hat and DefCon conferences, security companies are busy bolstering their defenses against the latest crop of threats. And intelligence is the key weapon these companies are adding to security arsenals.

3Com's TippingPoint division, for instance, is announcing this week a Zero Day Initiative, which is aimed at protecting enterprises against newly discovered vulnerabilities.

By Bob Francis at InfoWorld.

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