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RSA 2007: VeriSign's Internet cloud fortress

During his keynote at the RSA 2007 Conference, VeriSign CEO Stratton Sclavos announced Project Titan, a three-year investment from the company's capital spend of $150 to $200 million to add capacity to its network infrastructure to keep up with growth of the Internet. "We have to stay ahead of the curve and build capacity to help with RFID and content distribution," Sclavos said.

February 8, 2007 by Dan Farber


RSA 2007: DHS's Greg Garcia gets organized for cybersecurity battle

At a town hall meeting at the RSA 2007 Conference in San Francisco, Greg Garcia, the Department of Homeland Security assistant secretary for cybersecurity and telecommunications, described the environment in which his agency operates:"The next ten years there will be a single integrated IP network that serves all needs," Garcia said.

February 8, 2007 by Dan Farber


Verizon reels in IT services

Verizon in the fourth quarter decided to bring its technology services in house as it integrates the infrastructure from the MCI acquisition. The news was disclosed on Electronic Data Systems' earnings conference call.

February 8, 2007 by


RSA 2007: CA's Swainson probes the mystery of security

John Swainson, president and CEO of CA, started off his RSA 2007 keynote by quoting Gregory Treverton, a senior analyst at the Rand Corporation and former vice chair of the National Intelligence Council, on the difference between mysteries and puzzles. Treverton concluded that the national security challenge of the 21st century, for example, is less about solving puzzles than illuminating the mysteries in front of us.

February 7, 2007 by Dan Farber