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Latest Posts

Solving the IDS vs. SSL conundrum

One catch-22 that network security architects are constantly faced with is how to deploy Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) when the traffic they're supposed to act on is encrypted with SSL.

September 23, 2004 by George Ou


Industry on the brink of a patent war warns Ovum

The recent escalation in patent disputes is getting out of hand and can potentially lead to an all out patent war warns Ovum's Gary Barnett. Recently, a company called BTG (British Technology Group) sued several e-commerce sites, including Amazon.

September 21, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


Forrester CEO: Sun's plan is bold but has potholes

Fresh off a visit with Sun execs, Forrester Research CEO George Colony thinks he has handle on the company's comeback strategy as well as the potholes that might trip it up. In addition to Sun's continued fixation on technology (an obsession that Colony warns could leave Sun vulnerable to Dell), the eight point plan is more about Red Hat than it is anything else.

September 21, 2004 by David Berlind