Articles about Security
Australian digital security company Covata has signed a 10-year global licensing deal with networking giant Cisco.
New Zealand's inspector-general of intelligence and security is launching an inquiry into allegations that the Government Communications Security Bureau intercepted the communications of New Zealanders in the South Pacific.
The cost for Australia's internet service providers to block websites under the government's proposed copyright legislation, introduced in parliament on Thursday, has been estimated at over AU$130,000 per year.
Researchers' claims that the New South Wales online iVote system was vulnerable to a FREAK attack have been overstated, according to the state's Electoral Commission, which has questioned the researchers' motives.
Just a few minutes after the first NSA leak was published, the phones of US lawmakers began to buzz, hours before most of America would find out over their morning coffee.
Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre is working effectively says oversight board.
There is indeed a Squid bug in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, but it's in pre-beta, unreleased code.
A new bill has been introduced to make sharing cyberthreat data between corporations and the government less risky -- legally.
The two companies are combining their portfolios to better protect the enterprise against DDoS attacks.
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has reiterated claims that the data-retention Bill does not force service providers to retain data that, as an industry, they do not already collect.
Attorney-General George Brandis has revealed that the estimated average cost for storing telecommunications data will be close to AU$4 per customer, per year.
A vulnerability in the Android PackageInstaller system allowed attackers to hijack the installation process of a seemingly safe third-party Android app and replace it with one infected with malware.
The tech giant's security has been compromised due to unauthorized digital certificates being issued based on its domains.
The Board of Airline Representatives Australia has locked Unisys in for another four years to provide its baggage reconciliation system at seven of the country's international airports.
BBC Worldwide has said that the proposed copyright infringement code is 'ill equipped' to handle Australians masking their IP address to avoid detection while illicitly downloading TV shows or films.
Dancers take the stage to interpret the theme of this year's RSA Conference: ancient Vedic mathematics.
The two execs speak onstage during RSA, urging business leaders to protect the digital economy.
International Toy Fair attendees are likely to be overwhelmed by plethora of robots, music devices and digital dolls.
An RFID tag with one of Impinj's Monza chips measures 9 millimeters across.
From Karl Rove to Lindsay Lohan, A-list types can't get enough of RIM's "CrackBerry"--and may soon have to go through withdrawal.
In Stockholm, Sweden, drivers have been testing an IBM system of radio frequency transponders and roadside cameras.
Lego's Mindstorms NXT may look like a kid's toy, but it's actually a robot development kit.
Microsoft's Vista operating system includes account-protection features and a tool designed to prevent silent spyware installations.
Radio tags could soon help the trains run on time and let your bank know what you're doing with your money.
Spam Cube is one of the first antispam hardware appliances for individuals--and it requires no monthly fee.
Single-celled animals might be some of the most important figures in high technology.
Nokia's newly released business phone is designed to compete directly with Research In Motion's BlackBerry.
The security company's CEO John Thompson talks strategy to customers at annual get-together.
Sun's Scott McNealy shows off his golf prowess at a Symantec customer conference.
At E3, new devices add mobility and excitement to the next generation of games.
ILM's visual effects supervisor oversees all the gruesome characters and supernatural transformations you see in the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. Those effects have earned a 2007 Oscar nomination. Meanwhile, John Knoll is facing an April deadline for scenes to be in the next installment: Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End. CNET's Veronica Belmont got to talk with Knoll in his office the day after the nomination was announced.
Patch Tuesday brought fixes for 11 bugs, but three flaws are still at large. Also, we look at ID theft and security issues that remain after a Windows XP Wi-Fi update.
After a worm attack, MySpace distributed a fix for QuickTime. Also, Microsoft will patch Windows and Visual Studio next week, but it won't remedy a new zero-day Word flaw.
John Halamka, the CIO of Harvard Medical School, talks about how RFID is being used in hospitals today. Halamka has an RFID chip implanted in his arm.
Sponsored: To comply with federal regulations such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, enterprises need to make sure their financial data is reliable, and thus secure. Paul Needham, Oracle's director of product management for database security, says organizations should focus on five key areas to improve data security.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Oracle.
With the growth of e-business, many organizations are faced with thechallenge of managing secure access to data and applications across a widerange of computing systems. Jasuja, vice president of product managementat Oracle, discusses the building blocks of an identity management system andthe keys to choosing the right solution.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Oracle.
Sponsored: Identity management not only enhances security, but it can improve compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Rohit Gupta, the director of Oracle'sID management & security products, explains how this is achieved.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Oracle.
Will Thanksgiving be celebrated with a Windows worm? Join CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi live in the studio for this week's Security Bites podcast. Also, security software from RealNetworks and the debate over IE 7's green browser bar.
Microsoft has finally wrapped up work on Windows Vista, the first major Windows release in five years. Vista promises to be a safer operating system than Windows XP. On this week's Security Bites podcast, CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi give a preview.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that Mozilla unleashed Firefox 2 this week. Although the new browser is not a giant leap from version 1.5, it does beat Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 in several aspects, including security, say CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi on this week's Security Bites.
For the first time in five years, Microsoft has released a new version of the Web browser. CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi discuss IE 7's heavily promoted security features in this week's Security Bites.