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Photos: Inside Sophos Labs

Photos: Inside Sophos Labs

Behind the gleaming glass of an Oxfordshire building lurks the UK headquarters of Sophos, the anti-malware company. Join ZDNet UK as we walk the corridors of The Pentagon...

published November 29, 2005 by

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Microsoft fixes a patch

Three Microsoft security fixes are causing headaches for users. Microsoft will update one "critical" patch for Windows next week to address a myriad of problems. Also: Some new Oracle fixes and more Mac OS X holes.

published April 22, 2006 by

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Security Bites videocast

Patch up before you go surfing. A flood of fixes: Microsoft, Mozilla and Opera all released updates for their Web browsers this week. Also: Wipe your hard drive before recycling it, and a new security chief at MySpace.com.

published April 14, 2006 by

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Security Bites videocast

CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET's Robert Vamosi discuss Windows pests coming to Macs, the endless stream of IE flaws, McAfee's purchase of SiteAdvisor, why phishing works and Microsoft's upcoming Patch Tuesday.

published April 7, 2006 by

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Security Bites videocast

CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET's Robert Vamosi talk about rootkits in Bagle variants, new efforts to fight phishing, unofficial patches for IE flaws and wager on whether Microsoft will issue a patch early.

published April 1, 2006 by

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Thwarting insider threats

Companies often put their security muscle into preventing attacks from the outside. Hugh Njemanze of ArcSight explains why insider threats are just as dangerous and how there are simple and effective methods to stop them and keep your business safe.

published March 13, 2006 by

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Rights-based DRM

The Digital Rights Management dilemma has become a headache for both the publishers and consumers of online music and video, and mobile content. Kevin Collins of Navio Systems introduces a new and simpler service-based approach to DRM that allows publishers to distribute rights to consumers.

published March 13, 2006 by

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Chambers lays down security his way

During his keynote address at this year's RSA Conference, Cisco CEO John Chambers talks about his vision of security as a multi-layered, integrated approach with commonality between all platforms, and criticizes the approach that is in practice today.

published February 15, 2006 by

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