Expected for release later this year, Microsoft XP Service Pack 2 focuses on three areas of security: default firewall, automatic update and scanning for current virus protection. At CeBit America in New York, Microsoft's Greg Sullivan tells ZDNet's David Berlind that while SP2 is a security improvement for Windows, it's just the first step in a continual fight against network threats.
Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers and Mike Volpi, general manager of the company's Routing Technology Group, show off the Carrier Routing System-1, which offers a system capacity of 92 terabits per second and enables large carriers to deliver higher volumes of Internet traffic.
The tablet PC, once touted as the executive's cool new gadget, is losing out in the portable PC market, as businesses are sticking with less-expensive laptops. But tablets are serving an important role in vertical markets such as health care. We visited a medical facility in Middleton, Conn., to take a look at how the computers are changing the way doctors do business.
The highlighter-size Xkey is designed to extend employee access to company Microsoft Exchange servers without a dedicated mobile computer. ZDNet's David Berlind talks with KeyComputing Managing Director Daniel Schreiber about the Xkey's features and security concerns.
What are the biggest challenges to keeping wireless networks secure? ZDNet's David Berlind talks with United Parcel Service Vice President Cathy Calagee, Hewlett-Packard Chief Technologist Paul Congdon and STSN Security Executive Stephen Cobb about what it takes to safeguard wireless networks today.
After a recent trip to Lebanon, CNET's Esther Dyson stresses the importance of being sensitive to local cultures and customs when expanding globally. She tells ZDNet's Dan Farber which companies she thinks are doing a good job and explains what international governments should do to secure U.S. investment.
MCI chief executive Michael Capellas opens the NetWorld+Interop trade show in Las Vegas in his first keynote address since his company emerged from bankruptcy last month. He says MCI has a strong balance sheet and is committed to innovation.
IrisNet--a network of Webcams and sensors able to monitor locations ranging from the coast to the closest available parking space--is the latest from Intel Research. Researcher Phillip Gibbons gives CNET News.com correspondent James Hilliard a demonstration.
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