News Focus: RSA Conference 2006

In the past five years the annual RSA Conference has grown from a techie meeting to a major business event.
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There's no doubt that security is big business. In the past five years the annual RSA Conference has grown from a techie meeting to a major business event. Just look at the 275 exhibitors pitching their wares.

="" href="http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/index.php?p=2598" rel="follow">FBI's Mueller plays broken record at RSA

Dan Farber Dan Farber: FBI Director Robert Mueller asks for help from the private sector. It's not that Mueller's points are wrong, but progress has been slow on both sides.
FBI wants YOU to fight cybercrime
February 16, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6040506.html" rel="follow">Locking down America's Net defenses

Q&A Andy Purdy, acting director of DHS' National Cyber Security unit, says that though progress has been made in protecting the Net, the work isn't done. February 16, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6040529.html" rel="follow">Ending Microsoft's identity crisis

Q&A Identity expert Kim Cameron explains more about the InfoCards touted as the death knell for usernames and password. February 16, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6040075.html" rel="follow">Consumer distrust could lash e-commerce

Without a major push to establish trust in online transactions, buyers may return to old ways, Symantec and VeriSign CEOs warn. February 15, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6039940.html" rel="follow">Chambers calls for open standards

Cisco CEO said he applies a holistic view to security and companies should view the network as an integrated system.
VIDEO: Chambers lays down security his way
February 15, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6039499.html" rel="follow">McNealy: Clean up your security act

Sun CEO says tech needs to take aim at the digital divide--and offers up a remedy involving some of Sun's pet initiatives.
VIDEO: Sun's McNealy lists security nightmares
February 14, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6039677.html" rel="follow">Panel sees progress in cybersecurity

But much more needs to be done to protect the Internet and information systems, experts say at RSA Conference. February 14, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6039177.html" rel="follow">Gates calls for end to passwords

With Windows Vista, the Microsoft chairman feels he has the right weapons to supplant the password on PCs.
George Ou: Microsoft pushes standardized SSO at RSA
VIDEO: Gates urges the death of passwords
PHOTOS: Gates takes the stage at RSA
February 14, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6038897.html" rel="follow">RSA sees gadgets as security tokens

RSA Security is working to make devices like cell phones and PDAs double as user authentication devices. February 14, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6038135.html" rel="follow">RSA confab: Boom times for security

No longer just for cryptogeeks, RSA Conference attracts big-name speakers, product launches, underscoring security's growing importance..
February 13, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6039341.html" rel="follow">Cisco takes security on the offense?

Financially motivated cyberattacks are on the rise, says Cisco Systems CSO John Stewart. February 14, 2006

="" href="http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009-6038422.html" rel="follow">Sun to unveil security offerings

One initiative introduces a form of encryption to its next-generation Sun Java System Web Server. February 12, 2006

="" href="http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=2562" rel="follow">State of cybersecurity at Demo 2006

Dan Farber Dan Farber:A panel at Demo '06 agrees that cybersecurity problems aren't going away so we need to get to a level that we can live with.
February 8, 2006

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