Network Security Roundup for July 21, 2003

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TechNewsWorld: Spammers Target WiFi Security21-Jul-03 07:21 ET

Story Highlights:“Spammers are preparing to use weaknesses in corporate wireless LANs to send out floods of unsolicited e-mail, a security company chief has claimed. CipherTrust said that, as security on fixed-line Internet connections tightens, spammers could gear up to exploit vulnerabilities in wireless LAN security.”

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ComputerWorld: Calculating Security ROI Is Tricky Business21-Jul-03 08:06 ET

Story Highlights:“Return on security investment has become a hot topic. IT departments have traditionally been viewed as cost centers, though they have learned to provide a business-case analysis for IT initiatives. Information security departments are trying to figure out how to do the same thing.”

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The Register: Guilty Plea in Kinko’s Keystroke Caper19-Jul-03 11:25 ET

Story Highlights:“If you used a computer at a Kinko’s in New York City last year, or the year before, there’s a good chance that JuJu Jiang was watching.”

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ComputerWorld: Latest Vulnerability Includes Windows Server 200321-Jul-03 10:14 ET

Story Highlights:“Users last week reacted with a mixture of concern and resignation to the discovery of a critical flaw in almost all versions of Microsoft Corp.’s Windows software, including the Windows Server 2003 operating system.”

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InternetWeek: NetScaler To Add SSL VPN Capabilities to Security Appliance21-Jul-03 05:58 ET

Story Highlights:“NetScaler plans on Tuesday to announce it has upgraded its application networking appliance to add SSL VPN capabilities. The new capabilities for the NetScaler 9000 will be available in August to new and existing NetScaler customers.”

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