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The Buzz: July 16, 2001

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Webvan, the most pro-minent online grocer, has made its last delivery.

In Denial

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If service providers don't move faster to prevent distributed denial-of-service attacks, hackers and script kiddies can grab their suntan lotion and head for the beach this summer because there will still be ample opportunity to bring sites to a screechin

Choosing a Security Provider Wisely

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Get a clue. Before you start thinking about who's going to be managing your security, decide what they're going to be managing.

Managed Security Deals Leave Networks Vulnerable

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Companies are increasingly turning over the keys to their e-businesses to security professionals, who often lack the expertise or personnel to operate them safely.

Mob Stoppers

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New tools aim to thwart denial-of-service attacks

Secure Bits

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Netsec, a provider of managed security services in Herndon, Va., says it has been awarded a multiyear contract to provide services to the National Science Foundation, the U.S. government agency that promotes and funds science and engineering research.

ePolicy Orchestrator Minds Anti-Virus Lines

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Network Associates Inc.'s McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 2.0 provides large companies with an easy-to-use anti-virus software management tool.

Novell Tries Its Hand at Security With iChain

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Best known for its networking software and frequent strategy shifts, Novell Inc. is set to roll out this summer new products in an effort to reshape itself as a security company.

Making Sure That Nothing Bad Happens

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The first edition of the excellent book "Hacking Exposed" by McClure, Scambray and Kurtz proclaims that "Network security is Y2K without the deadline."

Missing the Threats Under Their Noses

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Despite proof, companies show little awareness of security breaches by insiders and ex-employees.

Microsoft Plugs IIS Security Holes

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Microsoft acknowledges that there have been too many holes in the software for its dominant Web server, and promises to ensure that future products go out the door with safeguards to avoid another string of embarrassing problems.

Reining in Exploits

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Group of security, software vendors lays out vulnerability reporting map.

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