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2006.10.20 Daily Security Reading

by on Oct.20, 2006, under Security

The threat posed by portable storage devices (pdf)

In a society where the use of portable storage devices is commonplace, the threat that these devices pose to corporations and organizations is, more often than not, ignored. This paper examines the nature of the threat that these devices present and the counter-measures that organizations can adopt to eliminate them.

IE7 is already vulnerable

Microsoft has just released the final version of IE7 for Windows XP and security research firm Secunia has already found a security vulnerability in newly unleashed IE7.

Instant messaging: Problems and solutions

You’ve heard about the benefits and the drawbacks of allowing instant messaging on your network, but have you heard them all? John takes the view that it’s best to lay all the IM security cards on the the table — and then plan how you’re going to trump them.

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