Anti-Virus Solutions

Antivirus solutions identify, quarantine and delete viruses. The dominant approach is to compare files in the computer against a database of known viruses. For this reason, antivirus software must be routinely updated. Another way in which antivirus solutions work is by monitoring machines for suspicious behavior that may be a sign of a virus. Antivirus software is packaged with a wide variety of security software, such as programs designed to combat spyware and rootkits.


Articles

Microsoft, Google Help Create Ethernet Consortium for Clouds

Broadcom, Mellanox and Arista are other founders of the group that has developed a spec for 25GbE and 50GbE. More >

World Cup Spurs Cyber-Attacks, Digital Protests

Cyber-criminals use the quadrennial soccer contest as a phishing lure for unsuspecting victims, while Anonymous supports domestic protesters by defacing Web sites and by launching denial-of-service attacks. More >

AllSeen Internet of Things Alliance Expands

Linux Foundation open source Internet of Things collaboration effort now boasts 50 members. More >

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Interviews

Patent Litigation Has Huge Ramifications for Open Source

Lora Bentley spoke with Dean Drako, CEO, Barracuda Networks. The open source security appliance company is currently involved in patent litigation with competitor Trend Micro over antivirus More >

Are Rootkits the Biggest Security Threat?

With Jim Gildea, director of North American Marketing, Grisoft.   Question: What is the difference between a traditional virus and a rootkit?Gildea: Viruses are more common afflictions to More >

The Desktop Security Landscape Changes

Carl Weinschenk spoke with Jon Oltsik, senior analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group.   Weinschenk: What is changing about desktop security?Oltsik: A couple of things. One is that the threat More >

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Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

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Five Tips to Build a Brand in 2015

Security Staffing

In the coming year, the technological connectedness of everyone on Earth will reach a level never before experienced by humanity. The old rules don't apply in this world. New rules must be developed.

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Software Lets You Spin Private-Cloud Big Data Clusters

The Battle over Law Enforcement and Cell Data

The SDDC: Still a Work in Progress

Nimble Storage Connects Hybrid Array to Fibre Channel

 

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