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

Editor's Choice

Top Five DevOps and Ops Team Challenges for 2015

Security Staffing

Explore the five challenges teams need to address – from cultural changes and shifting ownership to hybrid environment complications, as well as steps to take now that will help teams overcome future challenges.

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The Right Way to Do the Hybrid Cloud

Tata Communications Launches Global Cloud Network

With Lollipop, Android Tries to Lick Its Security Problems

The ‘Black Box’ Era of IT

 

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