With WordPress 2.8 out the door less than two months, minor updates have been coming in steadily, solving small bugs and security vulnerabilities. The latest bug-fixing release, 2.8.3, finalizes some fixes initially introduced in 2.8.1 while also solving some other minor bugs. The new version comes barely two weeks since the latest release, while work on the next major version, 2.9, is starting to get traction with a final feature list shaping up.
Tata Communications, the leading provider of new world communications, together with F-Secure, the global leading provider of security as a service through ISPs and mobile operators, today announced their partnership to offer mobile phone security services in India. With this partnership, Tata Communications will be the first to offer F-Secure's award winning complete Mobile Security package, which includes virus protection, malware protection and an integrated firewall, to over 50 million smart phone users in India.
RSA, The Security Division of EMC announced the availability of the RSA SecurID Software Token for iPhone Devices that enables an iPhone to be used as an RSA SecurID authenticator, providing convenient and cost-effective two-factor authentication to enterprise applications and resources. The RSA SecurID Software Token App is now available on the App Store at no charge. The required RSA SecurID software token seed as well as RSA Authentication Manager – the software that powers the RSA SecurID system – are both available for purchase worldwide.
McAfee Enhances Total Protection Service to Help Businesses Strengthen Security While Reducing Costs
McAfee announced the latest release of McAfee Total Protection Service, the industry's first Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution offering always-on guard protection without additional investment in on-premise infrastructure. Total Protection Service provides integrated endpoint, email and Web protection with access to SecurityCenter, an online console managed by McAfee and available over the internet, providing organizations with more flexibility in management, reporting and design.
Facebook is facing more and more security issues dealing with spam, compromised accounts and other types of attacks. Considering its size it's no surprise that it became a prime target but for the most part the site has managed to stay out of trouble, which can't be said about the other hot social network at the moment, Twitter. And now, to further aid those who may have been the victims of an attack, the site offers better information and a simpler way of regaining control over their accounts.
Radware and RSA Form Technology Partnership to Offer Service for Increased Protection Against Trojan and Phishing Attacks
Radware, the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, and RSA, The Security Division of EMC announced a technology partnership to expand an integrated crimeware blocking network designed to provide stronger fraud protection for end users against both information and identity theft as well the spread of malware.
Juniper Networks, Inc., the leader in high-performance networking, confirmed its Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) security systems and Integrated Security Gateway (ISG) firewall/virtual private network (VPN) systems with IDP offer protection for new Microsoft vulnerabilities announced today.
Delivering on its data deduplication strategy, Symantec Corp. announced new releases to its NetBackup Platform to help organizations improve operational and storage efficiencies across physical and virtual environments. NetBackup provides quick recovery of information and reduces overall complexity by uniting next generation information management technologies for disk backup, data deduplication, virtual machine protection, continuous data protection (CDP) and replication in the heterogeneous enterprise data center.