Archive for April, 2010

What We’re Reading, Week of 4/26

Posted: 30th April 2010 by VPN Haus in Highlights

CNET… On iPhone, beware of that AT&T Wi-Fi hot spot CNET reports, any wireless network can mask itself as an AT&T Wi-Fi hot spot, drawing iPhone users to a potentially dangerous connection. Samy Kamkar, best known for building a worm in 2005 that collected a million overnight friends on MySpace, revealed this unsettling news about [...]

NetworkWorld’s Tim Greene takes on the issue of information security and corporate resources this week. The piece focuses on John Pironti’s, president of IT Architects, talk at the Interop conference in Las Vegas. Pironti asserts, industry compliance standards don’t fully protect organizations from security leaks, and in many cases, outsourcing has added to the problem. [...]

What We’re Reading, Week of 4/19

Posted: 23rd April 2010 by VPN Haus in Highlights

Infosecurity… PwC report shows bleak security landscape Nearly two-thirds of businesses have seen attempts to break into their networks in the past year, reports Infosecurity on the latest security survey from Pricewaterhouse Coopers. The survey points to cloud computing and social networks within enterprises as the primary culprits. The report drives home the importance of [...]

The Wall Street Journal has reported on security issues hindering the adoption of tablets, like the iPad, at some colleges. Students are expected to be a major market for tablets, given the availability of electronic books and growth of wireless networks. But the piece casts doubt on the feasibility of this, with security issues among [...]

VPN Legal Issues Haunt W7 / 2008 Server

Posted: 16th April 2010 by VPN Haus in Industry Commentary

There is an interesting continuation of news at the end of March being reported regarding Redmond’s famous tenant and VirnetX. We don’t often see patent issues in the VPN market, let alone a successfully waged one with Microsoft. This will mark the second legal issue over this technology and it appears the United States Patent [...]