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Enterprise Encryption and Key Management Strategy from Vormetric and ESG

In the current data security environment, encryption is often touted as the grand cure-all. Simply implement an encryption solution and your data security woes will be behind you. While encryption can be a powerful tool in the data protection arsenal, assisting companies in achieving regulatory compliance as well as offering a high degree of protection to sensitive data, it must be done in a strategic manner.

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McDonald’s Phishing Message Brings All-You-Can-Eat-Malware

BUCHAREST, Romania  - June 21, 2011 - A tasty McDonald's free menu is enough of a bait for lots of starving fellows, and is now the latest spam trap spreading across the Web. According to BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, the most recent gastronomic spam trap looks is being received in users’ inboxes as an invitation to order  a  five dish meal –  free of charge at the nearest McDonalds’s hot spot. [Read More...]

VASCO tackles global SSL-certificate market

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, Zurich, Switzerland, June 20, 2011 - VASCO Data Security Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; ), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products and services, today announced that it will tackle the global SSL and EV SSL market with its own set of CertiID SSL and EV SSL certificates. VASCO’s move towards the global SSL-certificate sector is a consequence of its recent acquisition of the Dutch internet trust provider DigiNotar. [Read More...]

NovaBACKUP Named a Storage Awards 2011 Finalist

NovaBACKUP has been nominated as a finalist for The Storries VIII (The Storage Awards) in the category of Cloud Backup and Replication Product of the Year. Agoura Hills / (CA) USA; Hamburg / Germany, May 19, 2011 – Data protection specialist NovaStor has been announced a finalist for The Storries VIII (The Storage Awards 2011). NovaStor’s software, NovaBACKUP, is nominated in the category of: Cloud Backup and Replication Product of the Year.
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Belgian cloud service provider Thinfactory adds DIGIPASS as a Service to its product range

OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, USA, and Zurich, Switzerland, May 10, 2011 - VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ: VDSI), (, a leading software security company specializing in authentication products and services, today announced that Thinfactory, a Belgian cloud service provider, puts DIGIPASS as a Service at the disposal of its end-users on its online web store (
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Rebit Reinvents PC Backup Software with Release of Rebit 5

LONGMONT, CO –  February 1, 2011 – Rebit™ Inc., the company dedicated to making backup and recovery for PC users “ridiculously simple,” today announced its newest backup software, Rebit 5, available now at  U.S. computer retailers and resellers can purchase Rebit 5 through Rebit authorized distributors D&H (, and SED (
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New Circuit Breaker Protects HDs from Power Surges and Current Interruptions (A104)

Chicago, September 30, 2010 (word count: 498) The SAFER Evolution device is a technological breakthrough that protects hard drives from power surges, power overloads and short-circuits. It notably acts as a smart protective device that indicates the source of the malfunction. By launching SAFER Evolution on the market, the FREEMINDTRONIC Company is asserting its position as the worldwide specialist in the ultimate smart protection against data loss.
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Government Organization Finds Unitrends Performance and Support Superior to Backup Exec

Backup solution vendor Unitrends impresses McLean County with its quick, easy-to-use backup appliances and attentive support team
COLUMBIA, S.C., September 21, 2010 – Unitrends, the leading provider in integrated and scalable backup solutions, today announced McLean County has switched from Symantec Backup Exec to Unitrends.  The governmental agency reported that the Unitrends backup appliance is able to perform VMware backup and restore operations in a fraction of the time required for Symantec’s Backup Exec.
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Stellar releases recovery software for corrupt SharePoint databases

Gurgaon, India, 18 Aug 2010 Stellar Information Systems Ltd ( leaders in data recovery industry,announces the launch of Stellar Phoenix SharePoint Server Recovery v1.0, a versatile application for recovering corrupt or damaged SharePoint databases. The SharePoint recovery tool, compatible with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and 2007, promises to repair affected SharePoint databases and recover all of the data and documents.
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Punishment for stealing UID data? Rs. 1 Crore

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is all set to ensure data security and maintain secrecy of information and in case of breach of privacy or impersonation, one can be fined Rs. 1 crore. For disclosing identity information, impersonation, giving wrong biometrics and unauthorised access to data, the draft bill proposes to make UIDAI a statutory body and provides for strict penalty, reports Mahendra Kumar Singh of the Economic Times. [Read More...]

CDW IT Threat Prevention Poll: Data Loss is Number One Enemy

CDW LLC, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education, today announced the results of its IT Threat Prevention Straw Poll, based on a survey of 200 information technology (IT) security managers and decision makers at medium and large businesses across the United States. The survey investigated their impressions of IT security threats and the measures businesses are taking to prevent or mitigate them. Among all current IT threats, 37 percent of business IT security managers believe that data loss from internal threats, negligence and/or accidents (e.g., loss of devices) will be their next major security issue. In second place, 24 percent of respondents view evolved forms of current threats (e.g., breaches, viruses or worms) as their biggest threat, followed by malicious attacks or targeted intrusions (18 percent), and autonomous or untargeted robotic networks (botnets) (14 percent).
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UpdateStar Kahuna 3 available to speed up, clean up and maintain Windows PCs

The newly released UpdateStar Kahuna provides Windows platform users with a comprehensive and simple PC maintenance suite. With Kahuna, users can get an underperforming PC into shape with minimal effort. Kahuna includes more than 40 modules and tools designed to clean, fine-tune and optimize XP, Vista and Windows 7 based PCs. Within the fields of system diagnosis, user security, and system optimization these proven and powerful tools ensure the user PC remains healthy and fast.
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