Content Security

There seems to be a never-ending list of companies experiencing data breaches, which can lead to the theft of information and even identity. Database security is a serious issue that affects every business or organization, and one of the most effective means of database security is good database auditing.

Posted Sep 25, 2008

Identity Finder, a provider of software for security and privacy technologies, announced the release of Identity Finder Enterprise Edition 3.5 and their newest product, Identity Finder Monitoring Console.

Posted Sep 19, 2008

iCopyright announced the release of Discovery, a web-based service that finds both licensed and unlicensed uses of a publisher's content on the web.

Posted Sep 19, 2008

Finjan Inc., a provider of secure web gateway solutions for the enterprise market, announced the findings of its web security survey of 1387 IT/Security professionals conducted during July 2008.

Posted Sep 16, 2008

Workshare, provider of content protection and control, announced WorkshareOpen, a platform for independent software vendors (ISVs), system integrators, and enterprise IT departments.

Posted Sep 16, 2008

Nexicon, a provider of next generation digital rights management and digital media intelligence solutions, announced an agreement with YouTube.

Posted Sep 12, 2008

Secure Computing Corporation, an enterprise gateway security company, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Securify, a provider of identity-based monitoring solutions, for approximately $15 million plus an earn-out of up to $5 million.

Posted Sep 05, 2008

Email has not just revolutionized the way we communicate, it has transformed the way we do business today. Along the way, it also added a significant layer of security risk. However, most corporations lack policies, much less solutions, to help mitigate the potentially costly problems of unmanaged email.

Posted Sep 01, 2008

OCLC, a nonprofit library service and research organization, is piloting a new service for libraries that encourages librarians and other interested parties to discover and share information about the copyright status of books.

Posted Aug 29, 2008

Astaro Corporation, vendor of security appliances, announced the release of version 7.3 of Astaro Security Gateway.

Posted Aug 26, 2008

ARX (Algorithmic Research), a provider of electronic signature solutions, announced the integration of CoSign with Laserfiche Rio, a complete ECM Solution, to guarantee the integrity of documents and ensure signer authenticity.

Posted Aug 22, 2008

NextLabs, Inc., a provider of policy-driven information risk management software, announced the availability of Enterprise DLP 3.5, the latest release of its host-based data loss prevention system.

Posted Aug 19, 2008

When one thinks about the attacks of 9/11, and the ensuing national security hysteria, anthrax scares, and the impact it all has had on daily life and our government, the first thing that comes to mind probably is not the workings of the United States Copyright Office. Yet the effects of this tragedy resonate throughout the nation and into every aspect of our government activities.A lot of attention has been paid to the restructuring of the FBI and CIA, but the Copyright Office has also undergone a major overhaul as a result of that infamous day. On July 1, 2008, the Copyright Office (USCO) went public with the eCO (Electronic Copyright Office) after beta testing the system for about a year, and the all new FormCO, as part of a major overhaul of its system. These developments are, in many respects, a result of changes in Washington, D.C., following the anthrax scares of 2001, says David J. Christopher, associate COO at the USCO.

Posted Aug 18, 2008

RoyaltyShare, Inc., a provider of digital royalty solutions to the entertainment industry, announced an extension to its Series B round of financing with an investment from the William Morris Agency.

Posted Aug 15, 2008

Sony announced that its Reader Digital Book will now support the EPUB format, the International Digital Publishing Forum's XML-based standard format for reflowable digital books and publications.

Posted Jul 29, 2008

Authernative, Inc., developer of user and transaction authentication and identity management technologies, announced that the United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company a patent for a private and secure financial transactions method.

Posted Jul 01, 2008

The Copyright Office announced that it will enter the next phase in the implementation of its business process reengineering effort to modernize operations from a paper-based to a Web-based processing environment.

Posted Jun 27, 2008

ACAP, the new protocol that enables publishers to control how their online content is re-used, is to adopt semantics of the Picture Licensing Universal System (PLUS).

Posted Jun 24, 2008

CDNetworks, a content delivery network (CDN), and Nirvanix, a global "Cloud Storage" platform provider optimized for media, announced a partnership to deliver a unified cloud storage and content delivery service.

Posted Jun 24, 2008

CrossRef, a non-profit membership association, announced the launch of CrossCheck, a new initiative to aid publishers in verifying the originality of scholarly content.

Posted Jun 20, 2008

Voltage Security, provider of information encryption, and Websense, Inc., provider of Web, email, and data protection technologies, introduced an integrated security solution.

Posted Jun 06, 2008

iCopyright, a copyright system for digital content, has launched two new instant licensing services that help online publishers promote lawful reuses of their copyrighted content while protecting their rights.

Posted Jun 06, 2008

IBM announced open client and partner testing of the new IBM Optim Data Privacy Solution for use with SAP solutions, which provides enterprise data management and data privacy capabilities in support of SAP applications.

Posted May 20, 2008

The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters announced that Manuscript Central, a web-based peer review and online submission program, will incorporate the iThenticate checking tool into its submission and peer review process.

Posted May 09, 2008

It's been 8 years since the Electronic Signature Act—legislation that makes electronic signatures as legally binding as paper-based signatures—was signed by President Clinton. Although it's been nearly a decade, the use of e-signature technology is now steadily gainingmore widespread prominence and acceptance—savingtime and making money.

Posted May 06, 2008