Content Security

Most companies don't want to inhibit the collaborative flow that Web 2.0 has brought to the marketplace; don't want it to hinder their overall operations and they want to continue to build on their Web 2.0 platforms. Yet as the use of these collaborative applications becomes integrated into business processes, the need for them to be secure becomes imperative.

Posted Oct 29, 2008

Epok Inc., a provider of SharePoint access control software, announced the release of its Epok Edition for SharePoint version 2.4.

Posted Oct 24, 2008

Attributor Corporation, a provider of a content monitoring and programming platform, announced that Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa has chosen Attributor technology to increase monetization of dpa's digital content and develop new products.

Posted Oct 14, 2008

Google Inc. lost two copyright lawsuits in Germany over displaying photos and artworks as thumbnails in a preview of search results.

Posted Oct 14, 2008

Indiana University announced the creation of the Center for Applied Identity Management Research (CAIMR), a collaboration among industry, government agencies, and academic institutions, to target research to identity management challenges.

Posted Oct 10, 2008

A security hole in Adobe Systems, Inc. software, used to distribute movies and TV shows over the Internet, is giving users free access to record and copy from Inc's video streaming service.

Posted Oct 03, 2008

Astaro Corporation, provider of internet security appliances, announced the availability of its newproduct line, Astaro Mail Gateway. Featuring email encryption, spam, and virus protection and remote exchange access, the Astaro Mail Gateway gives small- to medium-sized businesses mail security.

Posted Sep 30, 2008

eleven, a provider of email security solutions, introduced the latest version of its eXpurgate integrated email security solution. eXpurgate 3.0 identifies spam and other malware with a recognition rate of over 99 percent and produces no false positives for individual e-mails.

Posted Sep 30, 2008

OverDrive, a digital distributor of downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, and more to libraries, schools, and retailers, announced digital audiobook support for Microsoft's Zune digital media player with the OverDrive Media Console v3.1 release.

Posted Sep 26, 2008

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