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Top 10 trends in identity management

Eventually all of these buzzword-y acronyms will assimilate. In the meantime, SOA meet IAM, who may or may not be friends with OSS.

By March 10, 2008


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Why would network pings respond when stealth mode is enabled, and where did the iTunes Genius bar features go? Here we answer these and other questions from MacFixIt readers.

By February 17, 2012


Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free

Microsoft isn't making life easy for users of its aging operating system, but you don't need to be in a hurry to abandon XP.

By April 28, 2009


Ethernet connections in a hotel room are not secure

Wired Internet connections are not necessarily a safety haven from insecure Wi-Fi networks.

By January 19, 2008


The Real Deal 136: Podcasting

Tom and Rafe talk about how to get podcasts, when we listen to them, and recommend some of our favorites. Tom sucks because he forgot to mention Amateur Traveler and Coverville.

By November 11, 2008


McAfee Personal Firewall Plus 6.0

McAfee Personal Firewall Plus 2005 is a useful firewall for absolute beginners, but it will frustrate advanced users. ZoneAlarm Pro is still the best all-around firewall.

October 23, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 23, 2004

Norton Personal Firewall 2005

Version 2005 offers very little change over last year's Norton Personal Firewall--new users can still do better with the free version of ZoneAlarm.

October 22, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 22, 2004

Norton AntiVirus 2005

Norton AntiVirus 2005 is a tenacious virus fighter that, given its premium price, should also--but doesn't--include a firewall. It's a good bet for Norton users who want to upgrade, though.

October 4, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 4, 2004

Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2005

PC-cillin Internet Security 2005 delivers speedy virus scanning and a host of other Internet protection tools--all for the price of most antivirus-only programs alone.

October 26, 2004

4 stars Editors' rating October 26, 2004

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F-Secure Internet Security 2005

F-Secure Internet Security 2005 bundles first-rate antivirus and firewall protection with spam- and spyware-fighting tools.

October 26, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 26, 2004

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