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iDefense ups the bidding for bugs

One day after a rival announces it will pay for details on security bugs, iDefense says it will double its payouts.

By July 26, 2005


VeriSign buys iDefense for $40 million

Takeover of security intelligence company is intended to boost VeriSign's managed-security services.

By July 13, 2005


Study: Keystroke spying on the rise

ID thieves have released a record number of programs that secretly gather passwords and other sensitive data, iDefense says.

By November 15, 2005


Flaw found in McAfee suite

Vulnerability in Internet Security Suite 2005 could let workers sharing same computer break into one other's files, according to iDefense.

By April 19, 2005


Short Take: iDefense to produce cyberintelligence report under EDS brand

iDefense (Infrastructure Defense), an intelligence and risk management consulting firm, and IT services firm EDS (Electronic Data Systems) today announced an agreement under which iDefense will produce the "Daily Cyberintelligence Report" under the EDS brand. The intelligence report includes daily, weekly and monthly analysis of relevant technology threats and vulnerabilities to an organization's business operations, including analyses and reporting on natural events and disasters, terrorist organizations, geopolitical issues, and policy and legislation. Under the agreement, subscribers provide EDS with specific details of their infrastructure and critical business systems, which enables the report to focus its intelligence gathering and filtering effort. iDefense clients include Microsoft, MCI Worldcom, United Airlines and the Department of Defense.

December 1, 1999


Wi-Fi's Achilles heel

iDefense security engineer Michael Sutton writes that unless corporations wake up to the inherent risk, a Wi-Fi network can easily turn into the hacker's ultimate cloaking device.

July 24, 2002