Security shifts

roundup TruSecure, Betrusted to merge, focus on big customers. Also: A bump up in the bureaucracy?

CNET News staff
Security companies TruSecure and Betrusted are set to merge and create a single firm that will focus on big customers. Also: A potential executive move at the Department of Homeland Security.

Security firms TruSecure and Betrusted to merge

Companies are expected to formally announce on Tuesday that they plan to create a new firm called Cybertrust.
September 20, 2004

Cybersecurity czar may get a promotion

Department of Homeland Security proposals would bump up the top official, give cash to colleges and notch up response to attacks.
September 20, 2004

Viruses keep on growing

The volume of worms and viruses is increasing, but the rate of successful attacks has dropped, according to Symantec.
September 20, 2004

Cisco property-to-be sniffs out spam 'zombies'

P-Cube, soon to be acquired by the networking giant, adds feature to help broadband service providers fight "zombie" e-mail attacks.
September 20, 2004

Security firm to hire alleged Sasser author

German company Securepoint says teenager Sven Jaschan deserves a chance to prove he's on the up-and-up.
September 20, 2004

VMware aims to secure network sharing

The firm releases beta software to protect company networks that are used by telecommuters and outside contractors.
September 19, 2004