Security spotlight

A Microsoft acknowledgement that it was aware of an Internet Explorer security hole--and failed to plug it--highlights the growing demand for security services on the Net.

CNET News staff
Microsoft apologizes in security flap
The company says it knew about an Internet Explorer flaw--and failed to issue a fix--a week before it accused a security company of putting IE users at risk by revealing the hole.
November 19, 2001  
Security concerns spawn new IBM strategy
update Big Blue creates its Global Security Solutions office to meet growing demand for security services ranging from disaster recovery to data protection.
November 19, 2001 
SafeWeb sidelines anonymity for security
Saying good-bye to what once seemed a hot market, the company dismantles its free privacy service, which sheltered people's identities as they surfed the Web.
November 19, 2001