Backed by some very diverse names, Netegrity Inc. announced plans on Wednesday to develop an XML-based standard to secure e-commerce transactions.
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Federal Express Corp. lifted the covers off its revamped FedEx NetReturn system on Monday, promising the package-return upgrade will be available to customers for an early November release -- just in time to help users avoid the pitfalls of post-holiday online sales returns.
In an effort to equip aspiring application service providers (ASPs) with what they need to compete in the crowded ASP market, Computer Asso-ciates International's (CA) applications division interBiz has launched its Online Group at NetWorld+Interop 2000.
ASPs (application service providers) are barreling toward a future where their specialized services will evolve from smaller enterprise markets to play a bigger role in an integrated e-business "ecosystem" network comprised of trading exchanges and commerce providers, said Aubrey Chernick, CEO of network infrastructure and management Candle Corp.
An assortment of methods to prevent Web hacks and network breaches will litter the NetWorld+Interop 2000 floor this week as security companies offer their latest products to safeguard users.
Security companies will offer their latest and greatest products to safeguard users at the NetWorld+ Interop 2000 show next week. They will be spreading around an assortment of methods created to prevent Web hacks and network breaches as efficiently as possible.
A Trojan horse capable of wiping out applications on Palm devices has reared its head but was downplayed by security experts as a nonthreat to Palm OS users at this time.
But the Liberty Trojan horse, which may come to be known as the first true PDA (personal digital assistant) malicious code, will probably invite a bevy of copycats to try their hand at thwarting security on these devices, security experts said.
FleetBoston Corp. credit card customers can start applying for the company's new Fusion smart Visa card beginning on Monday, company officials said Friday.
In an effort to help banks and financial institutions pull smart-card technology from the slow-to-adopt quagmire of the U.S. market, Visa USA launched its "smart Visa" card platform this week.
With an army of press amassed in New York to inspect Hewlett-Packard's much-hyped "Superdome" server on Tuesday, the company's user and partner conference happening simultaneously in Philadelphia played second fiddle.
Developers wanting to incorporate PKI (public key infrastructure) technology into their applications soon will have more options, following last week's news that the RSA key encryption algorithm is now in the public domain.
Network Associates Inc. announced on Tuesday that it is receiving $11 million in contract funds to develop new technologies for information system security.
A Trojan Horse capable of wiping out applications on Palm Inc. devices reared its head this week but was downplayed by security experts as a nonthreat to Palm OS users at this time.
Mercury Interactive giving customers greater geographic flexibility and metrics for monitoring Web site performance and user experience by bolstering the root-cause analysis and "points of presence on-demand" capabilities of the company's Topaz ActiveWatch software.
Expanding in an arena now fraught with management and accountability issues, managed application hoster NaviSite Inc. this week will unveil two new types of SLAs (service-level agreements) for its dot-com, ASP (application service provider), and enterprise customers.