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IBM clamps down on wireless security


IBM is expected to launch on Monday new services and software aimed at making wireless networks and communications more secure and widely used, the company said Sunday. IBM, based in Armonk, N.Y., said it put together a broad-based offering by its services division, Global Services, that helps companies assess, plan and implement ways to make their wireless applications and transactions more secure.. . .

MS Security Plan: OK, Kind Of


Microsoft's newest security initiative is drawing jeers and a few cheers from industry experts. Many experts said Microsoft's Strategic Security Protection Program plan announced Wednesday is nothing more than a half-hearted attempt to assuage increasing demands from government, industry and consumers . . .

Microsoft confronts security fears


Microsoft on Wednesday launched a major security initiative intended to address concerns that its software is prone to security problems and virus attacks. The world's largest software maker is looking to allay fears over ongoing security problems and recent worm . . .