Tim GreeneNetwork World

Tim Greene covers security and keeps an eye on Microsoft for Network World.

Black Hat: Routers Using OSPF Open to Attacks

A researcher at Black Hat has revealed a vulnerability in the most common corporate router protocol that puts networks using it at risk of attacks.

Check Point Has Sights Set on 1Tbps Firewall

Check Point Software has new, heavy-duty security gateway hardware for data centers and service providers, including one chassis that will grow to support a 1Tbps firewall.

Black Hat: System Links Your Face to Your Social Security Number and Other Private Things

Soon it will be practicable to take someone's photo on a smartphone and within minutes know their Social Security number and a range of other private data.