Lavon Peters


Lavon Peters is the former managing editor for Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, Dev Pro, and SharePoint Pro. She has worked as a technical editor since 1994.

Microsoft and EMC Collaborate to Protect Data
Microsoft is partnering with EMC's RSA security division to help prevent enterprise data loss and protect sensitive information.
Barracuda Also Jumps at SonicWALL Failure
Barracuda counters Astaro's offer on SonicWALL appliance trade-in.
New IT Automation Tools
Two new versions of Kaseya’s Kaseya Endpoint Security (KES) and Backup and Disaster Recovery (BU-DR) modules are now available.
Astaro Responds to SonicWALL Failure 1
One security appliance vendor takes advantage of another’s failure.
Cyber Monday Creates Enterprise Security Risks
Online shopping can open your network to all kinds of attacks.
CA Releases Home Security Suite
Enhanced malware protection
WPA Security Standard Hacked
Two graduate students/researchers have cracked the WPA security standard, opening the door to additional wireless attacks.
Adobe Bug Leaves Systems Open to Attack
Researchers at Core Security Technologies recently found a bug in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat that could give attackers unlimited access to affected systems.
Obama Wins the Election, but IT Security Suffers
A mere few hours after winning the presidential election, Barack Obama has been unwittingly linked to a new malware threat.
How Effective Are Your Security Policies?
A recent Cisco study demonstrates some surprising results regarding IT security.
An Interesting Password Vulnerability
The simple act of typing your password leaves you open to attack.
Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software
Protect your network from disaster! Use this handy guide to evaluate backup and recovery solutions from Microsoft and third-party vendors.
New Website Provides Non-Technical Security Help
A new online community connects computer users who are looking for help with non-technical problems.
Biometrics Enhance Security in the Enterprise
A new release from Fujitsu combines the company’s palm scanning technology, called PalmSecure, with single sign-on (SSO) capabilities to deliver a unique security and identity management solution—a biometric PC mouse.
Special Delivery: Malware 1
Trojan.Spy.ZBot is a dangerous piece of malware that arrives via an email message from a shipping company such as UPS or FedEx.
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