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information security

The protection of information and information systems against unauthorized access or modification of information, whether in storage, processing, or transit, and against denial of service to authorized users. Information security includes those measures necessary to detect, document, and counter such threats. Information security is composed of computer security and communications security. Also called INFOSEC. See also communications security; computer security; information security; information system.
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According to research by Trusecure in 2004, 45 percent of files downloaded through the P2P network Kazaa contain "planted viruses, back doors, and Trojans (Kotadia, 2004)."
at 2265 n.14; see also TRUSECURE, OPEN SOURCE SECURITY: A LOOK AT THE SECURITY BENEFITS OF SOURCE CODE ACCESS (2001), available at https://www.redhat.com/whitepapers/services/Open_Source_Security5.pdf.
Perimeter's infrastructure undergoes intrusion-testing quarterly by TruSecure, the industry standard for this type of testing.
The merger of Betrusted, TruSecure and Ubizen in 2004 created Cybertrust, which claims to be the world's largest privately held security company.
"If it was a DDoS, all the IP addresses will be in the logs, so somebody lost a large part of their bot herd today," said Russ Cooper of TruSecure Corp, who manages the NT Bugtraq security mailing list, refering to "bots", or compromised PCs.
Recent research from risk mitigation company, TruSecure, says 45 percent of Kazaa files contain spyware, typically the active kind.
Risk management products and services provider TruSecure Corp has announced the immediate availability of its Intellishield Early Warning System for threat management operations.
Risk management products and services supplier TruSecure Corp has released Risk Commander, a risk management software application for companies.
Security intelligence and services provider TruSecure Corp has issued a warning about the new MSBlast worm.
See TRUSECURE, OPEN SOURCE SECURITY: A LOOK AT THE SECURITY BENEFITS OF SOURCE CODE ACCESS (2001), at http://www.trusecure.com/cgi-bin/refer.pdf?wp=open_source_security5.pdf; see also Michael H.
As well as posting a message about Pakistani hackers on the hard drive, other possible' payloads include messages to TruSecure virus expert Roger Thompson, and to female virus writer Gigabyte who disparaged one of the gang's earlier versions of Yaha in her own virus Yahasux.
To reach both of those objectives, CUNA Mutual added Managed Security Services for around the clock network monitoring provided by TruSecure, based in Herndon, Va.