oreilly.comSafari Books Online.Conferences.
Articles Radar Books  

P2P Directory >  Security > myCIO.com

myCIO.com

myCIO.com is a Network Associates, Inc. subsidiary that offers Peer-To-Peer technology-based network security services. myCIO.com's Rumor service manages anti-virus updates by allowing users to serve each other virus signature files. The first five users on a network retrieve virus updates, then the update spreads throughout the network as the users serve it to one another (Rumor is named for the almost viral way the application independent service transports and propagates). Token-based authentication insures only legitimate anti-virus update files can be shared by Rumor. Network Associates feels that the Peer-To-Peer model will ultimately let myCIO.com spend less time supporting updating, and more time developing anti-virus code. PGP, Sniffer, VirusScan and McAfee antivirus technologies were incorporated into Rumor.

Date Listed: 03/13/2001

P2P Weblogs

Richard Koman Richard Koman's Weblog
Supreme Court Decides Unanimously Against Grokster
Updating as we go. Supremes have ruled 9-0 in favor of the studios in MGM v Grokster. But does the decision have wider import? Is it a death knell for tech? It's starting to look like the answer is no. (Jun 27, 2005)

> More from O'Reilly Developer Weblogs


More Weblogs
FolderShare remote computer search: better privacy than Google Desktop? [Sid Steward]

Data Condoms: Solutions for Private, Remote Search Indexes [Sid Steward]

Behold! Google the darknet/p2p search engine! [Sid Steward]

Open Source & The Fallacy Of Composition [Spencer Critchley]