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Just Another Day Online; Building Managers Look at Online Rescue Program; Security Concerns Push Companies to Suburbs; Microsoft Purchases Security Company

Sep 11, 20021 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Just Another Day Online

Despite rumors of the release of a powerful new computer virus on the anniversary of 9/11, security experts expect today to be just another day on the Internet, according to a story in today’s Washington Post.

Building Managers Look at Online Rescue Program

Today’s Wall Street Journal reports that the Building Owners and Managers Association International is considering the implementation of a Web-based program that would give emergency response teams maps of floor plans and other critical information.

Security Concerns Push Companies to SuburbsBoston Globe. These are likely to include suburban sprawl and urban decay.

Backup facilities and multiple office sites have gained new currency since last Sept. 11, as organizations seek places to continue to function in an emergency. They’ve especially sought areas with independent transportation and utility systems outside of cities. Today’s security planning has huge implications for the future of the American landscape, according to a story in today’s

Microsoft Purchases Security CompanyThe New York Times, Microsoft announced yesterday it is acquiring XDegrees, a maker of security software, in a move to further its goal of improving Windows security.

In a report in