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2014-02-04 08:21:36

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline today announced the results of a three month pilot program designed to drive down the cost of security assessments, including FedRAMP-accreditation, DIACAP, FISMA compliance and penetration testing. Using the Vulnerability Scan Converter (VSC) - a tool developed by Lunarline's Products Team - Lunarline was able to reduce the cost of some security assessments by nearly 1/3(rd) over the three month pilot period. (Logo:...

New UMich Formula Predicts Perfect Moment For Hackers To Strike
2014-01-15 09:50:01

[ Watch the Video: New Model For Predicting Cyberattacks ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The timing of a cyber-attack is crucial to overcoming measures designed to defend or repel the attacks and a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan has revealed a mathematical model that could be used to optimize the timing of would-be hackers. In the study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the research team...

2014-01-09 23:22:16

Siemens rapid, proactive response ensures timely delivery of firmware patch. Seattle, Washington, US (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, announced today that it has uncovered multiple vulnerabilities in Siemens’ SCALANCE X-200 Switch Family. These Ethernet switches are used to connect to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) components like Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs)....

2014-01-06 12:31:44

Light Cyber's MAGNA detected breaches from new Bitcoin mining malware some four days before the campaign became widely known, proving the system's superiority in detecting and containing breaches from unknown malware early in the attack life cycle RAMAT GAN, Israel, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Cyber (http://www.lightcyber.com), an emerging provider of innovative Predictive Breach Detection solutions, today announced that its customer-installed MAGNA appliances were...

2013-11-27 23:03:34

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2013-11-23 23:01:03

Download sample information security policy templates today from myinformationsecuritypolicy.com, industry leaders offering high-quality, professionally researched and written security policies, procedures, and much more. All contained in an easy-to-use and edit security manual, the sample information security policy templates are a must have for today’s growing regulatory compliance laws. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Download sample information security policy templates today...

2013-11-18 23:31:02

Computers are becoming integrated with technology in all facets of life. National Computer Security Day provides companies and individuals the opportunity to assess the security of their technological surroundings. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Rhino Security Labs, an industry leader in information security, announces vulnerability assessment opportunities as November 30th's National Computer Security Day approaches. In coordination with the annual event, Rhino Security Labs...

2013-11-05 23:02:18

Partnership Integrates Vulnerability Information with Network Topology to Reduce Security Risks Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, and RedSeal Networks, the leader in network infrastructure security management, today announced a technology partnership and integration. The partnership provides mutual customers with comprehensive threat and vulnerability risk management by unifying...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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