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Symantec's Brian Dye Claims Antivirus Is A 'Dead' Technology
2014-05-07 07:35:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The antivirus concept that was developed by Symantec more than 25 years ago as a way to protect systems from hackers is now a “dead” technology, according to the Brian Dye, Symantec’s senior vice president for information security. Dye told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that the business of protecting computers from hackers is doomed to failure and that the focus should now be on finding ways to minimize the damage...

2014-05-06 23:10:28

Webinar will examine how the need for more and variant sources of data and the ability to analyze them are changing the speed and methods in which security practitioners are able to respond, as well as examine the market penetration and perceived value of 13 different genres of security tools Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, today announced it will host a research Webinar entitled “The...

2014-05-06 23:09:53

Ziften Announces Partnership With AlienVault Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Ziften, the leader in Open Visibility Intelligence, providing organizations with a more secure environment by delivering actionable analytics for user devices across the enterprise, announced today they have joined AlienVault’s Open Threat Exchange™ (OTX) partner member program to deliver immediate threat visibility from the endpoint to the network for security professionals. The AlienVault OTX provides...

2014-05-06 23:04:52

CEO John Prisco to be a Featured Panelist at Several Upcoming DC-Area Events on Security Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Triumfant, creator of patented software that automatically discovers, analyses and remediates advanced malware attacks on computers, servers and soon mobile devices, today announced its participation at leading information security events including the FS-ISAC & BITS Annual Summit taking place this week at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, May 4-7 in...

2014-05-06 08:44:33

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, today launched version 10.2 of its Next Generation Firewall software, featuring mobile policy enforcement for small and medium businesses. Untangle NG Firewall Version 10.2 is available as a free download from Untangle's website. Current Untangle customers will be able to upgrade seamlessly at no charge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131205/SF27989LOGO With this...

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2014-05-06 07:33:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online IBM introduced a new suite of cybersecurity offerings on Monday aimed at helping enterprises and other organizations protect critical data. The company’s Threat Protection System and Critical Data Protection Program are comprised of security software and services that build on current offerings, but are more tailored towards enterprises seeking to disrupt zero day attacks. IBM said the new services are the culmination of two...

2014-05-06 04:24:40

Logs and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) products do not have the proper visibility to contain this type of threat TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Aorato revealed that a disabled account in Windows' network does not take effect immediately. In fact, due to design considerations disabled accounts - and the same goes for deleted, expired and locked-out accounts - effectively remain valid up to 10 hours after they had supposedly been revoked. As...

2014-05-05 23:10:21

ISACA has partnered with EC-Council Foundation, the creator of Global CyberLympics, to host the world finals event in Barcelona, Spain, on September 29 and 30. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Barcelona, Spain will be the backdrop for this year’s Global CyberLympics championship competition. Global CyberLympics, the world's first international ethical hacking cyber game, is a nonprofit online cybersecurity competition that consists of four rounds: Computer Forensics, Computer...

2014-05-05 23:05:59

DHS-Sponsored Research Can Help Secure Web Applications Faster San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Denim Group, the leading secure software development company, today announced the release of ThreadFix 2.0, the first application vulnerability management product in the industry which can point to the exact line of source code responsible for an application vulnerability that has been identified by a dynamic security scan. This new capability and ThreadFix’s new IDE (integrated developer...

2014-05-05 23:02:16

Pwnie Express Unveils Next Generation State-of-the-Art Pwn Phone 2014 Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Pwnie Express today revealed the next generation of its game-changing Pwn Phone, a cutting edge sleek phone that doubles as a powerful penetration testing device making it incredibly easy to evaluate wired, wireless and Bluetooth networks. The leader in vulnerability assessment and penetration testing devices, the Pwn Phone 2014 is the most portable pentesting device yet....


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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