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2014-08-21 08:32:58

Increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks has driven the need to mitigate risk, finds Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are growing in scale and sophistication, becoming a top tool for hackers. As these attacks are difficult to stop without purpose-built platforms, DDoS mitigation solutions are rapidly gaining traction among businesses of all sizes. Government and industry regulations that mandate...

2014-08-20 08:34:18

New Security Training Tool for Apple's Swift Programming Language HERNDON, Va., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- nVisium, the leading provider of application security tools, services and research for software development, released Swift.nV, a new training tool for identifying and testing vulnerabilities in the Swift programming language today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137591 Earlier this summer, Apple released its latest programming language, Swift, for iOS and OS...

hackers target hospital records
2014-08-20 04:38:37

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The major US hospital group Community Health Systems has revealed that 4.5 million of its patients have had their data stolen by hackers. The attack appears to have originated in China and targets the personal information of patients within the group's system. Community Health Systems runs 206 hospitals in 29 states and is one of the largest hospital operators in the country, with most of its hospitals in the eastern US. The personal...

2014-08-19 12:32:43

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highly sophisticated malware and technology Cyber Attacks such as the recent Cyber Attack of 4.5M patients of Community Health Systems (CHS [http://bit.ly/cstchs-cyber ]), a healthcare organization with 206 hospitals in 29 states, whose private records were stolen by Chinese hackers; Target [http://bit.ly/csttarget-cyber ]'s 40 million credit and debit cards information accessed by cyber criminals; and eBay...

2014-08-16 23:02:41

The scales of time and money can seem hard to balance for many businesses when it comes to emergency cyber response plans, but the recent results from a survey conducted by the SANS Institute showing that only 9% of the businesses surveyed rate their cyber response plans as “very effective” is a real problem which could have far reaching consequences for those trusting luck to keep their sensitive ESI (Electronically Stored Information) and other digital assets safe. With time and...

2014-08-16 23:01:13

ReportsnReports.com adds "Security Testing Market by Network Security Testing, Application Security Testing, SAST, DAST, Security Testing Tools, Penetration Testing Tools, Automated Testing Tools, Code Review Tools - Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis (2014 - 2019)" global research report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 According to this global security testing market report, North America is the largest market for security testing services....

2014-08-15 12:27:43

NSA Program Leverages Industry Expertise To Assist Government Agencies With Targeted Network Attacks On National Security Systems BALTIMORE, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Maddrix, a leading provider of incident response services and technology focused on targeted network attacks and insider threats, announced that it was recently accredited by the National Security Agency as part of the inaugural class of elite Cyber Incident Response Assistance (CIRA) providers under the...

2014-08-14 16:30:15

DOSarrest Internet Security announced today that they have expanded their DDoS protection cloud into Asia, with a new DDoS mitigation node in Singapore. VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DOSarrest Internet Security announced today that they have expanded their DDoS protection cloud into Asia, with a new DDoS mitigation node in Singapore. The new node will work in conjunction with their existing nodes in New York, Los Angeles and London and will have the same...

monstermind cyberwarfare
2014-08-14 07:02:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It might sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but according to Edward Snowden, it’s all too real: the US National Security Agency (NSA) is developing a cyber-defense system capable of not only automatically neutralizing foreign cyberattacks but also launching retaliatory strikes against those nations. Snowden, the whistleblower who publically exposed extensive details of global electronic surveillance and data...

2014-08-13 12:32:43

DALLAS, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Security Testing Market by Network Security Testing, Application Security Testing, SAST, DAST, Security Testing Tools, Penetration Testing Tools, Automated Testing Tools, Code Review Tools - Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis (2014 - 2019)", segments the global market into various segments with in-depth analysis and revenue forecasts. It also identifies the drivers and restraints of this market with insights into...


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