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2013-09-04 12:22:28

In light of recent cyber attacks by the Syrian Electronic Army on media websites, declassification of a critical cyber security risk that potentially also impacts media outlets worldwide, has been postponed out of an abundance of caution. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Paramount Defenses Inc, one amongst a few innovative cyber security companies announced today that, out of an abundance of caution, it has decided to delay the declassification of a...

2013-09-04 08:35:53

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Secunia, a leading provider of IT security solutions that enable businesses and private individuals to manage and control vulnerability threats, today announced the release of the new version of the company's flagship solution: the Secunia Corporate Software Inspector, version 7.0, which introduces new features and improvements for vulnerability and patch management to organizations worldwide. (Logo:...

2013-09-04 08:22:35

Vulnerability and exploit research company Exodus Intelligence and Icelandic information security think-tank Syndis have joined forces for a new zero-day service offering called LiveFire. AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LiveFire is the world's first attack technology service to realistically replicate the threat facing todays leading organizations through a unique partnership between Exodus' Exploit Pack (EXP) service, and Syndis' goal oriented attack methodology. (Photo:...

2013-08-30 23:00:43

Dr. Jan Kallberg will present several new scholarly findings that points out why decisive offensive cyber operations makes the US no longer assumed prey - but instead predator. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 During the conference 2nd Annual Cyber Resilience for National Security, a Marcus Evans event in Washington D.C. September 17 - 19, 2013, Dr. Jan Kallberg will summarize and disseminate his latest research and writing in how offensive strategic cyber war can be conducted and the...

2013-08-27 12:29:51

Company to join DGI and Cisco to deliver complimentary webinar for government organizations ATLANTA, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, will join the Digital Government Institute (DGI) and Cisco on Thursday, Sept. 5 to present a free webinar on how to detect cyber threats from inside the network. Amidst today's threat landscape, governments can no longer just rely on perimeter defenses to protect their critical...

China Blames 'Denial of Service' Attack For Crashing Internet
2013-08-26 12:38:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chinese government is blaming the largest denial-of-service (DoS) attack it has ever received for bringing down part of its Internet. The attackers disrupted service to many sites with the .cn domain shortly after 2 a.m. local time. A second, more intense attack was launched against the Chinese Internet two hours later. According to a PCWorld report, the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) issued an apology during...

2013-08-23 23:19:22

There is no doubt that successful cyber attacks can have substantial legal repercussions on victimized organizations, and that fact alone gives legal counsel, whether in-house or sourced from outside, an important seat at the table when cyber security lands in the spotlight of litigation. But, “Having a seat at the cyber security table and being at the head of the table are two very different things in our dangerous digital world,” says Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital...

2013-08-22 23:21:18

Live Webinar with Former CISO of DuPont Larry Brock Offers Strategies on How to Build a Sustainable Program WALTHAM, Mass. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Public and private sector organizations with responsibility for protecting their systems against increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks can learn strategies and real world examples on how to build a sustainable and successful program with a free live webinar featuring Larry Brock, President of Brock Consulting and former Chief Information...

2013-08-20 12:29:35

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran training program, Warrior to Cyber Warrior (W2CW), graduated its second cohort of cyber security professionals as it welcomes a new, third cohort to the program. The non-profit organization provides career training that links America's returning Veterans and Wounded Warriors to employers in need of qualified cyber security professionals through training and career placement. The W2CW program is a six-month, tuition-free cyber...

2013-08-19 23:22:13

In a news story that broke late last week, the Syrian Electronic Army apparently flexed some cyber-muscle by redirecting The Washington Post’s Web traffic to an alternate site to make a political point. Joe Caruso, CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, talks about just how damaging an attack like this could be for an organization if leveraged for a different endgame, and some of the essential cyber security basics that can help defend against many of these types of attacks. New York, NY...