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2014-04-24 23:16:46

EC-Council Foundation, the non-profit founded by the founding members of EC-Council, the Creators of the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), have announced that they will be bringing their Hacker Halted IT Security Conference and Training Event back to Atlanta, GA October 16 -17, 2014 and this year’s theme is “Technology and the Zombie Apocalypse.” Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 When questioned about why the theme of Zombie Apocalypse was chosen, Eric Lopez, EC-Council’s...

2014-04-24 23:13:28

Working with schools to evaluate security vulnerabilities Garden City, New York (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Global Elite Group(GEG) a provider of physical security services to schools and universities since 2002, announces new programs to address vulnerabilities. “Threats to educational facilities have been an ongoing challenge for K-12 schools and college campuses. They share a common goal of keeping students safe however that is where the similarities end. Addressing a safe environment for...

2014-04-22 12:36:22

Company Continues to Add Top Fortune 500 Customers FULTON, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonatype, a software company that enables developers to easily build software applications while significantly reducing security, compliance, and licensing risks, continues to find its software in high demand. The company credits this momentum to an increasing awareness of the urgent need to address the risks associated with flawed open source components being used in millions of mission-critical...

2014-04-15 08:36:31

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, today announced the latest edition of the WhiteHat Security Website Security Statistics Report, which takes a deeper look into the security of a number of the most popular programming languages including .Net, Java, ColdFusion, ASP and more. "Deciding which programming language to use is often based on considerations such as what the development team is most familiar with, what will generate code...

2014-04-12 00:22:29

All ADARA Platforms utilizing OpenSSL are equipped with multiple mechanisms against vulnerabilities SAN JOSE, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADARA Networks®, the leading provider of advanced computing and networking products, announced today that its customers are protected against the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) identified by the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) and documented in Alert TA14-098A on April 8, 2014. The company...

2014-04-10 08:22:56

The Front Runner? Kettering, Ohio. ARLINGTON, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline Inc, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and one of the country's leading cyber security companies, announced today that it has narrowed its search for a new security operations facility to Kettering, Ohio though the company is still considering other locations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110622/PH24580LOGO "Since the moment we began planning our expansion across...

Black Markets For Hackers Continue To Expand
2014-03-27 13:01:26

RAND Corporation Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals, according to a new RAND Corporation study. One dramatic example is the December 2013 breach of retail giant Target, in which data from approximately 40 million credit cards and 70 million user accounts was hijacked. Within days, that data appeared — available for...

2014-03-24 08:33:56

Combination Creates Game-Changing Enterprise Security Platform that Spans Network, Endpoint, and the Cloud SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Cyvera, a privately held cybersecurity company located in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Under the terms of the agreement, Palo Alto Networks will acquire all of the outstanding capital stock of Cyvera for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $200 million....

Pwn2Own competition results
2014-03-15 06:19:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online All four of the major Internet browsers were among the programs that fell victim to zero-day exploits during the HP-sponsored Pwn2Own hacking competition, various media outlets reported earlier this week. According to CNET’s Seth Rosenblatt, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Adobe’s Flash and Reader browser plug-ins were programs cracked by eight research teams participating in the...

Mt. Gox Rumored To Have Pocketed Bitcoins Reported As Stolen
2014-03-10 14:03:20

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox continues to suffer damages, but the most recent accusations after the company claimed $400 million worth of the currency was lost last month may this time be self-inflicted. Hackers claim to have accessed the company's records and say Mt. Gox may have actually pocketed the cash and show other evidence of fraud. Mt. Gox described last month's activity as a massive hacker attack, blaming the hackers for the theft...


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