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2014-06-06 12:26:14

BANGALORE, India, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecPod Technologies, a leading information security company, has announced Saner Business, a vulnerability management solution for enterprise computers. In today's complicated cyber world, new approaches are required to ensure computers are secure and remain secure. It is no longer sufficient to simply try to detect and stop cyber attacks. Manageable and cost effective solutions must be deployed to proactively ensure...

2014-06-05 08:25:32

AUSTIN, Texas, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Daily Dot, in collaboration with Vice's Motherboard, published the first in a series of groundbreaking investigative features based on exclusive documents obtained from the prosecution of Jeremy Hammond, revealing the involvement of an FBI informant in the hacking of Strategic Forecasting, Inc., better known as Stratfor. The documents--thousands of unreleased chat logs, surveillance photos, and government documents--trace in...

2014-06-03 12:34:05

iThreat Cyber Group & InsideCounsel Magazine Gauge Corporate Ability to Thwart Adversarial Attacks PRINCETON, N.J., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two out of three legal counsels representing a cross section of Fortune 1,000 companies acknowledge they are not "very well prepared" to prevent a significant, material attack on their product, brand or intellectual property, according to a new survey by InsideCounsel Magazine commissioned by iThreat Cyber Group. "These results are telling," stated...

2014-06-02 08:35:53

Report Details How Traditional Exploit Techniques Used In Innovative Ways Can Mask Dangerous Threat Activity SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today revealed new research on how attackers exploit commonly-used business applications to bypass security controls -- and provides helpful insight into how business leaders and security practitioners need to reassess and strengthen their security posture. To view...

2014-05-31 23:05:44

As the Iranian cyber espionage attack called Newscaster is exposed, the power of social engineering again steps into the spotlight. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses the lessons US businesses should take from this type of attack, and the necessity to raise social engineering awareness at every level within an organization to improve cyber security posture. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 With over a billion active users monthly from all around the...

2014-05-29 23:11:51

Socrata will participate at nearly 50 events nationally to support a weekend of innovation, fueled by public data. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Socrata, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced its second year as a major sponsor of the National Day of Civic Hacking (NDoCH). This year’s event will take place May 31 - June 1, 2014. Focused on supporting data access and innovation, Socrata will offer...

2014-05-28 23:06:51

Showcases Real-Life Cyber Scenarios That Can Negatively Impact Federal Agencies Warwick, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 SwishData, a woman-owned group of leading data performance architects for the federal marketplace, today announced the launch of a new online resource called “Cyber Attack Defenders,” which shines a light on the real dangers and realities that federal agencies face when it comes to cyber security. The first video in the campaign called “The Defenders” showcases a...

2014-05-27 23:05:17

Homeowners now have access to comprehensive Do-It-Yourself security system company reviews created by the home security experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com. The reviews offer detailed information that can help owners understand the differences between the leading Do-It-Yourself security system companies and offers tips on finding a great deal. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 As if the fact that intruders and hackers are everywhere in today's fast-paced, technology-driven...

hacker to be sentenced today
2014-05-27 04:42:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US prosecutors are seeking leniency for Hector Xavier Monsegur, claiming in a court filing that the former head of the LulzSec hacking group has been an “extremely valuable and productive” informant for federal law enforcement officials. Monsegur, who is also known as “Sabu,” pleaded guilty to charges of hacking, credit card fraud and identity theft back in 2011, said CNET associate editor Edward Moyer. The mastermind of...

2014-05-22 16:22:16

Accudata CEO to Chair Summit Day Two Featuring Live Hacking Demo & Industrial Operations Security HOUSTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accudata Systems today announced participation in the IQPC 2(nd) Annual Cyber Security for Oil and Gas Summit to be held June 16-18th in Houston, Texas. Conference Day Two will be chaired by Accudata CEO, Patrick Vardeman. Oil and gas industry leaders will converge at this summit to address critical cyber security threat concerns and trends. June 16(th) is a...


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