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2014-05-14 23:12:40

In a move to take global cyber security skills up another notch, EC-Council will introduce a skills-based assessment into the LPT exam. The importance of this move cannot be overstated because it will test the ability of security professionals to perform their job. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 EC-Council will now require Licensed Penetration Testing (LPT) candidates to prove their skills by requiring them to hack a cloud-based infrastructure that mimics a large organization....

2014-05-14 16:34:03

Public/Private collaboration aims to strengthen defenses against cyber attacks and protect customers ARLINGTON, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with several of America's most recognized retail brands, launched the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC). The R-CISC is an independent organization, the centerpiece of which is a Retail Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Retail-ISAC). Among those companies...

2014-05-13 08:42:36

Cybercriminals targeting unlikely sources to carry out high-profile exploits DALLAS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybercriminals continuously discover more ways to successfully target new outlets for financial theft as revealed in Trend Micro Incorporated's (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) first quarter security roundup for 2014, "Cybercrime Hits the Unexpected." Greed is motivating cybercriminals to take a non-traditional approach in the selection of unlikely targets, such as advanced threats to...

2014-05-07 08:40:29

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatStream, a next generation cyber intelligence company that enables the disruption of cyber attacks in real-time, today announced the appointment of big data security luminary, Jason Trost (formerly with Endgame, Inc.), to lead its data science vision. "Jason is one of the few in the industry that has been pushing the envelope - utilizing big data platforms to address cyber security challenges. He is a perfect fit within our long...

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 23:09:12

Another year has passed and the home security system experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com have launched their 2014 rankings for the top DIY security systems in the country. The rankings include comprehensive reviews of the top DIY security systems and the companies that offer them. Corpus Christi, Texas (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 For clients who want to install their own home protection measures, a DIY security system is the only solution. Thanks to technology and user-friendly approaches to...

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...

2014-05-01 12:36:53

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lxdfpv/cyber_security) has announced the addition of the "Cyber Security Market (IAM, Encryption, DLP, Risk and Compliance Management, IDS/IPS, UTM, Firewall, Antivirus/Antimalware, SVM/SIEM, Disaster Recovery, DDoS Mitigation, Web Filtering, Security Services) - Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis 2" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Cyber...

2014-04-30 23:24:27

My Tech Gurus has advised it's customers of a Internet Explorer bug that could put your computers at risk. Greenwich CT (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Microsoft is racing to address a weakness in its popular Web browser that was revealed over the weekend.(CNN Money; April 28, 2014) This new threat is carried out by hackers that set up a website that installs malware on a visitor's computer. When users visit the site their computer becomes at risk of infiltration. Hackers can then gain...

2014-04-29 08:45:05

New Ponemon Institute survey suggests key cybersecurity deficits, disconnects and low attack visibility SAN DIEGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Websense, Inc. released the first report of the Ponemon Institute survey, "Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: A Global Perspective," uncovering the deficient, disconnected and in-the-dark realities that challenge IT security professionals. The new survey of nearly 5,000 global IT security professionals reveals a deficit in enterprise security...


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