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2014-03-25 12:27:17

LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Smart Grid Cyber Security Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Smart Grid Cyber Security market to grow at a CAGR of 29.43 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in the occurrence of cyber threats which in turn is forcing the implementation of strong security measures. The Global Smart Grid...

2014-01-09 23:22:16

Siemens rapid, proactive response ensures timely delivery of firmware patch. Seattle, Washington, US (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, announced today that it has uncovered multiple vulnerabilities in Siemens’ SCALANCE X-200 Switch Family. These Ethernet switches are used to connect to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) components like Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs)....

2013-10-23 23:24:11

IOActive today announced that it has discovered a vulnerability in ProSoft Technology’s RadioLinx ControlScape application. The software is primarily used with Rockwell Automation and Schneider Electric solutions, and is deployed worldwide across several industries including oil and gas, water and wastewater, and electric utilities. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, today announced that...

2013-09-19 23:28:17

Top research experts to present at Ekoparty. Seattle, USA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, today announced that the company is ramping up its recruitment in South America, and will have three of its top security researchers present their acclaimed research next week at Ekoparty – South America’s largest IT security conference. “Following our acquisition of Argeniss Security in 2011, we have seen our...

2013-09-10 23:23:09

Trendy new office space offers ideal setting for cutting edge research and recruiting. London, UK (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, today announced the opening of its new Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in London’s west end of Soho. IOActive has been established in the UK for over five years and completed the move this week from their space at Canary Wharf to the more spacious and...

2013-08-12 23:21:19

Reid Wightman will present on industrial controller design issues that compromise the security of these devices and threaten the function and safety of the respective facilities where they are used. Seattle, USA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, today announced that Reid Wightman, a security consultant for the company, will present at Seattle’s embedded device security conference (EDSC) on industrial...

2013-08-07 23:21:31

New Service to Consolidate Experience and Deliver Unprecedented Insight for Customers Seattle, USA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, today announced the launch of its new Security Intelligence Service, to help arm organisations with prioritized critical security insights based on their unique business in light of the ever growing threat landscape. World-renowned research capabilities and extensive experience...

2013-07-12 23:30:30

New southern hemisphere office to meet ever-growing trend for locally delivered security services. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, today announced the opening of its new South African office, based in Johannesburg, to meet the increasing demand for locally delivered security services from Global 500 customers with operations in Africa. The company has also observed a growing trend amongst the Global 500...

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2008-08-07 12:16:13

Researcher Dan Kaminsky of Seattle-based security consultant IOActive Inc., exposed a major security flaw in the Internet's infrastructure that allows hackers to take Web browsers to unintended sites and permits them to intercept e-mail messages. While there's no evidence yet that this method of targeting e-mail has been used in a successful attack, Kaminsky said the potential of damage from this flaw is high. Kaminsky was the researcher who exposed hackers who were rerouting some computers...

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2008-04-24 21:50:00

Third-party Internet advertisements on unused Web pages can often create security vulnerabilities outside the control of Internet service providers, according to research presented at a security conference last weekend.Dan Kaminsky, director of penetration testing for Seattle-based computer security consultant IOActive Inc., described the problem. For example, he explained, if someone mistypes the name of a Web site into their browser, often times instead of getting an error message they will...


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