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2013-08-01 08:36:06

EngagePoint's application among three companies recognized for having the lowest flaw density FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EngagePoint today announced that the company has received the 2013 Secure Development Award from Veracode. This award recognizes Veracode customers scanned over a twelve month period, with an application possessing the lowest flaw density, or fewest flaws per megabyte of code. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130801/NY56853LOGO)...

2012-04-26 06:23:46

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, today announced Chris Rohlf and Chris Wysopal will be joining the Black Hat Review Board. Comprised of 21 experts throughout the areas of information security, the review board advises Black Hat on its strategic direction, assisting in reviewing and programming conference content, and providing extended reach into the research community. Black Hat USA will take place July...

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2011-08-06 05:35:00

The US Defense Department is recruiting hackers to help it bolster its defenses against cyberattacks, a former hacker now working with the government said on Thursday. The program, known as Cyber Fast Track, was announced by Peiter Zatko during a keynote speech at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, according to John D. Sutter of CNN.com. The program, he says, "is aimed at hackers and computer security experts" and officially launched Wednesday. According to Tabassum Zakaria of Reuters,...

2011-07-07 12:00:00

SEATTLE, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hat, produced by UBM TechWeb, today announced that Peiter "Mudge" Zatko, Program Manager, Information Innovation Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will be one of this year's keynotes at Black Hat USA 2011, the world's leading information security event. Black Hat USA 2011 will host more than 5000 high-level security professionals for the most timely, actionable security presentations of the year. Black Hat USA is taking...

2010-05-03 13:33:00

BOSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- What: In the first of the Safelight Security Advisors Lightning Talk Series, CEO Rob Cheyne will discuss "An Introduction to SQL Injection," at the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Boston chapter meeting, Monday, May 3. Rob will cover the methodology used by professional attackers, along with detailed demonstrations of one of the most common and dangerous OWASP Top 10 issues. After demonstrating how SQL injection can be used to run system...