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2014-05-15 23:07:54

The newest CIS-CAT version achieves Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) 1.2 validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Center for Internet Security (CIS) today announced the release of an enhanced version of its CIS Configuration Assessment Tool, known as CIS-CAT. CIS-CAT 3.0 will provide CIS Security Benchmarks members with increased capabilities, including the ability to perform software vulnerability...

2011-01-12 00:01:23

Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), a leading provider of information security governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced they have received formal revalidation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for conforming to the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) standard. San Antonio, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) January 11, 2011 Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), a leading provider of information security governance, risk management, and compliance...

2010-01-11 07:45:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), a leading provider of information security assessment and security compliance solutions, today announced they have earned validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for conforming to the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). This validation is for the capability of determining the presence of unauthenticated or explicit vulnerabilities by evaluating the target system over a network, as...

2009-12-16 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Bit9, Inc., the pioneer and leader in Enterprise Application Whitelisting, today unveiled its annual report on the top popular consumer applications with known vulnerabilities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080204/BIT9LOGO ) The list, published in the research brief entitled, "Report: Top Vulnerable Applications for IT - 2009", is created for IT professionals, who are responsible for providing secure and well-managed computers...

2008-07-08 09:00:30

StillSecure(R), provider of secure network infrastructure solutions, today announced that EWA-Canada has been contracted to conduct Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) testing for StillSecure VAM(R), the company's vulnerability management system. SCAP is a method for using NIST-approved standards to enable automated vulnerability management, measurement, and policy compliance evaluation (e.g., FISMA compliance). SCAP falls under the Information Security Automation Program (ISAP),...


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