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2012-09-05 02:37:05

LONDON, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Web applications remain the third most common attack vector overall, with hacking still on the increase, from organised criminal groups, amateurs and political activists. Complex technology, growing adoption of web 2.0 functionality and powerful features of HTML5 have enhanced the opportunity for hackers to exploit vulnerabilities. The consequences of a compromised web application can go way beyond the web server: a number of high-profile...

2012-07-31 23:00:56

The combined forces of MerlinCryption´s variable key length ASBE encryption, with STT´s unique ability to preclude malicious exploits against a network, mastered a security tiger team assault and debuts STTealth Shield NAC solution. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 The combined forces of MerlinCryption´s variable key length ASBE encryption, with STT´s unique ability to preclude malicious exploits against a network, mastered a security tiger team assault and debuts...

2012-07-30 10:26:12

BETHESDA, Md., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced their inaugural SANS CyberCon 2012 virtual training event, October 8 - 13, 2012. This one-of-a-kind training event brings SANS' top instructors teaching SANS' top courses right to your computer. "For several years SANS has been perfecting the ability to deliver world-class training LIVE over the internet," said Steve Peterson, Director of Live Virtual Training. "We are now ready to unveil SANS' first LIVE online...

2012-07-25 10:26:21

LAS VEGAS, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hat USA 2012, Booth 229 -- Veracode, Inc., the leader in cloud-based application security testing, today announced that three members of its senior team will discuss how to remediate flaws and develop secure code for mobile applications at Black Hat USA 2012, booth 229. Who:Christien Rioux, Co-founder and Chief Scientist, VeracodeAndrew Reiter, Security Researcher, Veracode Zach Lanier, Security Researcher, Veracode Why: Enterprises are...

2012-07-18 06:31:41

BURLINGTON, Mass., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracode, the leader in cloud-based application security testing is calling for the need for stronger controls in preventing large scale data breaches as security risks facing the retail industry are mounting. The appeal for hackers toward retail enterprises is the large amount of cardholder data, email addresses and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) retail databases contain. The retail industry has gone through a dramatic...

2012-07-11 06:30:14

BURLINGTON, Mass., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracode, Inc., the leader in cloud-based application security testing, today announced two additions to its senior leadership team - Vivian Vitale as executive vice president of human resources and Bob Walmsley as senior vice president of global sales. Veracode is the only company that can provide scalable application security as a service to help commercial enterprises and government agencies address the acute threat posed by hackers. "This...

2012-07-03 06:27:46

BURLINGTON, Mass., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As America's attention turns to Independence Day, backyard cookouts and fireworks displays, Veracode, Inc., the leader in application security services, has a different kind of fireworks in mind - explosive ramifications organizations face from security breaches. "Security breaches happen every day to organizations across the country and throughout the world," said Chris Wysopal, Co-Founder and CTO of Veracode. "Making sure the most robust...

2012-07-02 06:27:56

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced Adam Williams has been named chief security officer (CSO), leading the company's global risk and security team. Williams is responsible for providing a secure environment for Diebold's customers and employees. He is also responsible for protecting the company's logical and physical assets against evolving and persistent threats and maintaining a secure infrastructure through the...

2012-06-28 06:27:37

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marlabs Inc., a leading provider of innovative Information Technology services, announced today that it has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. Marlabs is one of only a select few companies nationwide to achieve CSF Assessor status, which allows it to perform assessment and other services related to the CSF, the most widely adopted security framework in the healthcare...

2012-06-27 06:28:20

BURLINGTON, Mass., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracode, Inc., the leader in application security services, today called for financial institutions to re-evaluate their security processes in light of recent large-scale attacks on global payments systems that have put millions of customers' data at risk. As account takeovers, third-party payment processor breaches, market trading exploitation, supply chain infiltration and mobile banking hacks become more prevalent and complex, Veracode...