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2013-09-25 23:32:44

The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) Threat Landscape, Mid-year 2013 report published last week was more confirmation that while the cyber threats which dominated the threat landscape in 2012 are still chart-toppers so far in 2013, hacker tactics and delivery methods continue to evolve. Joe Caruso, Founder and CEO/TO od Global Digital Forensics discusses the report and the increasing need for regular network vulnerability assessments to stay ahead of the latest...

2013-09-20 23:18:57

EC-Council top international certification organization for information security recognizes excellence of NetCom Learning training. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The EC-Council, also known as the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants, the organization that sets security standards and course training in the areas of information security, recently released its list of award winners for their annual Global Award Winners 2013. This year, NetCom Learning is the...

2013-08-30 08:27:02

Quotium research shows the large majority of security managers feel their organization's applications are still vulnerable to hacker attacks, despite best efforts to employ wide range of solutions to prevent application threats LONDON, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Application vulnerabilities are a major factor in the cyber-crime game. The objectives of Quotium's research published today was to better understand the solutions used to secure applications in leading corporates in...

2013-08-13 23:26:55

PenTest Magazine publishes Chris Berberich’s latest article in their August issue (Vol 1., No. 6). The article is part of the PenTest Open Start Kit and can be found here: http://pentestmag.com/pentest-starterkit-032013-authors-landing-page/. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Mr. Berberich provides steps and insight in this article to perform a penetration test against network devices and to help avoid trivial mistakes. “I recall how difficult penetration testing was when I first...

2013-08-12 16:28:41

Why Cyber Security Training is so necessary BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced they will provide essential cyber security training at SANS CyberCon Fall 2013, an online information security training event, Sept 9(th) - 14(th), 2013. According to Lloyd's Risk Index List 2013, "cyber security now sits squarely towards the top of the agenda for boards around the world with cyber risk moving from 12th to 3rd place in the index. Business leaders...

2013-07-23 23:29:47

High Bit Security: Despite worldwide concerns of business leaders, threat recognition and allocation of corresponding resources still lagging in most organizations. CIOs and IT managers faced with difficult decisions on security funding allocations. Rochester MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 When Lloyd’s (formerly Lloyd's of London) issued their third annual Risk Index a few days ago, by far the greatest change was the dramatic leap of cyber security threats from 12th place in 2011 to 3rd...

2013-07-19 23:04:20

In Two Separate Presentations, Bishop Fox Researchers Will Demonstrate the Susceptibility of Building Security Systems and Employee Badging Systems Used by Millions Worldwide Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Later this month, researchers at Bishop Fox (formerly Stach & Liu), one of the industry’s leading enterprise security consultancies, will reveal critical vulnerabilities in many of the world’s most widely-used building security systems and RFID (radio frequency...

2013-07-18 23:18:34

Getting Corporate Vulnerability Data, In-House Security Teams, and Application Developers All on the Same Page Just Got a Lot Easier with NetSPI’s New CorrelatedVM™ Customer Portal Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 NetSPI today announced very strong adoption rates for the rollout of their new SaaS (Software as a Service) portal that offers customers secure access into key CorrelatedVM™ features and its extensive vulnerability data store. CorrelatedVM is NetSPI’s proprietary...

2013-07-11 16:27:05

BETHESDA, Md., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced the addition of SANS CyberCon Fall 2013 online information security training event, Sept 9(th) - 14(th), 2013. With sequestration still in place, organizations are finding themselves with training budgets, but drastically reduced travel budgets. This one-of-a-kind training event brings SANS' top instructors teaching SANS' top courses to those who can't travel. "SANS CyberCon is a great option for...

2013-07-10 16:28:57

BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS today announced that they have developed a new training program that is 80% hands-on learning. Studies have shown that the best way to pick up new skills quickly is to practice them in a hands-on, real-world scenarios designed to challenge and guide a participant. This new hands-on format allows students to develop a deeper understanding of the concepts and focus on developing broad skills across many different security...