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2014-01-13 12:31:07

Offers a Unified Approach to Security with Metrics-Based Offensive and Defensive Training BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the New Year underway, a steady stream of data breach news confirms attacks against organizations are increasing. To better prepare cyber security professionals for the evolving fight against cyber attackers, SANS Institute today announced it is returning to Arizona for SANS Phoenix/Scottsdale 2014. Taking place in Scottsdale...

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)....

2013-12-12 23:02:11

PCI 3.0 brings in a lot of new compliance requirements for businesses that accept credit cards. Rhino Security Labs details the vulnerabilities associated with PCI compliance. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Rhino Security Labs, a leading authority in penetration testing services, realizes that the rollout of new PCI-DSS 3.0 requirements increases the responsibilities of business owners and management. With PCI standards being implemented to protect consumers, and rightfully so, it...

2013-12-07 23:02:38

Remote Access Trojans can give hackers external access to compromised systems and networks. Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses what this type of malware does, the importance of regular vulnerability assessments and penetration testing, and the new Data Breach Response Toolkit from Global Digital Forensics, which gives IT security personnel the power to finally find and eliminate this type of dangerous and stealthy threat like never before. New York, NY...

2013-12-02 23:25:12

Scott Chasin, CEO and Founder of ProtectWise and former CTO of McAfee, to Join Board Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Pwnie Express today announced that Scott Chasin, founder and chief executive officer of privately held ProtectWise, Inc. and former chief technology officer of McAfee, was appointed to the company’s board of directors. “Scott has extraordinary technology and business expertise, and we are delighted that he has joined Pwnie Express’s board of...

2013-11-18 23:31:02

Computers are becoming integrated with technology in all facets of life. National Computer Security Day provides companies and individuals the opportunity to assess the security of their technological surroundings. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Rhino Security Labs, an industry leader in information security, announces vulnerability assessment opportunities as November 30th's National Computer Security Day approaches. In coordination with the annual event, Rhino Security Labs...

2013-11-04 23:22:22

CompTIA has authorized The Hacker Academy to provide Continuing Education Units for people with existing CompTIA credentials. These CEUs are used to keep credentials current. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 CompTIA, a worldwide leader in information technology certifications, has awarded The Hacker Academy the ability to issue Continuing Education Units to their students, allowing students to keep their CompTIA credentials current. Qualifying certifications include A+,...

2013-10-30 23:02:50

Only 41 pct of sector uses penetration testing to identify security risks. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the results of research on risk-based security management in the retail industry. The survey, conducted in April 2013 with the Ponemon Institute®, evaluates the attitudes of 1,320 respondents from IT security, IT operations, IT risk management, business...


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