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2014-02-11 12:29:44

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline today announced that FY2013 saw a dramatic increase in the number of advanced penetration testing engagements conducted by the company's technical assessment team. The company noted that a flurry of high profile cyber events in 2013 drove increased demand for penetration testing services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110622/PH24580LOGO) Matt Xenakis, the Program Manager who oversees all of Lunarline's technical...

2014-02-05 08:29:28

Company issues 4th annual report analyzing breaches of protected health information (PHI). Cites 138% increase in large PHI data breaches in 2013; calls out lack of encryption of laptops as major contributing factor. CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of penetration testing and IT security assessments, today released its annual Breach Report 2013 - Protected Health Information. In the report, Redspin provides in-depth analysis of the...

2014-02-04 08:21:36

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline today announced the results of a three month pilot program designed to drive down the cost of security assessments, including FedRAMP-accreditation, DIACAP, FISMA compliance and penetration testing. Using the Vulnerability Scan Converter (VSC) - a tool developed by Lunarline's Products Team - Lunarline was able to reduce the cost of some security assessments by nearly 1/3(rd) over the three month pilot period. (Logo:...

2014-01-23 12:32:02

Features More than 40 Courses Addressing Today's Most Challenging Attacks and How to Mitigate Them BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cyber attacks are on the rise, to avoid becoming the next victim, organizations must re-examine their cyber security efforts. To provide cyber pros with the necessary skills to sharpen their offensive and defensive strategies, SANS today announced it is returning to Orlando for SANS 2014, its largest information security training...

2014-01-15 23:04:02

Trammell Ventures, a business incubator and think tank specializing in information security, announced today the purchase of the remaining interest of ExploitHub from NSS Labs, Inc. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Trammell Ventures, a business incubator and think tank specializing in information security, announced today the purchase of the remaining interest of ExploitHub from NSS Labs, Inc. ExploitHub was previously a joint venture between Trammell Ventures and NSS Labs. ExploitHub...

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...


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