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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...

2013-10-26 23:02:53

A global survey released by Fortinet recently should sound alarm bells for any organization at all concerned with the protection of digital assets and data. Joe Caruso, the founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discusses the potential real-world impact the growing wave of personal computing devices in the workplace can have on any organization, well substantiated by the eye-popping numbers revealed in the survey, and the importance of performing up-to-date penetration testing...

2013-10-25 23:01:49

Berberich continues his pen-testing articles in the latest edition of PenTest Magazine. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The article, appearing on page 78, covers such topics as Social Engineering, Information Gathering Techniques and DNS Enumeration. To read the article in its entirety, please click here: Busting the Hollywood Hacker Myth "Penetration testing has a glamorous reputation, and it has a lot of fans,” stated Russ Rogers, subject matter expert on computer security and...

2013-10-24 23:22:56

Penetration Testing and Network Vulnerability Assessment Company Noted for its Product Innovation Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Pwnie Express, the leading provider of rapid deployment remote security assessment products, today announced that its Pwn Pad won the prestigious 7th annual Vermont Tech Jam Innovation Award. Pwnie Express provides cost effective, rapid deployment security assessment products comprised of innovative sensors that make it incredibly easy to...

2013-10-15 23:20:23

Seasoned Security Executive Paul Paget to Join Penetration Testing and Network Vulnerability Assessment Company Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Pwnie Express, the leading provider of rapid deployment remote security assessment products, today announced the appointment of Paul Paget as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Paul transitions leadership from founder Dave Porcello who will continue to guide the company’s product vision as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Paul brings to Pwnie...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.