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2013-06-10 12:20:51

Enabling Efficient Reconciliation of Recurring Vulnerability Scans SAN ANTONIO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), a leading provider of managed security assessment solutions, announced today a newly acquired patent-pending designation for their scanning technology's host reconciliation process. DDI's scanning technology, delivered via a cloud-based platform, has long been applauded for streamlining vulnerability management by providing clients with features...

2013-06-06 12:30:32

ARLINGTON, Va., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline, Inc., has launched a new course to provide Assessing Network Vulnerabilities training to information technology and cyber security professionals. Security professionals are overwhelmed by abundant security advisories, intrusion and firewall alerts, and vulnerability reports. They must continually control their exposure and rapidly respond to current security threats by effectively detecting vulnerabilities and implementing preventative...

2013-05-13 23:20:26

Enables Organizations to Remediate While Minimizing Impact on Development Teams San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Denim Group, the leading secure software development company, today announced that ThreadFix, its open source vulnerability management platform, was chosen by CSO Magazine´s Bill Brenner as one of the top 20 free tools to help organizations increase the security of their IT infrastructure by information and network security professionals in today´s industry....

2013-04-25 20:19:00

Researchers at Wayne State University, in collaboration with Illinois Institute of Technology, recently published a study advising clinical gerontologists in the field to be aware of older adults´ needs for assessment of financial exploitation or its potential when working with highly vulnerable individuals. Financial exploitation of the elderly is on the rise according to the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and the numbers are expected to continue to grow as Baby...

2013-04-19 14:22:51

A new study with college roommates shows that a particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually “rub off” on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later. The research, from psychological scientists Gerald Haeffel and Jennifer Hames of the University of Notre Dame, is published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Studies show that people who respond negatively to...

2013-04-15 12:31:38

SAN ANTONIO, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), a leading provider of managed cloud-based security risk assessments, announced a zero-day finding, discovered by the company's Vulnerability Research Team (VRT). The flaw is a directory traversal which resides in the Dell EqualLogic solution. A remote unauthenticated attacker could potentially leverage the vulnerability to retrieve system files. This security issue was revealed using DDI's patent-pending vulnerability...

Several Species Of Alaskan Birds Vulnerable To Changing Climate
2013-04-03 14:21:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the forces of climate change continue to shape the planet, conservationist groups are focusing on how these trends may affect the viability of different animal species. According to a new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), many of the breeding bird species in Alaska will experience a marked change to their populations by 2050. Based on their assessment, the WCS estimates that two species will become "highly"...

2013-03-25 16:24:52

Reveals tools and design strategies that systematically assess and address individuals' life-context conditions and engage them as people, not patients BOSTON, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the Health Experience Design (HxD) conference, Eliza Corporation ("Eliza"), the pioneer and recognized leader in Health Engagement Management, will present new data and insights on the hidden drivers of health and healthcare spending, and how well-designed engagement strategies can...

2013-02-21 08:41:00

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Employee negligence is a major security risk for companies worldwide, according to a Ponemon Institute study.(1) Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), the premier provider of managed security risk assessment solutions, plans to demonstrate how a lighthearted training approach can strengthen companies' security posture at the upcoming RSA Conference, which will be held from February 25 to March 1 in San Francisco. DDI Executive Vice President and CTO Gordon...

2013-02-20 23:01:23

Goverlan helps the Graves County School District IT Department patch Java7u10 zero-day vulnerabilities, improve time to resolution despite shrinking budget, and reduce energy footprint. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 PJ Technologies today announced that the IT Department at Graves County School District is using Goverlan to support its 14 schools in Graves County, Kentucky. With three systems administrators in charge of supporting an entire school district, comprised of 18 locations...