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2014-02-05 23:25:26

Ovum, a leading global analyst firm, has recognized Security Compass’ SD Elements, the world’s first secure application lifecycle management (SALM) tool, as an innovative new preventive security solution worth watching for developers. SD Elements can reduce high-risk vulnerabilities in web and mobile applications by up to 97 percent. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Security Compass, a leading web and mobile application security firm, is pleased to announce it has been recognized...

2014-02-05 23:00:29

Android Malware Round-Up: For January 2014 Released Today by Armor for Android (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 This year is off to a historically abnormal start. In the first quarter of each year we tend to experience a lull in malware, but the first quarter of 2104 has already yielded three brand-new Android malware families. Two of these new malware families exhibit behavior never before seen on the Android platform. And that's not all. Security researchers have also uncovered two new...

2014-02-04 23:02:47

Cybercrime is a booming, estimated $100 billion industry in the United States and shows no signs of slowing down. Attackers have an arsenal of weapons at their disposal, including social engineering (e.g. phishing), penetrating weak security protocols and exploiting software vulnerabilities that can serve as an “open window” into an organization’s IT environment; closing those windows requires effective and accessible tools to identify and root out software vulnerabilities. Madison,...

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:...

2014-01-30 23:22:45

The top home security system experts in the country have completed their 2014 reviews of the top home security systems in the country and have released detailed reviews at SecuritySystemReviews.com. The list allows consumers to quickly compare the top home security systems in the country, while providing them with information that can get them a great deal. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 A good home security system in today’s tech-driven age is completely different from what...

2014-01-28 23:24:03

After a crazy year in the home security industry, the experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com are proud to announce the release of their 2014 list of the best cellular security systems in the country. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 2013 was a challenging year for security companies. With so much new technology coming out and a lot of tech-savvy intruders taking advantage of unforeseen vulnerabilities, the best security companies had to keep up with the trends and at the same time create...

2014-01-24 12:24:10

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), the premier global not-for-profit devoted to improving software security, is hosting a special security boot camp open to the public. OWASP anyone in town for the RSA Conference, Security BSides SF, and TrustyCon as well as local developers to attend the training. The training is recommended for developers who want to learn more about securing their code as well as security...

2014-01-21 23:22:37

The leading Do-It-Yourself security systems are available for consumers to review at SecuritySystemReviews.com. The experts have reviewed all of the competition and have provided detailed reviews of each of the leading Do-It-Yourself security systems in the country. Newark, New Jersey (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Shopping for DIY security systems may be easy since most popular shopping complexes, hardware stores and websites offer complete, self-installing setups to private and business...

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...

New UMich Formula Predicts Perfect Moment For Hackers To Strike
2014-01-15 09:50:01

[ Watch the Video: New Model For Predicting Cyberattacks ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The timing of a cyber-attack is crucial to overcoming measures designed to defend or repel the attacks and a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan has revealed a mathematical model that could be used to optimize the timing of would-be hackers. In the study, which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the research team...


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