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2010-01-14 23:24:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Zscaler, Inc., the market leader in cloud-delivered multi-tenant Security as a Service (SaaS), announced that it has globally deployed protections to combat a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability (CVE-2010-0249) affects all currently supported versions of Internet Explorer and has been tied to recent high profile, targeted attacks. Numerous reports suggest that this vulnerability was used in recently publicized...

2010-01-14 07:00:00

MILFORD, Conn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Perimeter E-Security, the trusted market leader of information security services that delivers enterprise-class protection and compliance to companies of all sizes, today unveiled its Top 10 Information Security Threats for 2010. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100114/NY37508 ) "The start of a new year is a great time for companies to evaluate their information security practices and begin thinking about what threats they'll be...

2009-12-16 13:19:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zscaler, Inc., the market leader in cloud-delivered multi-tenant Security as a Service (SaaS), today announced that it has deployed protections for its customers from an un-patched Adobe Acrobat Reader vulnerability that is actively being exploited in the wild. Zscaler security researchers discovered the new exploit, acquired live samples, and updated Zscaler's global cloud service to block the threat for its customers. With Zscaler's security...

2009-12-16 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Bit9, Inc., the pioneer and leader in Enterprise Application Whitelisting, today unveiled its annual report on the top popular consumer applications with known vulnerabilities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080204/BIT9LOGO ) The list, published in the research brief entitled, "Report: Top Vulnerable Applications for IT - 2009", is created for IT professionals, who are responsible for providing secure and well-managed computers...

2009-11-24 13:24:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Zscaler, Inc., the market leader in cloud-delivered multi-tenant Security as a Service (SaaS), today announced that it has deployed protections to protect customers against a new zero-day threat that affects Internet Explorer 6 & 7. Zscaler was able to deploy initial protections shortly after exploit code was first released and continues to update the protections as additional details become available through the Microsoft Active Protections...

2009-04-08 08:21:00

IT managers polled by Bit9 assert the need for greater protection against threats from unauthorized and malicious software WALTHAM, Mass., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Bit9, Inc., the pioneer and leader in Enterprise Application Whitelisting, today announced the results of a survey on the ubiquity of unauthorized software in enterprise and government systems. According to the survey of more than 250 IT managers, 77 percent of the respondents have software usage policies in place, yet an...

2009-03-04 09:03:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bit9, Inc., the pioneer and leader in Enterprise Application Whitelisting, announced today that Bertucci's has chosen Bit9 Parity(TM) to proactively protect its restaurant systems from malware, data leakage and unauthorized software. Bertucci's also is using Bit9 Parity application whitelisting to help achieve compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080204/BIT9LOGO ) With...

2009-02-25 15:50:00

Brings Application Whitelisting Expertise to 1.6M U.S. Retailers WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Bit9, Inc., the pioneer and leader in Enterprise Application Whitelisting, announced today that it has joined the National Retail Federation (NRF) to become part of the world's largest retail trade association. Bit9 will bring to the NRF its application whitelisting expertise in helping retailers comply with PCI DSS regulations and secure sensitive information contained in retail...

2009-02-24 08:00:00

Triumfant Resolution Manager Enables Users to Stop Unknown Desktop Threats and Remove All Remnants of an Attack ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumfant(R), the industry pioneer in applying granular change detection to identifying and remediating malicious software, today announced a first-of-its-kind anti-malware solution that provides organizations with protection from zero-day attacks. Until now, traditional anti-virus solutions have been ineffective at identifying zero-day...

2008-12-11 15:25:00

OTTAWA and RESTON, Va., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Brigade (http://www.thirdbrigade.com), experts in server and application protection, today announced that its customers which have deployed Third Brigade Deep Security are protected from attacks that could exploit a critical remote code execution vulnerability that exists in the Microsoft(R) Internet Explorer 7 browser. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. Trend...


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