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SSL Certificate Authorities Team up to Boost Web Security

February 14, 2013 |

SSL Certificate Authorities claim a 99.995 accuracy rate, despite headline-making Web security breaches in the last two years.

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Metasploit Goes Phishing

December 11, 2012 |

Leading open source penetration testing framework adds phishing attacks to its arsenal. What can and should an enterprise do?

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Is OpenStack Cloud Platform Secure?

October 19, 2012 |

Security efforts are ramping up as adoption of the OpenStack cloud platform grows.

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Why Are Web Applications a Security Risk?

September 07, 2012 |

The CTO of Qualys explains how the shift from traditional to Web applications will require developers to raise their security games.

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NSA: Building a More Secure Android

August 29, 2012 |

They're from the government, and they're here to help secure the Android kernel.

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How to Prevent Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Attacks

August 28, 2012 |

Input sanitization is key to defending against XSS attacks. Is your company's website secured?

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Black Hat: Wintel Flaw Remained Unpatched For Six Years

July 25, 2012 |

Linux patched the Intel kernel privilege escalation flaw in 2006 -- but Windows, FreeBSD, and NetBSD remained vulnerable until just six weeks ago.

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Black Hat: Open Source Web Application Firewall Comes to Microsoft IIS

July 24, 2012 |

After 10 years on Apache, the popular open source ModSecurity web application firewall is expanding its footprint to Microsoft's IIS web server.

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AlienVault Raises $34 Million for Open Source Based Unified Security Management

July 09, 2012 |

Former leaders of HP's Fortify business unit build a new class of threat management platform, powered by open source innovation.

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Sourcefire Pushes Open Source ClamAV Forward

June 22, 2012 |

The leaders of ClamAV are leaving Sourcefire, but the future's still bright for the popular open source anti-virus tool.

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MySQL, MariaDB Security Flaw Found

June 13, 2012 |

According to Sergei Golubchik, the flaw makes password protection 'as good as nonexistent.'

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How to Run Your Own Certificate Authority

June 13, 2012 |

Your business can save money by issuing its own digital certificates for internal corporate resources such as intranets and VPNs.

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IBM Gets Behind Snort, Expands Anomaly Detection

April 25, 2012 |

Big Blue embraces the open-source IPS signature system.

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Top 5 WordPress Vulnerabilities and How to Fix Them

April 20, 2012 |

WordPress is a popular target for hackers, but there are steps you can take to make your installation more secure.

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Study Warns of Security Flaws in Open Source Components

April 13, 2012 |

More than 80 percent of enterprise software applications built in-house use open source components that may contain vulnerabilities.

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Adobe Intros Open Source Malware Classifier

April 03, 2012 |

The Adobe Malware Classifier is available for download from SourceForge.

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How To Secure DNS with DNSCrypt

March 19, 2012 |

This open-source software for Mac and Linux does for DNS what SSL does for HTTP: It encrypts DNS traffic to prevent spoofing, snooping, and man-in-the-middle attacks.

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VLC Media Player 2.0.1 Patches Security Flaws

March 19, 2012 |

Two vulnerabilities could be exploited to compromise a victim's system.

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Review: ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition

March 14, 2012 |

Organizations looking for high-performance malware protection without a lot of extra bells and whistles should take a close look at the business edition in ESET's antivirus product line.

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Ruby on Rails Updated to Version 3.2.2

March 07, 2012 |

The update patches two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

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