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Pwn2Own 2013 Takes Aim at Browser Plugins

January 18, 2013
Over half a million in cash and prizes are on the table at HP's Zero Day Initiative event.
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Patch Monday? Oracle and Microsoft Scramble IT Patch Cycle

January 14, 2013
Out-of-band updates from Microsoft and Oracle address critical zero-day flaws.
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As Malware Evolves, Are AV Signatures Still Relevant?

January 11, 2013
As malware becomes more sophisticated, so too must the enterprise's defensive perimeter.
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Zero Day Initiative Identifies Vulnerability Trends

January 9, 2013
HP's group issued over 200 security advisories in 2012, with more to come this year.
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Microsoft Fixes Dozen Flaws, but Not IE Zero-Day Threat, in Update

January 8, 2013
Microsoft's first patch Tuesday update of 2013 is now out and it's likely to be followed up by an out-of-band update for IE soon.
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Startup Takes Military Approach to Cybersecurity

January 7, 2013
Former U.S. Defense Department official raises $26 million to fund a new type of cybersecurity technology.
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SSL Certificate Authority Puts Google at Risk (Again)

January 4, 2013
TURKTRUST joins the list of exploited vulnerable certificate authorities as Google, Microsoft and Mozilla take action.
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Risk I/O Lowers Risk by Raising IT Security Intelligence

January 3, 2013
Former CISO of travel site Orbitz founds a new IT security startup that offers a SaaS-based platform for centralizing and prioritizing security data.
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Did Microsoft Improve Security in 2012?

December 21, 2012
Microsoft had a lower patch count and fewer vulnerabilities this year, but there were still a few interesting security flaws.
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Software Security: BSIMM's Holistic Approach

December 20, 2012
BSIMM 4 adds new practices for improving software security.
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Oracle Updates Java 7 Security, but Is It Enough?

December 18, 2012
Latest Java update includes enhanced security, but not everyone is impressed.
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Oracle Melds Audit, Database Firewall Security

December 13, 2012
Databases are among the most attacked technologies on Earth. Oracle, the largest database vendor on Earth, is fighting back.
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Microsoft's December Patch Tuesday Fixes IE

December 11, 2012
No gifts for attackers this year, as Microsoft ups the ante on security with December Patch Tuesday.
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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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IBM Exposes IT Security Skills Gap

December 6, 2012
New IBM report identifies security as the number one barrier of adoption for mobile, cloud and social business technologies.
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Inside Eurograbber: How SMS Was Used to Pilfer Millions

December 5, 2012
The Eurograbber Trojan employs a feature designed to help users feel more secure about their online banking to rip them off.
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HP Vet Expanding Focus of Encryption Vendor Vormetric

November 20, 2012
Former President of HP's Tipping Point takes the reins at encryption vendor Vormetric.
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BYOD Demand Grows as Vendors Offer Solutions

November 16, 2012
When it comes to BYOD, the cloud could be the key to security.
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Microsoft Updates Windows 8 in November Patch Tuesday Release

November 13, 2012
While Windows 8 raises the bar on Windows security, it's not immune from Microsoft's monthly patch cycle.
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