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Hack I.T. – Security Through Penetration Testing

I can recommend this book to anyone getting interested into penetration testing as a great one to learn from. You should find many answers and clues you need in order to get ready and sink your teeth into some serious testing. Have fun! More

Microsoft Systems Administrators Rave About Free Ecora Patch Analysis Tool

PatchMeister enables admins to analyze missing patches within their Microsoft environment in minutes;Intuitive user interface takes patch management to a new level of efficiency PORTSMOUTH, NH — August 1, 2002 — Ecora Software, makers of comprehensive IT infrastructure auditing, disaster recovery, and vulnerability assessment solutions, today announced the availability of PatchMeister, a free innovative patch management tool for the Windows environment. “PatchMeister is easy to install, easy to use, and delivers reports quickly,” said Kemi … More

Intrusion Inc. Elects Michael Paxton Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary

RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 13, 2002–Intrusion Inc. (Nasdaq:INTZ), (“Intrusion”), today announced that Michael Paxton had been elected Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary. Paxton will replace Jay Widdig who resigned to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Paxton previously served Intrusion Inc. (previously ODS Networks Inc.) from 1986 to 1998 in capacities ranging from Controller and Chief Accounting Officer to Vice President and Secretary. “Michael is very knowledgeable about the business, we are confident his experience … More

Security Company-PivX, Adds Another World Class Security Researcher who has found a Major Vulnerability in Apache Server Software

Newport Beach, CA, August 13, 2002 : PivX Solutions, a leader in Network Security is pleased to announce the hiring of one of the worlds pre-eminent security researchers, Luigi Auriemma of Milano, Italy. Luigi has been personally responsible for the discovery of hundreds of software bugs and security vulnerabilities in operating systems and software the world over. As a part of Luigi’s agreement with PivX Solutions he will continue to research security vulnerabilities and he … More

Department of Veterans Affairs Awards Landmark Cyber Security Contract to Small Business Venture led by SecureInfo Corporation

New Incident Response Center Establishes Leadership Role in Governmental Cyber Security WASHINGTON, DC – August 9, 2002 – The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the award of their landmark Computer Incident Response Center (VA-CIRC) contract to VAST, LLC (VAST), a joint venture led by global cyber security solutions pioneer SecureInfo Corporation. Incident response operations were established immediately, and upon full implementation, the VA-CIRC will be the most advanced comprehensive security program … More

Department of Veterans Affairs Awards Landmark Cyber Security Contract to Small Business Venture led by SecureInfo Corporation

New Incident Response Center Establishes Leadership Role in Governmental Cyber Security WASHINGTON, DC – August 9, 2002 – The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the award of their landmark Computer Incident Response Center (VA-CIRC) contract to VAST, LLC (VAST), a joint venture led by global cyber security solutions pioneer SecureInfo Corporation. Incident response operations were established immediately, and upon full implementation, the VA-CIRC will be the most advanced comprehensive security program … More

Stratum8 Networks Partners with nCipher to Secure Enterprise Web Applications

nCipher’s nForce Protects Cryptographic Keys for Stratum8’s Application Protection System SUNNYVALE, Calif. – July 31, 2002 – Stratum8 Networks, Inc., a developer of innovative Web-application security solutions and nCipher, a leading provider of cryptographic IT security solutions, today announced their joint marketing, sales and technology agreement which integrates nCipher’s SSL acceleration and security solutions into Stratum8’s new Application Protection System (APS) [tm?] device. This integrated solution protects the Web applications and SSL transactions of Fortune … More

OpenSSL Security Vulnerabilities Roundup

OpenSSL Security Advisory issued on 30 July 2002 that points to several security issues within OpenSSL. There are four remotely exploitable buffer overflows in OpenSSL. There are also encoding problems in the ASN.1 library used by OpenSSL. Several of these vulnerabilities could be used by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system. All could be used to create denial of service. Advisory #1 consist of the following vulnerabilities: 1. The client … More

Intrusion SecureNet Provider 2.0 Delivers Industry Leading Intrusion Detection Data Mining and Management

RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 29, 2002–With Intrusion SecureNet Provider 2.0 the entire Intrusion SecureNet System is centrally managed and monitored along with the monitoring of the innovative Intrusion SecureHost intrusion detection and prevention system. Complementing its leading line of appliance based network intrusion detection sensors, Intrusion Inc. (NASDAQ:INTZ), a leading provider of intrusion detection solutions for the information-driven economy, today announced the Intrusion SecureNet Provider 2.0 IDS management and monitoring system. The SecureNet Provider system is … More

Secos And Security Focus Partner To Deliver Real-Time Vulnerability Data

Irvine, CA – July 25, 2002- Secos, dedicated to the development of globally focused technology, offering network, transaction, content, and system security, today announced a strategic partnership with SecurityFocus, a leading provider of enterprise security threat management systems. The partnership integrates the SecurityFocus Vulnerability Database with Secos’ SecoShield, an industry leading, five-star rated, network-based, real-time intrusion detection and response system (NIDS) that provides customers with unmatched security performance. The combination of SecoShield with SecurityFocus’s in-depth … More

Symantec’s Norton AntiVirus 2002 Wins Editors’ Choice in CNET Roundup

Norton AntiVirus Bests Field of 10 to be Named ‘Best in the Biz’ CUPERTINO, Calif. – July 23, 2002 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security, today announced that Norton AntiVirus 2002 bested a field of 10 to be named Editors’ Choice by CNET, the renowned global source of information and commerce services for the technology industry. According to the July 3, 2002 online review, Norton AntiVirus earned the highest score … More

Symantec to Acquire Riptech

Becomes Leading Managed Security Services Provider CUPERTINO, Calif. – July 17, 2002 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the acquisition of Riptech, Inc. for approximately US$145 million in cash. The combination of the two companies will create the leading provider of managed security services worldwide monitoring and managing the largest number of security devices across the broadest array of solutions. The acquisition, conditioned upon customary regulatory approvals and other customary conditions contained in the … More