Posts Tagged ‘vulnerability’

Google attack highlights ‘zero-day’ black market

Image by Laughing Squid via Flickr By Jordan Robertson, AP The recent hacking attack that prompted Google’s threat to leave China is underscoring the heightened dangers of previously undisclosed computer security flaws — and renewing debate over buying and selling information about them in the black market. Because no fix was available, the linchpin in […]

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Vulnerability management and regulatory compliance

Image by Michele Mondora via Flickr Information security requirements are growing for financial, healthcare and government sectors. Especially a new ARRA and HITECH provision for HIPAA mandates compliance for business providers/vendors. The business owners have seen growing number of government and industry specific regulations for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data from ever […]

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Open Network and Security

Open networks are heterogeneous environment where users like to use all the applications and systems at any given time. In a heterogeneous environment, each department run different hardware and software, but you can control the protocols which will work on this environment. Universities are famous for open network. Most Universities network is comprised of a […]

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