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Archive for February, 2013


Instagram at RSA and Win!

The RSA Expo Hall is opening up in just a few hours and it’s going to be packed full of security practitioners, vendors, security solutions and giveaways! With so much going on, we want YOU, our readers who are attending RSA to share your best photos at the show. Please Tweet and Instagram photos you’ve taken during…

Post by Sarah Lieber February 26, 2013
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February VEF Participant Wins a Kindle Fire

As you all know, every month we host our Vulnerability Expert Forum (VEF) webinar. This is a time where our experts share valuable insight regarding new vulnerabilities that are discovered and the actions that need to be taken as a result. It’s a quick way to get up to speed on current potential risks to your organization…

Post by Qui Cao February 25, 2013

Mandiant APT1 report, some unanswered questions.

For the last several years there has been an increasing number of accusations being made against China and its military as being behind the systematic targeting of organizations throughout the world in a sophisticated hacking campaign to steal data and access to further China’s economic, military and social agendas. These accusations come from a mass…

Post by Marc Maiffret February 21, 2013
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PowerBroker for Windows Rule Creation with Retina CS

For any enterprise solution, manually creating rules can be a daunting task and repetitive exercise. This problem is even more complex when working with solutions that potentially touch every application within your environment. Consider the complexity of identifying every application that requires escalated privileges for a least privilege project. How can you identity every user application…

Post by Morey Haber February 20, 2013
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February 2013 Patch Tuesday: Hide Your Servers, Hide Your Clients

It’s that time again, folks. This month’s Patch Tuesday brings us an assortment of client side vulnerabilities, from vulnerabilities affecting Internet Explorer to Exchange to TCP/IP, and much more. A total of 57 vulnerabilities are addressed across a spread of 12 bulletins, five of which are rated critical. There are quite a few client side…

Post by BeyondTrust Research Team February 12, 2013

BeyondTrust Retina CS Earns Perfect 5 Star Rating by SC Magazine

We are happy to announce that for the 5th year in a row, SC Magazine has given a glowing review of Retina CS Threat Management Console with 5 stars across all its judging categories. SC Magazine tests all products in the most logical way: they vulnerability or pen tested them directly. Their “…results were excellent and…

Post by Sarah Lieber February 4, 2013
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