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Archive for October, 2013

Showcasing Retina Network Security Scanner Unlimited with Marc Maiffret

Last week BeyondTrust’s CTO, Marc Maiffret, took us through an introduction, demo and Q&A of Retina Network Security Scanner Unlimited. Retina Network Security Scanner is the fastest, most mature vulnerability assessment solution on the market, and is now available for only $1,200 per year. Features available in Retina Network Security Scanner Unlimited include: Unlimited IP…

Post by Sarah Lieber October 29, 2013
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The 5 Keys to Context-Aware Vulnerability Management

Retina not only identifies security exposures across your entire IT landscape, but also gives you the insight you need to better understand, mitigate and communicate risk. Check out this video to see what makes Retina the most context-aware vulnerability management solution on the market. Learn more about Retina here. The 5 Keys to Context-Aware Vulnerability…

Post by Sarah Lieber October 28, 2013
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Privilege gone wild! Our latest survey finds privileged users are out of control.

Did you know that 40% of employees have unnecessary access rights? What about that over 25% of employees admitted to having retrieved information not relevant to their job like financial, reports, salary info, HR and personnel docs? Now have I caught your attention? As our latest security survey proves, insider threats continue to be a…

Post by Sarah Lieber October 22, 2013
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October VEF Participant Wins an iPad mini

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 October 15, 2013
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Scalability Part Deuce

It was great to see a flood of email on the previous scalability blog. Thank you all for the emails directly to me on the topic. Based on the responses, I would be remiss not to cover the other three sides of scalability. First, is how we scale down. Retina is a family of solutions….

Post by Morey Haber October 9, 2013
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Now Available: Retina Unlimited – $1,200 Unlimited IP Addresses

It has been over 15 years since we first introduced Retina, the Network Security Scanner, to the world. In those early days the vulnerability assessment space was still in its infancy with much of the focus being around scanning network based services for remotely exploitable vulnerabilities. Back then there were no compliance mandates or policies…

Post by Marc Maiffret October 8, 2013
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October 2013 Patch Tuesday: 10 Year Anniversary Edition

Happy 10th birthday, Patch Tuesday! This month marks the 10th anniversary of the Patch Tuesday process we’re all familiar with. To kick off the anniversary celebrations, October’s patch Tuesday fixes vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, the Windows Kernel, .NET, SharePoint, Office, and more. There are a total of 8 patches, fixing 26 unique vulnerabilities; four bulletins…

Post by BeyondTrust Research Team October 8, 2013
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The Silk Road to the FBI is Paved with Bitcoin

The FBI has seized control of one of the online black market’s most prominent marketplaces, Silk Road. Silk Road was an online marketplace used by miscreants who bought and sold illegal merchandise, such as drugs, weapons, and other illicit materials. It was not accessible without the use of routing software known as Tor (the onion…

Post by BeyondTrust Research Team October 3, 2013