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BeyondTrust and eEye Acquisition Announcement Now On Demand

Posted May 16, 2012    Sarah Lieber

There’s been a good amount of buzz surrounding our announcement that BeyondTrust acquired eEye Digital Security. We’re very excited about it and the opportunity the combined company has to provide an unmatched protection strategy for both the internal and external threats that target today’s enterprise. A couple of days ago, executives from both BeyondTrust and…

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Retina Now Offers Custom Audits for Android Devices

Posted May 16, 2012    Morey Haber

When a marketing buzz word sticks like BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), it is inevitable to see it everywhere in an effort to capitalize on the momentum; blogs, literature, SEO, social media, etc. In the past, we have seen great terms like “ecosystem”, “framework”, and my personal favorite “distributed computing”, rise and fall in marketing….

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BeyondTrust Acquires eEye Digital Security

Posted May 10, 2012    Peter McCalister

This morning BeyondTrust announced that we have acquired eEye Digital Security, a well-respected leader in vulnerability and threat management. This is a very exciting move which will accelerate our existing company velocity in the security, compliance, and governance markets. Register for a webcast to learn more about BeyondTrust’s acquisition of eEye Digital Security. When BeyondTrust…

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eEye Digital Security Acquired by BeyondTrust

Posted May 10, 2012    Kevin Hickey

Earlier this morning we announced that eEye Digital Security has agreed to be acquired by BeyondTrust, the industry’s leading provider of Privileged Identity Management (PIM) solutions. This is a very exciting milestone in the history of eEye Digital Security, a company that has long been at the forefront of security product leadership and innovative security…

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Is Your Organization Prepared Against Advanced Persistent Threats?

Posted May 9, 2012    Peter McCalister

An advanced persistent threat (APT) is an attack by which an unauthorized person gains access to the network and stays there undetected for a long period of time. The intent of an advanced persistent threat is often to steal data than to damage the network. Sectors with high-value information, such as defense, manufacturing, financial, telecom…

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Well-Intentioned Employees Can Make Poor Judgment Calls

Posted May 8, 2012    Peter McCalister

In 2007, Google’s Street View project began to collect “payload data” including e-mail addresses, text messages, and passwords from unsecured Wi-Fi networks of potentially hundreds of millions of people. More than a dozen countries began investigations of Street View in 2010 and in the United States, the Justice Department, the Federal Trade Commission, state attorney…

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Our Newest Release – Retina CS 3.1

Posted May 7, 2012    Mike Puterbaugh

Our product team has just put the finishing touches on the newest release of Retina CS, our award-winning Threat Management Console. Version 3.1 expands our market leadership in innovation for helping IT secure the technologies being widely deployed today. As it has been since halfway through 2011, Retina CS remains the only unified vulnerability and…

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Data Lost: Covering Your Assets

Posted May 4, 2012    Peter McCalister

According to a recent CDW poll, one in four organizations experienced data loss in the past two years. Imagine the amount of customer, student, employee and patient information lost because of those incidents, never mind the ones that go unreported. Aligning with this shocking stat is that according to the same study, the number of…

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Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Disclosed May 4, 2012    Fully Patched
Vendors: Adobe
Vulnerability Severity: High
Exploit Impact: Remote Code Execution
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PHP Query String Parameter Command Execution

Disclosed May 3, 2012    Fully Patched
Vendors: PHP
Vulnerability Severity: High
Exploit Impact: Remote Code Execution
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