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March 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…

Post by Sarah Lieber April 11, 2012
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Missed it Live? On Demand March VEF Now Available + Live Q&A Answered

Miss our live Vulnerability Expert Forum webinar earlier this week? Never fear, I’ve put the recording + slides + Q&A all together here for your convenience. Take your pick.

Post by Sarah Lieber March 15, 2012
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January VEF winner announced. Takes home an Amazon 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…

Post by Sarah Lieber January 26, 2012
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Automating Configuration Auditing

????????I want to discuss a rather simple use case with my readers that until recently, had a rather complex solution. Consider you are a major airline, corporation, or even a local government with thousands of systems that should be identical from a configuration perspective. These could be airline check-in kiosks, a call center handling support calls,…

Post by Morey Haber March 15, 2011
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Benchmarks as a Point of Reference

I have been reading Stephen Hawking’s new book, “The Grand Design” and am completely stunned by the analogies he uses to simplify perception, measurements, and even quantum physics. This book is not light reading and has had me looking up terms using old college textbooks and Google multiple times. The one thing that fascinates me…

Post by Morey Haber November 3, 2010
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Microsoft Patch Tuesday – August 2010

As everyone knows by now, this was a gigantic patch Tuesday with Microsoft delivering 14 security bulletins (in addition to the out-of-band bulletin from last week).  On top of that, Adobe patched Flash and ColdFusion.  It is once again going to be a long night for IT and security engineers everywhere. One important thing to note is…

Post by Chris Silva August 10, 2010
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Mass Infection via SQL Injection of IIS Websites

Multiple security outlets have released reports regarding a mass SQL injection attack that has compromised a large number of public websites – Google search results currently show that over 100,000 pages have been infected. This attack targets Microsoft IIS servers running both ASP and MSSQL.  The automated injection routine appears to leverage a vulnerability in…

Post by Chris Silva June 9, 2010
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