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More Than Just Patch Management for Remediation

I have been combing though some vulnerability reports and the vast majority of remediation strategies revolve around applying a patch. Simple in concept; install this patch, and the vulnerability is mitigated. The difficulty arises when you have vast quantities of the patch to deploy, are unsure whether the security update breaks any other function or…

Post by Morey Haber December 9, 2010
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Vulnerability Management in a Data Warehouse

Have you ever been asked, “How long has that vulnerability been in our systems?” Have you ever wondered if your patch management process is keeping up with the number of new vulnerabilities being identified? Keep reading…

Post by Morey Haber November 16, 2010
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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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The Value of a Zero-Day Vulnerability Assessment Scanner

Let’s assume your business is near perfect. You have a proven and reliable vulnerability management lifecycle in place and identification of vulnerabilities and patch remediation happens like clockwork. Finding lingering threats or missing patches is a rarity and even your endpoint protection solution never fails catching the latest malware. Like I said, a near perfect…

Post by Morey Haber October 26, 2010
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Retina Helps Identify Weak Certificates

Microsoft has released a Security Advisory for the upcoming patch to increase minimum bit levels of certificates to 1024 bit security advisory 2661254. The expected release date for this patch is Oct 9th at which time the update will be available through Windows Update.

Post by Peter McCalister October 16, 2010
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The Retina Protection Agent

Traditional anti-virus solutions that rely on blacklisting malware are insufficient to protect today’s systems from the plethora of threats. Security vendors have evolved endpoint protection solutions to include firewalls, host-based intrusion prevention solutions, and even proactive application protection capabilities in order to defend against the evolving threat landscape. Unfortunately, many businesses still rely on anti-virus…

Post by Morey Haber September 2, 2010
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When Your Vulnerability Scanner Breaks Your Compliance

At eEye Digital Security we strive to make sure our Retina Network Security Scanner technology not only has great auditing capabilities for missing patches and misconfigurations, but also for remotely exploitable server vulnerabilities. We have been a pioneer in the space of non-intrusive, unauthenticated, vulnerability checks for many years now. In fact, on more than…

Post by Marc Maiffret August 30, 2010
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