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The Verizon Data Breach Report unearths some positive stats in stopping cyber-attacks, but if you read between the lines there's still a lot of work to be done.

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Black Hat and DEFCON are upon us again, and Core will have a significant presence. Who will make the biggest news? we should know in just a few days.

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The Windows LNK zero day flaw is wreaking havoc around the globe, but after unleashing our Vulnerability Outbreak Alert program, CORE IMPACT Pro users are already able to test themselves for it.

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The CoreTex Competitions Team is hosting a backdoor hiding contest at DEFCON 18. As it's also being held online parallel to the live event, participate whether you can be in Vegas or not!

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Addressing the botnet epidemic has become a serious global challenge, but adopting some new ISP standards created in Australia could have a very positive affect.

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The notion of testing means many different things to many different people; today, Core Security introduces INSIGHT Enterprise, an entirely new method for performaing testing of IT security across the enterprise.

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The recent HackMiami contest produced some interesting results regarding "point-and-shoot" pen testing, but we feel like IMPACT Pro still stands up to any product in a true penetration comparison.

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Core CTO Ivan Arce offers his reaction to some of the newest ideas around secure development proposed by longtime industry colleague Michal Zalewski, taking a deeper look at how and why we look at IT risk in many of the ways that we do, and tracing those views back to some time-honored concepts.

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Proactive security testing is becoming a strategic advantage for educational institutions.

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A new memo issued to federal agencies by the White House OMB pushes them to embrace more practices that will empower them with enterprise security metrics, a paradigm that Core Security is also putting its weight behind.

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