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For several years the Department of Defense (DoD) has been focused on protecting controlled and unclassified information. Seven years ago, around November 2010, the White House issued Executive Order 13556 that established an open and consistent program across all civilian and defense agencies…

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**On Wednesday morning, Ashley was rushing to get a blog on Petya “ransomware” out to help our customers understand and defend against it. Meanwhile, I was in DC about to present at the cyber security for defense summit and watching the CISO from one…

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For the second time in as many months, organizations around the world are feeling the effects of a ransomware attack. No doubt, you heard about the WannaCry virus that spread rapidly, worldwide last month demanding bitcoin ransom for company data. This time, the…

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WannaCry may be the latest outbreak or ransomware to hit the news, but it is not the 1st or the last. In 2016 alone, it is estimated that $1 billion dollars in cyber ransoms were paid out to cyber criminals. If this widespread attack…

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Late last year the New York State of Financial Services (DFS) announced that New York would be proposing a "first in the nation" rule on cyber-security to go into effect on March 1, 2017 which would impact any bank, insurance company and anyone…

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ERP systems play a big role in today’s largest IT environments in organizations. As security and compliance requirements increase and breaches and compromises happen more frequently, companies need to implement strong programs around secure communications. In the world of ERP systems, and especially…

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It’s that time of year where retail booms as the world goes shopping for gifts during the holiday season. It’s a time for retailers to shine. But, it’s also the time where retailers are most vulnerable to security risks as bad actors gear…

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What once was only science fiction is now our reality, anything and everything can be hacked. For healthcare providers, ‘anything’ includes not only patient records and claims information, but sentient things like drug pumps and pacemakers. In addition, healthcare has operational functionality that…

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We are excited to announce that Core Vulnerability Insight 5.5 is now available for general release! Core Vulnerability Insight is meant to enhance your vulnerability management process. Massive amounts of vulnerabilities are generated as a result of both network and web scanning activities…

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I’m in the United Kingdom this week talking to some of Core’s customers and partners before attending Blackhat Europe. Since I got into London early on Sunday morning, I decided to take a bit of a field trip. In actuality, it could better…

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