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1. Plan ahead. You’ve probably heard that you’re more likely to make it to the gym if you pencil in your workouts ahead of time. Well, you’re also more likely to meet your security goals if you plan out the necessary maintenance at…

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Did you catch Sunday’s episode of 60 Minutes? A couple scary statistics were shared: 97% of all companies have been/will be breached On average, it takes 229 days for companies to discover a breach   Why is this happening? Data overload. A guest on the show explained…

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Earlier this year, TechTarget’s Information Security magazine and SearchSecurity.com asked more than 1,700 information security executives and managers to assess and rate the products deployed within their organizations. These responses were used to select the winners of the 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. We…

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Mobile device penetration testing is one of the new capabilities released in Core Impact Pro 2014 R2. When it comes to BYOD, resistance is futile. Whether or not your organization has implemented a formal policy around it, employees are using mobile devices…

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Where do you stand? There are differences between each of the high-profile hacks you’ve seen in recent headlines, but there are also a few consistent characteristics of the modern breach. Inevitably, we discover known software vulnerabilities were left unpatched, networks were exposed and critical…

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We are pleased to announce the official release of Core Impact Pro 2014 R1.4. More than 30 updates have been added, and they are all are available through the regular update channel for all Core Impact customers who have upgraded to the latest…

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Greg Medcraft, chairman of the board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), recently stated that the next major shock to the global financial system will be the result of a cyber attack. It would be easy to let this warning go…

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From Andy Rappaport, Chief Architect at Core Security. We asked the Black Hat crowd a few questions about the state of information security. Here's my take on the findings! Your security team wants more money. No surprise here. Everyone wants a bigger…

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We are pleased to announce the official release of Core Impact Pro 2014 R1.3 today, July 10. More than 50 updates have been added thus far, and are available through the regular update channel for all Core Impact customers who have upgraded to…

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In this week's SecurityWeek Article, Mark Hatton wonders if the news about the Target CEO losing his job over the breach last Fall has finally made an impression in the Boardroom? For years, the security community and regulators have been warning that things are…

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