Monthly Archives: May 2012

Webinar Replay Now Available: Insight for CI Demo


May 31, 2012 By
Emily Blades

A big thanks to all of you who registered and attended our Insight for CI Demo last week. We had a great turnout and a lot of fantastic questions! If you didn’t have a chance to register, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out. The replay is now available. Request the webinar recording here. […]

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Get proactive about Security with Insight


May 25, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

There’s a shift in the way organizations are thinking about security, and This article in Infoworld “IBM: Security execs move more toward active risk management” is exactly what we’ve been talking about. Here’s the quote that stood out: “Nearly two-thirds of security leaders say their senior executives are paying more attention to security today than […]

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McAfee Reports Big Spike In Malware


May 23, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

IDG News Service – (International) McAfee reports big spike in malware. PC malware had its “busiest quarter in recent history,” according to McAfee’s quarterly security report released May 23. The security company registered the biggest increase in malware in 4 years during the first quarter of 2012, bringing the total number of samples to 83 […]

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Pwnium Hacking Contest Winners Exploited 16 Chrome Zero-days


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The Vigilant Application Owner

Computerworld – (International) Pwnium hacking contest winners exploited 16 Chrome zero-days. May 22, Google revealed the two researchers who cracked Chrome in March at the company’s inaugural “Pwnium” hacking contest used 16 zeroday vulnerabilities. The number of bugs each researcher used — 6 in one case, “roughly” 10 in the other — was dramatically more […]

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Last Chance To Register: Insight for CI Demo


May 22, 2012 By
Emily Blades

Join Brian Fox tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23 at 11AM EDT or 2PM EDT (GMT-0400) for a 30 minute tour of Insight for CI. In this demo, Brian will show how Insight for CI will help you: Generate a detailed bill of materials for every build in Hudson and Jenkins. Find and fix license, security and […]

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Critical Industries Don’t Grasp IT Risks, Study Shows


May 21, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Government Computer News – (National) Critical industries don’t grasp IT risks, study shows. A study by cybersecurity researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh found that top corporate executives too often are disengaged from management of cyber risks to their organizations and that operators of critical infrastructure tend to lag behind the more highly regulated […]

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Smartphone Hijacking Vulnerability Affects AT&T, 47 Other Carriers


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The Vigilant Application Owner

Ars Technica – (International) Smartphone hijacking vulnerability affects AT&T, 47 other carriers. Computer scientists identified a vulnerability in the network of AT&T and at least 47 other cellular carriers that allows attackers to surreptitiously hijack the Internet connections of smartphone users and inject malicious content into the traffic passing between them and trusted Web sites. […]

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Nasdaq Chief Blames Software For Delayed Facebook Debut


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The Vigilant Application Owner

Bloomberg – (New York; International) Nasdaq chief blames software for delayed Facebook debut. Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. blamed “poor design” in the software it uses for driving auctions in initial public offerings (IPOs) after shares of Facebook Inc. were hit by delays and mishandled orders on its first day. Computer systems used to establish the […]

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