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DEFINITION: An ethical hacker is a computer and network expert who attacks a security system on behalf of its owners, seeking vulnerabilities that a malicious hacker could exploit. To test a security system, ethical hackers use the same methods as their less principled counterparts, but report problems instead of taking advantage of them. Ethical hacking is also known as penetration testing, intrusion testing  … 
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Unprecedented Insight into Operational Risks
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how to assess risks and controls across the enterprise and delve deeper to review specific business processes within each department. You'll learn how to expose risks that leave your organization vulnerable to losses. View now to discover how to improve risk management.
Posted: 31 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Feb 3, 2015

IBM

An Examination of Web App Security Process Management
sponsored by White Hat Security
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn the hard numbers about security vulnerabilities and how susceptible your organization is to being the next victim of an attack. View now to arm yourself with the knowledge to prepare for the inevitable attacks and reduce the likelihood of a data breach.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 1, 2015

White Hat Security

Securing Information in the New Digital Economy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to build more effective security by focusing your attention on internal vulnerabilities.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

Oracle Corporation

2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides the full details on the 2015 global data breach study, and shows you how to adequately protect your data. Read on to learn more about why the costs of data breaches have increased, and how you can respond immediately in the event of a breach.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

The Top 10 TLS/SSL Client, Server, and Application Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an in-depth breakdown of the top 10 TLS/SSL client, server and application best practices.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Bolster Your Web Application Security
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how you can give your web applications the security they need, and protect against vulnerabilities or other threats.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 06 Jul 2015

White Hat Security

A Regional Hospital Stays HIPAA Compliant through On-Demand Vulnerability Assessments
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
CASE STUDY: This white paper details how one hospital was able to easily comply with HIPAA regulations and keep its data safe with continuous vulnerability assessments. Read on to find out how you can effectively protect your data while simplifying management so you can focus on other critical business.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 06 Jul 2015

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

Website Security for Dummies
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
RESOURCE: This resource provides an easy to follow guide that breaks down all the information you need to know in order to effectively protect your website.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

What We Can Learn from Recent Data Breaches and the ShellShock Vulnerability
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WEBCAST: In this webcast, some of the most well-known data breaches are analyzed to reveal how they occurred and what lessons they can teach us.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Oct 16, 2014

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

8 Elements Of Complete Vulnerability Management
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the eight elements of comprehensive vulnerability management, and to learn how you can make sure your vulnerabilities stay sealed against even the most sophisticated attacks.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

Mitigating Legal and Business Risks of Cyber Breaches
sponsored by UnitedLex
WEBCAST: In this webcast, a panel of experts discusses real case studies illuminating how legal and IT can collaborate to mitigate the business and legal liabilities of a cyber-breach.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2015

UnitedLex

Not All Certificate Authorities Are Created Equal
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Making the right CA choice can ensure your online security. In this white paper, discover what a secure CA looks like.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Symantec

Quarterly Cyberthreat Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this quarterly security report, discover what lessons have been learned in 2014 and how cybersecurity needs to evolve in 2015.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Why Legal and Compliance Staff Need to Tune in to Cyber Risk Management
sponsored by UnitedLex
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn why a unified or converged approach to threat management is necessary to effectively fight cyber attackers and prevent costly data breaches.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Apr 2015

UnitedLex

Active Visibility for Multi-Tiered Security
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how a multi-tiered security strategy can help you effectively deploy the security tools at your disposal.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Apr 2015

Gigamon

Point of Sale (POS) Systems and Security
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about another perspective in POS system security. Read on for an overview of payment card systems and attack methods, as well as how to leverage the Council on CyberSecurity's 20 critical controls to your system's advantage.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Vulnerability Remediation: If you Ranked It, You Should Have Put a Patch on It
sponsored by White Hat Security
WEBCAST: Access this webcast now for an in-depth review of the various web security vulnerabilities you need to protect yourself from, and also discover a step-by-step guide for remediating these threats. View it now to uncover the truth about web security.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 13, 2015

White Hat Security

Web Security: Revenge of the Vuln
sponsored by White Hat Security
WEBCAST: Join web security guru Robert "RSnake" Hansen in this webinar for an in-depth explanation of the many vulnerabilities you may not have considered, and discover how you can better protect your new creation. View it now and learn how to stop attacks like Heartbleed, SQL injection, command injection and more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 13, 2015

White Hat Security

Future Security Fortification - The Road Ahead
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the expected security challenges your company may face in the next 5 years. Read on to uncover tips and best practices for securing your organization against these threats.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

IBM

Infographic: 2014 Honeypot findings across US, Europe and Asia
sponsored by Alert Logic
RESOURCE: Access this brief infographic to find out the types and frequencies of attacks and how they vary globally. View now to learn more.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Alert Logic

Shellshock: Best practices for responding to the next vulnerability or Six best practices for successful vulnerability response
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the six steps to effective vulnerability response and how to craft your defensive strategy.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Alert Logic

Case Studies: Hands-on security monitoring delivers peace-of-mind
sponsored by Alert Logic
CASE STUDY: Check out the following brief series of short case studies to learn how Rackspace and Alert Logic helped 3 major companies improve intrusion detection and vulnerability scanning.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

Alert Logic

Detecting Web App Vulnerabilities Before Hackers Do
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: View now to learn how a web application analysis tool detects your web app vulnerabilities and compiles them in an easy to read security report to help you remediate faster. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 18 Feb 2015

IBM

Detecting Mobile App Security Gaps
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: Access this resource today for your free download of IBM's Security AppScan Mobile Analyzer to detect any gaps in your app mobile app security.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2015

IBM

Information Security Magazine – The Hunt for Data Analytics
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Big data and analytics show promise for better threat detection. Should these technologies be combined with SIEM products, or is it time to move beyond these high alert systems?
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 02 Mar 2015

SearchSecurity.com
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VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS DEFINITION (continued): …  and red teaming. An ethical hacker is sometimes called a white hat, a term that comes from old Western movies, where the "good guy" wore a white hat and the "bad guy" wore a black hat. One of the first examples of ethical hackers at work was in the 1970s, when the United States government used groups of experts called red teams to hack its own computer systems. According to Ed Skoudis, Vice President of Security Strategy for Predictive Systems' Global Integrity consulting practice, ethical hacking has continued to grow in an otherwise lackluster IT industry, and is becoming increasingly common … 
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