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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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A Simple Guide to Successful Penetration Testing
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of penetration testing and presents six steps to doing it effectively.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Core Security Technologies

Managing Threats and Remediating Risk for State of Vermont Applications
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, the Vermont state government struggles to detect and mitigate all vulnerabilities in the applications that handle its sensitive data.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Core Security Technologies

Best Practices for Threat & Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses what you can do to adapt your vulnerability management to the modern threat landscape.
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

Core Security Technologies

An Examination of Web App Security Process Management
sponsored by WhiteHat 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

WhiteHat 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 WhiteHat 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

WhiteHat Security

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

Best Practices for Avoiding Application Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Can security impact application performance? This expert eGuide examines common application security vulnerabilities that might be slowing you down, as well as the common vulnerabilities enterprises face
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Secure the Enterprise With Threat Intelligence and Protection Software
sponsored by AVG Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert guide can help you stay secure in today's threat landscape by helping you build a strong, layered security system that includes threat intelligence and multiple forms of endpoint protection.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 19 May 2015

AVG Technologies

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

Research Reveals How Twelve MSS Options Perform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, discover how twelve MSS vendors measured up when tested.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

IBM

Cybersecurity Lessons from 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this special security report, discover what lessons can be learned from 2014's cyber-breaches to improve cybersecurity in 2015.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Achieving Multi-Tiered Security
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the kind of multi-tiered security strategy that will most effectively keep your enterprise safe.
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 WhiteHat 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

WhiteHat Security

Web Security: Revenge of the Vuln
sponsored by WhiteHat 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

WhiteHat 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

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

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, readers learn about the many factors that leave web applications vulnerable to attack; how SSL encryption can help to prevent the risk of data loss; how to assess their current state of vulnerability; and much more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable white paper now to learn how to protect high-value assets and provide scalable, cost-effective, integrated security across the entire IT environment and much more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

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

Why Every CIO Should Consider Vulnerability Assessment a Necessity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, CIOs will learn why vulnerability assessment is so essential to enterprise security, and can discover a leading vulnerability assessment platform that scans targeted systems on a scheduled basis in order to increase your understanding of your organization's overall security posture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM
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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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