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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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How Can You Avoid a Web Security Breach? It's All in the Preparation
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, from SearchCompliance.com, discover simple steps in order to avoid web security breaches.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Securely Implement and Configure SSL to Ward Off SSL Vulnerabilities
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Expert Nick Lewis, CISSP, information security architect as Saint Louis University, covers in this e-guide how to implement and configure SSL's to ward off vulnerabilities within your organization.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Stepping Up the Battle Against Advanced Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper breaks down how application control can keep your endpoints secure in today's changing IT threat landscape.
Posted: 17 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

IBM

Reducing the Cost and Complexity of Web Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for an explanation on why web vulnerability assessments are necessary, and provide extra security for your customers.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Symantec Corporation

SAAS Vulnerability Management: Choosing a Cloud-Based Service Provider
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchSecurity.com examines how to decide if SaaS vulnerability management is right for your organization and provides helpful tips for finding the right option for your environment.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Handbook: Vulnerability Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This TechGuide will help you both identify and prioritize vulnerabilities based on sound risk-management principles, ensuring a vulnerability management program that is effective and aligned with broader risk-management goals.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014

SearchSecurity.com

EMA report: A Provocative New Approach to Integrated Security Intelligence: IBM Introduces QRadar Vulnerability Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many security teams struggle with the limitations of traditional, isolated security tools. For today's complex IT infrastructure, you need a comprehensive, integrated way to manage the security of your applications, network, and data.
Posted: 06 Dec 2013 | Published: 03 Jul 2013

IBM

Endpoint Security Technology
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide for a technical overview of endpoint protection software, and learn to evaluate various vendors through valuable insight on software's different capabilities in reducing security risks for business well-being.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Symantec Corporation

The Pros and Cons of SSL Decryption for Enterprise Network Monitoring
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: SearchSecurity.com expert on network security, Brad Casey discusses the pros and cons of SSL decryption to determine its viability as an enterprise network monitoring aid. Read the e-guide and hear his opinion on how to use SSL decryption as an enterprise security tactic.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

6 Steps to SIEM Success
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: In this webinar, explore the six key steps every IT practitioner should take to go from installation to insight as quickly as possible with a SIEM solution. You'll learn how to leverage SIEM event correlation to aggregate, correlate and analyze all of the security-relevant log data in your environment.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 16, 2013

AlienVault

Vulnerability Assessment
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper for the truth behind today's vulnerability assessment approaches, and why a clearer vision of the problem is needed for more successful security systems. Click now to find an opportunity to bridge the gap between vulnerability assessment and security management, and use actionable intelligence as effective defense.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

PCI DSS Simplified: What You Need to Know
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: Maintaining, verifying, and demonstrating PCI DSS compliance is far from a trivial exercise. In this webcast, join compliance experts from AlienVault to learn how to implement effective incident response with emerging threat intelligence and more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 14, 2013

AlienVault

The Use Case for Integrated Vulnerability Management CORE Security
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper emphasizes the importance of an effective vulnerability management infrastructure to avoid data overload challenges and explores how to stay on track by consolidating, analyzing, and prioritizing data for maximum security.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

Core Security Technologies

Three Mistakes Companies Make When It Comes to Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, get 3 self-assessment questions to establish whether or not your approach to vulnerability management is truly successful at mitigating future security risks.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

Core Security Technologies

10 Best Practices for Microsoft SharePoint Security
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover ten best practices everyone should follow when using a leading collaboration and content management application designed to eradicate vulnerabilities in your organization.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 27 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

Gamania Group tightens security to strengthen game development capability
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, read up on a gaming software company that was looking to expand in the market, but first turned to automated security management tools to ensure compliance and customer trust before moving forward.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Implementing an Effective Vulnerability Management Program
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to gain insight into best practices for continuous vulnerability management. Find out how you can ensure security of your systems and why you should be implementing continuous vulnerability management.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Sep 2013

Tenable Network Security

Ballarat Grammar Secures BYOD with HP Sentinel SDN
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore a software-defined networking option that simplifies network monitoring for performance issues and enables a secure IT environment for users.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Preventing Cyber-Attacks with Big Data Security Analytics and SIEM
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explains the rise in IT security attacks and how security information and event management (SIEM) solutions can help you block them in the future.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Feb 6, 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

eBook: Data Security in the E-discovery Process
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EBOOK: In this e-book from SearchCompliance.com, find expert advice that will help you ease the pain – and the cost – of e-discovery, as well as tips and tactics for bridging the gap between e-discovery and data security.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Dell and VMware

Symantec Intelligence Report - June 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Symantec Intelligence Report outlines the latest need-to-know security information on vulnerabilities, spam, phish, malware, and data breaches.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Intelligence Report – May 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Keeping on top of the latest security happenings is crucial to protecting your organization. In this recent edition of Symantec's Intelligence Report, view a number of statistics and up-to-date material on the current threat landscape to learn what you should expect both now and in the future.
Posted: 25 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

Creating the Ultimate Security Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the latest nature of attacks and vulnerabilities in the security landscape and details the capabilities and solutions that must be leveraged to maintain secure operations.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

IBM

AlienVault Unified Security Management: Complete Security Visibility
sponsored by AlienVault
TRIAL SOFTWARE: AlienVault's Unified Security Management™ (USM) products provide a way for organizations with limited security staff and budget to address compliance and threat management needs. Download a free 30-day Trial.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Premiered: 17 Jul 2013

AlienVault
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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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