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ALSO CALLED: Red Team, Ethical Hackers, Ethical Hacking, Vulnerability Testing, Security Testing, Intrusion Testing, Red Teaming, Security Scans, White Hat Hackers, White Hats
DEFINITION: White hat describes a hacker (or, if you prefer, cracker) who identifies a security weakness in a computer system or network but, instead of taking malicious advantage of it, exposes the weakness in a way that will allow the system's owners to fix the breach before it can be taken advantage by others (such as black hat hackers.) Methods of telling the owners about it range from a simple phone call  … 

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The importance of security assessments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you understand the variety of security assessment options that are available and provides the criteria for selecting a vendor that can help you meet your company?s security requirements.
Posted: 06 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM

The Case for Application Security: How Real Is the Threat and What Are Your Options
sponsored by Fortify Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current hacking landscape and details what you can do to prevent a security breach within your organization. Read this white paper today and learn about the pros and cons of various application security solutions.
Posted: 24 Oct 2007 | Published: 24 Oct 2007

Fortify Software

Online Demo - Vulnerability Management & Policy Compliance Overview
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
SOFTWARE DEMO: Take a multimedia tour of QualysGuard, the Web-based Vulnerability Management and Policy Compliance solution that pinpoints network vulnerabilities before hackers have a chance to exploit them.
Posted: 09 Apr 2007 | Premiered: 09 Apr 2007

Qualys, Inc.

Cascading Risk
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WEBCAST: This webcast identifies the trends towards the outsourcing of business and technology processes, and how that can increase systemic and operational risk within an enterprise.
Posted: 04 Apr 2007 | Premiered: Apr 26, 2007, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

Core Security Technologies

Automated Penetration Testing; Can IT Afford Not To?
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper contains an overview of penetration testing, a summary of vulnerabilities that can be revealed through penetration testing, and the business and technical benefits of performing penetration testing across your infrastructure.
Posted: 18 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Core Security Technologies

CORE IMPACT 6.0
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
DATA SHEET: For organizations that need to ensure the security of critical or sensitive systems, CORE IMPACT is a must-have tool. This Information Security Review examines CORE IMPACT and highly recommends it as an effective security device.
Posted: 08 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Core Security Technologies

Justification and ROI for Automated Penetration Testing
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper will help you justify the need for an automated penetration testing product and demonstrate the positive Return on Investment (ROI) that can be achieved.
Posted: 19 Sep 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Core Security Technologies
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