Configuration Management Planning News
March 04, 2014
Experts say Microsoft's EMET security tool remains valuable to enterprise security teams if used as one layer in a larger security strategy.
February 04, 2013
Oracle has issued an update to Java two weeks ahead of the normal schedule.
September 29, 2012
Unpatched databases, misconfigured routers and more than 1,000 passwords were exposed in an Internet probe over 20 days by Metasploit creator HD Moore.
January 16, 2012
While the RSA SecurID breach cost EMC’s security division more than $60 million, executives admit it could take years to restore its tarnished image.
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