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July 17, 2014
New Ponemon Institute data shows enterprise executives rarely if ever talk with their security teams, and that threat modeling may be underused.
September 03, 2013
Analysts expect security concerns to drive global risk management, but executives may need convincing.
July 19, 2013
A study by Bit9 explains just how bad the Java problem really is: The most popular version has 96 severe vulnerabilities.
March 04, 2013
At RSA 2013, experts Ed Skoudis and Johannes Ullrich explained how the SANS CyberCity supports offensive forensics and helps prevent kinetic attacks.
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