Gail Bronson

Guest Contributor


Numerous Companies Compete for Position in Evolving Network Security Space

Posted on: 06 Mar 2014

Both early stage and longstanding security vendors jockeyed for position in the evolving network security space at the RSA 2014 security conference. Companies including Narus, FireEye, Cyphort and Securonix, along with Fortune 500 companies such as Hewlett-Packard, demonstrated and discussed their newest security solutions. Network security vendors were eager to persuade potential customers that their…

Vormetric Introduces Application Layer Encryption Solution

Posted on: 19 Feb 2014

Vormetric has announced a new application encryption tool kit, which equips corporate IT departments with the ability to create and integrate encryption in their own applications. The new solution, called Vormetric Application Encryption, extends Vormetric’s data security platform with tools to encrypt data at rest within the enterprise and web applications, as well as cloud and…

ScrapeDefender Protects Website Content With New Anti-Scraping Software

Posted on: 30 Jan 2014

These days every company conducting business on the Internet must be vigilant to stave off the endless onslaught of viruses and other malware.  Attackers who use software programs to make unauthorized intrusions are eager to steal website content and gain access to the content and databases behind each website. Then these thieves use the stolen…

Shape Security Comes Out of Stealth Mode with Network Appliance that Disables Attacks on Websites and Web Apps

Posted on: 21 Jan 2014

Shape Security disclosed today that after two years of research and development, the company has built a network security appliance called a botwall, which it said protects websites against a wide range of cyber attacks – scripts, bots and malware. Shape said its network security appliance is the first commercial use of real-time polymorphism as…

Working Group to Develop Security Standards for Mobile Apps

Posted on: 18 Dec 2013

The establishment of the Mobile App Security Working Group, (MAS), was announced at the Amphion Forum in San Francisco last week. Member companies will collaborate to develop security standards for mobile applications that interact with each other. The MAS charter members are Mocana, SAP, FireEye, McAfee and Wind River. The rise of connectivity between industrial control systems is…

Spy On Me, I’d Rather Be Safe

Posted on: 11 Dec 2013

Thanks to the hijinks of Edward Snowden, and just this week, the news that a group of eight tech giants, including Google and Microsoft, are asking for governments worldwide to address surveillance of individuals and data access regulations, the public’s attention is again focused on how the Federal government goes about protecting Americans against potential…

Two Million Passwords Stolen Worldwide from Popular Websites

Posted on: 04 Dec 2013

Cyber security researchers discovered that about two million credentials were stolen from end users frequenting popular websites earlier this year, making it easier for hackers to use their credentials to send spam. Trustwave’s SpiderLabs, the research team that discovered these thefts said more than 318,000 of the stolen credentials came from Facebook, nearly 60,000 from Yahoo, more…

PCI Security Standards Council Updates Credit Card Data Security Standard

Posted on: 22 Nov 2013

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), a worldwide forum that develops payment card security standards for its corporate members, has published its latest version of those standards for implementation in January, 2014. The most recent updates include recommendations for blending the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and the PCI Payment Application Data Security…