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Tue
16
Aug

Defending the Front Lines: Why the fight against malware is failing?

Contributed by L. Taron Mattocks

Technology pervades all aspects of our society. The statement appears fairly innocuous but we tend to stereotype technology to high level mainframes and enterprise structures. The reality of the statement is that many computers are no different from the consumer products bought in a local retail store. Many institutions buy large quantities of machines at wholesale prices. The problems that users experience at home, however, carry over to their office.

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Wed
03
Aug

Web Proxy Servers

Contributed by Billy Short

Tue
26
Jul

Effective Vulnerability Management Using Qualysguard

Contributed by Boyd Aaron Sigmon

In the Information Security field, being proactive is often better than being reactive, especially when it comes to the ever-growing vulnerabilities in today’s software and operating systems. In order for an organization to be proactive, implementing an effective vulnerability management program is a necessity and can drastically reduce the amount of risk and incidents associated with cyber security attacks.

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Wed
20
Jul

Introduction to Cisco Firepower Threat Defense

Contributed by Jeff Dixon

Information Security is akin to a never ending cat and mouse game, it’s rapid pace makes it one of the fastest evolving areas in technology. Every day, new vulnerabilities and new solutions are created. This paper will discuss Cisco’s Next Generation Firewall technology that has evolved to help defend against new and emerging threats. While many solutions exist, the focus for this paper will be on Cisco’s newest unified Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) image running on their Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA).

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Thu
14
Jul

Fog Computing and the Internet of Things

Contributed by Albert Dominguez V

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