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Your Cyber Vendor is Lying to You

Your Cyber Vendor Is Lying To You

Whether he’s state sponsored, a lone hacktivist or part of a criminal syndicate, this is the man that will breach your fortress and steal your crown jewels.

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You Don't Care About Security

You Don’t Care About Security

We like to think we care about security. In fact we’re paid to care. But in reality we just don’t. And why would we?

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Cognition Launches Insight Vulnerability Management as a Service

PRESS RELEASE: Cognition Launches Insight Vulnerability Management as a Service Powered by Industry Leading WhiteHat Sentinel London, UK – April 27, 2015 – Cognition (cognitionsecure.com), the specialist cyber security integrator today announced the release of its ‘Insight’ service, bringing Vulnerability Management as a Service to the UK market. With WhiteHat Security’s Sentinel application security platform at…

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CVE-2014-6321

Name: CVE-2014-6321 / MS14-066 Threat Type: Vulnerability Severity: 10/10 Target: All unpatched versions of Windows Release Date: 11th November 2014 Attack Surface: Huge – every version of Windows is vulnerable. Summary: A privately reported vulnerability in the Microsoft Secure Channel (Schannel) security package in Windows (the component that enables secure communication, e.g. SSL/TLS) . The vulnerability could allow…

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HMG Cyber Essentials

Cognition are proud to announce that we have been awarded the new HM Government Cyber Essentials certification. The Cyber Essentials scheme has been developed as part of the UK’s National Cyber Security Programme and in close consultation with industry. Cyber Essentials certification is mandatory for central government contracts advertised after 1 October 2014 which involve…

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Elastica & Cognition Partnership

PRESS RELEASE: Cognition and Elastica Sign Reseller Agreement to Bring Cloud Application Security to UK Market London, UK – February 17, 2015 – Cognition (cognitionsecure.com), the specialist cyber security integrator today announced a reseller agreement with Elastica (www.elastica.net), the leader in Data Science Powered™ Cloud Application Security. The partnership will allow Cognition, an Elastica Certified…

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The Missing Piece

When we look at the world around us, everything can seem pretty much complete. And Security technology is no different. You’ve got your firewalls, email filters, proxies, desktop AV and a myriad of other controls you know you’ve just “got” to have. You’ve even got the perimeter malware sandbox solution from Palo Alto, FireEye and…

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Is IPS Dead?

Within the Infosec community, the role and value of IPS (Intrusion Prevention Systems) has been widely debated for a long time. What was originally seen as a brilliant new technology, coming along to bolster the ever weakening perimeter, is swiftly becoming the preserve of a compliance tickbox. Hence we often hear the question, is IPS…

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Have You Joined the Circus?

Data breaches are a scary thing, especially when you’re directly affected. In recent times their growing number has brought IT Security headlines to the front page of every newspaper and a newfound consumer awareness of the concept of data security. For those of us in the InfoSec industry this has brought one benefit, our family…

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Poodle

Name: POODLE – “Padding Oracle On Downloaded Legacy Encryption” Threat Type: Attack Severity: 5 Target: SSL v3 Release Date: 14th October 2014 Attack Surface: Small/Medium – Use of SSL v3 is being phased out in favour of TLS. Summary: Network attacker uses POODLE to target elements of an SSL connection to extract plaintext , usually…

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