DoD Cyber Crime Conference 2011

November 23, 2010 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

SANS is pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with DoD Cyber Crime Conference 2011 to offer SANS two-day Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing course as part of the pre-conference training January 21 – 24, 2011 in Atlanta, GA. […]

SANS Security East 2011

November 22, 2010 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

SANS is proud to be back in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans for SANS Security East 2011 on January 20 – 27 with our top instructors, new course offerings, action-packed night sessions, and many exciting special events. […]

Creating a Comprehensive Vulnerability Assessment Program for a Large Company Using QualysGuard

September 17, 2010 admin 0

ulnerability Assessment, according to, is the process of

identifying and quantifying vulnerabilities in a system. Vulnerability assessment

can be used against many different types of systems such as a home security

alarm, the protection of a nuclear power plant or a military outpost. Note that

vulnerability assessment is different from risk assessments even though they share

some of the same commonalities. Vulnerability Assessment concerns itself with

the identification of vulnerabilities, the possibilities of reducing those

vulnerabilities and improving the capacity to manage future incidents. This paper

will focus primarily on vulnerability assessment as it pertains to information

technology infrastructure and how utilizing QualysGuard can ease the burden on

your technology staff. […]

The 2010 Computer Security Salary Survey

August 3, 2010 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

The 2010 Computer Security Salary Survey was launched this morning. Please complete it today or at least this week (takes 5 minutes). A valid survey is probably the most valuable tool security people have to have productive conversations with their employers about their salaries. You get the results if you participate.