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This Just In: Signature-based Protection Ineffective Against Targeted Attacks

by Neil MacDonald  |  January 31, 2013

  Seriously, is anyone surprised? I’m sure you’ve seen the news about Chinese infiltration at the New York Times: According to the article: Over the course of three months, attackers installed 45 pieces of custom malware. The Times — which uses antivirus products made by Symantec — found only one instance in which Symantec […]

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Software Defined Data Centers and Security–What’s in a Name?

by Neil MacDonald  |  January 29, 2013

Last fall, I wrote a research note for Gartner clients titled “The Impact of Software-Defined Data Centers on Information Security” that explored the impact of software defined infrastructure on security – and the evolution of information security infrastructure to become software-defined itself. Today, I saw that NetCitadel had announced an offering in this emerging space […]

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