Blog Posts Tagged with "CVSS"

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PCI DSS Risk SIG Announced: Results Will Be Interesting

December 12, 2011 Added by:Andrew Weidenhamer

The one that I am most interested in seeing is the results of is the Risk Assessment SIG. Although IT Risk Assessments has been a term that has been used for decades now, they are still rarely performed and almost always poorly when they are in regard to effectively considering threats...

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Analysis of the October 2011 Oracle CPU Database Patches

October 19, 2011 Added by:Alexander Rothacker

Oracle released its October Critical Patch Update with 57 vulnerabilities across multiple products. This low number of patches continues a trend where Oracle appears to be losing focus on database security, probably due to the many new products offerings and acquisitions...

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SysAdmin Basics: Why Account Management Is Critical

July 31, 2011 Added by:Jamie Adams

Many SysAdmins are distracted by the urge to patch to address vulnerabilities they aren't susceptible to, or to configure their systems with nifty tricks they found or “how-to” website. This urge is rooted in their belief they are a warrior combating the forces of evil in a cyber war...

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Oracle’s January 2011 Critical Patch Update

January 24, 2011 Added by:Alexander Rothacker

Starting in 2010, Oracle decreased the number of patches in the database with only 32 fixes reported. The trend continues in the first release of 2011 with only 6 database fixes out of 66 total fixes. The bulk of the other 60 fixes are in Oracle Fusion Middleware, PeopleSoft and Solaris...

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