KUALA LUMPUR, June 11, 2011 – Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIRE), the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has successfully completed testing with ICSA Labs, a third-party security testing and certification body, demonstrating that federal government customers can leverage Sourcefire’s intrusion detection and prevention solution on Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) networks. The Sourcefire Defense Center® successfully satisfied U.S. federal government IPv6 test requirements (USGv6) and the company’s IPS sensors are currently being tested.
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Kuala Lumpur, March 31, 2011 – Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIRE), the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced integration between Sourcefire® and VMware vShield™ App and vShield Edge. The integrations enable the Sourcefire Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) to configure VMware vShield App or vShield Edge to dynamically restrict any policy-violating activity within a customer’s virtual environment. The Sourcefire IPSTM integrated with VMware vShield products provides users with application detection, application control and real-time adaptive security.
As the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks draws nearer, I can’t help but notice how the surveillance industry has grown. Ten years ago, surveillance systems are rarely considered as a must have except for large enterprises. How times have change… Just yesterday, I saw a newsstand with a warning sign that read “Don’t do anything stupid. CCTV in operation.” That would be pretty amusing except that the tiny newsstand has at least three CCTV domes (I saw those personally, there may be more). And it’s only the size of my apartment’s bathroom!
This begs the question, are times so turbulent nowadays that we really need this level of monitoring? Are CCTVs getting more affordable that even your typical mom and pop corner store can afford them?
The Internet is chock full of information that finding out something can often become overwhelming. Sometimes though you get lucky and discovered a whole new perspective on the thing you’re researching.
I was looking for information on CCTVs for a project when I chanced upon this store that has a dedicated spy camera section. Suddenly CCTV seems like dinosaurs when compared to the sleek and stealthy cameras disguised as everyday objects (teddy bears, MP3 players, a can of Coke and even a rock to name a few). I always thought that such devices are just seen in movies… and even if they really exist, they would probably be in the hands of spy agencies that would be extremely unlikely to have any interest in an ordinary guy like me anyway.
SINGAPORE, October 16, 2008 – EC-Council, the worlds’ leading e-business and security certification organization, today announced that its’ Certified Ethical Hacker certification (C|EH) and Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI) programs have been accepted into National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) Infocomm professionals competency requirement list.
In addition to the inclusion, Infocomm professionals training to be certified for the EC-Council programs at NICF accredited training centers, will be entitled to receive partial funding from Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Program (CITREP) upon certification completion.