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Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014: Developing Cyber Security Measures for IT Products

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort led by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in partnership with government and the private organizations, to spread awareness about cyber crimes and promote better security practices. Each week this month, we’ll be following the DHS’s lead and focusing on a cyber security theme that’s impacting our nation, as ...

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Got SCAP? Use SCAP Sync to Get the Most Out of Vulnerability Updates


Do you enjoy having your daily news delivered in the form of an XML schema? Well, unless you’re a machine, you probably don’t. While extensible markup language is great for easy interchange of information online, it isn’t exactly reader-friendly in its raw form. You either need a working knowledge of the format or lots of patience to find what you ...

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SCAP Sync Shakes Hands with jOVAL to Automate Assessments

Automation has always been a crucial mission of computing. In fact, that’s all computers do. They automate our tasks and turn what used to be lengthy and boring activities into a few clicks, on in our case today, a few keystrokes. (One may ask, why “a few” clicks? Why not “a single click”, or even “no clicking at all”? That’s ...

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