John Pescatore

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Name: John Pescatore
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

What’s Needed Now: Supply Chain Integrity Testing

Listen up, all you security experts who want to be an entrepreneur! John Pescatore, the SANS Institute Director of Emerging Security Trends, sees an opportunity for the Next Big Thing in tech security. In Pescatore’s view, there’s a growing need for supply ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Distinguished Analyst to Deliver Keynote Address at ForeScout Cybersecurity Workshop

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of pervasive network security solutions for Fortune 2000 enterprises and government organizations, today announced that John Pescatore, director of emerging security trends at the SANS ... [Published Benzinga.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 6 reports

NSA denies exploiting Heartbleed bug to gather data

WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency denied Friday that it knew about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence.According to people familiar ... [Published Denver Post - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

NSA Said to Have Used Heartbleed Bug, Exposing Consumers

The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

How Quickly Will the Web Bandage the Heartbleed Hole?

Finding a software bug such as Heartbleed is the hard part. Pushing out the fix is relatively easy. But forcing people to update their machines? Total crapshoot.Every couple of years, a mega-flaw is discovered in some key part of the Internet's infrastructure. ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

6 ways the Internet of Things will transform enterprise security

Most enterprise security organizations are unlikely to have a spamming refrigerator on top of their list of things to worry about. But news earlier this year that an Internet-connected fridge was co-opted into a botnet that sent spam to tens of thousands ... [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

SANS Security West 2014 – Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity – is coming up on May 8-17

SANS Security West 2014 is a vital event for information security professionals looking to stay on top of industry trends, to acquire certifications, and to learn and immediately apply new cybersecurity skills. Security West features:* Panel discussions ... [Published SecurityOrb.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

New Haven Cycling Headed For France

John Pescatore, New Haven’s own two-time Olympian, is already a fixture at Devil’s Gear and Sleeping Giant bike rides. Now he’s aiming to lead cycling trips in slightly higher hills—the French Pyrénées.Pescatore (pictured) is hoping to spend more time ... [Published New Haven Independent - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Some Agencies Still Using Windows XP Probably Don't Realize It

0 When Microsoft terminates security support for its Windows XP operating system next month, some agencies will continue to run the platform unawares, and that’s likely to make some hackers very happy, cyber researchers say.That’s because government agencies ... [Published Nextgov.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Experts: Merely ousting Bennett won't solve Symantec strategy problems

Less than two years after being hired by Symantec Corp., CEO Steve Bennett was ousted by the security giant's board Thursday, but according to industry observers familiar with Symantec, its struggles to define and execute a security product strategy go ... [Published SearchSecurity.com - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

DDoS Attacks – A Mainstream Occurrence and Disruption to Your Business

Corero recently partnered with John Pescatore, Director of Emerging Security Trends with the SANS Institute in developing a survey program designed to shed more light on organizations’ experiences with DDoS attacks. What we uncovered does not come as ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

SANS Announces Results of Its 2014 Survey on Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS announces results of its 2014 Survey on Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), sponsored by Corero Network Security, in which 378 IT professionals answered questions about their experience with DDoS attacks and their ability ... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 17 2014]

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"Pretty much up and down the line, responsible disclosure has been followed," Pescatore said. "obviously it's a serious vulnerability and government agencies and really well-funded bad guys have the ability to take advantage of this, but it's not that easy to take advantage of."
"the use of embedded computing in those devices, versus layered operating systems and applications in pcs and servers that it is accustomed to managing and securing, will cause major breakage in existing it management and it security visibility" Pescatore said

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What’s Needed Now: Supply Chain Integrity Testing [Published Security Bloggers Network - 9 hours ago]
Distinguished Analyst to Deliver Keynote Addres... [Published Benzinga.com - 11 hours ago]
NSA denies exploiting Heartbleed bug to gather ... [Published Denver Post - Apr 12 2014]
NSA hackers said to have used Heartbleed bug fo... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 12 2014]
The NSA Knew About Heartbleed And Did Nothing (... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
UPDATED: NSA Denies Claims That It Knew About H... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
The NSA Knew About Heartbleed And Did Nothing (... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
NSA exploited Heartbleed bug for two years to g... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Apr 11 2014]
NSA Said to Have Used Heartbleed Bug, Exposing ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 11 2014]
How Quickly Will the Web Bandage the Heartbleed... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 10 2014]
6 ways the Internet of Things will transform en... [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 07 2014]
Xceedium Recognized as a œCool Vendor by Leadin... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 07 2014]
6 ways the Internet of Things will transform en... [Published Computerworld - Apr 07 2014]
SANS Institute to Hold Security Leadership Summ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 31 2014]
SANS Security West 2014 – Emerging Trends in Cy... [Published SecurityOrb.com - Mar 31 2014]
New Haven Cycling Headed For France [Published New Haven Independent - Mar 26 2014]
Some Agencies Still Using Windows XP Probably D... [Published Nextgov.com - Mar 25 2014]
Experts: Merely ousting Bennett won't solve Sym... [Published SearchSecurity.com - Mar 22 2014]
DDoS Attacks – A Mainstream Occurrence and Disr... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Mar 20 2014]
Financial Accounts and Endpoints Most at Risk: ... [Published BusinessWeek - Mar 20 2014]
A Social Summary of SANS ICS Security Summit 2014 [Published The Smart Grid Security Blog - Mar 19 2014]
Bradford Networks Named a “Visionary” in the Ga... [Published Windspeed Ventures - Mar 19 2014]
SANS Announces Results of Its 2014 Survey on Di... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 17 2014]
Report: How DDoS Detection and Mitigation Can F... [Published Tech Republic - Mar 12 2014]
SANS Institute Tackles Emerging Security Threat... [Published TheStreet.com - Mar 11 2014]
SANS Institute Tackles Emerging Security Threat... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 11 2014]
SANS Institute Tackles Emerging Security Threat... [Published PR Newswire - Mar 11 2014]
Symantec MSS Positioned as a Leader in Gartner ... [Published Symantec Connect - Managed Security Services Blog - Dec 08 2011]
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What’s Needed Now: Supply Chain Integrity Testing [Published Security Bloggers Network - 9 hours ago]
Listen up, all you security experts who want to be an entrepreneur! John Pescatore, the SANS Institute Director of Emerging Security Trends, sees an opportunity for the Next Big Thing in tech security. In Pescatore’s view, there’s a growing need for supply ...
UPDATED: NSA Denies Claims That It Knew About H... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
Update: The NSA has denied the Bloomberg report , briefly stating that the agency "was not aware of the recently identified Heartbleed vulnerability until it was made public." We'll continue to update as more information emerges. The internet ...
The NSA Knew About Heartbleed And Did Nothing (... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
The internet is still reeling from the discovery of the Heartbleed bug, and yesterday we wondered if the NSA knew about it and for how long. Today, Bloomberg is reporting that the agency did indeed know about Heartbleed for at least the past two ...
NSA exploited Heartbleed bug for two years to g... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Apr 11 2014]
The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter ...
DDoS Attacks – A Mainstream Occurrence and Disr... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Mar 20 2014]
Corero recently partnered with John Pescatore, Director of Emerging Security Trends with the SANS Institute in developing a survey program designed to shed more light on organizations’ experiences with DDoS attacks. What we uncovered does not come as ...
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