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  • Vulnerability management: not just for scanning known vulnerabilities

    Posted April 8, 2011 - 3:16 pm

    Proactively searching and fixing the unknown zero-day vulnerabilities saves time and money for everyone. And it is easy! Proactive testing is the most effective form of vulnerability management, because the earlier vulnerabilities are discovered, the easier and cheaper it is to fix them. Do not wait for the hackers to find the vulnerabilities!
  • Vulnerability Disclosure: Is it Blackmail, Whitemail or Bluemail

    Posted July 23, 2009 - 4:25 pm

    Hackers (or security researchers) come with a range of rainbow colored hats. Some guys'n'gals are nice (the White Hats). They find and disclose problems in communication products using approved responsible disclosure models. Others are in the business for money, and are not satisfied by the fame they get for disclosing problems. The process can easily get close to what some would consider unethical, or even direct blackmailing.
  • Reason Behind Vulnerabilities

    Posted September 8, 2008 - 3:54 pm

    Now something completely unrelated to VoIP: Reason behind all vulnerabilities in software! I read an article that explained how vulnerabilities are basically created by the fact that people tend to drift from good development principles into practices that are just simply Fun. The engineers among us know that software development can be enormously interesting, something you would happily even do in your leisure time. But can fun be converted into reliable software?
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