How the security threat landscape will evolve this year
by Lamar Bailey - Director of Security Research and Development for nCircle - Wednesday, 16 January 2013.
Our own research suggests that the top 25 per cent of the nCircle Benchmark antivirus community participants update their antivirus definition files within 7.7 days or less. The length of the time window between updates from antivirus companies and their deployment by users is a good indicator of the security posture of an organization - the longer the period between update downloads and update releases, the longer the possible window of exposure is open to ongoing malware campaigns.

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Lessons learned developing Lynis, an open source security auditing tool

Posted on 15 October 2014.  |  Lynis unearths vulnerabilities, configuration errors, and provides tips for system hardening. It is written in shell script, installation is not required and can be performed with a privileged or non-privileged account.


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