A fascinating but technically illegal experiment conducted by an anonymous researcher has witnessed over 420,000 Internet-connected devices being roped into a botnet that functioned as a distributed port scanner aimed at mapping IPv4 address usage across the Internet.
At RSA Conference 2013 in San Francisco, Fortinet announced that the company’s FortiGuard Labs has launched new cloud-based sandboxing and IP reputation services that are designed to help protect against advanced persistent threats.
Qualys and Verizon announced an agreement to expand their relationship to deliver new advanced cloud-based IT security and compliance management services to organizations around the world.
At RSA Conference 2013, Qualys has expanded its popular FreeScan service to support scanning internal and external systems and web applications and also added new security and compliance audits for Patch Tuesday vulnerabilities, OWASP threats and SCAP Configuration.
At RSA Conference 2013 in San Francisco, Qualys announced powerful new vulnerability management capabilities for Amazon EC2 and VPC customers using a QualysGuard connector leveraging Amazon APIs.
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