PivotPoint Risk Analytics and Marsh Agreement

June 1, 2016 by PivotPoint Editor Marsh to integrate CyVaR into cyber risk advisory services for clients June 1, 2016 – Baltimore, MD and New York, NY –PivotPoint Risk Analytics, a leader in cyber risk analytics, and Marsh, a leading global insurance broker and risk advisor and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, […]

U.S. Cyber Command struggles to retain top cybersecurity talent

Top official in Defense Department’s cybersecurity unit says organization is doing an ‘effective job’ at recruiting, but keeping up with the evolving threat landscape remains a challenge. At U.S. Cyber Command, the top brass has made recruiting top talent a leading priority, but those efforts have been slowed by challenges in attracting and retaining the […]

The Pentagon expands program for hackers to test its security

Back in March, the US’s Department of Defense launched a “Hack the Pentagon” campaign to get hackers to test their websites and security networks for vulnerabilities, without the threat of jail time. The project was so successful that the government agency has announced it’s being expanded, including more DoD websites and networks, with further cash […]

Acer hack may have exposed 34,500 customers

Late last week, a letter surfaced detailing a data breach with Acer’s website which left customers’ credit and debit card details vulnerable, among other things. Though the time frame for the breach was stated — May 12 of last year through April 28 of this year — how many people may have been affected wasn’t […]

75% of Site Owners Cleaned Up

Google released some interesting data on hacked sites and their attempts to notify webmasters that their sites were compromised. They also released information on just how many sites are hacked – Google detected over 800,000 alone last year. Email Notifications This led to 75% of hacked sites being cleaned up when Google was able to […]

Hackers Breach Computer Networks Of Some Big U.S. Law Firms

Sneha Teresa Johny Federal investigators are looking to see if confidential information was stolen for insider trading. Hackers broke into the computer networks of some big U.S. law firms, including Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Federal investigators are looking to see if […]

Did You Know?

Dovestech LLC is an AlienVault Platinum Partner.  As a platinum partner you can count on Dovestech’s fully trained and experienced  staff to help you architect, configure and implement AlienVault.  The AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM)  delivers to our customers powerful SEIM capabilities: Unified Coordinated Security  Monitoring – through our Managed Security Service and Threat Operations […]

How secure is your Mobile Banking Application?

A recent client side only test of mobile banking applications that run on the iOS platform uncovered some  some of the following vulnerabilities: 12.5% of the audited apps did not validate the authenticity of the SSL certificates presented, which makes them susceptible to Man-in-The-Middle (MiTM) attacks. 35% of the apps contained non-SSL links throughout the […]

Dovestech Awarded Subcontract for Major DoD Customer

Dovestech awarded subcontract to provide tier 3 & 4 expertise in support of fielded systems for a major Department of Defense Customer.  Our team will use Remedy, and custom health and status applications needed to continuously monitor and apply corrective action, upgrades and performance improvements  to systems deployed worldwide.  The firm’s staff expertise in Linux, […]