Category: Company News

Cyber Insurance and the Vulnerability Assessment Connection

As corporations begin to look at ways to mitigate risk in cyber attacks, the insurance industry has stepped forward to fill a gap.  At PatchAdvisor we have begun a partnership with GovTech’s cyber insurance group, in part because we believe we can greatly assist its clients in vulnerability assessments, therefore reducing unnecessary risks.  We encourage […]

July 25, 2017

PatchAdvisor Speaks at Louisville, KY Tech Conference “TALK”

PatchAdvisor’s CTO, Chris Goggans, spoke at the Technology Association of Louisville, Kentucky (“TALK“) on Thursday, June 15th.  The crowd was highly engaged in the discussion covering PatchAdvisor’s methodology of Vulnerability Assessment and case studies from the field.  There were many national speakers in attendance and an appearance by Kentucky’s Lieutenant Governor, Jenean Hampton.  The following details […]

July 10, 2017

From cryptographic weakness to code execution: Progress Telerik’s CVE-2017-9248

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June 30, 2017

PatchAdvisor Goes to the Hill!

In the spirit of Mr. Smith, I recently went to Washington and met with our nations lawmakers to discuss the importance of growing our nation’s IT Workforce and, in particular, the Cyber Security sector.  I was afforded this opportunity as a result of participating in an annual “Fly-In” hosted by CompTIA from 2/14/17 – 2/15/17.  The […]

March 2, 2017

PatchAdvisor Partners With Netgate to Offer Internet Presence Vulnerability Assessments

Netgate has partnered with PatchAdvisor to offer the Internet Presence Vulnerability Assessment (IPVA) to Netgate customers wanting to ensure their network is safe from the evolving threats of the 21st century. The IPVA is a quick and inexpensive way to determine the security posture of your organization’s Internet-facing hosts. Every node on the Internet is […]

March 1, 2017

Banks Shuffle Toward Formal Vulnerability Assessment and Security Awareness Training to Fulfill on Security Leadership Best Practices

The loss of brand reputation over data breaches due to lack of risk management strategies looms as a major issue for many banking executives, according to a 2017 Ponemon Institute Study.  But, the industry remains unclear as to just what security leadership should look like.  About half have not put any budget dollars to security […]

February 28, 2017

PatchAdvisor Welcomes you to Our Blog!

2017 Will be a Focus Year for Security & Risk Assessment In 2017, we start the year with much controversy in the security industry, particularly questions surrounding international hacking of our federal systems in the US, as well as private, large scale intrusions into medical records, bank accounts, and many other personal identifiable information breaches.  […]

February 6, 2017