Quirks & Quarks BlogSparkPhoto Galleries Google finds critical flaws in popular Symantec, Norton antivirus software

Your antivirus software may be making your computer more vulnerable to hackers instead of protecting it — and you should update it right now. Multiple “critical” vulnerabilities have been found in all antivirus software made by Symantec, including Norton brand products, Google’s Project Zero blog reported this week. “These vulnerabilities…

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When PCI Express and test systems come together

The PXI standard effectively extended the speed of the PCI and PCI Express computing bus standards to instrumentation with the rugged Compact PCI mechanical form-factor. And because it was based on PCI bus technology, PXI product availability was never in doubt. PXI systems are typically based on a 32-bit bus…

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Becoming a malware analyst

There are few jobs in this industry that seem as appealing and interesting to me as that of a malware analyst. In my mind, these professionals were waking up each day to continue a complex game not unlike the Glass Bead Game from the eponymous novel by Herman Hesse –…

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PCI-DSS, security, and cloud guidelines

Thoran Rodrigues highlights some of the guidelines published recently for the Payment Card Industry (PCI), regarding standards and the public cloud. About a month ago, the PCI Security Standards Council released the PCI DSS 2.0 Cloud Computing Guidelines. The document, that can be found here, tries to show that companies…

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PCI Compliance Designed for your Business

Trustwave helps millions of customers large and small achieve their compliance goals while building a sustainable compliance program. Select your path and we’ll show you how we can help – no matter where you are in the process.             Small Business I’m new to PCI….

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