Category: General

HPE ArcSight code analyzed by Russia

What revelations does this bring and what you should do about it. ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – October 3, 2017 – Yesterday Reuters published a special report titled “HP Enterprise let Russia scrutinize cyberdefense system used by the Pentagon.”  The synopsis is that for a software company to sell products to the Russian government, it must be certified by the Federal Services for Technical and Export Control (FSTEC of Russia) and HPE had an “independent” third-party firm, Echelon, with known ties to the Russian Government, evaluate ArcSight source code for vulnerabilities to insure the code was safe for Russian…

A September to Never Forget

What to do as an ArcSight customer with the Micro Focus “Spin Merge”. ALBUQUERQUE, NM. – October 5, 2016 – September was an amazing month in the cyber security merger and acquisitions space.  More than $74 billion dollars was committed in less than 24 hours through three transactions September 7th and 8th.  These dealings will certainly change the cyber security landscape for years to come. First, Dell completed their acquisition of EMC corporation for more than $63 Billion.  With EMC, Dell picked up RSA Security.  Later the same day, Intel announced the spin-off of Intel Security (aka McAfee) to…

Customer or Client? Vendor or Partner? It’s all up to you.

Have you ever wondered what type of business relationship you have with another person or company?  It might be as simple as looking at the words that you use to describe them. Customer (n) - a person or  organization that buys good or services from a store or business.  a person or thing of a specified kind that one has to deal with. Client (n) - a person or organization using the services of a professional person or company. Vendor (n) - a person or company offering something for sale, especially a trader in the street. Partner …