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Shapeshifting and Sandboxing: What to Expect at RSA

As information security professionals prepare to descend upon San Francisco next week for the RSA Conference, I want to take a moment to reflect on how the nature of security threats has evolved since last year’s conference, as well as take a look at the challenges security professionals … READ MORE

John McClurg February 25, 2016

The Future of IT Security

In a few days, thirty thousand information security professionals from all over the globe will gather in San Francisco for the RSA Conference, the world’s largest information security event.  After a year that included a number of high-profile data breaches, this conference will give the best minds in … READ MORE

John McClurg April 17, 2015

“Shellshock” – Bash Bug Vulnerability Alert

UPDATE 2: New Shellshock vulnerabilities have been reported as described on the Shellshock Wikipedia page. Dell is actively investigating, across our entire product base, the extent to which all of these vulnerabilities the CVE-2014-6271, a publicly disclosed vulnerability in the Bash command line interpreter, might be present and will be … READ MORE

John McClurg September 25, 2014

Heartbleed Remediation

As many of you are aware, researchers discovered a critical defect in versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta of OpenSSL, the cryptographic software library. Due to the impact of this specific OpenSSL vulnerability, known as the Heartbleed bug, products with affected versions can expose user passwords and private keys.   … READ MORE

John McClurg April 11, 2014

Navigating Today’s New Security Landscape

Trends like BYOD, Cloud and the Internet of Things have made the world smaller, enabling business to be conducted faster with enormous increases in flexibility and productivity for the workforce. Like most good things, though, there is another side of the coin. While IT no longer has the … READ MORE

John McClurg February 24, 2014

Comment on Der Spiegel Article Regarding NSA TAO Organization

Dell is aware of a story originally reported by Der Spiegel, which has subsequently been picked up in other media outlets, that refers to alleged security ‘backdoors‘ implanted by the United States National Security Agency into products from several technology companies, including Dell. Dell has a long-standing commitment … READ MORE

John McClurg December 30, 2013

Dell Delivers Connected Security at RSA 2013

As this year’s RSA Conference quickly approaches, I can’t help but reflect on the trends influencing how today’s enterprises should approach security. As the cloud continues to grow in importance and BYOD and social trends intensify, security threats are becoming smarter, more targeted and purposeful, resulting in more … READ MORE

John McClurg February 21, 2013
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