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white hat

n
(Computer Science) informal
a. a computer hacker who is hired by an organization to undertake nonmalicious hacking work in order to discover computer-security flaws
b. (as modifier): a white-hat hacker. Compare black hat
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Dev Kurbur joins WhiteHat Security as Chief Customer Success Officer, and Shivajee Samdarshi joins as Senior Vice President of Engineering
Twelve students of the WhiteHat Security IT Training Academy have received their graduation certificates from the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL).
Web Security: A WhiteHat Perspective is for any company looking to improve their information security strategies, and provides an in-depth guide to the topic designed for managers who want to build a more effective security system.
based WhiteHat Security's Website Security Statistics Report.
ICT sector is a growing cluster for Northern Ireland and WhiteHat is a welcome addition.
However, Matt Johansen of WhiteHat Security told Reuters that the usability battle will always be there but the users will eventually get along well.
That's two factor, something you have (a card) & something you know (a pin), and we all get along just fine," WhiteHat Security's Matt Johansen told Reuters.
WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, recently announced the 2013 edition of the WhiteHat Security Website Security Statistics Report.
based WhiteHat Security, the recognized leading web security company, as the company's exclusive strategic partner throughout key Asia Pacific regions, and has been classified as a "Preferred Partner" for the region.
org announces its enhanced Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Center offering codified SEO help (all certified WhiteHat SEO techniques) to provide site owners and webmasters with some of the SEO secrets that often elude even the most seasoned SEO professionals and hopefully return confidence to the market.
The average number of serious vulnerabilities introduced to websites by developers in 2011 was 148, down from 230 in 2010 and 480 in 2009, said Jeremiah Grossman, chief technology officer for WhiteHat Security, which specialises in testing websites for security issues.
As we're aware, the government and whitehat security terrorists across the world continue to dominate and control our Internet ocean- Our Lulz Lizard battle fleet is now declaring immediate and unremitting war on the freedom-snatching moderators of 2011," LulzSec said.