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From applications to infrastructure, enterprises and governments alike face a constant barrage of digital attacks designed to steal data, cripple networks, damage brands, and perform a host of other malicious intents. HP Enterprise Security Products offers products and services that help organizations meet the security demands of a rapidly changing and more dangerous world. HP ESP enables businesses and institutions to take a proactive approach to security that integrates information correlation, deep application analysis and network-level defense mechanisms—unifying the components of a complete security program and reducing risk across your enterprise. In this blog, we will announce the latest offerings from HP ESP, discuss current trends in vulnerability research and technology, reveal new HP ESP security initiatives and promote our upcoming appearances and speaking engagements.

Displaying articles for: October 2013

HP sponsors Texas A&M’s 2nd Annual Coding Gig

tamu.jpgHP Enterprise Security sponsored some brilliant minds at Texas A&M in the 2nd Annual Coding Gig.  Read on to learn more about the big data challenge given to these students and their results.

1300+ attacks analyzed by Ponemon last year, showed 30% increase in cost of cyber-attack

ponemon.jpg$7.22 million is the average annualized cost. Cyber crimes are costly. An increase in cost of 30 percent from the consolidated global results of last year’s cyber cost study for 234 organizations.


1.4 successful attacks per company per week. An increase of 20 percent from last year’s successful attack experience.


15% average ROI for security technologies such as SIEM, intrusion prevention systems, application security testing and enterprise governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions.

Ease-of-use and Big data to define the next generation SIEM solution

dark reading.PNGRobert Lemos from the darkreading.com writes about Next Generation Of SIEMs? Ease Of Use, Analyze More Data. The discussion focuses on creation of next generation SIEM. Most vendors including HP ArcSight agrees that ease-of-use is the most requested feature or primary focus of SIEM solution. Eric Schou who runs the HP ArcSight products says that “Whether it is large enterprise, public sector, or small business, nobody wants a complex product that is difficult to learn and manage”.


Mark Nicolette from Gartner points out in this article that SIEM deployments are difficult as it is integrating complex set of data sources. Mark suggests that although next features are nice to talk about, deployment usability takes the priority with new deployments.

It’s the ‘Witching Hour’…for Cyber Security

For many of us in the U.S., October means Fall weather, the changing of the leaves, and Halloween. But October is also Cyber Security Awareness Month.


Keep reading to uncover what gobilns and ghouls you can uncover...

Detecting Fraud with ArcSight ESM

digital hoodie.jpgHP ArcSight ESM has long been known to monitor for security incidents and to track high-risk users. What you may not know, is that ArcSight ESM also proves very useful in identifying fraud. So what is the key to identifying and designing fraud-use cases? Read on to find out.

Tags: ArcSight

From curiosity to convenience...why security keeps getting harder, pt. 2

I recently wrote about how the complexity and difficulty of application security has greatly increased in the past decade. However, one thing I left off that list was a discussion of the human element, and how that's also impacting security. This post discusses how human curiosity and convenience can be the weak link in any security process.

Get involved with HP Mobile Pwn2Own

mobilePwn2Own.pngHP is offering over $300,000 (USD) in cash and prizes to researchers that can illustrate their vulnerability research and exploit techniques in order to successfully compromise popular mobile devices.


Read on to learn how to get involved.

Labels: Security events

CVE-2013-3893: A study in TippingPoint DVLabs vulnerability coverage

Microsoft recently released details of a critical vulnerability that was being actively exploited in the wild. We thought this would be a great opportunity to share our approach to filtering these types of critical vulnerabilities… 


Guest Post by Steve Povolny

Manager, HP TippingPoint Digital Vaccine Team

Cybercrime is on the rise—Is your organization protected?

security webinar.jpgRegardless of the size of your corporation, cybercrime is taking a toll on your bottom line. So, you have to ask yourself: Is your organization protected?


Guest Post by Frank Mong
VP/GM of HP Security Solutions

As cost of cybercrime rises, security intelligence solutions save average of $4M annually

cybercrime infographic.pngToday, HP today made public the results from the 4th annual study on the cost of cybercrime—a global study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by HP Enterprise Security Products.


Guest post by Frank Mong
VP/GM of HP Security Solutions

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