Business Issues -> Security & Risk
Released: 17th December 2012
Wetherby, 17th December 2012, Security management and compliance company, RandomStorm, has announced that one of its security engineers, Avram Marius Gabriel (Twitter @SecurityShell) has been named in Nokia Siemens Networks’ Responsible Disclosure Hall of Fame.
The Responsible Disclosure list acknowledges the contribution made by independent security researchers who help to keep Nokia Siemens Networks customers protected by disclosing new security bugs found in web pages. By privately alerting Nokia Siemens Networks to discovered vulnerabilities, researchers provide the company with an opportunity to close security loopholes before they can be exploited by malicious parties.
Nokia Siemens is the eleventh organisation to recognise Avram Marius Gabriel’s work in responsibly disclosing new security issues. The RandomStorm researcher also been recognised by Google, Microsoft, Adobe, Facebook, eBay, Twitter, Dropbox, Etsy, iFixit and McAfee.
“Major enterprises with large customer bases are a natural target for malicious hackers. By reporting web application bugs, voluntary researchers help to make these organisations’ websites and services safer for users, on an ongoing basis”, said Andrew Mason, Technical Director and co-founder of RandomStorm. “In addition, discoveries made during voluntary bug fixing provide useful data for the enterprise penetration tests carried out for our customers by the RandomStorm team.”
RandomStorm provides vulnerability scanning and intrusion detection services to help companies in the public sector, retail, hospitality, financial and utility industries to improve their security posture and comply with industry guidelines and data protection regulations. The company is a CESG CHECK security consultancy and certified as both an Approved Scanning Vendor and Qualified Security Assessor for the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council.
RandomStorm is a UK-based network security company, focused on providing enterprise-level, proactive security management tools and services. The company's core products include: xStorm, an online perimeter vulnerability scanning service; iStorm a network security appliance that provides in-depth scanning of the entire corporate network topology; StormProbe an intrusion detection solution (IDS) with intelligent event correlation that alerts companies when critical assets are at risk and AirStorm, a cloud, or appliance-based IDS, to protect corporate wireless infrastructure.
These core products are supported by a range of complementary monitoring, alerting and remediation services developed under the RandomStorm Open Source Initiative.
For further information please visit: http://www.randomstorm.com
Published by: IT Analysis Communications Ltd.
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