Alert Logic Blog

In this blog, Alert Logic provides commentary on topics that are related to our technologies, such as log management, threat management, and IT compliance management.

PCI DSS Requirement 10.6 – Log Data Collection

As you likely know by now, the PCI DSS 3.0 standard went into effect on January 1, 2014. You have until January 1, 2015 to move to the …

April 14, 2014 //

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SSL/TLS heartbeat read overrun aka 64kb memory leak (CVE-2014-0160)

OpenSSL released a bug advisory about a 64kb memory leak patch [1] in their library. The bug has been assigned CVE-2014-0160 SSL/TLS heartbeat read overrun (Technical: 64kb memory leak). According to http://www.openssl.org/news/openssl-1.0.1-notes.html the …

April 09, 2014 //

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Want to try Alert Logic Threat Manager IDS? 30-Day Free Trial via AWS Marketplace

We’re working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) on a special program this month. Anyone who wants to try our Alert Logic Threat Manager IDS (intrusion detection system) can …

April 09, 2014 //

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Spec’s Data Breach – Credit and Debit Cards Affected

One of the largest liquor store chains in Texas, Houston-based Spec’s, has reported a security breach that exposed personal information of customers at 34 of its smaller locations …

March 31, 2014 //

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The Short and Long Term Future of Cloud – Public and Hybrid

While public cloud is growing strong, the short term belongs to hybrid datacenter environments. The cloud isn’t exactly new anymore. We’re all familiar with Amazon’s AWS, Microsoft’s Azure …

March 28, 2014 //

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