Microsoft group policy hijacking exploit goes un-r... » In February as part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft issued a series of critical fixes for significant fl... PhishMe closes $13 million investment with Paladin... » LEESBURG, VA: PhishMe Inc has announced it has raised $13 million in Series B funding led by existin... Great Dunmow Round Table Raise £56,000 for Injured... » A group of 34 cyclists from The Great Dunmow Round Table, and supporters from 33 Engineer Regiment h... The Remarkable Courage of Extraordinary People » United Kingdom – The Queen’s Gallantry Medal has been the United Kingdom’s third level award for bra... OUTCOME OF THE 2015 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: IT'S AL... » 1 Corinthians 1:10 Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all sp... SUCCESSFUL ARMED FORCES EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMME EXTEN... » An innovative programme that helps jobseekers who have an interest in the Armed Forces get into work... NW Systems helps meet safeguarding needs of Outs... » Hoylake-based NW Systems has provided an advanced IP video system to help Wirral Hospitals’ School, ... UK TROOPS TO TRAIN MODERATE SYRIAN OPPOSITION » THE Defence Secretary has announced today that the UK will provide further support to the internatio... Options secure new multi-million pound banking f... » London / New York: Options has announced that they have secured a new multi-million pound banking fa... £200,000 Tees Valley Catalyst Fund loan helps Co... » A Cramlington-based company has won a $6 million contract with Hyundai Engineering & Construction to...

CLICK HERE TO

Advertise with Vigilance

Got News?

Got news for Vigilance?

Have you got news/articles for us? We welcome news stories and articles from security experts, intelligence analysts, industry players, security correspondents in the main stream media and our numerous readers across the globe.

READ MORE

Subscribe to Vigilance Weekly

Information Security Header

First vulnerability management widget provides users with instant network security status

LONDON: nCircle, the leader in information risk and security performance management, today announced the new nCircle PureCloud Risk Center widget for Spiceworks. More than 2.4 million IT professionals in over one million small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) use Spiceworks to manage their IT environment and connect with peers. The nCircle PureCloud Risk Center widget provides Spiceworks users with complete results from their latest PureCloud vulnerability scan as well as breaking security news.

 

"Security remains one of the top priorities for SMB IT departments who need to protect business information and address compliance requirements,?" said Jay Hallberg, co-founder and vice president of marketing at Spiceworks. "The new nCircle widget will help Spiceworks users address an important need directly from the application they use each day to do their jobs."

nCircle PureCloud is the first cloud-based vulnerability management solution that requires no hardware or software to be installed or managed. nCircle PureCloud dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of vulnerability scanning for internal and external networks, making the practice easily accessible to small and medium businesses. With PureCloud, customers can proactively identify and fix the network vulnerabilities attackers use to steal critical business information.

nCircle PureCloud includes web application scanning and Amazon cloud security scanning at no additional charge. With 70 percent of security threats being directed at web application vulnerabilities, and small business adoption of cloud services expected to triple in 2013, it?s crucial to control risk in these areas.

nCircle PureCloud also includes SmartScan, the latest PureCloud innovation. SmartScan is the only "hands-free" solution for zero-day scanning that requires no manual intervention or set up. When PureCloud users select SmartScan, targeted systems are automatically scanned for the latest emerging threats and critical vulnerabilities, and if these vulnerabilities are present, users are alerted so they can mitigate potential threats.

"We're very excited about our partnership with Spiceworks and the opportunity to make network security an even more integral component of the Spiceworks application," said Ed Colonna, vice president of cloud solutions. "The new Risk Center widg