Steve Richards

Solutions Solutions Architect

With more than 16 years of security specific experience, Steve Richards is a senior solutions architect who has designed, developed, implemented and supported security solutions for many of the world’s top financial institutions, service providers, government organizations and the Global Fortune 500. His experience includes multiple disciplines including compliance management, security program management, project management, secure network design, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), firewalls, tap aggregation solutions, packet capture/analytics, log management, security incident and event management (SIEM) systems and systems administration of Microsoft, Linux and UNIX.

 

Malware Mitigation Trends: Utilizing the Latest Weapons Against the Modern Malware Threat

· By Steve Richards ·

In the malware mitigation market, there are divisions among the vendors. The perspective of the vendor, detection philosophy and technology approaches are examples of the vendors’ different views. Most legacy network security devices have developed some semblance of controls to fight malware. 

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Simplifying Hacks with the Oracle Data Pump Package

· By Steve Richards ·

The latest Oracle vulnerability announcement at the Black Hat DC 2010 conference by security researcher, David Litchfield of NGS Software, could possibly prove troublesome for Oracle 11g users. The potential impact of this set of vulnerabilities could be devastating to an enterprise that has sensitive data contained in databases, and allows low level privileged users access

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