News : Avaya Appointed Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Numbering Authority (CNA)
Santa Clara, CA, USA, Aug 21, 2018 -- Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA) announced the company’s designation as the 88th Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Numbering Authority (CNA) globally by the MITRE Corporation, an international not-for-profit security institute.
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This new distinction enables Avaya with a new way to help its customers and other organizations through the CVE program, a method and consortium for identifying vulnerabilities in a standardized manner.
"This is an important step in our cybersecurity efforts, to partner in CNA with MITRE to help identify cyber threats, and to contribute to this comprehensive global program," said Laurent Philonenko, SVP, Innovation, Avaya. "We are committed to providing not only highly reliable and highly secure solutions, but are dedicated to helping users safeguard their data. From proactively investigating vulnerabilities, releasing timely security updates, to publicly disclosing issues, Avaya aims to provide users with secure and reliable solutions to help protect their valuable data."
Effective immediately, Avaya now has the authority to identify unique vulnerabilities within its products by issuing CVE IDs, publicly disclose vulnerabilities that have been newly identified, assign an ID, release vulnerability information without pre-publishing, and notify customers of other product vulnerabilities within the CNA’s program.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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