NEW TECH: Will ‘Secure Access Service Edge’ — SASE — Be the Answer to Secure Connectivity?

The Last Watchdog

Company networks have evolved rather spectacularly in just 20 years along a couple of distinct tracks: connectivity and security. Related: The shared burden of securing the Internet of Things. Security, meanwhile, has morphed into a glut of point solutions that mostly serve to highlight the myriad gaps in an ever-expanding attack surface. It’s called Secure Access Service Edge, or SASE , as coined by research firm Gartner.

Hackers Hide Software Skimmer in Social Media Sharing Icons

Security Affairs

Security researchers have uncovered a new technique to inject a software skimmer onto checkout pages, the malware hides in social media buttons. Security experts at Sansec have detailed a new technique used by crooks to inject a software skimmer into checkout pages.


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SUPERNOVA, a Backdoor Found While Investigating SolarWinds Hack

Security Affairs

While investigating the recent SolarWinds Orion supply-chain attack security researchers discovered another backdoor, tracked SUPERNOVA. The post SUPERNOVA, a backdoor found while investigating SolarWinds hack appeared first on Security Affairs.

Balancing Security, Customer Service

Data Breach Today

Experian's David Britton on Identity Governance and Security Organizations can enhance security while maintaining a good customer experience by leveraging data for authentication, says David Britton of Experian

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. You feel ready to take on rising security threats while continuously delivering quality software updates. But how do you monitor your new program? Are you truly able to gauge the state of your projects? To ensure the success of this new breed of a team, you need to know the metrics to look at and how to advocate these metrics to C-Suite and stakeholders. Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

Banking on Cloud Security

Data Breach Today

These are the results that banking institutions can receive by shifting security to the cloud, says David Vergara of OneSpan. "Better, cheaper, faster." At a time when multi-channel fraud is surging and the customer experience is paramount, cloud needs serious consideration, he says

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FTC Settlement With Zoom Sets Security Requirements

Data Breach Today

Agency Requires Comprehensive Security Program As part of a settlement of allegations that Zoom "engaged in a series of deceptive and unfair practices that undermined the security of its users," the U.S.

Using an 'Intrinsic Security' Approach

Data Breach Today

Organizations need to build security into their cloud environments to help thwart cyberthreats, says Tom Com of VMware, who describes this "intrinsic security" approach

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Securing the New 'Branch Office'

Data Breach Today

The "remote workforce" of 2020 is gone. Now we're talking about the new, permanent "branch office" - and it comes with its own unique set of cybersecurity concerns, says Derek Manky of FortiGuard Labs. He discusses new social engineering trends and how to respond

Phishing Attacks Dodge Email Security

Data Breach Today

Cofense: Fraudsters Use Trusted Web Services to Evade Security Protocols A fresh round of phishing attacks is relying on using trusted services and a well-designed social engineering scheme to trick users into enabling malware to bypass an end point's security protocols, says Aaron Higbee of the security firm Cofense.

Shift Left Security? Development Does Not Want to Own It.

Speaker: Shlomo Bielak, CTO, Benchmark Corp

Shifting security left to the earliest part of development is currently in the spotlight in the developer world. What teams are now discovering is, this approach results in misdirected ownership for developers and a frustrated security team. In the current climate, we cannot afford to let security implementations falter. It's time to manage your team's energies to maximize DevOps efficiency, all the while maintaining top security standards. Join Shlomo Bielak, and learn how to keep your DevSecOps team focused and connected without creating silos.

Shareholder Sues SolarWinds for Alleged Security Failures

Data Breach Today

Lawsuit Alleges Software Vendor Misled Investors Over the Security of Its Products A SolarWinds shareholder has filed a lawsuit claiming the company included misleading statements - regarding the security of its products - in its filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissio

Tom Kellermann: Post-Election Security Analysis

Data Breach Today

election security measures seem to have worked. Cybersecurity Strategist Warns of Pre-Inauguration Nation-State Strikes The good news: U.S. The bad news: Disinformation and misinformation campaigns continue.

Phishing Emails Spoof Australia's Cyber Security Center

Data Breach Today

Messages Contain Malware, Attempt to Steal Banking Credentials The Australian Cyber Security Center is warning that fraudsters have recently started sending phishing emails that spoof the agency and contain malware designed to steal banking credentials

Detecting Network Security Incidents

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ENISA's Rossella Mattioli Reviews New Report Rossella Mattioli, a network and information security expert at ENISA, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, discusses a new report offering insights on detecting network security incidents

Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Handle Your Data feat. Oracle & Onna

Speaker: Lisa Ripley: Director of eDiscovery & Information Governance, Legal Operations at Oracle & Scott McVeigh: Senior Solutions Consultant, Onna

Lisa holds the CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification. Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Handle your Data Featuring Oracle. WEBINAR REGISTRATION. Join us live Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 11am PST | 1pm CST | 2pm EST. First Name. Last Name.

SolarWinds Incident Response: 4 Essential Security Alerts

Data Breach Today

Federal Agencies Ordered to Immediately 'Disconnect or Power Down' SolarWinds Orion What should incident responders grappling with the complex online attack campaign that successfully distributed a Trojanized version of SolarWinds Orion network-monitoring software to customers focus on first?

Election Security: A Harsh Assessment

Data Breach Today

Security Researcher, CISA Director Raise Serious Concerns A security researcher says voting equipment in the U.S. is still riddled with security flaws that opportunistic foreign adversaries could use to pose a threat to the November election.

Medical Device Security Alerts: The Latest Updates

Data Breach Today

More Devices Affected by 'Ripple20' Vulnerabilities Federal regulators have issued another round of security alerts about vulnerabilities in medical device products from several manufacturers, including an update on those affected by so-called "Ripple-20" flaws earlier identified in the Treck TCP/IP stack.

Ticketmaster Fined $1.7 Million for Data Security Failures

Data Breach Today

Its failure to properly secure chatbot software led to attackers stealing at least 9.4 Following Alerts of Potential Fraud, Ticketmaster Took 9 Weeks to Spot Big Breach Ticketmaster UK has been fined $1.7

Insurer Chubb Investigating 'Security Incident'

Data Breach Today

Maze Gang Claims Insurer Is a Victim, Emsisoft Reports Switzerland-based global insurance firm Chubb acknowledges that it's investigating a "security incident." Meanwhile, the Maze ransomware gang is claiming Chubb is its latest victim, according to researchers at the security firm Emsisoft

5 key trends that will impact cyber security in 2021


But one thing won’t change: In 2021, as is the case every year, companies will continue to be challenged by new or evolving cyber security threats. We expect 5 security trends that emerged or accelerated last year to demand even more attention from organizations […].

Redefining Security Analytics

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Chronicle's Anton Chuvakin on How to Fill the Gaps for Analysts There are glaring holes in how enterprises currently tackle security analytics, and by redefining the approach, the analyst's role can be transformed. Dr. Anton Chuvakin of Chronicle explains how

UK Telecommunications Security Bill Would Ban Huawei

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Building a Stronger Security Infrastructure

Data Breach Today

Peter Yapp, former deputy director at the UK's National Cyber Security Center, provides insights on building a stronger security infrastructure

Security Affairs newsletter Round 297

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SolarWinds Attack: 'This Hit the Security Community Hard'

Data Breach Today

RiskIQ CEO Lou Manousos Details Lessons to Learn in Supply-Chain Attack Aftermath The SolarWinds breach is a case study in how attackers can subvert a widely used piece of software to turn it to their advantage, says Lou Manousos, CEO of RiskIQ.

NTT Security and WhiteHat Security Describe Deal

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NTT's Khiro Mishra and WhiteHat's Craig Hinkley on Application Security NTT Security has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WhiteHat Security. NTT Security's Khiro Mishra and WhiteHat Security's Craig Hinkley say the deal will help bring more application security - and DevSecOps - products, services and smarts to more organizations

Lack of Secure Coding Called a National Security Threat

Data Breach Today

The lack of secure coding is a pervasive and serious threat to national security, according to a new paper from the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology. In an interview, Rob Roy, co-author of the report, outlines what steps should be taken to encourage or enforce secure coding practices

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Microsoft: Iranian Hackers Targeted Security Experts

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Spear-Phishing Campaign Aimed at Potential Attendees at 2 Upcoming Events A hacking group linked to Iran's government targeted over 100 security and policy experts who are potentially attending two upcoming security conferences with phishing emails designed to steal credentials and gather intelligence, according to Microsoft.

Twitter Hires Famed Hacker 'Mudge' as Security Head

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Peiter Zatko Will Help Social Media Firm That Faces Security Concerns Twitter has hired network security expert Peiter Zatko to serve in the newly created position of head of security following a series of high-profile cyber incidents.

Cisco's $2.6 Billion Network Security Patent Infringement

Data Breach Today

A judge found that it infringed on four patents held by network security firm Centripetal Networks

DOJ Seizes $4 Million in Assets Tied to Phantom Secure

Data Breach Today

Feds Say Defunct Service Sold Encryption Technology to Criminal Gangs Assets worth $4 million have been seized by authorities in Singapore from the former CEO of Phantom Secure, a now-defunct encrypted telecommunications services provider that offered services to transnational organized criminal syndicates, according to the U.S. Justice Department.

Leaked FinCEN Reports Reveal Sensitive Security Details

Data Breach Today

Suspicious Activity Reports Reveal Tools and Techniques to Adversaries, Experts Warn What will be the impact of the leak of investigatory documents from FinCEN - the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network?

Breaches Tied to Pharmacy Looting: Security Lessons

Data Breach Today

Walgreens and CVS Are Among the Chains Affected As more reports emerge regarding data breaches at pharmacy chains as a result of earlier break-ins and looting incidents during civil unrest, security experts are calling attention to important security issues, including the need to check physical security measures as well as encrypt mobile devices.

Nihilistic Password Security Questions

Schneier on Security

Uncategorized humor passwords security questionsPosted three years ago, but definitely appropriate for the times.

Welcome Bureau of Cyberspace Security and Emerging Technologies (CSET)

Security Affairs

United States Department of State approved the creation of the Bureau of Cyberspace Security and Emerging Technologies (CSET). ” The US Department of State recognizes China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea as adversaries that could threat the national security.

Analysis: Keeping IoT Devices Secure

Data Breach Today

This edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes whether IoT devices will outlive their security updates. Also featured: Why security spending needs to shift further upstream; could banks be custodians of identity

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Japanese Kawasaki Heavy Industries discloses security breach

Security Affairs

Kawasaki Heavy Industries disclosed a security breach, the company discovered unauthorized access to a Japanese company server from multiple overseas offices. Information from its overseas offices might have been stolen as a result of a security breach that took place earlier this year.

Security Blueprints of Many Companies Leaked in Hack of Swedish Firm Gunnebo

Krebs on Security

In March 2020, KrebsOnSecurity alerted Swedish security giant Gunnebo Group that hackers had broken into its network and sold the access to a criminal group which specializes in deploying ransomware.