Flash Is Dead—But Not Gone

WIRED Threat Level

Security Security / Security NewsZombie versions of Adobe’s troubled software can still cause problems in systems around the world.

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.

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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.

What is Cyber Security Awareness and Why is it Important?

IT Governance

For all the talk of criminal hacking, ransomware infections and the technologies to prevent them, the key to protecting your organisation is cyber security awareness training. The importance of cyber security staff awareness. Cyber security awareness best practices.

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

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.

‘Trojan Source’ Bug Threatens the Security of All Code

Krebs on Security

The vulnerability disclosure was coordinated with multiple organizations, some of whom are now releasing updates to address the security weakness. “Such code copying is a significant source of real-world security exploits.”

Work from Everywhere, Securely

Data Breach Today

CyberEdBoard Executive Member, Charmaine Valmonte, guest speaks at ISMG Virtual Cybersecurity Summit Asia: Financial Services Volmonte is VP, IT security and IT infrastructure, Aboitiz Group of Companies.

Purpose Built: Securing vSphere Workloads

Data Breach Today

Protecting Servers Is Foundational For Modern Data Center Security. View this OnDemand webinar to learn how VMware Carbon Black is delivering unified workload protection that’s purpose-built for vSphere

Assessing AI Security Solutions: Questions to Ask

Data Breach Today

Nat Smith of Gartner Offers Advice on Cutting Through the Hype Nat Smith, senior director security analyst at Gartner, describes what factors potential buyers should consider when vendors pitch artificial intelligence-enabled security solutions

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 349

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WordPress 5.8.3 Security Release fixes four vulnerabilities

Security Affairs

security release addresses four vulnerabilities affecting versions between 3.7 it is labeled as a short-cycle security release. Security Release fixes four vulnerabilities appeared first on Security Affairs. WordPress maintainers have released WordPress 5.8.3

Effective Security Defined and Refined

Data Breach Today

CEO Snehal Antani on Re-Setting Enterprise Security Expectations At a time when ransomware, zero day vulnerabilities and supply chain threats are rampant, what is effective security? Horizon3.ai

Security Affairs newsletter Round 347

Security Affairs

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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.

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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NSA, CISA Release VPN Security Guidance

Data Breach Today

Agencies Offer Advice on Minimizing Attack Surface In a bid to address security risks associated with the use of virtual private network solutions, the National Security Agency and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Tuesday offered government leaders guidance on selecting remote access VPNs and strengthening their security.

Biden Calls for Critical Infrastructure Security Standards

Data Breach Today

National Security Memo Requires NIST, CISA to Create Standards, But Compliance Is Voluntary President Joe Biden signed an executive national security memorandum on Wednesday calling for the development of new critical infrastructure cybersecurity standards for various industries.

Detecting Network Security Incidents

Data Breach Today

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

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

Ongoing Issues With Security, Privacy, Complexity

Data Breach Today

Rebecca Herold, host of the podcast show "Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor," weighs in on the state of cybersecurity and privacy education and gives her recommendations on how to remedy the many issues the security community faces today

Congress Focuses on Industrial Control System Security

Data Breach Today

Senate Bill Would Require CISA to Identify and Respond to ICS Threats A bipartisan group of senators is pushing a bill that would require CISA to identify and respond to vulnerabilities and threats that target industrial control systems. The House has already passed a similar measure

Transforming an Organization's Security Culture

Data Breach Today

CISO Bobby Ford on Building a New Cybersecurity Operating Model Bobby Ford of Hewlett Packard Enterprise says that too often when an organization engages with security, it happens in an ad hoc way.

Evolution of Endpoint Security

Data Breach Today

This is reality for most enterprises today, and it’s changed the role of endpoint security solutions. Cisco’s Elias Levy on the Leap From EDR to XDR and What It Means Exponentially more devices on the network mean proportionately less visibility.

Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

SNI Vulnerability Affects Some Security Products

Data Breach Today

Exploitation could enable attackers to bypass the security protocol of many security products, leading to stealthy exfiltration of data, researchers say

Congress Considers Measures to Improve Telecom Security

Data Breach Today

House Committee Debates 9 Bills Focused on Securing Networks A House subcommittee is considering a slate of nine bills designed to improve cybersecurity practices in the telecommunications supply chains that support wireless networks

Securing Your Smartphone

Schneier on Security

This is part 3 of Sean Gallagher’s advice for “securing your digital life.” ” Uncategorized cybersecurity phishing risk assessment security analysis smartphones threat models

Vendors Issue Security Advisories for OpenSSL Flaws

Data Breach Today

and Below Are Affected by the Vulnerabilities Several companies that use the OpenSSL cryptography library toolkit are reportedly scrambling and releasing security advisories to their users following patching of two vulnerabilities that were first fixed and disclosed to users on Aug.

The Modern Encryption Software Checklist: The Secret to Understanding Your Data Security Needs

Understanding your data security needs is tough enough, but what can be even more difficult is choosing the right software to fit your company. This checklist will help you evaluate the scope of services offered by various encryption solutions on the market.

Happy 10th Birthday, Security Affairs

Security Affairs

I launched Security Affairs for passion in 2011 and millions of readers walked with me. Ten years ago I launched Security Affairs, the blog over the past decade obtained important successes in the cyber security community, but the greatest one is your immense affection.

Live Webinar | Software Security: Prescriptive vs. Descriptive

Data Breach Today

Effective software security means enabling the development team with the tools and training it needs to fix what they find. Join this session to find out best practices in remediating software vulnerabilities in smart ways

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.

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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Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen; but rather, “when” this will occur. Organizations protecting their data is no longer “recommended;” it’s necessary.

CISA: Defibrillator Dashboard Security Flaws Pose Risk

Data Breach Today

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 348

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A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. billion from cryptocurrency exchanges Crypto security breaches cause $4.25

Redefining Security Analytics

Data Breach Today

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.

NIST Publishes 'Critical Software' Security Guidance

Data Breach Today

Plus, White House Says MFA, Encryption to Be Widely Deployed in Federal Networks New guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology spells out security measures for "critical software" used by federal agencies and minimum standards for testing its source code.

The Unexpected Cost of Data Copies

This paper will discuss why organizations frequently end up with multiple data copies and how a secure "no-copy" data strategy enabled by the Dremio data lake service can help reduce complexity, boost efficiency, and dramatically reduce costs.