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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Router Security

Schneier on Security

This report is six months old, and I don’t know anything about the organization that produced it, but it has some alarming data about router security. A published private key provides no security at all.

Microsoft Patches Six Zero-Day Security Holes

Krebs on Security

Microsoft today released another round of security updates for Windows operating systems and supported software, including fixes for six zero-day bugs that malicious hackers already are exploiting in active attacks.

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!

US Blacklists 6 Russian Organizations Over Security Concerns

Data Breach Today

national security Commerce Department Says Organizations Are Aligned With Russian Intelligence The Department of Commerce is restricting trade with four Russian IT and cybersecurity firms, along with two other entities, over concerns that these organizations pose a threat to U.S.

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

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.

NIST Drafts Election Security Guidance

Data Breach Today

Agency Describes How to Apply Its Cybersecurity Framework NIST has drafted guidelines for how to use its cybersecurity framework to address cyberthreats and other security issues that can target state and local election infrastructure and disrupt voting

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.

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

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 Make Your Web Searches More Secure and Private

WIRED Threat Level

Security Security / Privacy Security / Security AdviceWhat you look for online is up to you—just make sure no one else is taking a peek.

Experian’s Credit Freeze Security is Still a Joke

Krebs on Security

Last week, KrebsOnSecurity heard from a reader who had his freeze thawed without authorization through Experian’s website, and it reminded me of how truly broken authentication and security remains in the credit bureau space.

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.

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

Cloud Pak for Security

Data Breach Today

Cloud Pak for Security Digital transformation is accelerating. This webinar will take a deep dive into IBM's Cloud Pak for Security where you will learn how to: Gain insights without moving your data; Respond faster to secuirty incidents with automation and investigative capabilities; Run anywhere, connect security openly Organisations are adopting SAAS solutions at increasing rates to reduce internal IT constraints and budgets.

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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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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.

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.

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.

Driving Healthcare Innovation With a Security Mindset

Data Breach Today

ChristianaCare CISO Anahi Santiago on Securing Hospitals Without Borders Telehealth, a remote workforce, cloud migration - these were dreams, but not reality for many healthcare CISOs pre-pandemic. Today's a new world, and ChristianaCare CISO Anahi Santiago is happy to be helping to secure it.

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Kubernetes Security

Schneier on Security

A good first step towards understand the security of this suddenly popular and very complex container orchestration system. Attack matrix for Kubernetes, using the MITRE ATT&CK framework.

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Securing Cryptocurrencies and More

Data Breach Today

Discussion Also Tackles Market Trends, Nation-State Threats Four editors at Information Security Media Group review important cybersecurity developments, including improving security for cryptocurrencies

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 Building Management System

Data Breach Today

With all the talk of sophisticated adversaries and evolving threats to users and devices – what about threats to building management systems? Jeremy Morgan of Industrial Defender discusses this threat landscape and the role of automated tools to defend it

Pulse Secure VPN Zero-Day Flaw Patched

Data Breach Today

Permanent Fix Replaces Earlier Workaround Ivanti, parent company of Pulse Secure, published a permanent fix Monday for a zero-day vulnerability in Pulse Connect Secure VPN products that has been exploited to target U.S.

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.

5G Security

Schneier on Security

The security risks inherent in Chinese-made 5G networking equipment are easy to understand. Since the internet, especially the "internet of things," is expected to rely heavily on 5G infrastructure, potential Chinese infiltration is a serious national security threat.

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.

Tips on Enhancing Supply Chain Security

Data Breach Today

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have released a report providing insights on how to enhance supply chain security in the wake of the SolarWinds attack NIST, CISA Highlight Key Steps to Take 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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Can We Stop Pretending SMS Is Secure Now?

Krebs on Security

SMS text messages were already the weakest link securing just about anything online, mainly because there are tens of thousands of employees at mobile stores who can be tricked or bribed into swapping control over a mobile phone number to someone else.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 321

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Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 321 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!