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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Analyzing Twitter's Security Nightmare

Data Breach Today

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the appearance at a Senate hearing this week by the former head of security for Twitter; the top-performing web application and API protection vendors, according to Gartner's Magic Quadrant 2022; and threat trends to watch for in 2023

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.

Detect and Respond to Threats Across Your Applications, Networks, and Infrastructure

Understand how to solve cloud complexity challenges with threat detection tools, analyze security threats anywhere in your stack, and deploy turnkey detection rules mapped to the MITRE ATT&CK framework with Datadog Security Monitoring.

New Report on IoT Security

Schneier on Security

The Atlantic Council has published a report on securing the Internet of Things: “Security in the Billions: Toward a Multinational Strategy to Better Secure the IoT Ecosystem.” Uncategorized cybersecurity Internet of Things reports security engineering

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Class Action Targets Experian Over Account Security

Krebs on Security

In July’s Experian, You Have Some Explaining to Do , we heard from two different readers who had security freezes on their credit files with Experian and who also recently received notifications from Experian that the email address on their account had been changed.

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.

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.

Unconventional Security Awareness Advice


Security Awareness Training Cybersecurity Awareness MonthOctober is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and you are undoubtedly being bombarded with some fantastic advice on how to stay cyber safe.

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.

Information Security vs Cyber Security: The Difference

IT Governance

You’ll often see the terms cyber security and information security used interchangeably. In this blog, we explain what information security and cyber security are, the differences between them and how they fit into your data protection practices. This is cyber security.

Twitter Security Allegations: Cybersecurity Experts Respond

Data Breach Today

White House Fortifies Tech Vendor Security Requirements

Data Breach Today

Tech Companies Must Vow They Use Secure Software Development Techniques A White House agency today told U.S. federal government IT vendors they must attest to using secure software development techniques.

Hybrid Cloud Changes the Game for Security

Data Breach Today

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Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

Twitter's Ex-Security Chief Files Whistleblower Complaint

Data Breach Today

Peiter Zatko Alleges 'Extreme, Egregious Deficiencies' in Twitter's Security Twitter's former security chief, Peiter Zatko, aka "Mudge," filed a whistleblowing complaint against the social media giant with the U.S.

The Security Pros and Cons of Using Email Aliases

Krebs on Security

Indeed, security-minded readers have often alerted KrebsOnSecurity about spam to specific aliases that suggested a breach at some website, and usually they were right, even if the company that got hacked didn’t realize it at the time.

Report: Organ Transplant Data Security Needs Strengthening

Data Breach Today

United Network of Organ Sharing Security and IT Management Under Scrutiny The national network for connecting medical centers with donated human organs faces doubts about its ability to secure data amid concerns about its IT infrastructure.

NUVOLA: the new Cloud Security tool

Security Affairs

nuvola is the new open-source cloud security tool to address the privilege escalation in cloud environments. nuvola is the new open source security tool made by the Italian cyber security researcher Edoardo Rosa ( @_notdodo_ ), Security Engineer at Prima Assicurazioni.

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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 384

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 384 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

Security Affairs newsletter Round 377

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 377 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

‘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.”

An Identity-Centric Approach to Security

Data Breach Today

Vivin Sathyan of ManageEngine on How IAM Will Establish Right User Behavior An identity-centric approach to security will establish legitimate user behavior against suspicious user behavior using SIEM solution, coupled with machine learning algorithms, says Vivin Sathyan, senior technical evangelist at ManageEngine.

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.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 383

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 383 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

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Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 385 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

The State of Email Security

Data Breach Today

Thom Bailey of Mimecast on Ransomware, Resilience and Emerging Tech Mimecast has released its latest State of Email Security Report, and it finds that 75% of companies were hurt by ransomware attacks in 2021 - up from 60% in 2020.

Securing Open-Source Software

Schneier on Security

Good essay arguing that open-source software is a critical national-security asset and needs to be treated as such: Open source is at least as important to the economy, public services, and national security as proprietary code, but it lacks the same standards and safeguards.

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!

Beyond Security: Forrester's Bot Management Q2 Trends

Data Breach Today

Forrester found that while bots affect security, e-commerce, marketing, fraud and other teams, security professionals are still the most common bot management users

Software Supply Chain Security Guidance for Developers

eSecurity Planet

National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) recently released a comprehensive guide to help them secure their code and processes. Define and implement security test plans.

OT Security: Has the Industry Made Progress?

Data Breach Today

OT security has been at the center of the security conversation ever since the Colonial Pipeline attacks. Scott Flower, the founder of Pareto Cyber and a former global intelligence officer at FS-ISAC, discusses the challenges in OT security and where the industry needs to go

Tesla Hack Could Allow Car Theft, Security Researchers Warn

Data Breach Today

Attack Requires 2 People, Customized Gear and Very Close Proximity to the Victim Security researchers revealed yet another method for stealing a Tesla although the brand is one of the least-stolen cars and among the most recovered once pilfered.

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.

Protecting Industrial Security When Uptime Is Essential

Data Breach Today

In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Mark Cristiano of Rockwell Automation discusses Rockwell's cybersecurity journey, the particular challenges of deploying cybersecurity in an OT environment, and the minimum and proper industrial protections that organizations need to have in place

Kaseya Update: Security Measures Implemented

Data Breach Today

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

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.

Enabling Secure Remote Access for Contractors with an Enterprise Access Browser

Appaegis solutions bring the visibility and control needed to secure third-party and vendor remote access to cloud infrastructure. With Appaegis, enterprises can close the security gaps found in traditional VPN & VDI solutions. Read more on Solution Note today!