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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.

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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.

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Identity Thieves Bypassed Experian Security to View Credit Reports

Krebs on Security

Identity thieves have been exploiting a glaring security weakness in the website of Experian , one of the big three consumer credit reporting bureaus. All that was needed was the person’s name, address, birthday and Social Security number.

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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.

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Securing the SaaS Layer

Data Breach Today

In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Galit Lubetzky Sharon, CTO of Wing Security, discusses the challenge of securing SaaS applications, which are decentralized and ever-expanding.

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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.

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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.

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Security Analysis of Threema

Schneier on Security

A group of Swiss researchers have published an impressive security analysis of Threema. We discuss remediations for our attacks and draw three wider lessons for developers of secure protocols.

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Steps to Strengthen Cloud Security

Data Breach Today

Troy Leach on Cloud Security Skills, Challenges and Trends "If we look at all of the types of issues with cloud breaches, it always comes down to misconfiguration," says Troy Leach of Cloud Security Alliance.

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Subsurface: The Ultimate Data Lakehouse Conference

Speaker: Panel Speakers

We’ve just opened registration for Subsurface LIVE 2023! Learn how to innovate with open source technologies such as Apache Arrow, Delta Lake, and more. Register now to secure your spot at Subsurface LIVE being held March 1-2, 2023.

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What Counts as “Good Faith Security Research?”

Krebs on Security

The new guidelines state that prosecutors should avoid charging security researchers who operate in “good faith” when finding and reporting vulnerabilities. ” What constitutes “good faith security research?” The U.S.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 395

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 395 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

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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.

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‘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.”

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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.

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Schneier on Security Audiobook Sale

Schneier on Security

I’m not sure why, but Audiobooks.com is offering the audiobook version of Schneier on Security at 50% off until January 17. Uncategorized Schneier news Schneier on Security (book

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Microsoft Security Sales Hit $20B as Consolidation Increases

Data Breach Today

Growing Empire: Microsoft's Security Revenue Up 33% Since 2021, 100% Since 2020 The world's largest cybersecurity vendor continues to pull away from the competition, with Microsoft's security sales surpassing $20 billion in 2022 after 33% annual growth.

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Twitter Security Allegations: Cybersecurity Experts Respond

Data Breach Today

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 397

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 397 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

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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.

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Security Outlook 2023: Cyber Warfare Expands Threats

eSecurity Planet

Also read: SANS Outlines Critical Infrastructure Security Steps as Russia, U.S. Software supply chain issues like the SolarWinds attack and the Log4j vulnerability have made supply chain security and software dependencies major issues in recent years.

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Social Blade discloses security breach

Security Affairs

Social media analytics service Social Blade disclosed a security breach after a database containing allegedly stolen data from the company was offered for sale. This is not the first time that the Social Blade infrastructure was breached, in 2016, the company suffered another security breach.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 396

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 396 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

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NSA on Supply Chain Security

Schneier on Security

The NSA (together with CISA) has published a long report on supply-chain security: “ Securing the Software Supply Chain: Recommended Practices Guide for Suppliers. But the supplier also holds a critical responsibility in ensuring the security and integrity of our software.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Unconventional Security Awareness Advice

KnowBe4

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.

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Kaseya Update: Security Measures Implemented

Data Breach Today

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 389

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 389 appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

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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!

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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!

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LastPass Security Breach

Schneier on Security

The company was hacked , and customer information accessed. No passwords were compromised. Uncategorized breaches passwords

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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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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.

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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.