Flash Is Dead—But Not Gone

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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.

Kaseya Update: Security Measures Implemented

Data Breach Today

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.

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.

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.

Transforming an Organization's Security Culture

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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.

125,000 Coinbase Users Get False Security Alerts

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Offering Some Affected Users $100 Worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase faces potential user trust challenges after a system error led it to send out false automated security alerts to about 125,000 customers indicating their two-factor authentication settings had been changed.

ISMG Editors' Panel: Are Our Systems Too Complex to Secure?

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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.

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

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

Biden Calls for Critical Infrastructure Security Standards

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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.

Using an 'Intrinsic Security' Approach

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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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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!

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

Google Launches Security Advisory Service, Security to Workspaces

Dark Reading

Internet giant aims to help companies use the cloud securely and adds more security features to its productivity workspaces to better compete with Microsoft

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Missouri Threatens to Sue a Reporter Over a Security Flaw

WIRED Threat Level

The governor warned that he would take legal action against a journalist who identified a vulnerability that exposed teachers' Social Security numbers. Security Security / Security News

Security Risks of Client-Side Scanning

Schneier on Security

I’m part of a group of cryptographers that has just published a paper discussing the security risks of such a system. (It’s In our paper, we examine both the efficacy of such a system and its potential security failures, and conclude that it’s a really bad idea.

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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.

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.

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

Pulse Connect Secure VPNs Still Under Attack

Data Breach Today

FireEye: Attackers Using New Malware and Procedures Two China-linked threat groups are still exploiting unpatched flaws in Ivanti's Pulse Connect Secure VPN products, using additional malware variants to support cyberespionage, FireEye's Mandiant Threat Intelligence team says

Retaining Security Workers: What Works?

Data Breach Today

Offering Work-Life Balance and a Career Path Are Key Factors Some cybersecurity leaders are finding that when it comes to retaining workers, offering a solid work-life balance and defining a career growth path is more important than salary

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.

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

FTC Settlement With Zoom Sets Security Requirements

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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.

NIST Publishes 'Critical Software' Security Guidance

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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.

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

CISA: Defibrillator Dashboard Security Flaws Pose Risk

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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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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

White House Unveils Supply Chain, New Security Initiatives

Data Breach Today

Microsoft, Google Pledge Billions in Cybersecurity Spending Over Several Years The Biden administration unveiled a package of supply chain and critical infrastructure security initiatives, following a meeting at the White House with tech and other executives.

MacOS Security: What Security Teams Should Know

Dark Reading

As more macOS patches emerge and cybercriminals and nation-states take aim at the platform, experts discuss how macOS security has evolved and how businesses can protect employees