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.

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Hardening Windows Servers

IT Professional looking to harden your servers? ThreatLocker’s got you covered. The Ultimate Guide to Hardening Windows Servers offers tips and best practices to help mitigate cyber threats, better protect your servers, and secure your endpoints. Download today!

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!

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.

Busting the Myths of Hardware Based Security

Security Affairs

Many experts often overlook hardware based security and its vital importance in establishing a secure workspace. However, people often overlook hardware-based security and its vital importance in establishing a secure workspace.

How to Secure DNS

eSecurity Planet

It is handy for users, as they don’t have to remember the IP address for each service, but it does not come without security risks and vulnerabilities. DNS encryption over TLS has been introduced to embed messages in secure channels. How to Secure DNS With DNSSEC.

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.

‘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.”

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.

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

Maintaining Momentum in Your Security Strategy

Data Breach Today

Glen Hymers of UK Cabinet Office on Keeping Communication Relevant Cybersecurity practitioners have gained the attention of corporate boards, but that attention must be converted into momentum, says Glen Hymers, head of Data Privacy and Compliance at the U.K. Cabinet Office.

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.

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.

Online Travel Booking Website Probes 'Security Anomaly'

Data Breach Today

Walmart-Owned Cleartrip Apparently Suffered a Data Breach Popular Indian online travel website Cleartrip is investigating a "security anomaly" amid signs that it suffered a major data breach.

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

Apple Just Patched 37 iPhone Security Bugs

WIRED Threat Level

Security Security / Security AdvicePlus: A Google Chrome patch licks the DevilsTongue spyware, Android’s kernel gets a tune-up, and Microsoft fixes 84 flaws.

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.

More Mobile Devices, More Problems, Security Survey Finds

Data Breach Today

Companies are still struggling" to secure mobile devices

Securing Digital Payments in the Future

Data Breach Today

Coleman discusses the future of digital payments and the technologies that can help secure that future

Kaseya Update: Security Measures Implemented

Data Breach Today

Big Health Data: Top Privacy, Security Considerations

Data Breach Today

But along with those efforts come critical privacy and security concerns, says attorney Iliana Peters of Polsinelli Many healthcare sector entities are undertaking projects involving the collection, analysis and sharing of large volumes of health data.

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.

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

CyberArk Execs: 9 Bets on What's Next in Identity Security

Data Breach Today

The company will offer more holistic protection to user and nonuser identities by expanding into secrets management and cloud privilege security

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.

API Security Best Practices

Security Affairs

APIs are the gateway to providing the high security of data in an organization. The API ecosystem has become a lucrative target of attack for bad actors; therefore, a purpose-built technology and security strategy should be implemented to successfully anticipate and prevent these attacks.

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.

A $150 Million Plan to Secure Open-Source Software

Data Breach Today

Areas of Proposed Investments Include SBOMs, Software Supply Chains The Linux Foundation and the Open Source Security Foundation have put forth a nearly $150 million investment plan, spread across two years, to strengthen open-source security in the U.S.

Security Awareness and Behavioral Change: What's Realistic?

Data Breach Today

Adam Wedgbury of Airbus on Effective Ways Humans Can Boost Cybersecurity Posture Raising user awareness is too often incorrectly considered to be a panacea for faulty information security programs. "It

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.

The 2022 State of API Security

Data Breach Today

Noname Security's Karl Mattson on Growth of API Usage - and Exploits Noname Security is out with its new API Security Trends Report, and - no surprise - API usage has grown exponentially. Karl Mattson of Noname discusses the report and some new ways of approaching API security

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!

Cloud Security: With Challenges Come Solutions

Data Breach Today

With security tools, it’s essential to provide full coverage and full security visibility for the environment. Avi Shua discusses Orca Security's solution to those challenges and how it identifies risk-sensitive data and speeds up the process

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The Importance of Securing Operational Technology

Data Breach Today

CyberEdBoard member Shankar Karthikason discusses how to secure your OT environment and build an effective cybersecurity program

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.

The Top 5 Security Orchestration Myths

Data Breach Today

Claudio Benavente Discusses the Misconceptions Around SOAR Security orchestration, or SOAR - Security Orchestration, Automation and Response, as it is known to some - is still an area in development, so there are misconceptions about its scope of use and effectiveness for a SOC team.

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.