Criminals love to amass and sell vast quantities of user data, but not all data leaks necessarily pose a risk to users. Even so, the ease with which would-be attackers can amass user data is a reminder to organizations to lock down inappropriate access as much as possible.
The new world of "work from anywhere" is all about connecting users to applications. “It’s just different,” says iBoss CEO Paul Martini. Yet, many enterprises still approach this new dynamic with the wrong security mindset. Martini outlines what they’re missing.
The key to reducing AppSec risk is pretty simple. It all starts with AppSec visibility and everyone looking at the same data. AppSec visibility data provides the necessary insights to assess risk and drive accountability, to make the right business and operational decisions, and of course to prioritize remediation...
To deliver a secure infrastructure-as-code service, development teams must adopt a "shift left" strategy that brings all the applications and security under one umbrella to provide faster and continuous delivery of the fully automated code, according to Ori Bendet and Igor Markov of Checkmarx.
CISA and the FBI warn in a new alert that unidentified nation-state actors are scanning for three vulnerabilities in Fortinet's operating system, FortiOS, to potentially target government agencies and companies for cyberespionage.
In this single 40 minute session, you will feel informed on the future of apps, clouds and infrastructure monitoring - and ready to tackle them. SREs, DevOps Team Leaders, ITOps Managers, Cloud Architects and anyone who has to modernize their toolsets to deal with the new business reality of “deliver better, deliver...
The 475,000 euro fine levied against Booking.com by Dutch privacy authorities should serve as a "wake-up call" for other companies when it comes to GDPR, some experts say. The company waited more than 20 days to report the breach to officials instead of the 72-hour window required under Europe's privacy law.
Although SolarWinds has released a second round of patches for flaws in its Orion network monitoring platform that was targeted in a supply chain attack, some security experts say organizations need to go far beyond patching to manage the risks involved.
Android device users are being targeted by a sophisticated spyware app that disguises itself as a "system update" application, warns mobile security firm Zimperium. The app can steal data, messages and images and take control of phones.
2020 has ushered in rapid change in everything we do, from banking and grocery shopping, to working and learning from home. New technologies such as cloud and microservices as well as practices such as DevOps help organizations adapt to these changes. But these new technologies introduce their own challenges,...
An attacker added a backdoor to the source code for PHP, an open-source, server-side scripting language used by more than 75% of the world's websites. Core PHP project members say the backdoor was quickly removed.
Dr. Chenxi Wang, industry thought leader and analyst, examined the Return on Investment that organizations may realize by using Cobalt’s Pen Testing as a Service (PTaaS) platform. This study took a detailed look at the benefits and costs of deploying Cobalt’s services in comparison with using traditional...
DDoS, bad bots and automated attacks – these are the common strikes against organizations that support ecommerce. How can they fend off these attacks without impacting normal human traffic? Edward Roberts of Imperva shares strategies and solutions.
In an interview with Information Security Media Group, Roberts...
The SolarWinds attack has cybersecurity leaders everywhere taking a hard look at third-party risk. But it’s one thing to have a fresh strategy and quite another to actually start holding vendors accountable for their own security. Jonathan Swanson of CyberGRX offers advice.
There has been a spike in web shells being detected as ransomware gangs and other attackers increasingly target vulnerable on-premises Microsoft Exchange servers following publication of proof-of-concept attack code for ProxyLogon, which is one of four zero-day flaws patched by Microsoft in early March.