The information provided in a domain name system is far deeper than just those transactions that take place. A DNS provides much more granular information around some security risks, although CISOs tend to overlook this information, says Stuart Reed of Nominet.
NTT Security has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WhiteHat Security. NTT Security's Khiro Mishra and WhiteHat Security's Craig Hinkley say the deal will help bring more application security - and DevSecOps - products, services and smarts to more organizations.
A sophisticated attack campaign dubbed "Operation ShadowHammer" involved an advanced persistent threat group planting backdoors within Asus computers by subverting the Taiwan-based PC maker's third-party supply chain and updater software, Kaspersky Lab warns.
Many large organizations are app developers, and individuals are increasingly using apps to access computing resources. But the age-old problem of code not being reviewed for flaws at every stage of testing and production continues, warns Joseph Feiman of WhiteHat Security.
AT&T has just re-branded its AlienVault acquisition as AT&T Cybersecurity. Javvad Malik, security advocate for the firm, explains its place in the global market and how it will impact delivery of threat intelligence.
Passwords are still a persistent security threat, given their ubiquity as a form of authentication and the inability of users to create strong, unique passwords. John Bennet of LogMeIn discusses the issue and solutions.
The challenge of wanting to adopt the latest and greatest point products, as opposed to opting for a more platform-based approach, seems never-ending, and can only be managed by bringing greater amounts of automation to bear, says Skybox Security's Michelle Cobb.
A decade or more ago, this would have been unthinkable: Microsoft developing an anti-malware platform for macOS. But Windows Defender ATP is now available for Macs via a limited preview. Microsoft says the move will help protect customers running non-Windows machines.