Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Five Practical Steps to Implementing a Zero-Trust Network

While the concept of Zero Trust was created 10 years ago, the events of 2020 thrust it to the top of enterprise security agendas. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven mass remote working, which means that organizations’ traditional perimeter-based security...

Facebook Shuts Down Two Hacking Groups in Palestine

Social media giant Facebook today announced that it took action against two groups of hackers originating from Palestine that abused its infrastructure for malware distribution and account compromise across the Internet.  One of the dismantled networks was linked to the...

Cloud Security Alliance Shares Security Guidance for Crypto-Assets Exchange

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has released new Crypto-Asset Exchange Security Guidelines, a set of guidelines and best practices for crypto-asset exchange (CaE) security.   Drafted by CSA’s Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Working Group, the document provides readers with a comprehensive...

Intel Corp. to Speak at SecurityWeek Supply Chain Security Summit

Join Intel on Wednesday, March 10, at SecurityWeek’s Supply Chain Security Summit, where industry leaders will examine the current state of supply chain attacks. Hear Intel’s experts discuss the need for transparency and integrity across the complete product lifecycle,...

GitHub Hires Former Cisco Executive Mike Hanley as Chief Security Officer

Software development platform GitHub announced on Wednesday that it has hired Mike Hanley as its new Chief Security Officer (CSO).   Hanley joins GitHub from Cisco, where he served as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). He arrived at Cisco via...

Reddit Names Allison Miller as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Social news community site Reddit announced on Monday that it has hired Allison Miller as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and VP of Trust.  Miller joins Reddit from Bank of America where she most recently served as SVP Technology Strategy...

SecurityWeek Names Ryan Naraine as Editor-at-Large

SecurityWeek has named Ryan Naraine as Editor-at-Large, adding a veteran cybersecurity journalist and podcaster to its editorial team. Naraine joins SecurityWeek from Intel Corp., where he most recently served as Director of Security Strategy and leader of the chipmaker’s security...

Why Cyber Security Should Be at the Top of Your Christmas List

Santa has been making his list and checking it twice. Will you (and your organization's cyber security practices) make the Nice list? Or did you fall on the naughty side this year? Either way, now is the best time to...

United States Federal Government’s Shift to Identity-Centric Security

Across the globe, government agencies have begun transformation and modernization of their IT ecosystem to deliver services in an agile, secure, and timely efficient manner, this means broad and rapid adoption of cloud infrastructure and services at pace we've...

How Extreme Weather Will Create Chaos on Infrastructure

Extreme weather events will soon become more frequent and widespread, devastating areas of the world that typically don’t experience them and amplifying the destruction in areas that do. We have already seen devastating wildfires and an increase in hurricane...

BSIMM11 Observes the Cutting Edge of Software Security Initiatives

If you want to improve the security of your software—and you should—then you need the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM), an annual report on the evolution of software security initiatives (SSIs). The latest iteration, BSIMM11, is based on...

Sustaining Video Collaboration Through End-to-End Encryption

The last several months have been the ultimate case study in workplace flexibility and adaptability. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread emergency activation plans through March and April, businesses large and small have all but abandoned...

Will Robo-Helpers Help Themselves to Your Data?

Over the coming years, organizations will experience growing disruption as threats from the digital world have an impact on the physical. Invasive technologies will be adopted across both industrial and consumer markets, creating an increasingly turbulent and unpredictable security...

Securing the Hybrid Workforce Begins with Three Crucial Steps

The global shift to a remote workforce has redefined the way organizations structure their business models. As executives reestablish work policies to accommodate remote employees well beyond the initially anticipated duration, a new era of work will emerge: the...

A New Strategy for DDoS Protection: Log Analysis on Steroids

Anyone whose business depends on online traffic knows how critical it is to protect your business against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. And with cyber attackers more persistent than ever – Q1 2020 DDoS attacks surged by 80%...
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Mismanagement Driving Cybersecurity Skills Gap: Research

“To some extent, this data supports the theory that the cybersecurity skills shortage is related to mismanagement rather than a dearth of qualified candidates or advanced skills.” read more
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Linux Kernel Security Done Right

Posted by Kees Cook, Software Engineer, Google Open Source Security TeamTo borrow from an excellent analogy between the modern computer ecosystem and the US automotive industry of the 1960s, the Linux kernel runs well: when driving down the highway,...

Raccoon Stealer Bundles Malware, Propagates Via Google SEO

An update to the stealer-as-a-service platform hides in pirated software, pilfers crypto-coins and installs a software dropper for downloads of more malware.
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SAP Customer Survey Reveals False Sense of Security

Many SAP customers have a false sense of security, according to a new report from risk management consultancy Turnkey Consulting and business-critical application security firm Onapsis. The SAP Security Survey Report 2021 is based on information from over 100 SAP...

BazarCaller – the malware gang that talks you into infecting yourself

Calling someone back feels safer than clicking an unknown link... but it isn't! Remind your friends and family.