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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Experts audited OpenVPN and its cryptography and found only one high severity vulnerability [Read More]
Mozilla has been following the certificate-related debate between Symantec and Google, and it largely agrees with the latter [Read More]
Researchers discovered several vulnerabilities in Evoko meeting room management devices [Read More]
Researchers claim to have found serious flaws in the nomx email security device. Vendor disputes findings [Read More]
OWASP has proposed two new vulnerability categories for the 2017 update of the OWASP Top 10 [Read More]
Google is displeased that Symantec failed to oversee issuance of certificates by its partners and wants Chrome to gradually distrust all current certificates [Read More]
Rapid7 adds hardware bridge to Metasploit framework - penetration testers can use it to analyze IoT hardware and software, ICS and SDR systems [Read More]
Researcher who took part in Hack the Army program gained access to an internal DoD network from a public-facing Army careers website [Read More]
The DHS has improved its information security program, but an OIG evaluation still uncovered problems at the agency and its components [Read More]
Cure53 audited the Dovecot email server via the Mozilla SOS program and found only three minor security issues [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Audits

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Marcus Ranum's picture
To communicate about our metrics, we need ways that we can ground our experience in terms of “normal” for us; Otherwise, we really can't communicate our metrics effectively with anyone who isn't in a similar environment.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Security is a creature of habit. Security likes things to stay the same. Change brings chaos. Chaos is bad for security. But, we can help control the security of our environment by following good security habits.
Gant Redmon's picture
A new amendment to Texas' breach notice law is designed to make it easier for Texas entities to comply with Texas law by giving those entities the choice of notifying under Texas law or the law of residents of other states.
Nimmy Reichenberg's picture
While regulations and ensuing IT audits go beyond firewalls and firewall policies, these devices are often a good place to start when it comes to becoming "audit-ready" and gaining continuous visibility of what's going on in your network.
Dr. Mike Lloyd's picture
Santa doesn’t care if you were naughty or nice on Christmas Eve – what matters is how you did all year. Security is much the same.
Steve Ragan's picture
For most CISOs, the pain of an audit is part of the job, but it doesn’t have to be the nightmare that most of the IT community envisions.
Jeff Hudson's picture
Too many IT and risk managers are surprised by security breaches, compromised keys or operational failures that occur from sheer neglect that result when you leave your valuable keys as exposed as a password on a post-it. Hefty, potential fines for failing to comply with regulations are risk enough, but the risks of ignoring these vulnerabilities extend even further.
Michael Goff's picture
The vast majority of ISVs are focused on prospecting and lead generation while overlooking potential sales funnel leakage due to piracy. Any vendor that is serious about its longevity needs to know if it has a software piracy problem.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!