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WoSign and StartCom will become separate entities and new leadership has been appointed at both firms following the recent certificate scandal [Read More]
UK telecoms company TalkTalk has been given a record £400,000/$510,000 fine for the 2015 data breach that affected 157,000 users [Read More]
Following Mozilla’s report on WoSign’s wrongdoings, Apple has decided to remove trust in WoSign certificates on iOS and OS X [Read More]
Mozilla could ban certificates from Chinese CA WoSign and its subsidiary StartCom for a year due to shady practices [Read More]
Twitter, Uber, Dropbox, GoDaddy and other tech giants have joined forces in the Vendor Security Alliance (VSA), a coalition that aims to improve Internet security [Read More]
US government oversight committee report blames leadership, not technology, for the massive OPM data breach [Read More]
Onapsis warns that there are indicators of exploitation against 36 large-scale global enterprises around the world. [Read More]
The Core Infrastructure Initiative’s first best practices badges were earned by Curl, GitLab, the Linux kernel, OpenBlox, OpenSSL, Node.js and Zephyr [Read More]
The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has published PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2. [Read More]
Mozilla allows Symantec to issue new SHA-1 certificates to payment processor Worldpay to prevent disruption of 10,000 payment terminals [Read More]

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Steven Grossman's picture
The PCI DSS 3.2 should greatly help companies reduce third party vendor risk, and is starting to shift from just a check-the-compliance-box activity to a more continuous compliance model.
Travis Greene's picture
To understand why return on Access Governance is lower versus other security technologies, we first need to understand why Access Governance is implemented in the first place.
Torsten George's picture
To achieve continuous compliance and monitoring, organizations are forced to automate many otherwise manual, labor-intensive tasks.
Torsten George's picture
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is an important building block, but still just the first step towards implementing operationalized defenses against cyber security risks.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.
Mark Hatton's picture
The oversight for the protection of healthcare information is only getting tighter, and it is incumbent upon the security teams to ensure healthcare professionals have all the tools necessary to improve patient outcomes, while we worry about keeping the bad guys away.
Nimmy Reichenberg's picture
With the release of PCI-DSS 3.0, organizations have a framework for payment security as part of their business-as-usual activities by introducing more flexibility, and an increased focus on education, awareness and security as a shared responsibility.
Mark Hatton's picture
Complacency is never a good thing, but in security it can have devastating effects. While it’s good to acknowledge progress, that should never stand in the way of staying ahead of the next potential threat.
Chris Hinkley's picture
For security professionals, PCI DSS 3.0 means that PCI compliance will become more of an everyday business practice, rather than an annual checklist obligation.
Chris Hinkley's picture
Compliance is a byproduct of a solid security program – but that doesn’t mean it’s simple. Compliance can involve technical architecture and operational processes that many organizations simply don’t understand or don’t want to bother with.