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Virgin America, WestJet and Spirit alert customers and employees about breaches, data leaks and credential stuffing attacks [Read More]
Apple has removed software allowing internet users to skirt China's "Great Firewall" from its app store in the country. [Read More]
A security issue related to a VMware API allows vSphere users with limited privileges to access the guest OS without authentication [Read More]
FireEye releases FLARE VM, a free Windows-based security distribution designed for malware analysis, incident response and penetration testing [Read More]
Several remote code execution and denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities have been found and patched in FreeRDP [Read More]
IBM X-Force Red launches new security testing services for connected cars and Internet of Things (IoT) devices [Read More]
Hundreds of organizations may be exposing sensitive information via misconfigured Google Groups [Read More]
Researcher tricks Symantec into revoking certificates based on forged private keys – Comodo did not fall for the same trick [Read More]
Tor launches public bug bounty program with rewards of up to $4,000 per vulnerability, depending on impact and severity [Read More]
Vulnerabilities found by researchers in the Segway miniPRO allow hackers to take control of the hoverboard and possibly cause injury to the rider [Read More]

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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.
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.
Adam Firestone's picture
The misconception that Internet privacy equals anonymity must be dispelled if cyberspace is to be a secure and safe place. At the same time, mechanisms must be incorporated to ensure that communications remain confidential and resistant to unauthorized alteration by third parties.
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.
Tal Be'ery's picture
The Google-backed "Certificate Transparency" initiative has gained much momentum and may have a real chance to amend the battered Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI).
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 Coleman's picture
The events that occurred in 2013 will forever be reflected in the Internet DNA of the future, and how the cyber security market evolves to accommodate that future.