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Google and CWI announced the first SHA-1 collision, creating two PDFs with different content but identical hashes [Read More]
Researchers warn about the threat posed by logic bombs to industrial control systems (ICS), particularly programmable logic controllers (PLCs) [Read More]
A remote command execution (RCE) vulnerability has been found by a researcher in Siklu EtherHaul radios [Read More]
RSA improves several products and launches new services as it unveils its Business-Driven Security offering [Read More]
Palo Alto Networks improves Next-Generation Security Platform with more than 70 new features and launches new firewalls [Read More]
Cisco patches critical authentication bypass vulnerability in Prime Home remote management and provisioning solution [Read More]
There are 90 billion passwords being used around the globe as the primary form of protecting cyber secrets today. [Read More]
Facebook proposes new method for recovering accounts when users forget their passwords or their credentials get compromised [Read More]
Google expands certificate authority (CA) efforts with the launch of Google Trust Services and the company’s own root CA [Read More]
Facebook is adding support for a FIDO-based Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) authentication key to its multi-factor authentication process. This does not replace Facebook's existing SMS-based second-factor option, but adds a more secure alternative for the security-conscious user. [Read More]

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Travis Greene's picture
It’s been said that the military is always preparing to fight the last war. Are we doing the same in IT security? Are we doomed to always react to the threat?
Alastair Paterson's picture
While you may understand the risks that come from the use of social media, what options do you have to protect your organization against them?
Alan Cohen's picture
Micro-segmentation approaches play an important role in reducing the attack surface, the points of infiltration in the heart of the data center. By governing the traffic among servers, they reduce the risk of bad actors.
Travis Greene's picture
The investment in access certifications have reduced the workload on IT, but by treating all entitlements and users the same, we’ve put the burden on LOB managers to manage the risk of excessive access.
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.
Travis Greene's picture
Yahoo's “Account Key” uses push notifications to their Yahoo Mail app on mobile devices. Will this securely replace passwords and two-factor authentication?
Travis Greene's picture
The true value of identity is not in creating more defense in depth, which means that identity is not the new perimeter.
Travis Greene's picture
As much fun as it is to wake up to patches waiting to be unwrapped, we don’t want the regret of “exploit Wednesday”, which is far more embarrassing than becoming a victim of a zero-day exploit.
Travis Greene's picture
Can IT security find a way to coexist with wearables faster than the first BYOD war and avoid a second war?
Travis Greene's picture
No IT organization has a seemingly unlimited budget the way that Team Oracle did in the 2013 America’s Cup race. But look closer at why spending on America’s Cup racing seems so out of control and it starts to look a bit more familiar.