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Advantech patches authentication bypass and SQL injection vulnerabilities in its WebAccess HMI/SCADA product [Read More]
GoDaddy has revoked nearly 9,000 certificates after discovering a bug that caused the domain validation process to fail [Read More]
St. Jude Medical has patched some of the vulnerabilities found by MedSec, but the vendor insists the risk of cyberattacks is extremely low [Read More]
A second variant of the Shamoon 2 malware targets virtualization products, likely in an effort to make recovery more difficult and increase the impact of the attack [Read More]
An open source tool called “Truffle Hog” helps developers check if they’ve accidentally leaked any secret keys on GitHub [Read More]
FTC files lawsuit against D-Link, accusing the vendor of making false claims about how secure its products are [Read More]
Smart electricity meters continue to pose a serious cybersecurity risk to consumers and utilities. But can hacking lead to explosions? [Read More]
Google researcher Tavis Ormandy discovers certificate-related issues in Kaspersky antivirus products [Read More]
Security flaws in travel booking systems expose passenger information and open the door for fraud, researchers warn [Read More]
The number of brute force attacks launched against WordPress websites has nearly doubled in December compared to the previous period [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.