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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

UK-based Clarkson, one of the world’s largest shipping companies, informed the public that it suffered a data breach and hackers may release some data [Read More]
An easy-to-exploit bug in macOS High Sierra allows root access to a machine without needing a password and it’s remotely exploitable [Read More]
An analysis of US government websites, including their use of HTTPS and DNSSEC, shows only slight improvement [Read More]
New variant of Mirai malware targets ZyXEL devices using recently disclosed default credentials [Read More]
Secure email services provider ProtonMail introduces new encrypted contacts manager to help users protect their address book [Read More]
HP has promised to release patches for vulnerabilities found by researchers in some of the company’s printers [Read More]
The final version of the ‘OWASP Top 10 - 2017’ has been released, and CSRF and unvalidated redirects didn’t make the list [Read More]
Chinese drone maker DJI and a researcher are in an online battle – which could also turn into a legal battle – over the company’s bug bounty program [Read More]
Apache CouchDB was affected by critical vulnerabilities that could have allowed remote attackers to escalate privileges and execute code [Read More]
Oracle patches several vulnerabilities, including two rated critical, in the Jolt server component of the company’s Tuxedo product [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
How do you determine the amount and mix of data that’s “just right” for your organization? To answer this question it helps to understand what’s driving the need for data in the first place.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
While 2FA is a big step above and beyond the use of traditional passwords, it is not infallible, and thinking so makes the risk of failure even greater.
Preston Hogue's picture
Even the most knowledgeable users — the very CISOs and security professionals who may be reading this article — can be duped into taking the bait.
Alastair Paterson's picture
By using best practices to protect credentials, while at the same time monitoring for leaked credentials and changes in the tools attackers use, you can mitigate the risk of account takeovers to your organization.
Travis Greene's picture
Having served aboard the USS Carl Vinson in the late 1990s, I can assure you that the World War II slogan, “loose lips sink ships” is still very much a part of Navy life.
Scott Simkin's picture
Training employees to be aware of credential-based attacks and how to avoid them, as well as adopting the right prevention-based measures, can have a material impact on stopping a common and effective attack techniques.
David Holmes's picture
What are the possible threat vectors if you were doing a threat model assessment for any of cloud passwords management models?
Rafal Los's picture
If you’re tired of changing your passwords using complex formulas you’ll never remember and have found yourself wondering just what your corporate security team is thinking, this post is for you.
David Holmes's picture
Password proliferation is bad, for many, many, many reasons. But the worst reason is that people tend to re-use passwords all over the place.
Travis Greene's picture
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is becoming more mainstream for businesses; however, businesses need to consider how 2FA should be implemented to maintain both external and internal control.