Cisco warned on Thursday that as a result of default encryption keys in three of its security products, customers are at risk of an unauthenticated remote attacker being able intercept traffic or gain access to vulnerable systems with root privileges.
Cybereason, a Cambridge, Mass.-based provider of threat detection solutions, has closed a $25 million Series B funding round, with defense contractor Lockheed Martin participating as a strategic investor.
Although technology products are time and time again heavily relied on and placed at the forefront of defense, there is another critical element that needs just as much focus: training the next generation of technology professionals.
Life is full of distractions, and the information security profession is not immune to them. Security professionals have an obligation to remain focused on building, maturing, and improving our security programs and security postures.