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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

VMware ships patches for heap-overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution attacks. [Read More]
Recorded Future snaps up SecurityTrails for a direct entry into the booming attack surface management business. [Read More]
Google expands push into the lucrative cybersecurity business with a new deal to acquire late-state SOAR startup Siemplify. [Read More]
Researchers warn that the vulnerability has existed since September 2017 and has likely been exploited in the wild. [Read More]
French video game company Ubisoft this week confirmed that 'Just Dance' user data was compromised in a recent cybersecurity incident. [Read More]
Security researchers at Google’s Project Zero picks apart the notorious FORCEDENTRY iPhone exploit and finds a never-before-seen hacking roadmap for which there is no defense. [Read More]
Fresh off a high-profile legal triumph over Apple, Corellium gets major attention from investors with Paladin Capital Group leading a $25 million funding round. [Read More]
Early-stage startups Ermetic and Dazz raise a combined $130 million to build products to automate and remediate cloud security tasks. [Read More]
Famed hacker Dan Kaminsky has been inducted in the Internet Society’s Hall of Fame for his groundbreaking contributions to DNS security. [Read More]
In the final Patch Tuesday release for 2021, Redmond warns of a zero-day flaw being exploited in the wild by the Emotet malware operation. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Audits

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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.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Security is a creature of habit. Security likes things to stay the same. Change brings chaos. Chaos is bad for security. But, we can help control the security of our environment by following good security habits.
Gant Redmon's picture
A new amendment to Texas' breach notice law is designed to make it easier for Texas entities to comply with Texas law by giving those entities the choice of notifying under Texas law or the law of residents of other states.
Nimmy Reichenberg's picture
While regulations and ensuing IT audits go beyond firewalls and firewall policies, these devices are often a good place to start when it comes to becoming "audit-ready" and gaining continuous visibility of what's going on in your network.
Dr. Mike Lloyd's picture
Santa doesn’t care if you were naughty or nice on Christmas Eve – what matters is how you did all year. Security is much the same.
Steve Ragan's picture
For most CISOs, the pain of an audit is part of the job, but it doesn’t have to be the nightmare that most of the IT community envisions.
Jeff Hudson's picture
Too many IT and risk managers are surprised by security breaches, compromised keys or operational failures that occur from sheer neglect that result when you leave your valuable keys as exposed as a password on a post-it. Hefty, potential fines for failing to comply with regulations are risk enough, but the risks of ignoring these vulnerabilities extend even further.
Michael Goff's picture
The vast majority of ISVs are focused on prospecting and lead generation while overlooking potential sales funnel leakage due to piracy. Any vendor that is serious about its longevity needs to know if it has a software piracy problem.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!