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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Schneider Electric patches vulnerabilities in IGSS automation system, including in SCADA software and mobile applications [Read More]
Gas stations exposed to remote hacker attacks due to several vulnerabilities found in a widely used automation system [Read More]
The massive 2016 breach that Uber covered up for more than a year was the work of a couple of individuals from Canada and Florida [Read More]
Cisco reissues patches for critical vulnerability affecting its security appliances after finding new attack vectors and additional affected features [Read More]
Google Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM) users can now assign custom roles for fine-grained security [Read More]
A researcher discovered hundreds of misconfigured Jenkins servers that leaked sensitive information, including ones belonging to major companies [Read More]
Ethical hackers say companies have become more open to receiving vulnerability reports from researchers, but many firms still don’t provide a channel for responsible disclosure [Read More]
BlackBerry launches Jarvis, a tool that helps companies in the automotive and other sectors scan their code for vulnerabilities and achieve compliance [Read More]
ICS-CERT conducted over 170 assessments in critical infrastructure organizations in 2017 – main weakness remains improper boundary protection, but shared user accounts are increasingly problematic [Read More]
High-Tech Bridge improves Trademark Monitoring Radar with new feature designed to identify squatted or fraudulent accounts on social networks and code repositories [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!