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Apple's security response team has pushed out software fixes for at least 39 software vulnerabilities haunting the macOS Catalina, iOS and iPadOS platforms. [Read More]
British startup Push Security has banked $4 million in early-stage funding to help secure SaaS app deployments. [Read More]
MDR platform provider Huntress has shelled out $22 million to acquire Curricula, a startup in the growing security awareness business. [Read More]
Prominent cybersecurity executive Katie Moussouris is calling on the U.S. government to resist the urge to match China’s reported mandates around early vulnerability disclosure directly to the government. [Read More]
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday rollout included fixes for multiple high-severity vulnerabilities in Azure Site Recovery. [Read More]
Microsoft issues an urgent Patch Tuesday bulletin to warn of in-the-wild zero-day exploitation of a privilege escalation flaw in the Windows operating system. [Read More]
Adobe rolls out a major security update for its flagship Acrobat and Reader products to fix at least 22 documented security vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Aerospace and defense giant Aerojet Rocketdyne has agreed to pay $9 million to settle allegations that it failed to comply with government cybersecurity requirements. [Read More]
The open source group rates this a "high-severity" issue and urged users to upgrade to OpenSSL 3.0.5. [Read More]
Apple plans to add a new ‘Lockdown Mode’ that significantly reduces attack surface and adds technical roadblocks to limit sophisticated software exploits. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Compliance

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Jalal Bouhdada's picture
Jalal Bouhdada, Founder and Principal ICS Security Consultant at Applied Risk, discusses the implications of the new EU Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS)
Steven Grossman's picture
Why do we seem to need layer upon layer of regulation and guidance to try to ensure a more secure business world? Is it working?
Travis Greene's picture
Reducing the amount of personal data subject to GDPR is a critical step towards minimizing the amount of risk that GDPR will expose.
Steven Grossman's picture
The PCI DSS 3.2 should greatly help companies reduce third party vendor risk, and is starting to shift from just a check-the-compliance-box activity to a more continuous compliance model.
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.
Torsten George's picture
To achieve continuous compliance and monitoring, organizations are forced to automate many otherwise manual, labor-intensive tasks.
Torsten George's picture
The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is an important building block, but still just the first step towards implementing operationalized defenses against cyber security risks.
James McFarlin's picture
U.S tech giants are playing a game of high-stakes global brinksmanship around who has rights to control their data, which impacts their European growth prospects, business models, and ultimately stock valuations.
Mark Hatton's picture
The oversight for the protection of healthcare information is only getting tighter, and it is incumbent upon the security teams to ensure healthcare professionals have all the tools necessary to improve patient outcomes, while we worry about keeping the bad guys away.
Nimmy Reichenberg's picture
With the release of PCI-DSS 3.0, organizations have a framework for payment security as part of their business-as-usual activities by introducing more flexibility, and an increased focus on education, awareness and security as a shared responsibility.