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Several serious vulnerabilities have been found by researchers in patient monitoring products made by GE Healthcare. The vendor is working on patches. [Read More]
Recent attacks aimed at a key organization in the European energy sector involved PupyRAT, a piece of malware used by Iran-linked threat groups. [Read More]
Two serious vulnerabilities found in Honeywell video surveillance systems can be exploited by hackers to take complete control of the system and access video feeds. [Read More]
The United States pressed France on Wednesday to take "strong security measures" against potential breaches from 5G services provided by Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, saying failure to do so could imperil intelligence exchanges. [Read More]
Security vulnerabilities in some AMD ATI Radeon graphics cards could allow attackers to remotely execute code or cause a denial of service condition, researchers from Cisco Talos have warned. [Read More]
0patch has released a micropatch for the recently disclosed Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability. The micropatch is free for consumers. [Read More]
An analysis of ICS products has shown that many contain features and functions that have been designed with no security in mind, allowing malicious hackers to abuse them and potentially cause serious damage. [Read More]
Snyk announced a $150 million funding round, at a valuation of more than $1 billion, earning the company “unicorn” status. [Read More]
Personal and corporate information was stolen from Mitsubishi Electric during a data breach that occurred last year. [Read More]
Factory honeypot shows that industrial organizations should be more concerned about profit-driven cybercriminals than sophisticated state-sponsored threat groups. [Read More]

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Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Performing gap analysis well and remediating findings appropriately can help reduce both the number of weak points within your enterprise and your susceptibility to attack at each of them.
John Maddison's picture
Organizations must adopt a holistic approach to securing their distributed networked environment that enables them to see and manage their entire distributed network, including all attack vectors, through a single pane of glass.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
With years of bug bounty programs now behind us, it is interesting to see how the information security sector transformed – or didn’t.
Marie Hattar's picture
There are good and bad ways to make vulnerabilities known. A premature “full disclosure” of a previously unknown issue can unleash the forces of evil, and the “black hats” often move faster than vendors or enterprise IT teams.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
Any bug hunter, security analyst, software vendor, or device manufacturer should not rely on CVSS as the pointy end of the stick for prioritizing remediation.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
In a world of over-hyped bugs, stunt hacking, and branded vulnerability disclosures, my advice to CISOs is to make security lemonade by finding practical next steps to take.
David Holmes's picture
Architects and IT security teams are looking for technology evolutions to help them manage real problems in endpoint storage and messaging.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Regardless of which framework you use, it’s crucial to operationalize it in the context of your organization’s unique environment and risk factors.
Devon Kerr's picture
Devon Kerr explains what happened when a municipality inadvertently deployed a brand-new endpoint protection technology across a small part of their production network.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Organizations may not be able to mitigate BEC scams entirely; however, tightening up processes will ensure data exposure is kept to a minimum.