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Microsoft patched a critical and wormable remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2020-1350) in Windows DNS servers and could allow attackers to compromise an entire corporate infrastructure. [Read More]
SAP released eight new Security Notes on its July 2020 Patch Day, but also included two updates to previous Patch Day Security Notes. [Read More]
Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday updates for July 2020 fix 123 vulnerabilities, including 18 rated critical. [Read More]
Adobe has patched over a dozen vulnerabilities in its Creative Cloud, Media Encoder, Genuine Service, ColdFusion and Download Manager products. [Read More]
A critical vulnerability dubbed RECON could expose thousands of SAP systems to attacks, allowing hackers to take complete control of the targeted system. [Read More]
A newly identified version of the Mirai Internet of Things (IoT) botnet includes an exploit for a vulnerability impacting Comtrend routers. [Read More]
Security researchers have discovered backdoors impacting a total of 29 Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) Optical Line Terminal (OLT) devices from Chinese vendor C-Data. [Read More]
Facebook is offering rewards of tens of thousands of dollars through its bug bounty program for vulnerabilities in Hermes and Spark AR. [Read More]
Zoom is working on resolving a remote code execution vulnerability affecting the Windows client, but a third-party fix has been made available for users who don’t want to wait for the official patch. [Read More]
Juniper Networks has patched over a dozen vulnerabilities in its products, as well as tens of security holes introduced by the use of third-party components. [Read More]

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Gunter Ollmann's picture
CISOs are increasingly partnering with DevOps leaders and vigilantly modernizing secure development lifecycle (SDLC) processes to embrace new machine learning (ML) approaches.
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.
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.
Marc Solomon's picture
Recalculating and reevaluating priorities based on a continuous flow of new data, learnings and your risk profile, helps to ensure you’re staying focused on what matters in a highly dynamic environment.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Proper evaluation of business risk requires insight into the likelihood that a vulnerability will be exploited, and if exploited, how that vulnerability could impact the company on a macro level.