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A researcher has released a PoC exploit for a recently discovered unpatched vulnerability affecting Chrome, Edge and other Chromium-based browsers. [Read More]
Doctor Web reports that 10 modifications of the Joker malware that made it to the app store were downloaded by more than 530,000 users. [Read More]
Security startup Randori releases Target Temptation to help pinpoint the ‘attackability’ of the assets in an enterprise network. [Read More]
Exploit acquisition company Zerodium is temporarily offering $300,000 for WordPress RCE exploits, three times the regular amount. [Read More]
Microsoft's new 'CyberBattleSim' research toolkit supports the high-level abstract simulation of computer networks and cybersecurity concepts. [Read More]
The new 'Aviary' dashboard will help visualize and analyze output from Sparrow, a CISA-developed tool for detecting potentially malicious activity in Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 environments. [Read More]
Pwn2Own 2021 has come to an end, with participants earning more than $1.2 million for exploits in the browsers, virtualization, server, enterprise communications and privilege escalation categories. [Read More]
Cisco patches a critical vulnerability in an SD-WAN software product but warned that a different high-risk bug in end-of-life small business routers will remain unpatched. [Read More]
NEWS ANALYSIS: Google’s decision to promote Rust for low-level Android programming is another sign that the shelf-life for memory corruption mitigations are no match for the speed of in-the-wild exploit development. [Read More]
A new study amplifies a major security concern for open source software supply chain -- managing the hodge-podge of libraries in commercial apps that contain vulnerabilities and are rarely updated. [Read More]

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Yaniv Vardi's picture
Supply chain cyber risk is complicated and spans the entire lifecycle of a product—across design, manufacturing, distribution, storage, and maintenance.
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.