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Google has finally enabled end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for the Messages app in Android but the privacy-enhancing tool remains somewhat limited. [Read More]
A critical vulnerability discovered in a ThroughTek P2P SDK used by many security camera manufacturers can be exploited to gain remote access to camera feeds. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities discovered in some older Schneider Electric PowerLogic gateways can allow hackers to remotely take control of devices or disrupt them. [Read More]
The STEM Audio Table device was also found to be externally controllable without authentication. [Read More]
General Manager of the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) John Lambert recently keynoted the SecurityWeek threat-intelligence summit where he called for a more collaborative approach to information sharing in cybersecurity. [Read More]
Identity management provider Elisity closes Series A funding to help scale and meet demand for its cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform. [Read More]
A researcher has earned $30,000 via Facebook’s bug bounty program for an Instagram vulnerability that exposed private posts. [Read More]
Apple ships an out-of-band iOS update for older iPhones and iPads alongside a warning that a pair of WebKit security vulnerabilities may have been actively exploited. [Read More]
Following a major software supply chain compromise that exposed data for several major companies, CodeCov plans to kill off the Bash Uploader tool that was responsible for the breach. [Read More]
Security researchers at Group-IB believe that Chinese nation-state threat actor APT41 performed the cyberattack against aviation IT firm SITA [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.