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To patch the Netlogon protocol, a February 9 security update will enable a Domain Controller enforcement mode. [Read More]
A researcher has launched Malvuln, a project that catalogues vulnerabilities in malware and shows how they can be exploited. [Read More]
A high-severity vulnerability affecting F5 Networks’ BIG-IP Access Policy Manager (APM) solution can be exploited for remote DoS attacks. [Read More]
According to a Wall Street Journal report, TikTok used a banned tactic to bypass the privacy safeguard in Android to harvest unique identifiers from millions of mobile devices. [Read More]
Several vulnerabilities have been found in Pepperl+Fuchs Comtrol industrial gateways, including flaws that can be exploited to gain root access to a device and create backdoors. [Read More]
More than 70 vulnerabilities affecting small business routers from Cisco will not receive patches as they have reached end of life. [Read More]
The Accellion service involved in the Reserve Bank of New Zealand breach is called FTA (File Transfer Application) and is used for file sharing. [Read More]
German software maker SAP has published 10 bulletins with fixes for a range of serious security vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Microsoft's first batch of patches for 2021 includes a fix for a critical Microsoft Defender vulnerability that's been actively exploited. [Read More]
The Microsoft Defender for Endpoint on Linux hits GA milestone and now provides endpoint detection and response (EDR) capabilities to all users. [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.