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The vulnerability (CVE-2022-20649) can be exploited remotely, without authentication, to execute code with root-level privileges. [Read More]
Drupal developers inform users about several XSS vulnerabilities discovered in a third-party library that was recently resurrected after previously believed to have reached end of life. [Read More]
The success of open-source software supply chain attacks in 2021 makes it almost certain that it will remain an important part of threat activity moving forward. [Read More]
Tracked as CVE-2021-35247, the input validation bug allows attackers to build a query and send it over the network without sanitization. [Read More]
U.S. President Joe Biden has signed a new national security memorandum focusing on the implementation of the cybersecurity requirements of an executive order issued in 2021. [Read More]
The latest Chrome update brings 26 security fixes, most for use-after-free issues. [Read More]
Microsoft says the new security mode in Edge browser can keep users safe from zero-day attacks. [Read More]
Google researcher documents a pair of Zoom security defects and chides the company for missing a decades-old anti-exploit mitigation. [Read More]
Oracle announced tens of security patches for Communications, MySQL, Financial Services Applications, Retail Applications, Fusion Middleware, and more. [Read More]
CISA has warned organizations in the United States about potential critical threats following the recent Russia-linked attacks aimed at Ukraine. [Read More]

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Keith Ibarguen's picture
Far too many engineers in the trenches don’t take the time to lift their heads to see context, so when good (and bad) things happen, this is a great management opportunity that you should take full advantage of.
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.