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Google's Threat Analysis Group publicly documents an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability exploited in attacks by a North Korean hacking group called APT37. [Read More]
A lobbying outfit representing big tech is calling on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to "discourage agencies" from requiring SBOMs, arguing that “it is premature and of limited utility.” [Read More]
San Diego startup Drata continues to attract major venture capital investor interest, banking $200 million in Series C funding that values the company north of $2 billion. [Read More]
A newly observed Go-based IoT botnet capable of self-replicating and self-propagation has been observed targeting multiple vulnerabilities for initial access. [Read More]
Fortinet has announced patches for multiple vulnerabilities across products, including a high-severity authentication bypass impacting FortiOS and FortiProxy. [Read More]
On the first day of Pwn2Own Toronto 2022, participants earned $400,000 for hacking printers, routers, phones and NAS devices. [Read More]
Google resolved multiple critical-severity flaws in Android, including a bug leading to remote code execution via Bluetooth. [Read More]
The new Sophos Firewall version 19.5 patches several vulnerabilities, including ones that can lead to arbitrary code execution. [Read More]
A misconfiguration that Netgear hot-patched last week in Nighthawk RAX30 routers could allow remote attackers to access services otherwise restricted to the local network. [Read More]
Serious vulnerabilities in widely used AMI BMC can expose many data centers and cloud services to attacks, including remote control, malware delivery and damage. [Read More]

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Gordon Lawson's picture
Why are zero day exploits so effective, and so highly prized by bad actors? The reason has to do with the way cyber security defenses work.
William Lin's picture
Most organizations want to adopt DevSecOps practices, but their current practices are closer to traditional waterfall methodologies than the agile practices described in this DevSecOps manifesto.
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.