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Juniper Networks has patched over a dozen vulnerabilities in its products, as well as tens of security holes introduced by the use of third-party components. [Read More]
Hackers are apparently scanning the web for systems affected by the recently disclosed Citrix vulnerabilities, which the company said are less likely to be exploited. [Read More]
Palo Alto Networks patches two high-severity vulnerabilities in PAN-OS that can be exploited to execute arbitrary OS commands with root permissions. [Read More]
Several critical remote code execution vulnerabilities were addressed in Android this week with the release of the July 2020 security patches. [Read More]
Researchers warned that one of the mitigations proposed by F5 for the actively exploited BIG-IP vulnerability can be bypassed, but malicious hackers leveraged the bypass before public disclosure. [Read More]
Citrix has patched 11 vulnerabilities in its ADC, Gateway and SD-WAN products, and highlighted that they are not related to CVE-2019-19781. [Read More]
The developers of the Purple Fox exploit kit (EK) have added two new exploits to their arsenal, both linked to the state-sponsored group known as DarkHotel. [Read More]
There are more than 3,000 BIG-IP installations vulnerable to attacks exploiting CVE-2020-5902 and hackers have been using the flaw to deliver DDoS malware. [Read More]
USCYBERCOM is advising BIG-IP users to patch CVE-2020-5902, a vulnerability that allows an attacker to take complete control of a system and which has already been exploited in attacks. [Read More]
Remote code execution and information disclosure vulnerabilities addressed in Apache Guacamole can be highly useful to threat actors targeting enterprises. [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.