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SAP on Tuesday patched three critical (Hot News) vulnerabilities in its products, the highest number of critical flaws fixed on the same day since 2014. [Read More]
British Airways (BA) has been criticized for allowing hackers easy access to customer flight information via a vulnerability affecting its e-ticketing system. [Read More]
Microsoft alerts users that its latest security updates patch more BlueKeep-like, wormable vulnerabilities affecting Remote Desktop Services. [Read More]
Researchers at Google and Netflix discover 8 DoS vulnerabilities affecting various HTTP/2 implementations, including from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft. [Read More]
Siemens SCALANCE X industrial switches are vulnerable to DoS attacks, but patches have yet to be released. [Read More]
More than 750,000 systems remain vulnerable to the BlueKeep vulnerability as patching rate has decreased by around 85%, a new report from security firm BitSight reveals. [Read More]
Microsoft’s August 2019 Patch Tuesday updates fix over 90 vulnerabilities, but none of them have been exploited in attacks or disclosed publicly before the patches were released. [Read More]
Adobe has patched 118 vulnerabilities across its After Effects, Character Animator, Premiere Pro, Prelude, Creative Cloud, Acrobat and Reader, Experience Manager and Photoshop products. [Read More]
Researchers have demonstrated serious SQLite vulnerabilities by hacking an iPhone and a C&C server used by malware. [Read More]
U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs. [Read More]

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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.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
Ninety percent of breaches may begin with an email, but today most of the action happens well after an inbound email has been scanned and delivered.
Torsten George's picture
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) provide hackers with multiple venues to access an organization’s data and can even be used to cause massive business disruptions.
John Maddison's picture
It is essential to understand exactly what is meant by machine learning so you can quickly differentiate between those solutions that actually provide the technology you need to stay ahead in the cyber war arms race, and those capitalizing on market hype.
Torsten George's picture
Microservices and containers enable faster application delivery and improved IT efficiency. However, the adoption of these technologies has outpaced security.
Oliver Rochford's picture
We can’t rely on our own governments to practice responsible full disclosure. Full Disclosure is compromised. We can’t really blame them. Either everyone discloses, or no-one does.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Even organizations with the most robust defense solutions and advanced automated technologies cannot effectively combat threats such as BEC without the adequate support and nuanced expertise of humans.
Jack Danahy's picture
To mitigate the risk of attacks, IT teams should disable unused tools and components, while deploying endpoint protection that doesn’t rely solely on file scanning or whitelisting.
Markus Jakobsson's picture
DMARC is an email authentication standard designed to eliminate phishing and other types of attack that use spoofing to misrepresent an email sender identity.