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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel proposes strengthening rules around telecom providers’ reporting of data breaches. [Read More]
An authenticated, remote attacker could exploit a vulnerability in Cisco Unified CCMP and Unified CCDM to elevate privileges to administrator. [Read More]
ZDI has announced that over $1 million in cash and prizes are being offered at Pwn2Own Vancouver 2022, including up to $600,000 for hacking Tesla cars. [Read More]
CYBERCOM shares details and malware attributed to the Iran-linked threat actor MuddyWater. [Read More]
Apple ships iOS fix for a persistent HomeKit denial-of-service flaw but only after an independent researcher publicly criticized the company for ignoring his discovery. [Read More]
Mozilla fixes multiple high-severity vulnerabilities with the release of Firefox 96, Firefox ESR 91.5, and Thunderbird 91.5. [Read More]
Automated security validation (ASV) firm Pentera has raised $150 million in a Series C funding round led by K1 Investment Management, with participation from Evolution Equity Partners and Insight Partners. [Read More]
The tech company has updated the Security Update Guide notification system with new capabilities. [Read More]
The first round of security advisories released by Siemens and Schneider Electric in 2022 address a total of 40 vulnerabilities. [Read More]
The SysJoker malware was built from scratch for Windows, macOS, and Linux. [Read More]

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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.
David Holmes's picture
Architects and IT security teams are looking for technology evolutions to help them manage real problems in endpoint storage and messaging.
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.
Devon Kerr's picture
Devon Kerr explains what happened when a municipality inadvertently deployed a brand-new endpoint protection technology across a small part of their production network.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Organizations may not be able to mitigate BEC scams entirely; however, tightening up processes will ensure data exposure is kept to a minimum.