The Internet's Winter Of Discontent
The new great cybersecurity challenge in trying to sum up the most dangerous weaknesses in the world’s connected economy is that the hits just keep on coming.
Time to Rethink Patching Strategies
In 2014, the National Vulnerability Database is expected to log a record-breaking 8,000 vulnerabilities. That's 8,000 reasons to improve software quality at the outset.
SDN And Security: Start Slow, But Start
Software-defined networking can be a net plus for security. The key: Work with the network team to implement gradually, test as you go, and take the opportunity to overhaul policies
Vawtrak: Crimeware Made-To-Order
A compartmentalized botnet with a wide selection of specialized web injects makes it easier to attack bank accounts across the globe.
2014: The Year of Privilege Vulnerabilities
Of the 30 critical-rated Microsoft Security Bulletins this year, 24 involved vulnerabilities where the age-old best practice of "least privilege" could limit the impact of malware and raise the bar of difficulty for attackers.
Shadow IT: Not The Risk You Think
Enterprise cloud services such as Box, Office 365, Salesforce, and Google Apps can make a better case for being called sanctioned than many legacy, on-premises, IT-provisioned applications.
New TLS/SSL Version Ready In 2015
One of the first steps in making encryption the norm across the Net is an update to the protocol itself and a set of best-practices for using encryption in applications.