Biden Broadens NSA Oversight of National Security Systems
New Cybersecurity National Security Memorandum will let the spy agency "identify vulnerabilities, detect malicious threat activity and drive mitigations," agency cybersecurity director says.
January 20, 2022
When Patching Security Flaws, Smarter Trumps Faster
Just turning the patch dial to "high" is not enough, and if your company is using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) to prioritize software patching, you are doing it wrong.
January 19, 2022
US Search for Vulnerabilities Drives 10x Increase in Bug Reports
Cross-site scripting and broken access controls continued to be the top classes of vulnerabilities researchers discovered, according to Bugcrowd's annual vulnerability report.
January 18, 2022
Mastering the Art of Cloud Tagging Using Data Science
Cloud tagging, the process of labeling cloud assets by certain attributes or operational values, can unlock behavioral insights to optimize and automate cyber asset management at scale.
January 17, 2022
White House Meets With Software Firms and Open Source Orgs on Security
The Log4j vulnerability is only the latest security flaw to have global impact, prompting the Biden administration and software developers to pledge to produce more secure software.
January 14, 2022
New Vulnerabilities Highlight Risks of Trust in Public Cloud
Major cloud providers are vulnerable to exploitation because a single flaw can be turned into a global attack using trusted core services.
January 13, 2022
Patch Management Today: A Risk-Based Strategy to Defeat Cybercriminals
By combining risk-based vulnerability prioritization and automated patch intelligence, organizations can apply patches based on threat level. Part 2 of 3.
January 12, 2022
Cloud Apps Replace Web as Source for Most Malware Downloads
Two-thirds of all malware distributed to enterprise networks last year originated from cloud apps such as Google Drive, OneDrive, and numerous other cloud apps, new research shows.
January 11, 2022
Remotely Exploitable NetUSB Flaw Puts Millions of Devices at Risk
A vulnerability in a third-party component used by many networking firms puts consumer and small business routers at risk for remote exploitation.
January 11, 2022
The Evolution of Patch Management: How and When It Got So Complicated
In the wake of WannaCry and its ilk, the National Vulnerability Database arose to help security organizations track and prioritize vulnerabilities to patch. Part 1 of 3.
January 10, 2022
CDN Cache Poisoning Allows DoS Attacks Against Cloud Apps
A Romanian researcher discovers more than 70 vulnerabilities in how applications and their content delivery networks handle cache misses that open the doors to denial-of-service attacks.
January 06, 2022
FTC: Companies Could Face Legal Action for Failing to Patch Log4j
The FTC will pursue companies that fail to take steps to protect consumer data from exposure due to Log4j, officials report.
January 05, 2022