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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

AMD will soon provide optional processor microcode updates designed to mitigate Spectre attacks. Meltdown does not impact the company's CPUs [Read More]
Senators, Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Mark Warner, D-Va, introduced a bill that would provide the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with punitive powers over the credit reporting industry. [Read More]
Arctic Wolf Networks, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company that offers outsourced security operations center (SOC) services, has raised $16 million in new funding. [Read More]
The Meltdown patch released by Canonical for Ubuntu has caused some systems to fail to boot. A new kernel update fixes the problem [Read More]
Russia-linked hackers leaked private correspondence between International Olympic Committee officials in response to Russia being banned from the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games [Read More]
NVIDIA releases updates for GPU display drivers and other products to address the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities [Read More]
IBM starts releasing firmware updates for its POWER processors to address the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities [Read More]
Microsoft says users with older CPUs will notice a decrease in performance after applying the Spectre and Meltdown updates [Read More]
AMD users no longer receive Windows updates that patch Meltdown and Spectre, and Microsoft warns that some devices may not receive future security updates due to antiviruses [Read More]
Apple updates iOS, macOS and Safari to mitigate the effects of the CPU vulnerabilities behind the Spectre attack. Meltdown mitigated before disclosure [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Incident Response

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Ashley Arbuckle's picture
Regularly practicing and refining your incident response plan so that you can proactively strengthen defenses and improve cyber hygiene requires ongoing attention by skilled security professionals with IR expertise.
Justin Fier's picture
With a skills gap of over a million cyber security professionals worldwide, how can organizations stay ahead of sophisticated and fast-moving attacks?
Adam Meyer's picture
It’s that time of year again when we look back at the past year and try to anticipate what we can expect in the coming year. Here is my cybersecurity forecast for 2018.
Marc Solomon's picture
Full automation ignores the key inputs from human intelligence. When it comes to “orient” and “decide,” the human element needs to be involved.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
The way in which the security community typically reacts after certain high profile incidents is somewhat alarming. There are typically two responses, neither of which is particularly appropriate or helpful: Mocking and Ambulance chasing.
Adam Meyer's picture
Threat intelligence playbooks that support strategic and operational levels help teams be more effective, more certain in their actions and allow security programs to be agile/maintained as situations change.
Alastair Paterson's picture
The Equifax breach has had a damaging impact on the company and has put its customers at risk. But it has also served as a wake-up call for organizations around the globe.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
MSSPs help alleviate the complexity of maintaining and managing a proliferation of security products and point solutions in order to get their full value.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Regardless of the extent to which your organization shares information, there’s a lot we can all learn from the WireX botnet takedown.
Adam Meyer's picture
Want to hire the best analyst? Then first define what is usable and then focus your search on those characteristics.