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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

Hilton agrees to pay $700,000 in a settlement with New York and Vermont over the credit card breaches suffered by the company in 2014 and 2015 [Read More]
Microsoft releases Sonar, an open source linting and scanning tool that helps web developers find performance and security issues [Read More]
UK's Financial Conduct Authority launches investigation into massive Equifax breach [Read More]
Kaspersky launches new Global Transparency Initiative, which includes independent source code reviews and bug bounties of up to $100,000 [Read More]
Endgame used Mitre’s ATT&CK Matrix to evaluate its endpoint detection and response product by emulating an APT3 attack [Read More]
Canada’s CSE spy agency releases the source code of a malware detection and analysis tool named Assemblyline [Read More]
Microsoft discloses details of CVE-2017-5121, a remote code execution vulnerability affecting Chrome [Read More]
Attackers may have stolen information on unpatched vulnerabilities after hacking a Microsoft bug tracker back in 2013 [Read More]
Microsoft, Google, HP, Lenovo and Fujitsu warn customers of crypto vulnerability in Infineon chips [Read More]
High-Tech Bridge launches Mobile X-Ray, a free online service designed for testing native and hybrid iOS and Android apps [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Audits

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Marcus Ranum's picture
To communicate about our metrics, we need ways that we can ground our experience in terms of “normal” for us; Otherwise, we really can't communicate our metrics effectively with anyone who isn't in a similar environment.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Security is a creature of habit. Security likes things to stay the same. Change brings chaos. Chaos is bad for security. But, we can help control the security of our environment by following good security habits.
Gant Redmon's picture
A new amendment to Texas' breach notice law is designed to make it easier for Texas entities to comply with Texas law by giving those entities the choice of notifying under Texas law or the law of residents of other states.
Nimmy Reichenberg's picture
While regulations and ensuing IT audits go beyond firewalls and firewall policies, these devices are often a good place to start when it comes to becoming "audit-ready" and gaining continuous visibility of what's going on in your network.
Dr. Mike Lloyd's picture
Santa doesn’t care if you were naughty or nice on Christmas Eve – what matters is how you did all year. Security is much the same.
Steve Ragan's picture
For most CISOs, the pain of an audit is part of the job, but it doesn’t have to be the nightmare that most of the IT community envisions.
Jeff Hudson's picture
Too many IT and risk managers are surprised by security breaches, compromised keys or operational failures that occur from sheer neglect that result when you leave your valuable keys as exposed as a password on a post-it. Hefty, potential fines for failing to comply with regulations are risk enough, but the risks of ignoring these vulnerabilities extend even further.
Michael Goff's picture
The vast majority of ISVs are focused on prospecting and lead generation while overlooking potential sales funnel leakage due to piracy. Any vendor that is serious about its longevity needs to know if it has a software piracy problem.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!