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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

The sensitive information of over 235 million customers of EU mobile providers could be at risk due to website vulnerabilities. [Read More]
A serious security bug in the 'netmask' npm package leads to misinterpretation of IP addresses. [Read More]
HD Moore’s network and asset discovery provider Rumble closes $5 million venture capital founding round. [Read More]
The high severity flaws were introduced in the Linux kernel since November 2019 and affect all major distributions. [Read More]
Following speculation that Microsoft services served as an initial entry point for the SolarWinds hackers, the tech giant has provided some clarifications. [Read More]
Qualys researchers discover a major security hole in the well-known Sudo utility. [Read More]
Cloud-delivered network security startup iboss has closed a new round of financing to speed up growth in a lucrative market. [Read More]
The combined entity offers more than a half-dozen security solutions for data security risk detection and cyber-attack protection, response, and recovery. [Read More]
The business communications platform acknowledged an “incident” causing major disruptions to cybersecurity teams around the world. [Read More]
France's CNIL data privacy watchdog slapped 135 million euros in fines on US tech titans Google and Amazon for placing advertising cookies on users' computers without consent. [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!