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Mozilla fixes multiple high-severity vulnerabilities with the release of Firefox 96, Firefox ESR 91.5, and Thunderbird 91.5. [Read More]
Microsoft’s first batch of patches for 2022 cover at least 97 security flaws, including a critical HTTP Protocol Stack bug described as “wormable.” [Read More]
Research shows the “Great Resignation” phenomenon is accompanied by a “Great Exfiltration” as people leave their jobs and take company data with them. [Read More]
Celebrated cryptographer Moxie Marlinspike is stepping down as chief executive at Signal, the encrypted messaging app he created more than a decade ago. [Read More]
The non-profit group says companies that ship open-source code should do much more to help with security audits and fixes. [Read More]
The U.K.’s National Health Service warns that an unknown threat actor is successfully hitting vulnerable VMWare Horizon servers with Log4j exploits. [Read More]
Switzerland's army has banned the use of WhatsApp whilst on duty, a spokesman confirmed Thursday, in favour of a Swiss messaging service deemed more secure in terms of data protection. [Read More]
French regulators have hit Google and Facebook with 210 million euros ($237 million) in fines over their use of "cookies", the data used to track users online. [Read More]
Researchers document a credential -stealing banking malware campaign exploiting Microsoft's digital signature verification. [Read More]
VMware ships patches for heap-overflow vulnerability that could lead to code execution attacks. [Read More]

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Landon Winkelvoss's picture
The security industry must commit to a risk-based approach that understands the specific attacks and actors targeting their industry and profile.
Laurence Pitt's picture
With tight resources for managing healthcare, the IT challenge to keep track of vast amounts of data being created, accessed and modified is critical.
Gordon Lawson's picture
Most cyber insurance providers are demanding that companies supply proof of their backup implementation in order to obtain an affordable policy.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an excellent time to reflect on any changes made, and that might still need to be made since, as for many people hybrid has become the working ‘normal.’
William Lin's picture
Data security is a tough topic to summarize and I’d argue it may be the most misunderstood category in security right now.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
CISOs and their security teams need to quickly master these technologies if they’re to successfully partner with in-house development teams and secure “data-in-use.”
Gunter Ollmann's picture
It is reasonable to assume that within five years the term “confidential compute” will become superfluous and an assumed native component of all cloud services.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Opportunities for accidental exposure of sensitive information are often compounded by multiple stakeholders using collaborative tools without the proper policies, oversight and security training.
Laurence Pitt's picture
For an MSP looking to grow business, the convergence of SD-WAN and security, along with the transitional needs of customers, translates to opportunity.
Jim Gordon's picture
Individuals and security professionals should have a 360 mindset and know the actions needed to take in the pursuit of data protection and the preservation of privacy.