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Veteran cybersecurity practitioner and executive Caleb Sima has been tapped to lead security at mobile stock trading startup Robinhood. [Read More]
APT31 managed to capture and clone the Equation Group’s exploit for CVE-2017-0005 three years before Shadow Brokers’ “Lost in Translation” leak. [Read More]
NEWS ANALYSIS: CrowdStrike said it will shell out a whopping $400 million to snap up a Splunk competitor and present itself as the security data lake for enterprise customers. We look at how the move affects the EDR, xDR and SIEM categories. [Read More]
A researcher earned $5,000 from Apple for reporting a stored XSS vulnerability related to Pages and Keynotes on icloud.com. [Read More]
The U.S. Justice Department indicted three North Korean military intelligence officials linked to cyber-attacks, including the theft of $1.3 billion in money and crypto-currency from organizations around the world. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities found in a solar installation gateway sold by Tesla can be exploited to hijack a device and abuse it for further attacks. [Read More]
OpenSSL updates patch three vulnerabilities, including two DoS flaws and one incorrect SSL rollback protection issue. [Read More]
A malvertising attack observed last year had exploited a zero-day vulnerability in WebKit to bypass iframe sandboxing. [Read More]
Enterprise cybersecurity powerhouse Palo Alto spends $156 million to acquire an early-stage DevOps security startup. [Read More]
Facebook announces several new features for its bug bounty program, including an educational resource and payout guidelines. [Read More]

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Yaniv Vardi's picture
Supply chain cyber risk is complicated and spans the entire lifecycle of a product—across design, manufacturing, distribution, storage, and maintenance.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
CISOs are increasingly partnering with DevOps leaders and vigilantly modernizing secure development lifecycle (SDLC) processes to embrace new machine learning (ML) approaches.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Performing gap analysis well and remediating findings appropriately can help reduce both the number of weak points within your enterprise and your susceptibility to attack at each of them.
John Maddison's picture
Organizations must adopt a holistic approach to securing their distributed networked environment that enables them to see and manage their entire distributed network, including all attack vectors, through a single pane of glass.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
With years of bug bounty programs now behind us, it is interesting to see how the information security sector transformed – or didn’t.
Marie Hattar's picture
There are good and bad ways to make vulnerabilities known. A premature “full disclosure” of a previously unknown issue can unleash the forces of evil, and the “black hats” often move faster than vendors or enterprise IT teams.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
Any bug hunter, security analyst, software vendor, or device manufacturer should not rely on CVSS as the pointy end of the stick for prioritizing remediation.
Gunter Ollmann's picture
In a world of over-hyped bugs, stunt hacking, and branded vulnerability disclosures, my advice to CISOs is to make security lemonade by finding practical next steps to take.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
Regardless of which framework you use, it’s crucial to operationalize it in the context of your organization’s unique environment and risk factors.
Marc Solomon's picture
Recalculating and reevaluating priorities based on a continuous flow of new data, learnings and your risk profile, helps to ensure you’re staying focused on what matters in a highly dynamic environment.