Backed by its own logo, Badlock refers to a set of critical Samba vulnerabilities in Windows and most Unix/Linux operating systems, which attackers could exploit to launch man-in-the-middle attacks against corporate networks.
It's been a half-year now since Art Gilliland stepped into the role of CEO at startup security company Skyport Systems. What lessons has he learned from the marketplace, and where does he expect Skyport to make its mark? Find out in this video interview.
Psychologically speaking, nothing beats the power of a well-timed deadline. And love it or hate it, Google's 90-day "Project Zero" deadline for fixing flaws - before they get publicly disclosed - has rewritten bug-patching rules.
As major cloud vendors, including Salesforce, integrate identity and access management features into their platforms, security professionals must size up the role that stand-alone IAM systems will play in the long run.
FISMA addresses security issues in a comprehensive manner, covering everything from identity management to physical building security. This white paper focuses specifically on identity and access management (IAM) issues, using the guidance provided by NIST Special Publication 800-53 recommended Security Controls for...
Identity and access management (IAM) deals with how users within an organization are given an identity - and how it is protected, including saving critical applications, data and systems from unauthorized access while managing the identities and access rights of people both inside and outside the...