A Microsoft zero-day vulnerability has not been fixed by the technology giant despite having been reported months ago, according to a security researcher. To protect users, a micropatching service, 0patch, has issued unofficial, free patches.
Financial health is now inextricably tied to identity safety, which makes delivering modern digital safety and security critical for financial institutions – especially those looking to attract younger consumers. Winning hard-to-please millennials and Gen Z requires an FI to differentiate itself with compelling...
"Garbage in, garbage out." That's a fundamental problem with traditional application security management, which lacks both context and automation. But Idan Plotnik, co-founder and CEO of Apiiro, proposes a new approach to application risk management.
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The top cybercrime threats facing organizations in Europe and beyond include ransomware affiliate programs, more sophisticated mobile malware and cryptocurrency-hawking investment fraud, among other types of crime, according to Europol's latest Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment.
Software today is rarely completely made of first-party code, and is more often “assembled” from other sources. This reusable code and functionality that developers have become more reliant on also comes with reusable vulnerabilities, and this open-source foundation most apps are now built upon is not like a...
While doing digital transformation, CISOs tend to look more at technology and try to adapt it without making the distinction between technologies that are must-have and good to have. Krishnamurthy Rajesh of ICRA says CISOs must analyze risks, update security, and change the mindset of employees.
Six national data protection and privacy authorities – from Australia, Canada, Gibraltar, Hong Kong SAR, China and Switzerland - have joined with the U.K. information Commissioner’s Office to issue guidance to video teleconferencing companies on privacy, calling for end-to-end encryption.
Findings from CyberTheory's 2021 Third Quarter Review indicate that criminals are exploiting the open-source supply chain, and those exploits are proving much more difficult to identify, defend and stop in terms of complexity and depth than we've seen before, says CyberTheory's director, Steve King.
You know that security is important. And whether your system is cloud native, has transitioned into the cloud with a traditional architecture, or is just starting that journey, you know that the shift into the cloud has made security more complex than ever. What’s more, security is...
A newspaper reporter in Missouri who responsibly reported the exposure of Social Security numbers on a state government website has been accused of malicious hacking by the state's governor. The governor alleged the publication of the vulnerability after it was fixed was part of a "political vendetta."
The number of breach reports filed by U.S. organizations looks set to break records, as breaches tied to phishing, ransomware and supply chain attacks keep surging, the Identity Theft Resource Center warns. It says that there's also been a rise in tardy breach notifications containing little detail.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the importance of product security, the impact of ransomware on healthcare sector entities during the pandemic and thinking about cybersecurity awareness creatively.
Applications, in particular Web Applications, have become a top target for threat actors. Organizations have long relied on Web App Firewalls (WAFs) to protect themselves from common threats such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and remote file inclusion. In an increasing number of cases, however, protecting...