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How containers and microservices change security

October 20, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies. “Cloud-native” refers to an approach that packages software within standardized units called containers, arranges those units into microservices that interface with each other to form applications, and […]


Software Security

Centralized security in the cloud is the best security model

October 13, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

It’s 6:00 a.m. on a Monday morning. You get an automated text from your security systems that a DDOS attack was attempted, but new security policies downloaded several hours earlier proactively protected the systems from the attacking IP address. All […]


Software Security

3 Ways Blockchain is Changing Cybersecurity

October 10, 2017

Via: Information Week

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies are making their way from the dark alleys of SilkRoad and AlphaBay into the mainstream. Suddenly, investing in these digital currencies has become something of a fad, with hedge funds and Wall Street pundits getting […]


Software Security

Opinion: It’s time for modern digital identities

October 9, 2017

Via: TechSpot

It used to be so simple. Essentially, you could verify your identity by providing some kind of unique piece of information that—in theory, at least—only you or other trusted parties would know. Like, for instance, your social security number. Of […]


Software Security

CCleaner Hack Adds Malware Instead of Removing It

October 9, 2017

Via: Geek

For all of the trouble they cause us, and we mean serious unforgivable trouble like ruining elections and shutting down online video game services, there’s a certain prankster spirit to most computer hackers some can’t help but admire. Sometimes you […]


Software Security

Eugene Kaspersky will defend security products in front of US Congress

October 6, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

KASPERSKY LABS FOUNDER and CEO Eugene Kaspersky will testify before US Congress over the security of his company’s products. The hearing before the US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology will also no doubt cover his company’s […]


Software Security

3 Tips for Making Better Investments in Security

October 6, 2017

Via: Information Week

Information security’s role is becoming more strategic, but its approach to making investment decisions hasn’t kept pace. To better align security investments with enterprise strategy, IT and security leaders must stay focused on the right risks, add rigor to decision […]


Software Security

Adobe stupidly posts private PGP key on its security blog

September 25, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

ADOBE HAS BECOME the laughing stock of the security industry after the firm stupidly posted its private PGP key on its official security blog. A PGP key, which stands for Pretty Good Privacy, refers to a system which allows users […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Microsoft patches Windows zero-day being used to spread FinSpy spyware

September 13, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS UNLEASHED its September Patch Tuesday bug fix bonanza, patching 82 flaws in total. Among the 82 fixes, 26 of which have been rated ‘critical’, includes a patch for an actively exploited zero-day vulnerability tied to Microsoft’s .NET framework. Security outfit […]


Software Security

Chrome 63 will detect and warn users of MitM attacks

September 11, 2017

Via: The Inquirer

GOOGLE CHROME 63 will warn users when third-party software is performing a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack that hijacks their internet connection. A MitM attack happens when a communication between two systems is intercepted by a malicious actor through an application installed on […]