September 26, 2014 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Opinions vary wildly among experts as to the potential impact of the Shellshock vulnerability. What is known—and agreed upon—at this point, is that Shellshock is a very serious vulnerability because it allows remote code execution and gives the attacker full access to the system.
Collective Self-defense: What Japan’s New Defense Policy Means for International Cooperation on Cyber Security
September 04, 2014 Added by:Mihoko Matsubara
Joint exercises are key to making joint operations seamless and increasing the capability of cyber defenses. The Japanese and US governments have committed themselves to revise the US–Japan Defense Cooperation Guidelines by the end of this year and to include bilateral cooperation on cyber security in the revision.
August 19, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon
TrustedSec, citing sources familiar with the incident, said on Tuesday that the initial attack vector was through the infamous “Heartbleed” vulnerability in OpenSSL which provided the attackers a way in, eventually resulting in the compromise of patient data.
July 24, 2014 Added by:Steve Durbin
The security threats of the Internet of Things (IoT) are broad and potentially devastating and organizations must ensure that technology for both consumers and companies adhere to high standards of safety and security.
July 08, 2014 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Please join Palo Alto Networks and SecurityWeek on Wednesday, July 9th at 1:00 PM ET for an informative webcast on how your organization can better detect and prevent advanced cyber attacks.
July 07, 2014 Added by:Dana Wolf
Forward-thinking companies that tend to be targeted by cyberattacks can no longer afford to play defense with their data assets. With no perimeter left to defend, they need to arm themselves with tools to fight the next battle, not the last one.
June 18, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon
Suits and Spooks NYC will feature over 20 expert speakers in the areas of financial intelligence, special operations, information security, money laundering, and the protection of critical infrastructure.
June 16, 2014 Added by:Gretchen Hellman
Securing the New IT can seem daunting. However, by broadening your skillsets and seeking to have impactful conversations with business executives on the importance of security strategies and investments, it doesn’t have to be.
May 20, 2014 Added by:Nima Dezhkam
As a main area of our interest, PCI v3.0 enhances the Penetration Testing requirement by adding guidelines that help both the organizations and the auditors to better show and understand two important areas of concern in every PCI compliance effort.
May 14, 2014 Added by:Andrew Avanessian
The most resilient organizations will be those that map out specific security controls that will turn their anticipation of threats into a plan of action. Increasingly, businesses are identifying an emerging theme for preventing security vulnerabilities: restricting employees and IT administrators to standard user accounts and removing the dangers associated with IT admin privileges.
April 09, 2014 Added by:Scott Montgomery
Whether you want to acknowledge it or not, the Windows XP and 2003 applications and servers in your estate are going to be at significant risk in a few weeks.
April 01, 2014 Added by:Tal Be'ery
One of the new security features in the latest Windows release (Windows 8.1) is the “Restricted Admin mode for Remote Desktop Connection”. This measure is meant to enhance Windows credential protection against attacks such as Pass-the-Hash and Pass-the-Ticket. However, it appears that cure might be worse than the disease as the new “Restricted Admin mode” opens a new attack surface for the...
January 21, 2014 Added by:InfosecIsland News
CrowdStrike's Intelligence Team tracked more than 50 different threat actor groups believed to be behind the majority of sophisticated threats against enterprises in 2013.
January 20, 2014 Added by:Vince Kornacki
In this article we'll test our web application with vertical password guessing attacks. Whereas horizontal password guessing attacks entail trying only a few common passwords against a long list of usernames, vertical password guessing attacks entail trying a long list of passwords against a single username.
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