Web App Security
January 28, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News
The European General Data Protection Regulation is a new privacy regulation with fines as high as four percent of annual global revenue for companies that fail to safeguard data of EU citizens and residents. In the U.S. 16 states recently introduced new, ACLU supported data privacy legislation. In spite of efforts to improve privacy protections many enterprises are not doing enough to protect cons...
December 21, 2015 Added by:Dan Lohrmann
Beyond cyber war and the good guys having the right tools to catch the bad guys, there can be a tendency to ignore “more mundane” acceptable use directives. That is, security staff can download copyrighted material (movies and games), view porn at work, look at information that is private (like promotions, raises or other data from management), “borrow” passwords or delete log files to cov...
December 16, 2015 Added by:Tim Liu
2015 was another fascinating year for cybersecurity. From the OPM to Anthem, Ashley Madison and countless other data breaches, there was no shortage of stories capturing national attention. So what does 2016 have in store?
December 01, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
Organizations worldwide continue to struggle to attract and retain skilled information and cybersecurity professionals. Overcoming this challenge requires a more imaginative, business and people-centric approach to the recruitment of security professionals.
November 12, 2015 Added by:Peter Zavlaris
Joomla is the second most popular CMS according to w3Techs. For those in the business of spreading malware or phishing scams, this is a huge opportunity.
October 21, 2015 Added by:Alexander Polyakov
Today we will show how SAP Afaria, an MDM solution from a world-famous software vendor, works and how cybercriminals can attack it in different ways.
September 23, 2015 Added by:Ilia Kolochenko
The first issue with the majority of CTFs is that they focus on single result (flag), rather than a process of comprehensive consecutive security testing.
September 16, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
In today’s global, connected society, businesses of all sizes must prepare for the unknown so they have the flexibility to withstand unexpected and high impact security events. To take advantage of emerging trends in both technology and cyberspace, organizations need to manage risks in ways beyond those traditionally handled by the information security function, since new attacks will impact bot...
August 18, 2015 Added by:Mike Lennon
Microsoft issued an emergency out-of-band update to fix a critical vulnerability (CVE-2015-2502) being actively exploited in the wild and affecting all versions of Internet Explorer from IE 7 through 11.
August 04, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
Organizations are struggling to cope with the quantum speed and sophistication of global cyber-attacks being carried out by organized cyber-criminal syndicates. Moving forward, businesses need to prepare to be targeted at any time, and any place, by multiple assailants. Organizations that wish to keep pace with these developments, and remain financially viable, need to take action now, or face the...
July 31, 2015 Added by:Rohit Sethi
There is a pervasive sentiment amongst the security community about checklists: they suck. We’ve all seen inflexible audit checklists that seem to be highly irrelevant to the specific system being audited.
July 17, 2015 Added by:Rohit Sethi
While static analysis is a very valuable technology for secure development, it is clearly no substitute for building applications with security in mind from the start.
July 06, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
Part III in this series looks at the need to institute a cloud assessment process and the four actions that organizations of all sizes can take to better prepare themselves as they place their sensitive data in the cloud.
June 23, 2015 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
Half of the nearly 1000 websites evaluated in the 2015 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll study conducted by the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) were found to be failing to protect consumer’s personal data and privacy.
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