Category: Application security

Application security, Cloud security

PureSec Emerges From Stealth With Security Product for Serverless Apps

January 17, 2018

Via: Security Week

Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup PureSec emerged from stealth mode on Wednesday with a security platform designed for serverless architectures and a guide that describes the top 10 risks for serverless applications. Founded by Shaked Zin (CEO), Avi Shulman (VP of […]

Application security, Vulnerabilities

BlackBerry Launches Security Product for Automotive, Other Industries

January 16, 2018

Via: Security Week

BlackBerry announced on Monday the launch of Jarvis, a new cybersecurity service designed to help companies in the automotive and other sectors find vulnerabilities in their software. Jarvis has been described by BlackBerry as a cloud-based static binary code analysis […]

Application security

Security Flaws Found in Majority of SCADA Mobile Apps

January 11, 2018

Via: Security Week

Researchers from IOActive and Embedi have conducted an analysis of SCADA mobile applications from 34 vendors and found vulnerabilities in a vast majority of them, including flaws that can be exploited to influence industrial processes. Two years ago, researchers Alexander […]

Application security, Security

Browser data leakage bug – Mozilla to delete info just in case

January 2, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Mozilla published an unexpected security patch this week, bumping Firefox up to version 57.0.3. (You probably weren’t expecting a browser update between Christmas and New Year, but it’s good to know that security fixes don’t take second place in holiday season.) […]

Application security, Mobile security

What’s in your Android’s December security update?

December 14, 2017

Via: Naked Security

At the beginning of the month, Android relased two new security bulletins for December, with Google noting that Android users who can update this month should patch as soon as possible to receive mitigations and fixes for 47 vulnerabilities across all […]

Application security

5 top machine learning use cases for security

December 12, 2017

Via: CSO Online

At its simplest level, machine learning is defined as “the ability (for computers) to learn without being explicitly programmed.” Using mathematical techniques across huge datasets, machine learning algorithms essentially build models of behaviors and use those models as a basis […]

Application security

What Does Secure Digital Transformation Mean to You?

December 7, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Recently, IBM Security spotlighted the growing importance of digital transformation on our enterprise customer base. In particular, we’ve focused on the importance of IT security as a facilitator for organizations’ successful digital transformation efforts. What Is Digital Transformation? One thing […]

Application security

Google to Warn Android Users on Apps Collecting Data

December 4, 2017

Via: Security Week

Google is stepping its fight against unwanted and harmful applications on Android and will soon alert users on apps and websites leading to apps that collect personal data without their consent. Produced by Google Safe Browsing, the alerts will start […]

Application security

Google Detects and Boots Tizi Spyware Off Google Play

November 29, 2017

Via: Threat Post

The Google Play Protect team said it identified a new strain of Android spyware called Tizi found inside several apps previously available via the Google Play marketplace. The recent discovery triggered a wider investigation by Google who said apps infected […]

Application security

Should Uber Users be Worried About Data Hack?

November 23, 2017

Via: Security Week

The theft of the personal data of 57 million Uber riders and drivers highlights how vulnerable we make ourselves when we install apps on our mobile phones and tablet computers. What happened? Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi said Tuesday that […]