Category: Application security

Application security, Mobile

Apple’s new tracking protection is “sabotage”, claims ad industry

September 19, 2017

Via: Naked Security

The ad industry is gnashing its teeth over Apple’s latest move to limit how we get tracked around the web. They’re concerned about the new version of Apple’s mobile operating system – iOS 11 – which will hit phones and […]

Application security, Threats & Malware

Google Chrome most resilient against attacks, researchers find

September 19, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Researchers have analyzed Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer, and found Chrome to be the most resilient against attacks. “Modern web browsers such as Chrome or Edge improved security in recent years. Exploitation of vulnerabilities is certainly more complex […]

Application security, Vulnerabilities

5.3 billion devices at risk for invisible, infectious Bluetooth attack

September 12, 2017

Via: CSO Online

What spreads through the air, is invisible to users, and requires no user interaction— no clicking, no pairing, no downloading, not even turning on discoverable mode— but could bring the hurt to billions of devices? It’s an attack vector dubbed […]

Application security, Vulnerabilities

Three Practical Tips That Empower Developers and Prevent Open Source Security Risks From Entering Your Code

August 23, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

Employees use open source applications in organizations of all sizes and across all industries, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. It is both cost effective and efficient to incorporate source code into software during the development stage. […]

Application security

Worldwide information security spending will grow 7% in 2017

August 16, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent over 2016, with spending expected to grow to $93 billion in 2018, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. Within the […]

Application security

Pervasive Encryption Simplifies Mainframe Security

August 7, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

On July 17, IBM unveiled its z14 mainframe server, which combines the traditional mainframe hardware with new capabilities in areas such as cloud, cognitive, analytics, application management, blockchain, machine learning and more. Most importantly, z14 includes enhanced security features — namely, […]

Application security, Hacker, Network security, Vulnerabilities

Hackers Can Use Git Repos for Stealthy Attack on Developers

August 4, 2017

Via: Security Week

Malicious actors can abuse GitHub and other services that host Git repositories for stealthy attacks aimed at software developers, experts showed recently at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Clint Gibler, security researcher at NCC Group, and Noah […]

Application security, Mobile security, Network security

Integrating the IoT Into Your Application Security Program

August 3, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

The Internet of Things (IoT) is here, but is your security program ready to handle it? For many reasons, such as network complexity, limited visibility, politics and other challenges that come along with emerging technologies in the enterprise, your organizations […]

Application security, Mobile security, Vulnerabilities

Five new threats to your mobile device security

August 1, 2017

Via: CSO Online

A decade ago, mobile malware was considered a new and unlikely threat. Many mobile device users even considered themselves immune from such threats.  Fast forward to 2017, and more than 1.5 million new incidents of mobile malware have been detected by […]

Application security

98% of Companies Favor Integrating Security with DevOps

July 20, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

An overwhelming majority of companies believe an integrated security and DevOps team makes sense, with 98% of survey respondents saying they are either planning to or have launched such an effort, according to a report released today by DigiCert. The […]