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Category: Network security


Network security

Microsoft patch for JET flaw zero-day is ‘incomplete,’ Windows still vulnerable

October 15, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Despite Microsoft patching a zero-day vulnerability in its JET Database Engine, you are not fully protected. Researchers at 0patch warned that Microsoft’s official patch was “incomplete.” The Zero Day Initiative first revealed the flaw, which could lead to remote code […]


Hacker, Network security

Facebook says hackers took extensive info from 14 million users

October 15, 2018

Via: The Hill

Facebook on Friday revealed that hackers had stolen extensive information from 14 million users in the hack it announced last month. The company said an estimated 30 million people were affected by the hack, downgrading its initial estimate that information […]


Network security, Privacy protection

Grassley pressures Google for details of user data breach

October 15, 2018

Via: The Hill

The Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is pressing Google to explain its data privacy practices in the wake of revelations that user data was hacked from its now defunct social media platform, Google Plus. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) sent […]


Network security

How to Use DNS Analytics to Find the Compromised Domain in a Billion DNS Queries

October 12, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Finding a needle in a haystack is hard, but it’s nothing compared to finding a single piece of hay in the haystack that was put there with malicious intentions. As Verisign noted in its August 2018 “Domain Name Industry Brief,” […]


Hacker, Network security

Russian Hacking Groups Intersect in Recent Cyberattacks

October 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Two different hacking teams best known as Turla and Fancy Bear employed the same stealthy attack method in an unusual overlap of hacking activity. A rare overlap in malware delivery and targets recently between two separate and traditionally very different […]


Network security

What is enterprise risk management? How to put cybersecurity threats into a business context

October 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Enterprise risk management (ERM) is the process of assessing risks to identify both threats to a company’s financial well-being and opportunities in the market. The goal of an ERM program is to understand an organization’s tolerance for risk, categorize it, […]


Network security

Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018

October 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Looking for hard numbers to back up your sense of what’s happening in the cybersecurity world? We dug into studies and surveys of the industry’s landscape to get a sense of the lay of the land—both in terms of what’s […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

DoD Weapon Systems Contain Security Vulnerabilities

October 10, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

GAO report outlines challenges for the US Department of Defense to handle security flaws in weapon systems. US military weapon systems are more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever as they rely more on software and networks, according to a new […]


Network security, Security

New HITRUST program helps start-ups with information privacy and security

October 9, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

HITRUST is helping start-up companies make information privacy and security a foundational component while still focusing on growing their business with the introduction of the RightStart Program. The newly introduced program helps start-ups accelerate their adoption of the risk management, […]


Network security

Global spending on security solutions to reach $133.7 billion in 2022

October 8, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $133.7 billion in 2022, according to IDC. Although spending growth is expected to gradually slow over the 2017-2022 forecast period, the market will still deliver a compound annual […]