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Category: Network security


Network security

Nearly half of organizations lack the necessary talent to maintain security measures

March 20, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Regardless of their size, organizations share a common challenge: IT security teams are understaffed and overextended. The number of security alerts, the challenge of what to prioritize, and the shortage of expertise can be overwhelming and introduce risk. The Trend […]


Application security, Network security

G Suite admins can now disable SMS and voice 2FA

March 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

G Suite administrators can now prevent enterprise users from using SMS and voice codes as their second authentication/verification factor for accessing their accounts. The ability to disable those two options will be made available in the next two weeks to […]


Network security

Oracle Java SE 12 brings improvements to developer productivity

March 19, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Oracle announced the general availability of Java SE 12 (JDK 12), continuing the six-month release cadence that provides enterprises and developers faster access to completed enhancements to the popular programming language. The release brings continued improvements to developer productivity, including […]


Network security, Vulnerabilities

Why You Should Integrate IoT Security Into Your Vulnerability Management Program

March 19, 2019

Via: Security Intelligence

It’s safe to say that the internet of things (IoT) is mature enough that it’s on everyone’s radar by now. The IoT as we know it has been around for more than a decade, but it wasn’t until about five […]


Network security

EU adopts EU Law Enforcement Emergency Response Protocol for massive cyberattacks

March 19, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

Europol announced the adoption of a new protocol for law enforcement bodies in the EU and abroad to respond to major cyber cross-border cyberattacks. The protocol dubbed EU Law Enforcement Emergency Response Protocol aims at handling major attacks such as […]


Hacker, Network security

Could Beto O’Rourke become the first US President with a past of hacking?

March 18, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, when teenager, was a member of the popular Cult of the Dead Cow hacker group. According to a report published by Reuters on Friday, the Texas Democrat that is entering the race for president, when […]


Network security

Data breach reports delayed as organizations struggle to achieve GDPR compliance

March 15, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Businesses routinely delayed data breach disclosure and failed to provide important details to the ICO in the year prior to the GDPR’s enactment. On average, businesses waited three weeks after discovery to report a breach to the ICO, while the […]


Hacker, Network security

US Warns of Sophisticated Cyberattacks From Russia, China

March 14, 2019

Via: Security Week

Cyberattacks from Russia, China, North Korea and Iran are increasingly sophisticated and, until recently, were done with little concern for the consequences, the top Pentagon cyber leaders told a congressional committee on Wednesday. Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of U.S. […]


Network security

Cisco addresses a critical static credential flaw in Common Services Platform Collector

March 14, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

Cisco released security updates to address a critical flaw, tracked as CVE-2019-1723, that consists in the presence of a default account with a static password. The account hasn’t admin privileges, but it could be exploited by an unauthenticated attacker to […]


Hacker, Network security

CSRF flaw in WordPress potentially allowed the hack of websites

March 14, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

Security researcher Simon Scannell from RIPS Technologies has discovered a new CSRF vulnerability in WordPress, that could potentially lead to remote code execution attacks. The flaw is a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) that resides in the comment section of WordPress […]