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Ghost Users Haunt Healthcare Firms

03/30/2021
Data security hygiene severely lacking among healthcare firms, new research shows.

Beyond MITRE ATT&CK: The Case for a New Cyber Kill Chain

03/30/2021
The Cyber Kill Chain and MITRE ATT&CK are popular reference frameworks to analyze breaches, but amid the rise of XDR, we may need a new one.

In the Rush to Embrace Hybrid Cloud, Don't Forget About Security

03/30/2021
Cloud service providers typically only secure the infrastructure itself, while customers are responsible for their data and application security.

Manufacturing Firms Learn Cybersecurity the Hard Way

03/29/2021
Although 61% of smart factories have experienced a cybersecurity incident, IT groups and operational technology groups still don't collaborate enough on security.

Attackers Target PHP Git Server to Backdoor Source Code

03/29/2021
The PHP maintainers have decided to make GitHub the official source for PHP repositories going forward.

SolarWinds Hackers Accessed DHS Chief's Email

03/29/2021
Several high-level government accounts were also breached in the attack.

4 Open Source Tools to Add to Your Security Arsenal

03/29/2021
Open source solutions can offer an accessible and powerful way to enhance your security-testing capabilities.

CISA Builds Out Defensive Tools for Security Teams

03/29/2021
Need a tool to hunt for attacks in your network? The DHS agency bolsters the offerings in its open source toolbox.

SolarWinds Experimenting With New Software Build System in Wake of Breach

03/26/2021
CISO of SolarWinds now has complete autonomy to stop product releases if security concerns exist, CEO says.

40% of Apps Leaking Information

03/26/2021
Apps in manufacturing most at risk, according to WhiteHat Security.

Apple Patches iOS Zero-Day

03/26/2021
Apple today released iOS 14.4.2 to address a security vulnerability that may have been actively exploited.

Microsoft Shares Exchange Server Post-Compromise Attack Activity

03/26/2021
Microsoft shares the details of post-exploitation attack activity, including multiple ransomware payloads and a cryptocurrency botnet.

A Day in the Life of a DevSecOps Manager

03/26/2021
"Most days are good days," says Rally Health's Ari Kalfus. But they sure are busy, he tells The Edge.

Data Bias in Machine Learning: Implications for Social Justice

03/26/2021
Take historically biased data, then add AI and ML to compound and exacerbate the problem.

Moving from DevOps to CloudOps: The Four-Box Problem

03/26/2021
With SOC teams running services on multiple cloud platforms, their big concern is how to roll up configuration of 200+ servers in a comprehensive way.

Exec Order Could Force Software Vendors to Disclose Breaches to Federal Gov't Customers

03/25/2021
A decision on the order, which contains several recommendations, is still forthcoming.

CISA Adds Two Web Shells to Exchange Server Guidance

03/25/2021
Officials update mitigation steps to include two new Malware Analysis Reports identifying Web shells seen in Exchange Server attacks.

In Secure Silicon We Trust

03/25/2021
Building upon a hardware root of trust is becoming a more achievable goal for the masses and the roots are digging deeper. Here's what you need to know.

Nearly Half of Popular Android Apps Built With High-Risk Components

03/25/2021
Information leakage and applications asking for too many permissions were also major issues, according to a survey of more than 3,300 popular mobile applications.

Security Operations in the World We Live in Now

03/25/2021
Despite the challenges of remote work, security operations teams can position themselves well for the future.