Patching a content management system has never been a straightforward affair, and the carnage from back-to-back critical vulnerabilities in the Drupal CMS continues to play out. Unpatched, hacked Drupal sites are delivering virtual currency miners, and in some cases malware.
The Gandcrab ransomware has been a moving target. Since it was discovered in January, it quickly became one of the most widely distributed file-encrypting malware programs. Researchers with Cisco say they've now found it seeded within legitimate websites, making its spread tougher to stop.
Security alert: Microsoft has issued updates to fix 67 unique flaws in its products. One vulnerability in Windows VBScript engine is already being actively exploited in the wild via malicious Word documents and could also be employed for attacks via websites and malvertising, Microsoft warns.
This monthly Security Agenda will highlight some of the most recent additions to our course library. This month's edition features Federal Reserve's Jim Cunha on the future of secure payments. Another influencer, Amazon Web Services' Keith Carlson discusses future proofing against fraud. This edition also highlights...
Equifax says it continues to field queries from U.S. lawmakers about the full extent of its massive 2017 data breach, which occurred after an attacker exploited its unpatched Apache Struts web application. Research finds that many more organizations are using unpatched Struts applications.
Security leaders need to align business goals and risks to be able to gain buy-in for security initiatives, which is the only way to achieve a cultural change in the organization, says Sameer Ratolikar, CISO of India's HDFC Bank.
Despite the buzz about digital transformation, most enterprises remain overwhelmed by having to support and secure legacy technologies, says Mark Loveless of Duo Security. How can they simultaneously protect their legacy systems while securing their future?
The managed security services marketplace has matured, says Rick Miller of Trustwave. But persistent myths continue to color perceptions. Miller attempts to shatter those myths and shed light on the market's new realities.