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Most Commented Content posted in November 2017
Friday Haiku: A Shopping Chill
Curt Franklin  
11/17/2017   62 comments
A cautionary note for the season in this week's Friday Haiku.
Security Executives Respond to Uber Breach News
Curt Franklin  
11/22/2017   36 comments
The news from Uber is rippling across the business landscape. Executives and leaders have a variety of responses to the breach and its aftermath. Here's a roundup of some of those reactions.
The Face of Enterprise Security
Larry Loeb  
11/20/2017   14 comments
Facial recognition is starting to grow as a technology on consumer devices; what does that mean for your enterprise security?
Major Apple Flaw Found, Fixed & Still Dangerous
Curt Franklin  
11/29/2017   13 comments
A vulnerability in MacOS High Sierra could leave Macs open and vulnerable in the world of the Internet.
Intel Management Engine Has a Big Problem
Larry Loeb  
11/29/2017   9 comments
Intel's Management Engine has a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to own your entire system. And they aren't planning to fix it.
Friday Haiku: Snow-Capped Mountains
Curt Franklin  
11/3/2017   7 comments
How much ID theft is coming this season?
Open Source is Getting Safer
Simon Marshall  
11/1/2017   6 comments
Open source is not unsafe by nature, and a new report has numbers to back that up. If your software is unsafe, blame programming, not the license.
New Research: Phishing Is Worse Than You Thought
Curt Franklin  
11/10/2017   4 comments
A new report led by Google researchers shows that phishing attacks are incredibly effective at stealing useful credentials from users.
It's Inevitable: You've Been Hacked
Curt Franklin  
11/20/2017   4 comments
If your personal information is available on the Internet, you should assume that a hacker has it.
New Ransomware Attack Targets Japan
Curt Franklin  
11/2/2017   4 comments
ONI is the latest ransomware attack, but this time encrypted files are just the beginning.
No Lock-Pick Required: The Friday Haiku
Curt Franklin  
11/10/2017   3 comments
Why pick a lock when keys are so common?
This Aggressive Panda Steals Your Credentials
Simon Marshall  
11/6/2017   3 comments
Zeus Panda can sneak in through a search engine and leave with all your credentials.
Kaspersky Takes on 2018
Simon Marshall  
11/16/2017   3 comments
Kaspersky Labs has released its security predictions for 2018 and there are troubling trends ahead.
DDoS Attacks Trend in a Bad Direction
Simon Marshall  
11/27/2017   2 comments
DDoS attacks aren't going away; they're becoming larger, more frequent and more frequently used in conjunction with other attacks.
iPhone's Facial Recognition Shows Cracks
Curt Franklin  
11/15/2017   2 comments
A research firm says that it has successfully spoofed the facial recognition technology used in Apple's flagship iPhone X.
Barracuda Launches Next-Gen Cloud Firewalls
Curt Franklin  
11/17/2017   2 comments
A new set of features makes Barracuda's newest firewalls 'cloud-generation' services.
Quad9 Brings Secure DNS to the Masses
Curt Franklin  
11/17/2017   2 comments
An industry alliance has introduced Quad9, a free DNS service that can protect users from phishing, bots and malware websites.
GPS Comes Under Spoofing Attack
Curt Franklin  
11/7/2017   2 comments
A spoofing attack leaves ships reported at airports and captains answering alarms from every system.
WannaCry Was an Avoidable Mess for NHS
Curt Franklin  
11/1/2017   2 comments
A new report says that the UK's NHS could have avoided WannaCry entirely. Is it possible to secure a network from the ravages of bottom-line focused management?
Aporeto Launches Zero Trust Security Solution
Curt Franklin  
11/28/2017   2 comments
A new security approach from Aporeto assumes that your network security is leaky as a sieve.
Demisto Brings Bots to Security Noise
Simon Marshall  
11/1/2017   1 comment
A Security Now company profile of security automation firm Demisto.
Developers Lack Confidence in Application Security
Curt Franklin  
11/8/2017   1 comment
A new survey says that developers aren't confident that their applications are secure – but they find solace in obscurity.
Security Must Stand Up to Bullying, Harassment
Curt Franklin  
11/9/2017   1 comment
Today's IT security is about much more than data loss. It's time for the security group to embrace its role in protecting the people within the organization.
PreVeil Pushes Encryption Past the End
Simon Marshall  
11/28/2017   1 comment
PreVeil is pushing encryption beyond its normal endpoints to protect data wherever it is.
AI Prepares for Security Spotlight
Simon Marshall  
11/29/2017   1 comment
Versive puts AI to work finding and identifying cybersecurity threats.
Gladius Brings Distributed Defense to DDoS
Andy Patrizio  
11/7/2017   1 comment
You can either build dozens of data centers or you can harness millions of volunteer clients to deal with DDoS. Which one would you choose?
SlashNext Seeks an End to the Sandbox
Simon Marshall  
11/8/2017   1 comment
Sandboxing isn't effective in the modern world, according to startup SlashNext. But what, precisely, comes next?
The Gift of Simple Security
Simon Marshall  
11/14/2017   1 comment
Alert Logic's Marc Willebeek-Lemair has seen complex security and now thinks that simple solutions are the best for most enterprises.
Recorded Future Takes $25M in Final Funding Round
Simon Marshall  
11/3/2017   1 comment
Recorded Future finishes venture funding with money to build out a threat intelligence platform.




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