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Content posted in November 2017
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.
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.
McAfee Buys SkyHigh Networks for CASB Functions
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11/27/2017   Post a comment
McAfee has announced that it is purchasing CASB pioneer Skyhigh Networks to bring cloud security to the endpoint security giant.
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.
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.
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.
Friday Haiku: A Shopping Chill
Curt Franklin  
11/17/2017   62 comments
A cautionary note for the season in this week's Friday Haiku.
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.
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.
SOCs Become Service Targets
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11/13/2017   Post a comment
MSSPs are becoming SOCaaS providers. Is it a natural evolution or a short-lived phenomenon in the as-a-service world?
Cybersecurity Skills Gap Hits Across the Board
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11/13/2017   Post a comment
The massive shortfall in cybersecurity professionals is having an impact on organizations of all types and sizes.
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.
No Lock-Pick Required: The Friday Haiku
Curt Franklin  
11/10/2017   3 comments
Why pick a lock when keys are so common?
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.
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.
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.
Friday Haiku: Snow-Capped Mountains
Curt Franklin  
11/3/2017   7 comments
How much ID theft is coming this season?
Synopsys Swallows Black Duck in $565M Deal
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11/3/2017   Post a comment
Black Duck has become part of Synopsys in a deal that brings open source expertise to the Synopsys software integrity platform.
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.
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?




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