Woodstock Wire: Enterprise Security News

April 02, 2020

Okta Strengthens Connection between Identity and Devices Through Strategic Endpoint Protection and Management Partnerships with VMware Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, and Tanium

Business Wire -- Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today at Oktane20 Live announced new strategic partnerships...

April 02, 2020 02:22 AM

Okta Unveils Okta FastPass: The End of Passwords at Work

Business Wire -- Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today at Oktane20 Live announced Okta FastPass, the...

April 02, 2020 02:21 AM

McAfee Completes Light Point Security Acquisition

Business Wire -- McAfee completes Light Point Security acquisition.

Browser isolation integrated into McAfee Secure Web Gateway and MVISION Unified Cloud Edge.

April 02, 2020 02:18 AM

March 30, 2020

3 ways COVID-19 is changing CISO priorities

Infosec -- CSO Online - According to ESG research, 62% of organizations were poised to increase spending on cybersecurity in 2020. Thirty-two percent of...

March 30, 2020 04:44 PM

Dealing with the downturn

Infosec -- CSO Online - As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality...

March 30, 2020 04:44 PM

Mr and Mrs CISO: Security in the Age of the Lockdown

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - With so many of us frantically learning to juggle our roles as parents, workers and most recently teachers;...

March 30, 2020 04:44 PM

Coronavirus and home working: Cyber criminals shift focus to target remote workers

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Hackers will look to exploit the increase in remote working - and healthcare facilities could be targeted with cyberattacks, warns...

March 30, 2020 01:00 AM

March 29, 2020

Keep remote learners safe with Barracuda web security

Infosec -- Barracuda - The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed millions of learners off-campus and into their homes. Some of these students are engaged in mandatory...

March 29, 2020 11:09 PM

10 identity management metrics that matter

Infosec -- CSO Online - A changing data landscape, the proliferation of credential-based threats, and a tougher regulatory environment is creating pressure...

March 29, 2020 11:08 PM

How to protect remote works from the coronavirus crime wave

Infosec -- CSO Online - As predicted, the coronavirus crisis is bringing out the worst in cybercriminals. But the attacks are really just old exploits modified...

March 29, 2020 11:08 PM

Firefox 76 will have option to enforce HTTPS-only connections

Infosec -- Naked Security - The aim is to block the browser from reaching the small number of sites that cling to HTTP, closing security risks.

March 29, 2020 11:06 PM

COVID-19 has long term effects on cyber security

Infosec -- FraudWatch Intl - The COVID-19 pandemic is still very much active in most countries around the world, and cyber criminals are actively...

March 29, 2020 11:03 PM

Six Steps Every Business Should Take to Protect Its Data

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Data may or may not be the new oil but it is the growth engine of today's digital age. Data about a company's customers, products,...

March 29, 2020 05:10 AM

SANS is offering fully certified cybersecurity training - without leaving your bunker

Enterprise -- The Register - Isolation is the perfect time to learn new skills

Promo Amid this planet's ongoing pandemic, if you're keen to repurpose all that...

March 29, 2020 05:10 AM

6 tips for safe and secure remote working

Infosec -- WeLiveSecurity - Getting cybersecurity right in the work-from-home world can feel daunting. ESET Chief Security Evangelist Tony Anscombe shares...

March 29, 2020 04:24 AM

Security Not a Priority for SAP Projects, Users Report

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Nearly 70% of SAP users surveyed believe organizations lacked focus on IT security during previous SAP implementations.

March 29, 2020 04:23 AM

Considerations for Updating Near-Term Intelligence Requirements in Response to COVID-19

Infosec -- Flashpoint - Amid the many challenges and changes that COVID-19 has presented organizations with, Flashpoint has received many requests from...

March 29, 2020 04:23 AM

Remote Threats to Remote Employees: How Working From Home Increases the Attack Surface

Infosec -- Recorded Future - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have shifted to working from home for the foreseeable future - this...

March 29, 2020 04:22 AM

A Security Checklist in the Age of COVID-19 and the Remote Workforce

Infosec -- RiskIQ - For the past ten years, RiskIQ has been crawling and passive-sensing the internet to help security teams prepare for a digital revolution...

March 29, 2020 04:20 AM

Hackers are messing with routers' DNS settings as telework surges around the world

Infosec -- CyberScoop - Personal Wi-Fi routers have long been a cybersecurity weak point, which is a growing concern as the COVID-19 pandemic forces people...

March 29, 2020 04:20 AM

Imperva Research Labs Shows Significant Changes in Web Traffic During COVID-19 Pandemic

Business Wire -- Imperva, Inc., the cybersecurity leader championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside, published a preview into...

March 29, 2020 02:46 AM

Neustar: DDoS Attacks Increase 180% in 2019 Compared To 2018

Business Wire -- Latest research from Neustar's Security Operations Center reveals across-the-board growth in DDoS attacks of all sizes.

March 29, 2020 02:39 AM

Keeping your cloud deployments secure during challenging times

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - As the world comes together to combat COVID-19, and remote work becomes a critical capability for many companies, customers...

March 29, 2020 01:11 AM

Working from Home: Wi-Fi Security Tips for Remote Employees

Aspencore -- EPS News - As companies enact aggressive work-from-home measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 among their employees, Inseego Corp. (Nasdaq:...

March 29, 2020 12:56 AM

March 28, 2020

Linux firewall basics with ufw

Enterprise -- Network World News - The ufw (uncomplicated firewall) represents a serious simplification to iptables and, in the years that it's been available,...

March 28, 2020 11:20 PM

Microsoft Patch Alert: March 2020 brings two 'sky-is-falling' warnings, with no problems in sight

Enterprise -- Computerworld - It's been another strange patching month. The usual Patch Tuesday crop appeared. Two days later, we got a second cumulative update...

March 28, 2020 11:19 PM

Coronavirus: Cybersecurity professionals deal with increasing attacks, remote workers

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Dark times is arguably at the point of being a cliche at the moment as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread but it's also...

March 28, 2020 10:32 PM

A New Busy Hour - One of the Many Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Domains -- CircleID - One of the many consequences of the coronavirus is that networks are going to see a shift in busy hour traffic. Busy hour traffic...

March 28, 2020 09:49 PM

How Attackers Could Use Azure Apps to Sneak into Microsoft 365

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Researchers warn Microsoft 365 account holders to pay attention to unknown applications that request permissions.

March 28, 2020 09:39 PM

Critical RCE Bug Affects Millions of OpenWrt-based Network Devices

Infosec -- The Hacker News - A cybersecurity researcher today disclosed technical details and proof-of-concept of a critical remote code execution vulnerability...

March 28, 2020 09:39 PM

How to Secure Your Kubernetes Deployments

Infosec -- Dark Reading - As more companies shift their software to a microservices-based architecture and orchestrate their containerized applications...

March 28, 2020 09:39 PM

Does your Cloud IaaS Environment resemble the Wild Wild West? You're not alone.

Infosec -- The Identity Quotient Blog - Many organizations are riding the digital transformation Quarter

horse and moving their business applications and...

March 28, 2020 09:38 PM

Emerging Trends in QR Code Fraud

Infosec -- Flashpoint - By Aaron Shraberg - QR codes, square-shaped machine readable codes, allow consumers to download apps, initiate customer service,...

March 28, 2020 09:38 PM

Combating the Underground Economy's Automation Revolution

Infosec -- Recorded Future - Automation has become an essential part of nearly every industry, and nowhere is this more true than in cybersecurity. But...

March 28, 2020 09:36 PM

An old HIPAA incident rears its very ugly head again

Infosec -- Office of Inadequate Security - Like other journalists who cover data breaches in the healthcare space, I routinely check HHS's public breach...

March 28, 2020 09:36 PM

4 steps to build redundancy into your security team

Infosec -- CSO Online - Avoid central points of failure or compromise.This fundamental tenet of information security applies not only to systems and networks,...

March 28, 2020 09:35 PM

New York Attorney General asks domain registrars to crack down on coronavirus scam sites

Infosec -- Security Affairs - New York Attorney General asks domain registrars, including GoDaddy, and Namecheap, to crack down on coronavirus scam sites.

March 28, 2020 09:35 PM

Okta for Good's Response and Support During the COVID-19 Crisis

Infosec -- Okta Blog - As COVID-19 continues to spread, we are learning in real-time the true impact of the pandemic, and navigating how to best respond...

March 28, 2020 09:34 PM

Microsoft warns of targeted attacks exploiting Windows zero-day flaws

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Microsoft warns of hackers actively exploiting two zero-day remote code execution vulnerabilities in Windows Adobe Type Manager...

March 28, 2020 09:33 PM

Cybersecurity remains a digital business afterthought

Infosec -- Barracuda - The success or failure of any cybersecurity team increasingly comes down to how early they are involved in a new business initiative....

March 28, 2020 09:33 PM

Juniper Networks Introduces Mist Premium Analytics Service to Provide Actionable Business Insights Across Network, Security and Location Domains

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Solution plays a key role in enterprise digital transformation initiatives by providing needed insight into user experiences and...

March 28, 2020 09:11 PM

Palo Alto Networks Joins Bay Area Companies to Provide Funds for COVID-19

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - Funding from 25 companies will go towards the CDC Foundation, United Nations Foundation and the Silicon Valley Community...

March 28, 2020 07:57 PM

March 26, 2020

Warning - Two New Unpatched Critical RCE Flaws Affect All Windows Versions

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Microsoft today issued a new security advisory warning billions of Windows users of two new critical, unpatched zero-day vulnerabilities...

March 26, 2020 03:55 PM

Hacking Voice Assistants with Ultrasonic Waves

Infosec -- Schneier on Security - I previously wrote about hacking voice assistants with lasers. Turns you can do much the same thing with ultrasonic waves:


March 26, 2020 03:54 PM

New York's SHIELD Act could change companies' security practices nationwide

Infosec -- CSO Online - The Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, otherwise known as the SHIELD Act, is a New York State bill signed into...

March 26, 2020 03:54 PM

Microsoft says hackers are attacking Windows users with a new unpatched bug

Tech -- TechCrunch - Microsoft says attackers are exploiting a previously undisclosed security vulnerability found in all supported versions of Windows,...

March 26, 2020 03:40 PM

March 25, 2020

Critical bugs in dozens of Zyxel and Lilin IoT models under active exploit

Ars Technica -- DDoS botnets abuse IoT flaws to conscript vulnerable devices. Are yours patched?

March 25, 2020 04:27 PM

March 24, 2020

Top 10 security items to improve in your AWS account

Enterprise -- Amazon AWS Blog - If you're looking to improve your cloud security, a good place to start is to follow the top 10 most important cloud security...

March 24, 2020 09:44 PM

The Best Method to Secure the Cloud Starts Offline

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - I think a lot of us are familiar with "honey-do" lists: small chores and stuff we have to do around the house. Most...

March 24, 2020 09:40 PM

Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network is in preview

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Protect your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities with Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery...

March 24, 2020 09:38 PM