Woodstock Wire: Enterprise Security News

December 12, 2018

A bug in Microsoft's login system made it easy to hijack anyone's Office account

Tech -- TechCrunch - A string of bugs when chained together created the perfect attack to gain access to someone's Microsoft account - simply by tricking...

December 12, 2018 02:51 AM

November 2018's Most Wanted Malware: the Thanksgiving Day Botnet Emerges

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Check Point's latest Global Threat Index reveals the Emotet botnet rising up the top malware list in November as a result of...

December 12, 2018 02:10 AM

December 11, 2018

Proofpoint Launches the Industry's First People-Centric Attack Index to Easily Identify the Most Targeted Users Within an Organization

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Leading cybersecurity company empowers organizations to understand the risks their users face and tailor their security strategy...

December 11, 2018 11:07 PM

Industry council urges government to prep for a cyberattack that coincides with a natural disaster

Infosec -- CyberScoop - A presidential advisory council has warned the White House and Department of Homeland Security in no uncertain terms that a catastrophic...

December 11, 2018 09:05 PM

6 Cloud Security Predictions for 2019

Infosec -- Dark Reading - How the fast pace of cloud computing adoption in 2018 will dramatically change the security landscape next year.

December 11, 2018 08:57 PM

Gartner report sees greater reliance on Privileged Access Management tools

Infosec -- Barracuda - We have met the enemy and it's us. That's a feeling many cybersecurity professionals well know. Most security breaches today have...

December 11, 2018 08:35 PM

HashiCorp Vault 1.0 Open Sources Auto-Unseal, Adds Batch Tokens

Enterprise -- InfoQ - HashiCorp has released version 1.0 of Vault, their secrets management tool that open-sources the auto-unseal feature needed to continue...

December 11, 2018 08:13 PM

A Shared Commitment Towards Cloud Security: Expanding Our Partnership with Google Cloud

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - At Palo Alto Networks, we have always believed that more and more security services would be delivered from the cloud....

December 11, 2018 07:52 PM


Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Industry's first commercial solution to be certified for the CIS Kubernetes Benchmark

December 11, 2018 07:50 PM

Equifax breach was 'entirely preventable' had it used basic security measures, says House report

Tech -- TechCrunch - A House Oversight Committee report out Monday has concluded that Equifax's security practices and policies were sub-par and its...

December 11, 2018 06:30 PM

Skybox Security Appoints Amrit Williams as Vice President of Products

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Williams to accelerate the delivery of product roadmap as demand for advanced cybersecurity management solutions grows Williams...

December 11, 2018 05:57 PM

December 10, 2018

The Phishing Incident Response Playbook

Infosec -- PhishLabs - This playbook helps organizations understand how phishing incident response should work.

December 10, 2018 09:51 PM

8 old technologies that still play roles in security

Infosec -- CSO Online - It's easy to assume newer is better, but technology that has been around for decades or longer still has a place in cybersecurity....

December 10, 2018 09:51 PM

Pentest Toolbox Additions 2018

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - I'm a red teamer,.I do work similar to pentesting and use many of the same tools. This year, I've added several...

December 10, 2018 07:45 PM

Linux.org's DNS Got Hijacked

Slashdot -- Wednesday afternoon around 5pm EST someone was able to get into the registrar account for our domain and point DNS to another...

December 10, 2018 01:56 AM

McAfee Recognized as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management for Eighth Consecutive Year*

Business Wire -- McAfee, the device to cloud cybersecurity company, today announced that for the eighth consecutive year*, Gartner, Inc. has named the company...

December 10, 2018 12:44 AM

Code42 CISO Jadee Hanson Receives Pioneer Woman in Tech Award

Business Wire -- Data loss protection solution provider Code42 announced that its CISO and VP of IS Jadee Hanson is the recipient of a Pioneer Woman in...

December 10, 2018 12:33 AM

December 09, 2018

Identity is Security: Bots in the Wild

Infosec -- The Identity Quotient Blog - Coming off the heels of Gartner IAM in Vegas, one major theme coming out of the show was software bots. We spent...

December 09, 2018 11:19 PM

Bomb Threat Hoaxer, DDos Boss Gets 3 Years

Infosec -- Krebs on Security - The ringleader of a gang of cyber hooligans that made bomb threats against hundreds of schools and launched distributed denial-of-service...

December 09, 2018 11:18 PM

All I Want for Christmas... Is a New SSL Certificate

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - On Thursday 6th December, 2018, I realized how dependent I was on my mobile phone having an internet connection....

December 09, 2018 11:17 PM

Cybersecurity Canon Candidate Book Review: Cyber-War: Anatomy of the Global Security Threat

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - We modeled the Cybersecurity Canon after the Baseball Hall of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, except it's a...

December 09, 2018 11:09 PM

December 07, 2018

How to Reinforce Your Security Operations Center With Threat Intelligence

Infosec -- Recorded Future - In today's cybersecurity landscape, security information and event management (SIEM) systems have become table stakes for modern...

December 07, 2018 10:11 PM

Top 2018 Enterprise Security Trends

Infosec -- FraudWatch Intl - Every year, the entirety of enterprise security incident response changes. New cybersecurity threats come onto the scene, based...

December 07, 2018 10:10 PM

7 Common Breach Disclosure Mistakes

Infosec -- Dark Reading - How you report a data breach can have a big impact on its fallout.

December 07, 2018 09:50 PM

49 Percent of Phishing Sites Now Use HTTPS

Infosec -- The PhishLabs Blog - Since 2015 there has been a steady increase in threat actors' use of SSL certificates to add an air of legitimacy to malicious...

December 07, 2018 09:47 PM

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 preview - More features, more performance, better availability

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Since we announced the limited public preview of Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) Gen2 in June, the response has been resounding....

December 07, 2018 08:36 PM

The big data security question: Is cloud safer than on-premise?

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Not so many years ago cloud security was an oxymoron, with on-premises databases the only way to keep sensitive data secure....

December 07, 2018 08:25 PM

China is the lead suspect in the Marriott hack, report says

Tech -- Mashable - What's worse: a massive financial crime, or a years-long international espionage operation?

China is emerging as the lead suspect...

December 07, 2018 06:43 PM

Venafi and DigiCert Machine Identity Protection Partnership Delivers New Solution for Large-Scale Enterprise PKI

Business Wire -- The combined solution enables organizations to customize and orchestrate PKI and machine identity protection at machine speed...

December 07, 2018 01:56 AM

Ping Identity Announces New Customer Identity-as-a-Service Solution for Application Developers

Business Wire -- Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, today announced the public preview of PingOne for Customers. The cloud-based Identity...

December 07, 2018 01:22 AM

ForgeRock and Socure Partner to Secure the Complete Customer Identity Lifecycle

Business Wire -- Partnership enables companies to deliver frictionless experience for customers through complete lifecycle of their digital relationship...

December 07, 2018 01:21 AM

Is Your Company Ready for a Cyberattack?

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - The U.S. military views cyberspace as a critical domain it must protect - similar to air, sea, and land. It...

December 07, 2018 01:00 AM

Toyota presented PASTA (Portable Automotive Security Testbed) Car-Hacking Tool

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Takuya Yoshida from Toyota's InfoTechnology Center and his colleague Tsuyoshi Toyama are members of a Toyota team that developed...

December 07, 2018 12:53 AM

Breaches, breaches everywhere, it must be the season

Infosec -- Malwarebytes Unpacked - After last weeks shocker from Marriott this week started off with disclosures about breaches at Quora, Dunkin' Donuts,...

December 07, 2018 12:51 AM

Email, supply chain and data breach risk dominates 2018 as a new regulatory era begins

Infosec -- Barracuda - As information security professionals approach the finish line of another year, it's fair to say the past 12 months have once again...

December 07, 2018 12:51 AM

WhiteSource Bolt for GitHub: Free Open Source Vulnerability Management App for Developers

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Developers around the world depend on open source components to build their software products. According to industry estimates,...

December 07, 2018 12:48 AM

Getting Creative with your Vulnerability Management Strategy

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - You don't have to look hard to find organizations utilizing a small fraction of the capabilities of a vulnerability...

December 07, 2018 12:47 AM

1-800-Flowers Becomes Latest Payment Breach Victim

Infosec -- Threatpost - Details are so far scant in this latest in a string of data breaches.

December 07, 2018 12:47 AM

Kali Linux for the Gemini PDA

Infosec -- Kali Linux - Running Kali on a Gem

The Gemini PDA from Planet Computers is an ultra-thin, clamshell mobile device with a tactile keyboard. Sporting...

December 07, 2018 12:41 AM

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Notifies Almost 42,000 Patients of Possible Access to Their Protected Health Information

Infosec -- Office of Inadequate Security - CORRECTION: I don't know how I did it, but instead of typing 42,000, I kept typing 92,000 when I originally...

December 07, 2018 12:40 AM

Mastercard and Microsoft say they're developing a universal identity management solution

Infosec -- CyberScoop - Identity management is one of the most cumbersome issues in information security today. How should organizations verify that people...

December 07, 2018 12:40 AM

5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

Infosec -- Infosec Island - As we wrap up 2018, we can clearly look back on a major year for cybersecurity. "Another day, another breach" became a common...

December 07, 2018 12:39 AM

4 Industries That Have to Fight the Hardest Against Cyberattacks

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Society's dependence on internet-based technologies means security professionals must defend against cyberattacks as well...

December 07, 2018 12:38 AM

US senator proposes jailing execs, fining companies for data breaches

Infosec -- CSO Online - When it comes to breaches, bing, bang, boom!First, Dell disclosed a "potential cybersecurity incident" and a mandatory reset of...

December 07, 2018 12:30 AM

December 06, 2018

Pulse Secure adds Industrial IoT capabilities to Pulse Policy Secure

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - Pulse Secure's NAC solution has addressed the IoT market before, but for the first time they have added functionality specifically...

December 06, 2018 08:24 PM

5 Cybersecurity Industry Predictions for 2019

Enterprise -- ChannelE2E - Webroot's five cybersecurity predictions for 2019 involve such topics as passwords, data privacy, cryptojacking, IoT, AI trends...

December 06, 2018 07:57 PM

New attack could make website security captchas obsolete

Life -- EurekAlert - Researchers have created new artificial intelligence that could spell the end for one of the most widely used website security systems.The...

December 06, 2018 07:53 PM

Proofpoint Named a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving for Seventh Consecutive Year

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Proofpoint evaluated based on completeness of vision and ability to execute Proofpoint evaluated based on completeness of vision...

December 06, 2018 07:30 PM