Woodstock Wire: Enterprise Security News

August 18, 2019

Ping Identity Names Kevin Sellers as Chief Marketing Officer

Business Wire -- Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, today announced that Kevin Sellers has joined the company's leadership team as global...

August 18, 2019 11:25 PM

Samsung Galaxy S10 Series, Note9 and S9 Achieve Security Technical Implementation Approval

Business Wire -- Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announces that its flagship products continue to obtain federal certification with the recent approval of the...

August 18, 2019 11:25 PM

'Under the Radar' DDoS Attacks Increase by 158 Percent in Q2, 2019 Compared to the Same Time Last Year

Business Wire -- 'Under the radar' DDoS attacks increase by 158 percent in Q2, 2019 compared to the same time last year, according to Neustar

August 18, 2019 11:22 PM

Neustar: 'Under the Radar' DDoS Attacks Increase by 158 Percent in Q2, 2019 Compared to the Same Time Last Year

Business Wire -- Small-scale DDoS attacks are becoming more frequent and sophisticated, according to new research from Neustar&aposs Security Operations Centre...

August 18, 2019 11:22 PM

Palo Alto executive VP of worldwide sales steps down

Media -- Reuters - Companies - Palo Alto Networks Inc said on

Friday its executive vice president of worldwide sales, Dave Peranich, is stepping down...

August 18, 2019 10:56 PM

Intel addresses High-Severity flaws in NUC Firmware and other tools

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Intel released security updates to address high-severity vulnerabilities in NUC firmware, the Processor Identification Utility,...

August 18, 2019 08:43 PM

How to use Webhooks with Okta

Infosec -- Okta Blog - Connecting and sharing data across disparate systems is a critical part of modern-day software development. Nearly every application...

August 18, 2019 08:42 PM

Ransomware attacks specifically aimed at businesses spike

Infosec -- Barracuda - A spike in both the number and sophistication of the ransomware attacks specifically targeting businesses is likely to get worse...

August 18, 2019 08:42 PM

PCI Compliance Checklist

Infosec -- Threat Stack - PCI DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. These standards are in place to help businesses protect themselves...

August 18, 2019 08:41 PM

The best and worst of Black Hat 2019

Infosec -- CSO Online - Security experts as rock stars

You could be forgiven for expecting a rock band to take the stage.The arena filled with people. Laser...

August 18, 2019 08:41 PM

Chegg - 39,721,127 breached accounts

Infosec -- Have I been pwned - In April 2018, the textbook rental service Chegg suffered a data breach that impacted 40 million subscribers. The exposed...

August 18, 2019 08:40 PM

20+ Data Breaches Reported Per Day in First Half of 2019

Infosec -- Dark Reading - But incidents involving SSNs, addresses, birth dates were smaller than in previous years.

August 18, 2019 08:39 PM

4 Ways to Improve Security Using Recorded Future DNS Intelligence

Infosec -- Recorded Future - The Importance of DNS in Security

DNS is a powerful, but underused, tool in security. Most security teams think of DNS security...

August 18, 2019 08:35 PM

The Flaw in Vulnerability Management: It's Time to Get Real

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Companies will never be 100% immune to cyberattacks. But by having a realistic view of the basics, starting with endpoint vulnerabilities,...

August 18, 2019 08:35 PM

Onward and Upward: Okta Named a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Access Management 2019

Infosec -- Okta Blog - I'm incredibly proud to announce that earlier this week, Okta was named a Leader in Gartner's third edition of their Magic Quadrant...

August 18, 2019 08:33 PM

A flaw in Kaspersky Antivirus allowed tracking its users online

Infosec -- Security Affairs - A vulnerability in Kaspersky Antivirus had exposed a unique identifier associated with users to every website they have visited...

August 18, 2019 08:32 PM

7 Biggest Cloud Security Blind Spots

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Cloud computing boon is for innovation, yet security organizations find themselves running into obstacles.

August 18, 2019 08:20 PM

In-depth report: How cybercriminals are using email account takeover

Infosec -- Barracuda - Email account takeover represents a growing threat to businesses, and cybercriminals are evolving how they use these types of attacks....

August 18, 2019 08:18 PM

More critical Remote Desktop flaws expose Windows systems to hacking

Infosec -- CSO Online - Microsoft has identified and patched several vulnerabilities in the Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) component -- formerly...

August 18, 2019 08:16 PM

Lenovo Warns on ThinkPad Bugs, One Unpatched

Infosec -- Threatpost - The notebook maker is warning users of three separate vulnerabilities.

August 18, 2019 08:15 PM

New Bluetooth Vulnerability Lets Attackers Spy On Encrypted Connections

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Over a billion Bluetooth-enabled devices, including smartphones, laptops, smart IoT devices, and industrial devices, have been...

August 18, 2019 08:10 PM

Laying the Groundwork for Combating AI-Powered Cybercrime

Infosec -- Flashpoint - Artificial intelligence (AI) is already being applied to diverse use cases, from consumer-oriented devices-such...

August 18, 2019 08:10 PM

Microservices Flip App Security on Its Head

Infosec -- Dark Reading - With faster application deployment comes increased security considerations.

August 18, 2019 08:09 PM

Threat Intelligence Best Practices for Your SOAR Integration

Infosec -- Recorded Future - The name of the game in incident response these days is SOAR: security orchestration, automation, and response. Organizations...

August 18, 2019 08:08 PM

HTTP/2 pinged by DDoS vulnerabilities

Infosec -- The Daily Swig - Two fast, two furious

August 18, 2019 08:06 PM

12 things every computer security pro should know

Infosec -- CSO Online - Few complex professions change with the velocity of IT security. Practitioners are faced with an average of 5,000 to 7,000 new software...

August 18, 2019 08:05 PM

How to check Privileged Identity management settings for Office 365

Infosec -- CSO Online - The Attacking and Defending the Microsoft Cloud (Office 365 & Azure AD) presentation from last week's Black Hat conference by Sean...

August 18, 2019 08:05 PM

8 New HTTP/2 Implementation Flaws Expose Websites to DoS Attacks

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Various implementations of HTTP/2, the latest version of the HTTP network protocol, have been found vulnerable to multiple...

August 18, 2019 08:05 PM

Microsoft Patch Tuesday for August 2019 patch 93 bugs, including 2 dangerous wormable issues

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Microsoft Patches Over 90 Vulnerabilities With August 2019 Updates

Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates for August...

August 18, 2019 08:05 PM

Google hacker discloses 20-year-old Windows flaw still unpatched

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Tavis Ormandy, white hat hacker at Google's Project Zero Team, disclosed technical details of a 20-year-old Windows vulnerability...

August 18, 2019 08:03 PM

The California Consumer Privacy Act's Hidden Surprise Has Big Legal Consequences

Infosec -- Dark Reading - The CCPA's provision devoted to 'reasonable' cybersecurity procedures and policies could trip up your business. Get ready now.

August 18, 2019 08:00 PM

Microsoft patches two critical vulnerabilities comparable to BlueKeep

Infosec -- CyberScoop - Microsoft on Tuesday released fixes for two critical vulnerabilities in a popular Windows program that could allow hackers to remotely...

August 18, 2019 08:00 PM

On the recent HTTP/2 DoS attacks

Infosec -- Cloudflare - Today, multiple Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerabilities were disclosed for a number of HTTP/2 server implementations. Cloudflare...

August 18, 2019 07:29 PM

Big name cybersecurity vendors are trying to buy their way to the top

Infosec -- CyberScoop - Flush with cash and buzzing on the confidence that comes with sitting near the top of an emerging market during a strong economy,...

August 18, 2019 02:00 AM

Ugh. Amazon buckets with 1.8 million pharmacy-related files and 1.2 million telemarketing recordings about diabetic supplies found unsecured

Infosec -- Office of Inadequate Security - Copies of fax cover letters from three pharmacies found exposed in an unsecured Amazon s3 bucket Faxes reveal...

August 18, 2019 01:59 AM

August 17, 2019

Google research says thousands are using passwords that have been hacked

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - How often do you change your passwords and how worried are you about them getting hacked? Given how flimsy some of the world's...

August 17, 2019 10:44 PM

Critical Bluetooth security bug discovered. Protect yourself with a quick update

Tech -- Digital Trends - Researchers have discovered a major new security flaw in Bluetooth, which could leave millions of devices at risk of a malicious...

August 17, 2019 08:14 PM

August 16, 2019

Kaspersky Products Leak Everything You Do Online, Straight Through Incognito Mode

Tech -- ExtremeTech - Kaspersky Labs does not enjoy the best reputation. The company has been linked to Russian intelligence, the Department of Homeland...

August 16, 2019 10:07 PM

5 Reasons to Simplify Your Security Landscape

Enterprise -- ChannelE2E - Perhaps it's time we updated the old KISS acronym to "keep it simple, security pro." Avanade Global Security Practice Lead Chris...

August 16, 2019 07:01 PM

6 easy cybersecurity tips you can implement right now

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - Amid a constant barrage of news of breaches and increasingly complex malware, it's easy to feel like a sitting duck in the...

August 16, 2019 06:39 PM

Chrome, Firefox to expunge Extended Validation cert signals

Enterprise -- Computerworld - Google and Mozilla have decided to eliminate visual signals in their Chrome and Firefox desktop browsers of special digital certificates...

August 16, 2019 06:34 PM

Critical new vulnerability discovered in all versions of Windows dating back to XP

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - A critical vulnerability has been uncovered in an obscure Microsoft Corp. module that can easily be exploited in versions of...

August 16, 2019 05:42 PM

BGP Hijackings Take on New Meaning in Cybersecurity Climate

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - The Border Gateway Protocol is vulnerable to malicious actors -- and as of right now, little can be done about it from...

August 16, 2019 05:39 PM

Fortinet's cyberthreat report confirms hackers' interest in the long game

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Cybersecurity threats have evolved from "smash, grab and run" to "enter, turn off all alarms, hide in the basement, and stay...

August 16, 2019 05:35 PM

Security Teams Are Having an Automation Awakening

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - For the third annual report on the state of SOAR...

August 16, 2019 05:23 PM

What security pros need to know from Black Hat & Def Con 2019

Tech -- TechCrunch - Black Hat and Def Con came and went as quickly as it ever does. The week-long pair of back-to-back conferences, referred to as "hacker...

August 16, 2019 04:21 PM

August 15, 2019

Demand for Secure Access, Hybrid IT and Zero Trust Drive Pulse Secure to Double-Digit Growth

Globe Newswire -- Pulse Secure, the leading provider of software defined Secure Access solutions, today announced that growing demand for hybrid IT and Zero Trust...

August 15, 2019 06:30 PM

Notepad has a major security flaw that leaves Windows PCs vulnerable to hackers

Tech -- Digital Trends - A Google Project Zero security researcher has discovered a major security flaw involving Windows PCs and Notepad. The flaw can...

August 15, 2019 06:09 PM

August 13, 2019

Pioneering Threat Intelligence Before It Had a Name

Infosec -- Recorded Future - Our guest today is Larci Robertson. She's a senior manager in cyber threat intelligence at Epsilon, a marketing and advertising...

August 13, 2019 06:53 PM