Symantec has announced not one but two acquisitions of private cybersecurity firms: Javelin Networks and Appthority. Meanwhile, a private equity firm announced that it will acquire application security testing firm Veracode from Broadcom for $950 million in cash.
Open source usage has become a mainstream practice - it's impossible to keep up with today's pace of software production without it. The rise in open source usage, however, has led to a dramatic rise in open source vulnerabilities, demanding that development and security teams address the rapidly evolving issue of...
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In September 7th, 2017 Equifax announced a data breach which exposed financial and personal data of 44% of the U.S. population, as well as numerous individuals in the United Kingdom and Canada.
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In 2017, applications rolled out the welcome mat to malicious hackers, topping the list of successful external attack targets. Why? Developers continue transitioning from perfect to fast to provide unique customer experiences, and there aren't enough security pros to maintain manual application security review...
Open source adoption has exploded, and with it come new risks. High-profile security incidents like HeartBleed, as well as the Equifax breach, have highlighted their impact.
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Seeking better operational efficiency and ROI, many enterprises have begun significant software automation and orchestration efforts without accounting for the inherent security risks they may bring, says Jeffery Kok of CyberArk.
Open source and third-party components help developers build and deploy applications faster. But with increased speed comes greater risks, says Chris Eng of CA Veracode, who offers insights on mitigating those risks.
The recent case in which Singapore's OCBC bank suffered a few hours of outage because of an apparent lack of proper monitoring could lead to bigger security issues unless the management and security team of the bank take appropriate steps.
The new India Post Payments Bank will take banking to the doorstep by using India's mammoth network of post offices. Postmen will perform digital transactions on their phones. That's raising concern among security leaders, who recommend adopting defense-in-depth security.
Nearly one-third of U.S. banking consumers use online and mobile fintech apps to help manage their money. But those users are concerned about data privacy and want more control over the financial data their apps can access, says David Fortney of The Clearing House, who reviews the results of a survey.
Apache has released an emergency fix for its Struts web application framework to patch a flaw that attackers can exploit to take full control of the application. Some incident response experts, based on the severity of breaches they've investigated, recommend dropping Struts altogether.