Woodstock Wire: Enterprise Security News

August 23, 2019

VMware acquires application security startup Intrinsic

Enterprise -- CRN - Vendor's seventh acquisition of the year.

August 23, 2019 07:27 PM

Don't worry about shadow IT. Shadow IoT is much worse.

Enterprise -- Network World News - For years, IT departments have been railing about the dangers of shadow IT and bring-your-own-device. The worry is that...

August 23, 2019 07:24 PM

Uniting Dev and Sec Teams by Putting Security First

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - From product teams to architects to developers, "shift left" security is becoming more an integral part of everyday...

August 23, 2019 07:18 PM

Phishing: These are the companies that hackers impersonate when they try to steal your data

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Just got an email warning that you are locked out of an important account? It might be cyber criminals trying to trick you.

August 23, 2019 07:09 PM

Ping Identity files for $100M IPO

Tech -- TechCrunch - Some eight months after it was reported that Ping Identity's owners Vista Equity had hired bankers to explore a public listing,...

August 23, 2019 06:49 PM

August 22, 2019

A botnet has been cannibalizing other hackers' web shells for more than a year

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Neutrino botnet is hijacking servers by taking over other hackers' PHP and Java web shells.

August 22, 2019 05:44 PM

Box introduces Box Shield with increased security controls and threat protection

Tech -- TechCrunch - Box has always had to balance the idea of sharing content broadly while protecting it as it moved through the world, but the more...

August 22, 2019 03:28 PM

Differences of trust and security in IT and OT systems - and their interplay in IIoT

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - Hats off to the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), which continues to publish comprehensive and constructive guides...

August 22, 2019 03:04 PM

August 21, 2019

'Formjacking' soars as hackers hit consumers at checkout

IT Reseller -- Online forms such as login pages and shopping baskets are increasingly hijacked by cybercriminals hunting for personal financial information...

August 21, 2019 09:26 PM

Visa Debuts New Fraud-Fighting Security Suite

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Visa has introduced a new suite of security services designed to protect merchants and users from the latest security threats, according...

August 21, 2019 08:29 PM

Damage from Silence APT operations increases fivefold. The gang deploys new tools on its "worldwide tour"

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Experts from Group-Ib that exposed the most recent campaigns carried out by Silence reported that damage from the APT group...

August 21, 2019 04:05 PM

How Much Are Password Resets Costing Your Company?

Infosec -- Okta Blog - Your users are trying to hit deadlines, prepare for meetings, and balance responsibilities. They don't want to slow down to gain...

August 21, 2019 04:05 PM

CISOs Struggle with Diminishing Tools to Protect Assets from Growing Threats

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Most CISOs see the risk of cyberattacks growing and feel they're falling behind in their ability to fight back, a new survey finds.

August 21, 2019 04:04 PM

Apple's New WebKit Policy Takes a Hard Line for User Privacy

Infosec -- EFF Deeplinks - Ever since mid-2017, Apple has been tackling web tracking in a big way. Various iterations of its Intelligent Tracking Prevention...

August 21, 2019 04:04 PM

How to Prepare for Misconfigurations Clouding the Corporate Skies

Infosec -- Threatpost - With cloud misconfigurations rampant in cloud storage and IaaS environments, adding security layers to identify them is crucial...

August 21, 2019 04:03 PM

5 Ways to Protect Yourself from IP Address Hacking

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Your IP address represents your digital identity online, hacking it not only allows attackers to access your device or your...

August 21, 2019 04:01 PM

The ROI Security Leadership Can Expect From Threat Intelligence (Part 2)

Infosec -- Recorded Future - Given the current cybersecurity environment, CEOs and board directors are now taking a closer look at the security posture...

August 21, 2019 04:00 PM

Hackers Planted Backdoor in Webmin, Popular Utility for Linux/Unix Servers

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Following the public disclosure of a critical zero-day vulnerability in Webmin last week, the project's maintainers today revealed...

August 21, 2019 03:59 PM

Hacker publicly releases Jailbreak for iOS version 12.4

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Apple accidentally unpatched a vulnerability it had already fixed, making current versions of iOS vulnerable to hackers.

August 21, 2019 03:56 PM

PerimeterX acquires fellow security startup PageSeal to expand product lineup

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - PerimeterX Inc., a cybersecurity provider backed by $77 million in funding, has dipped into its venture capital war chest to...

August 21, 2019 03:32 PM

Armageddon now or later? Industrial IoT is the new battleground as cyberwar heats up

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - The stage is set for the world to find out what might happen if petrochemical, gas, and power plant safety systems designed to...

August 21, 2019 03:32 PM

Azure Security Center single click remediation and Azure Firewall JIT support

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Azure Security Center provides...

August 21, 2019 03:54 AM

August 20, 2019

Tough Love: Debunking Myths about DevOps & Security

Infosec -- Dark Reading - It's time to move past trivial 'shift left' conceptions of DevSecOps and take a hard look at how security work actually gets accomplished.

August 20, 2019 07:31 PM

Urgent Tips To Guard Against New IoT Cybersecurity Threats

SmartData Collective -- Networking technologies have made the world very small in the sense that they have allowed people who are thousands of miles apart to communicate...

August 20, 2019 06:15 PM

How to build a threat detection strategy in AWS

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Register today to be among the first to receive the associated whitepaper written by SANS analyst and forensics expert David...

August 20, 2019 06:08 PM

Hackers can work out your password by listening to your keystrokes as you type

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - Most users are, at this stage, likely savvy enough to dodge suspicious spear-phishing emails and know not to use the same...

August 20, 2019 05:49 PM

RiskIQ Taps FireEye Veteran Dean Ćoza to Lead Product, Technology Teams

Globe Newswire -- RiskIQ, the global leader in attack surface management, today announced the appointment of Dean Ćoza to its leadership team as Chief Product...

August 20, 2019 05:36 PM

August 19, 2019

5 Limitations of Network-Centric Security in the Cloud

Infosec -- Infosec Island - Traditional security solutions were designed to identify threats at the perimeter of the enterprise, which was primarily defined...

August 19, 2019 06:06 PM

61 impacted versions of Apache Struts left off security advisories

Infosec -- Naked Security - Researchers found that 24 security advisories inaccurately listed affected versions for the open-source development framework.

August 19, 2019 03:46 PM

5 Common Phishing Attacks and How to Avoid Them?

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Phishing is one of the oldest methods of cyberattacks. It uses deceptive and manipulated emails as a tool for gathering personal...

August 19, 2019 03:46 PM

Phishing attacks: Why we're still losing the battle against phoney emails

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - People deal with hundreds of emails a day and employers aren't doing enough to help, which means the threat of fake messages will...

August 19, 2019 03:11 PM

Ping Identity appoints A/NZ & Japan country manager

Enterprise -- ChannelLife New Zealand - Melbourne-based Ashley Diffey will be responsible for boosting sales, as well as customer support and services to drive...

August 19, 2019 03:10 PM

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