Move faster with continuous security scanning in the cloud

These days cloud application developers are also security engineers. Who did not see this coming, given that application-level security is no longer an option? Also, we are pushing developers to...

How to secure REST with Spring Security

Securing web applications is an inherently complex proposition. offers Java developers a powerful framework for addressing this need, but that power comes with a steep learning curve.This article offers...

Security expert: Ransomware took in $1 billion in 2016

Increased user awareness of , better antivirus technology, more industry-wide information sharing and cross-border efforts by law enforcement authorities will combine to turn the tide against...

Why companies offer a hacking bounty — and why there are challenges

Want to make a cool $20,000?All you have to do is hack the Nintendo 3DS, a handheld console that’s been out for a few years already....

Exposed MongoDB installs being erased, held for ransom

Security researcher Victor Gevers, co-founder of , a non-profit dedicated to making the internet safer, is urging administrators to check their MongoDB installations, after finding nearly...

Data breaches through wearables put target squarely on IoT in 2017

Forrester predicts that more than 500,000 internet of things (IoT) devices will suffer a compromise in 2017, dwarfing Heartbleed. Drop the mic—enough said.With the sheer velocity...

A lesson from network outages: Redundancy matters

Online outages are serious. Vendors lose money for every minute their users can't reach their web services, and business productivity tanks when employees can't access the web...

What 2017 has in store for cybersecurity

There is much uncertainty surrounding the security industry for 2017, and according to experts in the field, a lot of the trepidation is directly connected to...

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Russia over election hacking

The U.S. government has sanctioned Russia's main two intelligence agencies, four military intelligence officers and is kicking out 35 Russian diplomats over what it says was...

5 signs we're finally getting our act together on security

The high-water line in information security gets higher each year. Just as we think we’ve finally figured out how to defend against attacks, then attackers come...

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