Making diversity in tech work for you

InfoWorld | Dec 19, 2016 Diversity is not a “right thing to do” or a “feel good” issue; it is integral to the workplace. Diversity—whether it’s color, gender, class, age, or...

VMware removes hard-coded root access key from vSphere Data Protection

VMware has released a hotfix for vSphere Data Protection (VDP) to change a hard-coded SSH key that could allow remote attackers to gain root access to...

Inside Microsoft’s Azure Sphere hardware for secure IoT

It sounds like the set up for a bad joke: What do a cricket bat and a coffee machine have in common? The answer is, at least after exploring the...

Rollback of FCC privacy requirements could have broad repercussions

was good news for ISPs and marketers and bad news for privacy advocates. But the decision could also have an impact on enterprise cybersecurity, experts say.The FCC privacy rules...

Security researchers trick 'CEO' email scammer into giving up identity

Businesses targeted in email scams don’t always have to play the victim. They can actually fight back.Researchers at Dell SecureWorks have documented how they identified a suspected email scammer from...

Why (or where) many security programs fail

At RSA 2017, CSO’s Steve Ragan chats with security expert Ira Winkler about where many security programs are failing within companies, as well as his concept of “advanced persistent security.”

Recent WordPress vulnerability used to deface 1.5 million pages

Up to 20 attackers or groups of attackers are defacing WordPress websites that haven’t yet applied a recent patch for a critical vulnerability.The vulnerability, located in the platform’s REST API,...

Manage access control using Redis Bitfields

One of the hardest parts about writing a user-facing app or service is controlling access to resources. Decisions about access control are some of the earliest to be made and...

Why cyber-robotics is key to cybersecurity's future

Chad Holmes, Principal of Ernst & Young LLP sits down with Network World's Neal Weinberg to talk about how cyber-robotics will help shape the future of cybersecurity.

New MacOS ransomware spotted in the wild

A new file-encrypting ransomware program for MacOS is being distributed through bittorrent websites and users who fall victim to it won't be able to recover their files, even if they...

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