Three Ways to Make Information Security a Habit During Project Management

Three Ways to Make Information Security a Habit During Project Management

With eyeballs rolling, they mumble, “Why do security people insist on stopping our projects?” As information security (IS) professionals, we have seen this response from project managers (PM), developers, and fill-in-your-favorite-role here, when we have derailed a project due to an unplanned InfoSec issue. What is an InfoSec Professional to Do? Police chiefs don’t lock [...]

Cyber Insurance Against Phishing? There’s a Catch

Cyber Insurance Against Phishing? There’s a Catch

If one of your employees gets duped into transferring money or securities in a phishing scam, don’t expect your cyber insurance policy to cover it. And even your crime policy won’t cover it unless you purchase a specific social engineering endorsement. Many companies have learned the hard way and tried to sue their insurance carriers, [...]

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Vulnerability Research December 2016 Disclosures

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 Vulnerability Research December 2016 Disclosures

As part of Unit 42’s ongoing threat research, we can now disclose that Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 researchers have reported six vulnerabilities that have been fixed by Apple, Adobe and Microsoft. This includes two vulnerabilities in Apple WebKit and impacts iCloud for Windows, Safari, iTunes for Windows, tvOS and iOS. CVE-2016-7639: Tongbo Luo CVE-2016-7642: [...]