Is the Cloud Moving Too Fast for Security?

Is the Cloud Moving Too Fast for Security?

In February 2017, a vulnerability in Slack was discovered which had the potential to expose the data of the company’s reported four million daily active users. Another breach in February on CloudFlare, a content delivery network, leaked sensitive customer data stored by millions of websites powered by the company. On March 7, the Wikileaks CIA [...]

Cyborg’ Society Necessitates Governance, Compliance and Security Vigilance

Cyborg’ Society Necessitates Governance, Compliance and Security Vigilance

Today’s security professionals face a daunting reality as the attack surface swells and cyber criminals prey upon the speed at which new devices are hurried to market. “As soon as we put out a device, there’s going to be somebody who starts tinkering with it and finding vulnerabilities,” said Kimberlee Ann Brannock, senior security advisor [...]

OilRig Uses ISMDoor Variant; Possibly Linked to Greenbug Threat Group

OilRig Uses ISMDoor Variant; Possibly Linked to Greenbug Threat Group

Unit 42 has discovered activity involving threat actors responsible for the OilRig campaign with a potential link to a threat group known as GreenBug. Symantec first reported on this group back in January 2017, detailing their operations and using a custom information stealing Trojan called ISMDoor. In July 2017, we observed an attack on a Middle Eastern technology [...]

Not Just Smart Cities – A Smart Community Ecosytem

Not Just Smart Cities – A Smart Community Ecosytem

Much consideration has been given to the creation of smart cities in the connected devices era, but Gary Hayslip thinks that security professionals should broaden their perspectives. Hayslip, CISO of Webroot and an ISACA member, spoke of a wider ecosystem that must be accounted for during a presentation this week at Black Hat USA 2017. [...]

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Upcoming Launch of CCSK v4

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Upcoming Launch of CCSK v4

Updates to industry leading cloud certificate reflect evolving cloud landscape and the need for qualified security professionals. LAS VEGAS, NV – Black Hat 2017, Booth BB5 – July 26, 2017 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today [...]