The Parallax – Security patches don’t often come wearing gold-sequined tuxedo jackets, but maybe they should. If they did, everybody from consumers to security experts might pay more attention to them, and perhaps have a better understanding of why, when a vulnerability is discovered, “just patch it” isn’t exactly the answer.
Forbes Technology Council – Three years ago, Cesar Cerrudo published a whitepaper titled, “An Emerging US (and World) Threat: Cities Wide Open to Cyber Attacks.” It turns out that some of the cyberattacks and threats he described came to fruition, and this just seems to be the tip of the iceberg. Soon, everyone living in a city may suffer the consequences of cyberattacks in some capacity.
Bankrate – Your mobile banking app may help you avoid overdrawing your checking account or spending too much money. But if you’re unsure of how secure it is, you’re not alone. Reports suggest that many people still have security-related concerns when using digital banking channels.
U.S. News & World Report – Lawmakers across the U.S. have made even the possession of malware illegal – whether that will deter attacks, however, is a different story. Stunning ransomware attacks like those that recently hobbled Atlanta and Baltimore have thus far defied a legislative solution, with lawmakers in only a handful of states having criminalized the activity and experts skeptical that harsher laws would even make a difference.
Seattle, WA – April 11, 2018 – IOActive, Inc., the worldwide leader in research-driven security services, today announced the expansion of its Red and Purple Team Practice to further strengthen its customers’ security posture and incident response capabilities through realistic adversarial emulation.