North Korean nation-state threat actors are exploiting a critical remote code execution vulnerability affecting multiple versions of a DevSecOps tool - a high-risk development, especially in light of Pyongyang hackers' recent track record of supply chain hacks.
Ransomware hackers are using a critical flaw in a DevOps tool, days after developer JetBrains issued a critical security update to patch its TeamCity build management and continuous integration server. Servers such as TeamCity are high-value targets since they manage source code, keys and secrets.
Software supply chain attacks are on the rise, and they can have devastating consequences for organizations of all sizes. A single breach can compromise hundreds or even thousands of applications, leading to data breaches, financial losses, and reputational damage.
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Applications rely on lines of code to provide business value, but too much of that code is inherently dirty, full of inconsistencies and vulnerabilities. Olivier Gaudin, co-founder and CEO of Sonar, said organizations need clean code that is consistent, intentional, adaptable and responsible.
A finalist in RSA Conference's prestigious Innovation Sandbox contest completed its first major funding round to extend its capabilities from code security to pipeline security. Endor Labs got $70 million to move beyond protecting open-source software and get into locking down the CI/CD pipeline.
Millions of GitHub repositories are vulnerable to a repository renaming flaw that could enable supply chain attacks, a new report by security firm Aqua said. It found 36,983 GitHub repositories vulnerable to repo jacking attacks, including Google and Lyft.
Synopsys stands head and shoulders above the competition in Gartner's application security testing rankings, with Snyk rising and HCL Software falling from the leaders category. Longtime app security players Veracode, Checkmarx and OpenText joined Synopsys and Snyk atop the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
Snyk has executed its third round of layoffs since June 2022, axing 128 workers amid projections of challenging market conditions persisting into early 2024. The Boston-based application security vendor revealed Thursday plans to reduce its more than 1,200-person staff by an estimated 11%.
Microsoft has issued fixes for 114 vulnerabilities, including patching a zero-day flaw being actively exploited by a ransomware group and updating guidance to block a vulnerability from 2013 that was recently exploited for the software supply chain attack on 3CX users, attributed to North Korea.
The Biden administration has unveiled its new national cybersecurity strategy, detailing top challenges facing the U.S. and plans for addressing them. Goals include minimum security requirements for critical infrastructure sector organizations and liability for poor software development practices.
APIs represent the best and worst of times - "massive amounts of business value, but massive amounts of unmitigated risk," says Richard Bird, CSO, Traceable AI. In the past year, misconfigured or error-prone APIs resulted in high-profile breaches at Twitter and T-Mobile. He sees more on the horizon.
Organizations must grapple with software development happening at a faster pace than ever as well as an exponential increase in attacks on the software layer. Contrast Security has therefore developed new technology to secure code that's deployed quickly to the cloud, CEO Alan Naumann says.
Authentication, that foundational control upon which virtually all other cybersecurity measures rely, tends to be a complex, cumbersome workload in the enterprise. Using multiple solutions creates silos – and ultimately inefficient administration, end-user frustration, and risk.
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