China hasn't ordered any restrictions on the use of Apple iPhones by government agencies, according to a Chinese government spokesperson, but the official cited recent security flaws in the iPhone and warned that foreign mobile device manufacturers must abide by domestic information security laws.
Google released a fix on Monday for a Chrome zero-day that allows an attacker to remotely target a vulnerable version of the browser. The bug is tracked as a heap buffer overflow in the WebP image format, which is specifically designed to optimize web images.
Tenable will purchase a cloud security startup founded by the longtime leader of Secdo to help security teams make efficient and accurate remediation decisions. The proposed buy of Ermetic will make it easier for security professionals of all cloud expertise levels to spot and quickly address risks.
The number of connected devices used in healthcare is growing as manufacturers constantly introduce new types of IoT equipment. The ever-evolving threat landscape is making it harder for many entities, particularly outpatient care providers, to keep up, said Justin Foster, CTO of Forescout.
A startup founded by the longtime leader of Secdo and backed by the likes of Qumra Capital and Accel could soon be acquired by Tenable. The company is in advanced negotiations to purchase cloud infrastructure security startup Ermetic in a deal valued at between $300 million and $350 million.
Third-party targeting by attackers has intensified due to the interconnectedness of the business world, enabling adversaries to exploit intermediaries for access. With the surge in cloud adoption, visibility in the cloud is paramount, advised Levi Gundert, chief security officer at Recorded Future.
While a significant number of attacks are not yet AI-driven, there's a noticeable shift in the creation of generative malware and lures for business email compromise, warned Ashan Willy, CEO at Proofpoint. LLMs are being used to create enticing lures in foreign languages to target broader audiences.
Recently acquired RiskLens edged out startup Axio and incumbent ThreatConnect for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever cyber risk quantification rankings. Cyber risk quantification focused on theoretical methodology for about 10 years but shifted to practical applications over the past five years.
Protect AI bought one of the world's largest certified naming authorities to create a bug bounty platform focused exclusively on AI and ML open-source software. The acquisition will allow customers to discover exploits in the AI or ML supply chain weeks before they're publicly revealed.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Aaron Cockerill of Lookout discussed the benefits and concerns associated with generative AI and how to solve challenges related to zero-day attacks, misconfigurations, the cyber skills gap and privacy.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," Mike Baker, VP/IT CISO at DXC Technology and a CyberEdBoard member, and Chris Hughes, co-founder and CISO at Aquia, join ISMG editors to explore the state of the software supply chain, MOVEit breaches and the role of SBOMs and transparency in software development.
According to Expel's Q1 2023 Quarterly Threat Report, criminals are exploiting 1- to 2-year-old vulnerabilities. This suggests organizations don’t know which vulnerabilities pose the biggest threats to their environments, said Andrew Hoyt, Expel's director of solution architecture.
The rapid pace of API development has created major risk for companies given the amount of data that's being exposed, said Salt Security CEO Roey Eliyahu. The security industry hasn't adapted quickly to address these problems since it's still used to relatively static APIs that were easy to guard.
Threat actors who recently attacked a dozen Norwegian ministries by exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Ivanti's endpoint management software appeared to have another zero-day flaw that tied to the overall attack exploit chain, Ivanti confirmed on Friday.
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