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An unsecured Elasticsearch server exposed 1.2 billion user records containing their personal and social...

Last month, Vinny Troia, the founder of Data Viper and Bob Diachenko, an independent cybersecurity consultant discovered a “wide-open” Elasticsearch server. The server exposed...
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10 key announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2019 you should know about

This year’s Microsoft Ignite was jam-packed with new releases and upgrades in Microsoft’s line of products and services. The company elaborated on its growing...

Project Zero shares a detailed analysis of the use-after-free Android Binder vulnerability that affected...

Yesterday, Maddie Stone, a Security Researcher in the Google Project Zero team shared a detailed analysis of the use-after-free Android Binder vulnerability. The vulnerability, tracked...
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Introducing SaltStack Protect, a new SecOps solution for automated discovery and remediation of security...

On Tuesday, SaltStack, the creators of intelligent automation for IT operations and security teams, announced the general availability of SaltStack Protect. SaltStack Protect is...
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Glen Singh on why Kali Linux is an arsenal for any cybersecurity professional [Interview]

Kali Linux is a popular term for anyone related to computer security. It is the most renowned tool for advanced Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking...
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Renovate joins WhiteSource to help developers spend less time on manually resolving dependency updates

Israel-based open source security and license compliance management company, WhiteSource, today announced its acquisition of Renovate, an open-source project for dependency updates. Renovate’s offerings...

Five reasons to begin a Packt subscription

The Packt library provides you with all the tools you need to stay relevant in tech, whether you’re looking to brush up your PHP...

DevSecOps and the shift left in security: how Semmle is supporting software developers [Podcast]

Software security has been 'shifting left' in recent years. Thanks to movements like Agile and Dev(Sec)Ops, software developers are finding that they have to...

The state of the Cybersecurity skills gap heading into 2020

Just this year, several high-profile cyber breaches exposed confidential information and resulted in millions of dollars in damages. Cybersecurity is more important than ever...
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Yubico reveals Biometric YubiKey at Microsoft Ignite

On Tuesday, at the ongoing Microsoft Ignite, Yubico, the leading provider of authentication and encryption hardware, announced the long-awaited YubiKey Bio. YubiKey Bio is...

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Researchers find a new Linux vulnerability that allows attackers to sniff...

On Wednesday, security researchers from the University of New Mexico disclosed a vulnerability impacting most Linux distributions and Unix-like operating systems including FreeBSD, OpenBSD,...

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