Take a Look At How Various Industries View Security

Biscom shared some results of a new IT Survey finding that although regulated industries say security is a high concern, many are still using solutions that are inadequate for protecting their data. The survey compared attitudes and behaviors related to … Read More ... The post Take a Look At How Various Industries View Security appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 7 May 2015 | 8:18 am

Obama Signed Executive Order To Go After Cyber-Attackers

Today, President Obama signed an executive order that will allow the US government to go after those who perpetrate cyber attacks with sanctions “Cyber intrusions and attacks  – many of them originating overseas  – are targeting our businesses, stealing trade … Read More ... The post Obama Signed Executive Order To Go After Cyber-Attackers appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 2 April 2015 | 8:18 am

The Best Form of Web Application Security Scans

Automatic versus manual. A heavily debated subject whatever you speak of, and it is no different in the web application security industry. Should you do a manual penetration test or automatically scan all your websites with an automated web application … Read More ... The post The Best Form of Web Application Security Scans appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 2 February 2015 | 9:06 am

Cisco Announces Intentions to Purchase Neophasis

Cisco announced that it intends to acquire Neohapsis, a company which offers network, cloud, and app security, as well as IT risk and compliance services. Cisco says it will use the acquisition to help customers build security capabilities and overcome … Read More ... The post Cisco Announces Intentions to Purchase Neophasis appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 11 December 2014 | 8:36 am

Messaging Apps Are Terribly Insecure

It’s likely that every single day, you use a messaging app to communicate with friends and family. It’s also likely that the messaging app you’re using is unequipped to protect your privacy. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has just released … Read More ... The post Messaging Apps Are Terribly Insecure appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 13 November 2014 | 8:52 am

Dropbox Says They Haven’t Been Hacked

According to reports, hundreds of Dropbox usernames and passwords were leaked online as a preview to a larger alleged leak of 7 million accounts. As The Next Web reports, a thread appeared on reddit pointing to files with the leaked … Read More ... The post Dropbox Says They Haven’t Been Hacked appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 16 October 2014 | 8:53 am

‘Shellshock’ Bug Scaring Experts as Much as Bash Heartbleed

It feels like major security vulnerabilities are more common than ever, and there’s a big one freaking out the blogosphere being referred to as “shellshock”. It was discovered by a Red Hat security team in the Bash shell. Security expert … Read More ... The post ‘Shellshock’ Bug Scaring Experts as Much as Bash Heartbleed appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 26 September 2014 | 8:18 am

Study Suggests a Large Majority of Mobile Apps Fail Basic Security Tests

In general, we shouldn’t consider mobile apps particularly secure for the foreseeable future. That is if Gartner is correct in its latest analysis. The firm said this week that over 75% of mobile apps will fail basic security tests through … Read More ... The post Study Suggests a Large Majority of Mobile Apps Fail Basic Security Tests appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 8:24 am

Gmail Promises Security Precautions Regarding Non-Latin Character Support

Last week, Google announced that it started recognizing non-Latin characters in email addresses, opening up the ability for users to send and receive emails in more languages. By doing this, however, they were potentially opening the door to more spam … Read More ... The post Gmail Promises Security Precautions Regarding Non-Latin Character Support appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 28 August 2014 | 8:46 am

Security Improvements on Chrome for Windows

Google announced back in November that it would start requiring all Chrome extensions to be hosted in the Chrome Web Store for its Windows stable and beta channels (starting in January). Google announced today that it is now enforcing this. Extensions will … Read More ... The post Security Improvements on Chrome for Windows appeared first on SecurityProNews.

Posted by on 12 June 2014 | 10:55 am