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Bobbie Stempfley on cybersecurity AI hype vs. reality

Many cybersecurity vendors have embraced AI and machine learning, but CERT Division's Bobbie Stempfley says more work is needed around testing algorithms and validating results.


Targeted attacks exploit 19-year-old WinRAR flaw

A critical WinRAR bug that was exposed after 19 years is already being exploited in targeted attacks in the Middle East and United States, despite the availability of patch.

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These 5 web app vulnerabilities are still a problem

Common web application vulnerabilities continue to confound enterprises. Here's how to defend against them and stop enabling exploits.

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How can I guard against screaming channel attacks?

A screaming channel attack is a new wireless threat making networks -- particularly those with IoT components -- vulnerable. Are there any safeguards to prevent these attacks?

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