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July 20, 2018
News roundup: Critical Cisco vulnerabilities in Policy Suite products were patched this week. Plus, Venmo's API is set to public, exposing a trove of customer data, and more.
December 05, 2017
A keyboard data leak by mobile developer Ai.type exposed millions of personal records through misconfigured MongoDB database settings.
May 13, 2016
DHS US-CERT warns of a patched SAP Java vulnerability from 2010 that has enabled breaches at three dozen global enterprises due to configuration issues.
October 22, 2015
Oracle patches 154 flaws in its quarterly update. Experts said patches need to be released faster, but Oracle stands by its release schedule.
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NIST published 'Criticality Analysis Process Model: Prioritizing Systems and Components' to guide organizations when prioritizing systems. Discover the key processes with Judith Myerson. Continue Reading
With GDPR in effect, ICANN proposed redacting information from the WHOIS database. Expert Michael Cobb discusses what this could mean for the domain database. Continue Reading
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Data management teams are asking more questions about data security, Gartner analyst Merv Adrian says in a Q&A. But new factors are complicating the process of securing databases, he adds. Continue Reading
Ever since the dawn of the BYOD era, personal and business data have comingled. Enterprise security pros need to not only secure company-owned devices; they must also protect the business data that ends up, inevitably, on smartphones, tablets and ... Continue Reading
Better mobile app security in the enterprise starts with a few steps -- protect data confidentiality, integrity and access. Continue Reading