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March 22, 2017
HTTPS interception in security products and services may be reducing security rather than improving it, according to US-CERT, which puts middleboxes in a precarious position.
February 01, 2017
SSH creator Tatu Ylonen explains why IoT SSH implementations can be dangerous and presents real-world examples of threat actors abusing SSH keys to attack enterprises.
January 27, 2017
In part two of his interview with SearchSecurity, SSH creator Tatu Ylonen explains why proper SSH key management is crucial and how attackers can use lost or exposed keys.
August 31, 2016
The antivirus industry has been under fire lately, and Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary update has added new troubles for antivirus software vendors.
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SpiderLabs discovered My Cloud EX2 backup devices exposing unauthorized HTTP requests. Join Judith Myerson as she explains how this happens, as well as the impact on DLNA devices. Continue Reading
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Using SNMP v3 is a good first step, but it's not enough to prevent attackers from accessing a network through an SNMP-enabled device. Expert Judith Myerson explains what else to do. Continue Reading
After enterprise identities are authenticated, an authorization management system should monitor how resources are being used. Expert Peter Sullivan explains how it can work. Continue Reading
Mandatory access control and application sandboxing both offer layers of security through controlling access to system resources. Expert Michael Cobb explains what sets each apart. Continue Reading