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August 20, 2021
API security is under scrutiny as businesses digitally transform, and startup vendors are emerging with fresh approaches for secure cloud computing.
October 09, 2019
Twitter used two-factor authentication information, including email addresses and phone numbers, to target ads for an unknown number of people over an unknown period of time.
May 22, 2019
Google disclosed two separate incidents in which G Suite passwords were stored insecurely, and in one of those incidents, the passwords were stored improperly for 14 years.
April 30, 2019
Since the start of 2018, Facebook has had a seemingly constant cascade of security issues and privacy scandals. Here's a look back at the social media giant's most serious issues.
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A buffer overflow occurs when a program or process attempts to write more data to a fixed-length block of memory, or buffer, than the buffer is allocated to hold. Continue Reading
Secure sockets layer (SSL) is a networking protocol designed for securing connections between web clients and web servers over an insecure network, such as the internet. Continue Reading
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'Cloud native' has described applications and services for years, but its place in security is less clear. Get insight into cloud-native security from expert Dave Shackleford. Continue Reading
As enterprises increasingly rely on cloud services, a risk-based vulnerability management approach can provide the best protection against cybersecurity threats. Continue Reading
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API security often feels complicated. However, your IT team will go a long way in securing its services if it avoids these common pitfalls in API design and implementation. Continue Reading
SSL/TLS security is continuously improving, and there are steps site owners should take to ensure the safety of their SSL certificates, websites and users. Read on to learn more. Continue Reading
In microservices and service mesh environments, communications don't follow static paths. As such, security teams must update their application threat modeling methods. Continue Reading
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Pirated software is still a major concern nowadays. Uncover how to prevent software piracy and protect your organization's intellectual property. Continue Reading
Unwanted pre-installed software -- also known as bloatware -- has long posed security threats for computers and other devices. Here are strategies for how to detect bloatware and uninstall the potential threat. Continue Reading
Exploiting an HTTP request smuggling vulnerability can result in the inadvertent execution of unauthorized HTTP requests. Learn how to defend web environments from this attack. Continue Reading