As the military and US government rely more heavily on custom-built applications for communications and management, they also become more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Worse, according to the Dept. of Homeland Security, the number of attacks on custom-built applications is doubling every year. Learn about critical threats, methods that military and civilian agencies can use to deal with cyber attacks and technologies that improve security for custom-built applications.
This webinar explores 12 of the most common security traps in Java by examining the causes of security failures in modern Java–based applications. Approaching security with an “outside in” style, we look at vulnerabilities from a developer’s perspective, focusing on the source code.
Matt Rose, Senior Software Security Consultant at Fortify Software, shares his findings from a year analyzing millions of lines of code. He unveils his top ten most common vulnerabilities and provides detailed examples of each. These technical examples come from his experience working with fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and major ISVs.
There is no question that mobile computing is growing at an
exponential rate. This rapid transformation has seen security
concerns outpaced by the ease of use, flexibility, and productivity of mobile devices. When vulnerabilities are exploited, the security of mission-critical data becomes a serious concern. Here we take a look at three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
You have to know the threats to stop them. It's not a question of if but when and how Internet criminals will get into your network.
The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report highlights the most current security concerns, such as shifts in malware, trends in vulnerabilities, and the revival of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Mar 30, 2016
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Take a look at our cloud-first, modern Windows management and security solution that fundamentally changes how IT approaches PC lifecycle management. Join us to learn how unified endpoint management helps organizations lower the cost of managing Windows deployments; streamlines securing endpoints, apps and data on any network; and delivers peak user experience across any Windows device.
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Deliver and install Win32 software more reliably and quickly
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Unify your endpoint management functions across desktops and mobile
First look at how organizations are using UEM for Windows 10
Published By: Flexera
Published Date: Apr 17, 2019
How is enterprise security like a commercial airliner? Preventative maintenance and regular, in-depth inspections keep jumbo jets operating safely, and the same approach will protect your enterprise security, too.
When you consider the widespread security vulnerabilities, the massively intertwined application dependencies, the diversity of deployment environments, and the potential device takeover of mobile apps, keeping your applications safe is a mind-boggling job. Traditional manual approaches are no longer practical.
Our exclusive white paper, Keeping Your Application Fleet Flying Risk Free, will help you establish the preflight checks and regular inspections that keep the applications in your portfolio running reliably and securely. Download it today.
Predictive analytics provide the foresight to understand cybersecurity risk exposure.
Cybersecurity strategies often consist of whack-a-mole exercises focused on the perpetual detection and mitigation of vulnerabilities. As a result, organizations must re-think the ever-escalating costs associated with vulnerability management. After all, the daily flow of cybersecurity incidents and publicized data breaches, across all industries, calls into question the feasibility of achieving and maintaining a fully effective defense. The time is right to review the risk management and risk quantifcation methods applied in other disciplines to determine their applicability to cybersecurity.
Security scoring is a hot topic, and rightfully so. When evaluating ways to integrate these scores into your cybersecurity strategy, be sure to look for an empirical approach to model development. The FICO Enterprise Security Score is the most accurate, predictive security score on the market.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Feb 05, 2018
12 Steps for Addressing Container Security
Containers are an integral tool for most DevOps. While containers themselves do not have inherent security issues, they are often deployed unsecurely, causing security issues around vulnerabilities, visibility, compromise and compliance. How can the DevOps team looking for increased agility work with more closely with the security team looking for reduced risk?
Download this Gartner report to:
- Understand the unique security challenges posed by containers
- Learn how security and risk management leaders concerned with cloud and emerging technologies can engage with and enable secure DevOps
- Take 12 steps that will help you adopt containers with a level of acceptable, manageable risk that approaches the use of virtual or physical machines
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Feb 05, 2018
Ready, set, collaborate, automate a mindset change for strengthening security.
Industry research suggests there is significant interest in making DevOps more secure. In fact, Gartner reports "by 2021, DevSecOps practices will be embedded in 80% of rapid development teams, up from 15% in 2017." To help you effectively integrate security into your organizations DevOps practice, Tenable encourages you to read the Gartner report, 10 Things to Get Right for Successful DevSecOps. Loaded with specific detailed recommendations, the report covers topics including:
- Integrating security and compliance testing seamlessly into DevOps processes
- Scanning for known vulnerabilities and miscongurations in all open-source and third-party components
- Scaling infosec into DevOps by using a security champion model
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Mar 08, 2018
Which questions have you overlooked and why do the answers matter?
According to Gartner, OT SRM (security and risk management) leaders must ask the right questions during the technology procurement process to achieve long-term success in their security investments. Further, Gartner states, Translating IT security practices and copying IT security technology will not result in a secure operational technology (OT) environment.
By reading 7 Questions SRM Leaders Aren't Asking OT Security Providers, youll learn which questions to ask, why they matter, and be armed with follow-up guidance to make smarter decisions. Questions covered include:
- Does the Solution Provide Asset Discovery to Enable Operational Continuity and System Integrity?
- Does the Solution Detect and Alert on Known Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures?
- Does Your Solution Provide IT Support in Addition to OT?
- Does Your Solution Support Secure IT/OT Alignment?
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Published By: DigiCert
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) has rapidly transformed the digital landscape and the world we live in. Intelligent devices and sensors connect smart cars, robotic manufacturing equipment, smart medical equipment, smart cities, industrial control systems, and much more in a way that improves lives and saves businesses billions of dollars. But along with its benefits, rapid IoT growth introduces a new dimension of security vulnerabilities that dramatically escalates the nature and seriousness of cybercrime risks.
In addition to traditional confidentiality cyber risks, IoT threats include attacks that can:
Render smart appliances useless
Shut down city power grids
Threaten lives through hacked pacemakers and other medical devices.
Such security flaws not only endanger lives, frustrate customers, and disrupt business operations, but they create significant cost and public relations damage for IoT developers and manufacturers.
This security overview provides best practices to help organizations looking to harden their environment. Designed
to help small- to mid-sized organizations stop an attack before one starts, this basic guidance will help reduce your
attack surface and outlines practical steps to securing your enterprise. With this checklist, you will have a guide to help
prevent initial compromise and stop attacks before they start.
This checklist helps to explain how to:
Address software vulnerabilities and misconfigurations
Eliminate exposed ports & services
Reduce the chance of attacks delivered via email
Limit browser-based attacks
Reduce the attack surface across Microsoft Office applications
Lastly, we will share details on how Alert Logic helps organizations of all sizes get a comprehensive view of their
enterprise assets, find misconfigurations and vulnerabilities, and delivers endpoint coverage with an automated
quarantine response to stop malware in its tracks.