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10 old software bugs that took way too long to squash

As these examples show, vulnerabilities can lurk within production code for years or decades—and attacks can come at any time.


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Report: Active Directory Certificate Services a big security blindspot on enterprise networks

Microsoft's Active Directory PKI component commonly have configuration mistakes that allow attackers to gain account and domain-level privileges.


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5 biggest healthcare security threats for 2021

Healthcare organizations can expect ransomware, botnets, cloud misconfigurations, web application attacks, and phishing to be their top risks.


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4 steps to prevent spear phishing

Your users are in the crosshairs of the best attackers out there. Follow these steps to better protect them.


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Cyberattacks are getting more frequent and more complex, and it’s not a case of if your organisation will be attacked, it’s when.Despite the devastation caused by large scale attacks, many company boards still don’t see cybersecurity as a key issue, an area of the business that needs greater investment.

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Unique TTPs link Hades ransomware to new threat group

New research exposes details of Gold Winter threat group that links it to the infamous Hades ransomware.


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Security firm COO indicted for allegedly aiding hospital's attackers: What CSOs should know

A grand jury has indicted Securolytics COO Vikas Singla for allegedly helping attackers access Gwinnett Medical Center's phone system and printers. This breach of trust presents a dilemma for CISOs.


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Best new Windows 10 security features: Improvements to Intune, Windows Defender Application Guard

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 21H1 feature release.


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The great cloud computing surge

Driven in part by the pandemic, cloud computing adoption has reached new heights. These five articles take a close look at the implications.


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AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure: How their security features compare

Each cloud platform differs in the security tools and features it offers customers to help them protect their cloud assets.


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New DDoS extortion attacks detected as Fancy Lazarus group returns

After operating under other names, Fancy Lazarus has fine-tuned its DDoS extortion campaigns, although with mixed results.


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The CSO guide to top security conferences, 2021

Tracking postponements, cancellations, and conferences gone virtual — CSO Online’s calendar of upcoming security conferences makes it easy to find the events that matter the most to you.


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The shared responsibility model explained and what it means for cloud security

The shared responsibility model (SRM) delineates what you, the cloud customer is responsible for, and what your cloud service provider is responsible for.


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CSO's guide to the worst and most notable ransomware

The ransomware gangs and their malware listed here have victimized millions of companies and caused billions of dollars in costs.


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Siloscape malware escapes Windows containers to backdoor Kubernetes clusters

This newly discovered malware is the first to take advantage of an obscure Windows container escape technique to seek out and infect Kubernetes clusters.