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Flaws in the Nucleus embedded TCP/IP stack puts critical systems at risk

The NUCLEUS:13 vulnerabilities can allow remote code execution or denial of service attacks. Billions of devices could be affected.

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BusyBox flaws highlight need for consistent IoT updates

Some of the 14 vulnerabilities could result in remote code execution or denial of service attacks.

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Securing the edge: 4 trends to watch

The global COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated some of the security risks associated with the move to a more distributed computing model. Here are 4 ways security organizations are responding as edge computing threats evolve.

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BlackBerry faces bad PR by failing to go public with BadAlloc vulnerability

Although the company informed its OEM customers of the vulnerability, users of IoT devices running its QNX OS were potentially kept in the dark.

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IoT devices have serious security deficiencies due to bad random number generation

It's not the IoT vendors' fault. Lack of a cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generator subsystem for the internet of things devices will be vulnerable.

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Serious flaws in widespread embedded TCP/IP stack endanger industrial control devices

Critical vulnerabilities potentially affect millions of devices, but finding and patching them will be difficult.

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The race to secure 5G

The arrival of 5G technology introduces a new era of digital transformation. Security can't be an afterthought.

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

This in-demand role calls for a rare combination of superior communication skills and security chops. Learn how one information assurance analyst landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his...

Fraud prevention: Improving internal controls

Internal fraud controls aren't fire-and-forget. Smart collaboration and ongoing improvement will help keep fraud in check. Here are the basics.

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How to write an information security policy

Learn the critical first step, why consensus is key, what to cover and how make your information security policy — and program — effective.

Red team versus blue team: How to run an effective simulation

Playing the role of an attacker can make your team better at defense. Learn how in our step-by-step guide to war gaming your security infrastructure — from involving the right people to weighing a hypothetical vs. live event.

How to survive (and thrive) in the CISO hot seat

The CISO role is more varied and more pressure-filled than ever. CSO Online looks at how you can be successful in a post where security incidents and management feuds can cost you your job.

Special report: platforms play big in the cloud

This latest report in our C-Suite 360 series takes a full-spectrum look at the opportunities and risks in cloud computing, offering up the expert information your organization needs to set its cloud strategy.

Research report: IT security's looming tipping point

Even as security draws board-level attention, many IT professionals give their organizations’ infosec practices low marks. This special report from CIO, CSO and Computerworld reveals how to tip the balance in the right direction.

The CSO identity management survival guide

This guide will help you communicate through the challenges of identity management, learn from success stories and discover the most valuable features of today's identity management tools.

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