U.K.-clothing retailer FatFace has egg on its face after a botched disclosure letter customers and security professionals consider too late, too secretive and too hard to confirm.
With the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, many companies will welcome back employees. But that return will mean laptops that have been off-network for a year, workspaces and equipment left unattended for months, and the need to acclimate employees back into an office environment. All considered, security will be at an inflection point.
After proofs of concept for vulnerabilities in F5’s BIG-IP and BIG-IQ products were published March 18, several researchers have logged upticks in hacking attempts and mass vulnerability scans.
Microsoft antivirus tools many users already have installed will now automatically mitigate a critical Exchange Server vulnerability, the lynchpin of several recent campaigns to breach on-premises servers.
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released its annual report Wednesday, showing a sharp increase in cybercrime, both in quantity and cost in 2020.
Nobody likes a new standard, said TIA CEO David Stehlin. But with security concerns tied to Huawei and SolarWinds still fresh, government and businesses alike need assurance that industry is addressing the problem.
Microsoft released a one-click mitigation tool for the Hafnium Exchange Server vulnerabilities that the company hopes will help organizations struggling to update.
The concept of security ratings, noted by Biden officials, is one that the cybersecurity community has batted around for some time: place a label on the box that says a product is or is not secure, and let consumers create a market around security. But experts say the simplicity of that concept is both its strength and its weakness.
Experts say the idea has merit – if only legislators can balance the promise with the potential liability and burden placed upon industry.