In the news, Intel drops plans to develop Spectre microcode for ancient chips, Critical flaw leaves thousands of Cisco Switches vulnerable to remote hacking, VirusTotal launches 'Droidy' sandbox to detect malicious Android apps, Facebook and Twitter may be forced to identify bots, and more on this episode of Paul’s Security Weekly!
Facebook and Twitter may be forced to identify bots - according to California lawmakers. They’ve introduced a bill that would give online platforms such as Facebook and Twitter three days to investigate whether a given account is a bot, to disclose that it’s a bot if it is in fact auto-generated, or to remove the bot outright.
How Security Can Bridge the Chasm with Development - I believe we need to move past the old way of thinking about this problem (for example, just go have some beers with your developers, etc...). Devops, at its core, blends development with IT and with security into value streams. Once more organizations implement this model, we'll stop seeing development, IT and security working in silos.