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2FA in Open Source

While I’m on the security beat… the Linux Foundation looked into the use of two factor authentication by developers in open source projects.  The results……

This Week in SolarWinds: Feb 5

In case you missed the kickoff this week, it’s been discovered that 30% of those breached did not run SolarWinds products. Trustwave researchers have found…

More MacOS data points

Remember how I talked about macOS penetration being up?   That was last weeks big data set, with IDC saying it’s now 23% of enterprises. Microsoft…

Why are we so bad with zero days?

New research from Maddie Stone, a security researcher at Google.  Its far to easy for hackers to use those zero-day exploits, because tech companies aren’t…

The SolarWinds hack.. isn’t the SolarWinds hack

Making this my lead because of the importance. The Wall Street Journal is reporting on updates from investigators in regard to the SolarWinds breach.  Turns…

This Week in SolarWinds: Jan 29

Time for this week in SolarWinds. President Biden has ordered the full scale intelligence review of the incident.    This is interpreted as the administration’s interest…

Automatic threat modeling

I mentioned monitor the monitor…which is why this one gets attention today.   Nuspire released their Threat Monitoring Tool.  The product is designed to take the…

Looking at the new IoT Security Law

How about IoT and Security.   Highlighting a piece in IoT Business news, which digs into the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020.    The act overs…

How brazen will the attackers get?

Risk Based Security’s 2020 Year End Data Breach report is out.  The most breached sector?  Healthcare.  12.3% of reported breaches.  Publicly reported data breaches fell…