Security http://thevarguy.com/taxonomy/term/7357/more en Security Central: Open Source Risks Examined http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-open-source-risks-examined <div class="node-body article-body">This week, we're shining a light on one of the biggest and hottest topics in the industry - open source software (OSS). Turns out, just a little bit of best practice sloppiness in the coding pool could be opening up your software firm to a world of hurt.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-open-source-risks-examined" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-open-source-risks-examined#comments Security Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:45:00 +0000 111121 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock What Exactly Is the 'Deep & Dark Web'--and Are Your Security Solutions Ignoring It? http://thevarguy.com/security/what-exactly-deep-dark-web-and-are-your-security-solutions-ignoring-it <div class="node-body article-body">Threat intel is like a puzzle. You need to assemble the puzzle and get to the full image as quickly as possible. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/what-exactly-deep-dark-web-and-are-your-security-solutions-ignoring-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/what-exactly-deep-dark-web-and-are-your-security-solutions-ignoring-it#comments Security Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:41:00 +0000 111171 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Security Central: Cybersecurity Gaps 'Down Under', ShieldX and Iowa State University Join Forces http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-cybersecurity-gaps-down-under-shieldx-and-iowa-state-university-join-force <div class="node-body article-body">G'day, mates, and greetings from 'down under!" The land of roos and rugby cropped up in the news this week with a report on their state of cybersecurity. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-cybersecurity-gaps-down-under-shieldx-and-iowa-state-university-join-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-cybersecurity-gaps-down-under-shieldx-and-iowa-state-university-join-force#comments Security Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:45:00 +0000 111001 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock Accenture Left AWS S3 Buckets Containing Cloud Credentials Open to Public http://thevarguy.com/security/accenture-left-aws-s3-buckets-containing-cloud-credentials-open-public <div class="node-body article-body">Accenture left four Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 buckets open and downloadable to the public, containing software for its Accenture Cloud Platform enterprise cloud offering and other sensitive internal data, security researchers said today. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/accenture-left-aws-s3-buckets-containing-cloud-credentials-open-public" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/accenture-left-aws-s3-buckets-containing-cloud-credentials-open-public#comments Security Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:08:00 +0000 110961 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Security Central: October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Yahoo Triples Down http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-october-cybersecurity-awareness-month-yahoo-triples-down <div class="node-body article-body">Well here we are, five days into October - the month of Halloween, Pumpkin Spice Lattes and... wait for it... cybersecurity awareness. Yes, October is officially National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-october-cybersecurity-awareness-month-yahoo-triples-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-october-cybersecurity-awareness-month-yahoo-triples-down#comments Security Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:45:00 +0000 110861 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock Audit: Mishandled Data Center Move Left SEC Data Vulnerable http://thevarguy.com/security/audit-mishandled-data-center-move-left-sec-data-vulnerable <div class="field-byline"> Yevgeniy Sverdlik </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The US Securities and Exchange Commission, whose corporate-filing database EDGAR was hacked last year, mismanaged a data center move in the 2012-2013 timeframe, “thereby exposing SEC data to vulnerabilities,” an audit by the commission’s inspector general found. </div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/audit-mishandled-data-center-move-left-sec-data-vulnerable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/audit-mishandled-data-center-move-left-sec-data-vulnerable#comments Security Mon, 02 Oct 2017 19:50:00 +0000 110771 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Ex-Equifax CEO Says Human, Tech Failures Allowed Breach to Occur http://thevarguy.com/security/ex-equifax-ceo-says-human-tech-failures-allowed-breach-occur <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> Equifax Inc.’s former chief executive officer said the credit-reporting company failed to meet its responsibility to protect sensitive consumer information and struggled in responding to an “enormous” data hack reported last month.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/ex-equifax-ceo-says-human-tech-failures-allowed-breach-occur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/ex-equifax-ceo-says-human-tech-failures-allowed-breach-occur#comments Security Mon, 02 Oct 2017 19:43:00 +0000 110751 at http://thevarguy.com Thinkstock Security Central: Deloitte Hit by Cyber-attack, New Verizon Leak Discovered http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-deloitte-hit-cyber-attack-new-verizon-leak-discovered <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Deloitte, one of the world&rsquo;s &ldquo;big four&rdquo; accountancy firms, announced on Monday that it&nbsp;was&nbsp;hit by a sophisticated cyber-attack. The hack, one that apparently went undetected for several months, compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of the company&#39;s blue-chip clients.</p></div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-deloitte-hit-cyber-attack-new-verizon-leak-discovered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/security-central-deloitte-hit-cyber-attack-new-verizon-leak-discovered#comments Security Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:45:00 +0000 110631 at http://thevarguy.com ThinkStock Deloitte Email Platform and Client Data Hit by Cyberattack http://thevarguy.com/security/deloitte-email-platform-and-client-data-hit-cyberattack <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Following record results that flagged the growth of its cyber security business, Deloitte LLP has revealed that it has been successfully targeted by a cyberattack that let hackers access data from an internal email platform.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/deloitte-email-platform-and-client-data-hit-cyberattack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/deloitte-email-platform-and-client-data-hit-cyberattack#comments Security Wed, 27 Sep 2017 01:10:00 +0000 110571 at http://thevarguy.com Getty Images Ignite 2017: Improving Security via the Microsoft’s Intelligent Security Graph http://thevarguy.com/security/ignite-2017-improving-security-microsoft-s-intelligent-security-graph <div class="field-byline"> Richard Hay </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We are here at Microsoft Ignite this week in Orlando, Florida along with almost 25,000 attendees to hear the latest from Microsoft on the productivity, cloud, machine learning, and AI fronts.</div> <p><a href="http://thevarguy.com/security/ignite-2017-improving-security-microsoft-s-intelligent-security-graph" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://thevarguy.com/security/ignite-2017-improving-security-microsoft-s-intelligent-security-graph#comments Security Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:52:00 +0000 110511 at http://thevarguy.com Getty Images