Security Stack Sheet #98

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Word of the Week “The new normal” as cyber-spies navigate pandemic The Covid crisis has reshaped the cyber-threat landscape around the globe. There may not have been a significant increase in the volume of cyber-attacks, but countries have pursued new targets, pushed boundaries and taken advantage of their adversaries working from home, according to cyber-security….

Security Stack Sheet #97

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Word of the Week “We still don’t care enough about security” With many of us stuck inside our homes, a pandemic like COVID-19 is an apt opportunity for hackers to strike. But even as ample awareness takes place, the average consumer doesn’t care about security as much as they should. Why is that? In a….

Security Stack Sheet #96

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Word of the Week “In-app protection & self-defending applications” Self-defending applications become crucial as modern architectures migrate software logic to the client side. Security and risk management leaders must take due care in protecting their application clients to avoid turning a promising software design trend into a security failure. Key Findings In-app protection instils self-defending….

Security Stack Sheet #95

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Word of the Week “House of Cards” Outdated Software Components How many? Nine in 10 Applications! Almost every application uses open-source components and 91% use libraries that are out of date or that have been abandoned altogether Links HERE and HERE OWASP believes so too HERE or maybe using obsolete software HERE Bonus Link HERE….

Security Stack Sheet #94

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Word of the Week “World Password(less) Day” World Password Day: We’re moving toward a passwordless infrastructure Links HERE and HERE “Password validation is garbage” Why jK8v!ge4D isn’t a good password There’s a fundamental issue with password validation. Take a look at these two passwords: jK8v!ge4D greenelephantswithtophats Which password do you think takes the longest for….