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The importance of building in security during software development 
March 14, 2022

Checkmarx released the UK findings of its report which found that 45% of organizations have suffered at least two security breaches as a direct result of a vulnerable application. Alongside this,... Read More

Cybersecurity Bills in the 117th Congress 
March 7, 2022

Cybersecurity continues to be a serious issue for the United States federal government. As the impacts of the massive Solar Winds hack linger over the government, the public has grown increasingly concerned about invasions of privacy and potential threats to critical infrastructure, such as the power grid. Congress is taking... Read More

That Smartphone Isn’t Secure Just Because It’s ‘New’
February 28, 2022

While the last couple of years has significantly altered smartphone usage patterns across the world, the increased use has brought with it alarming misapprehensions about mobile security, according to a... Read More

Latest Hacking News: Zenly App Vulnerabilities Could Allow Account Takeover
February 28, 2022

Severe vulnerabilities in the Zenly app risked users’ privacy as the app exposed phone numbers and allowed account takeovers. In the worst-case the bugs would lead to a massive wave... Read More

Infosecurity: Zenly Bugs Exposed Users to Data Loss and Account Takeover
February 25, 2022

Security experts have revealed two vulnerabilities they found in a popular social app which could enable account takeover (ATO) or customer data loss. The now-patched issues were given a medium... Read More

Threatpost: Zenly Social-Media App Bugs Allow Account Takeover
February 24, 2022

A pair of bugs in the Snap-owned tracking app reveal phone numbers and allow account hijacking. Zenly, a social app from Snap that allows users to see the locations of friends and family on a live map, contains a pair of vulnerabilities that could endanger those being tracked. Read More

The CyberWire: Russia Opens a Full-Scale War Against Ukraine
February 24, 2022

Russia mounted a pre-dawn invasion of Ukraine from both its own and Belarusian territory this morning. President Putin says he intends to "demilitarize" and "denazify" Ukraine. Ukrainian President Zelenskyy says... Read More

The 2022 Security 100
February 22, 2022

The CRN Security 100 list has evolved as the lack of a network perimeter in a COVID-19 world accelerated the adoption of secure access service edge, extended detection and response, and zero-trust offerings, all aimed at ensuring remote users are protected. This list examines 100 vendors across five market segments... Read More

US Authorities Take a Tougher Line Against Ransomware
June 7, 2021

The FBI and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) want cyberattacks to be given almost the same priority as terrorist attacks. Christopher Wray, the director of the FBI, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. Read More

FBI, DOJ Treat Ransomware Attacks With Similar Priority as Terrorism
June 4, 2021

The FBI and Justice Department upped the ante on the rhetoric around ransomware attacks, telling a number of news outlets that cyberattacks will be treated with almost the same level... Read More

Catch of the Day
June 3, 2021

Tackling IaC security can help businesses avoid the jaws of defeat, says Robert Haynes, SCA & Open Source Evangelist, at app security testing company Checkmarx. Read More

Cloud-Native Security in the Age of Intangible Software Development
May 28, 2021

Where should organisations begin when looking at how to secure cloud-native applications? Read More

Tech Experts Discuss the Three-Year Anniversary of GDPR
May 26, 2021

The anniversary provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on how increased consumer and business reliance on online services has meant to the integrity of data. Read More

Tech Experts Discuss the Three-Year Anniversary of GDPR
May 25, 2021

It’s been three years since the GDPR was enforced. Compliance with the EU data privacy regulation remains an ongoing challenge for organisations as do raising cyber security expectations and threats. Read More

GDPR Three Years Later: The Y2K of the 2020s?
May 25, 2021

The editors at Solutions Review, as well as industry experts, reflect on the impact and effects of GDPR three years after it passed. Read More

Recent Cyber Attacks Signal Alarm for Better Supply Chain Security
May 24, 2021

Supply chain cyber attacks are trending up. While they aren’t new, there’s a clear and concerning trend taking place with third-party software and service providers rapidly becoming attackers’ favorite target.  Read More

Developer Burnout: How Managers Can Recognize and Prevent It
May 21, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month is a good reminder for managers to check in with their software developers and address their mental, emotional and physical needs. Read More

“Secure Applications” are Full of Vulnerable Code
May 20, 2021

A new report finds that the vast majority of app developers are knowingly pushing vulnerable code, and that truly secure applications capable of repelling a determined attacker are few and far between. Read More

Evaluating Application Security in the Age of Cloud-Native
May 19, 2021

As digital transformation efforts advance and cloud-native becomes more popular, the role of application security within cloud-native architectures needs to become a priority. Read More

Experts Discuss Whether Passwords are Still Fit for Purpose
May 14, 2021

Cybersecurity professionals discuss how far we can rely on the use of passwords to secure our most valuable information, and how organisations should be securely operating until we can develop... Read More

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