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Which vulnerabilities were most exploited by cybercriminals in 2019?

Which ten software vulnerabilities should you patch as soon as possible (if you haven’t already)? Table of top exploited CVEs between 2016 and 2019 (repeats are noted by …

Employees know vulnerabilities exist, but they can’t resolve them quickly enough

There is a sharp remediation gap between when organizations first detect vulnerabilities and when those issues are ultimately resolved, Adaptiva survey reveals. The survey …

Cybersecurity automation? Yes, wherever possible

There was a time when companies were hesitant about their IT and security teams using automation to discharge some of their duties. “I think much of that was due to the …

What prevents companies from achieving effective security performance management?

Cybersecurity performance is critical to achieving commercial success, according to a BitSight study. Among the study’s most interesting findings is that nearly two in five …

Securing the cloud: Visibility, compliance and vulnerability management

In this Help Net Security podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2019, Hari Srinivasan, Director of Product Management for Qualys, talks about the basics of securing your cloud. …

How organizations are managing vulnerability risks

Tripwire evaluated how organizations are managing vulnerability risks and found that more than one in four (27 percent) globally have been breached as a result of unpatched …

GitHub introduces Dependabot-powered automated security fixes

GitHub, the largest code-hosting site in the world, has announced many new features and changes at the 2019 GitHub Satellite conference that took place last week in Berlin. …

How mainstream media coverage affects vulnerability management

For better or for worse, mainstream media is increasingly covering particularly dangerous, widespread or otherwise notable security vulnerabilities. The growing coverage has …

Attackers are weaponizing more vulnerabilities than ever before

2018 had the most weaponized vulnerabilities ever (177), which represents a 139% increase compared to 2017, according to the RiskSense latest report. In addition, the rate of …

How to build an effective vulnerability management program

The concept of vulnerability management has undergone a number of changes in the last few years. It is no longer simply a synonym for vulnerability assessment, but has grown …

February 2019 Patch Tuesday: PrivExchange hole plugged

For the February 2019 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released fixes for over 70 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities, 20 of which are rated Critical. Also rated Critical are the Adobe …

0patch releases micropatch for Windows Contacts RCE zero-day

ACROS Security, the creators of 0patch, have released a micropatch for a recently revealed zero-day RCE flaw affecting Windows. About the vulnerability and the micropatch …

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