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Open banking APIs: Huge opportunity for fintechs

Digital identity management specialist ForgeRock clearly sees the new open banking regulations popping up across the UK, Europe and New Zealand as a huge opportunity.

What is DevSecOps and why should your business care?

Although tacking on another three letters to the already heavily abbreviated 'devops' has the uncomfortable aura of word soup, 'devsecops' is a logical, essential continuation of the devops mindset.

What to do if you're affected by the Intel Foreshadow flaw

2018 might well be a year Intel would like to forget, especially where its processors are concerned. It has now revealed that millions of its chips have yet another flaw, which could potentially be used by malware to steal sensitive data.

How CIOs should respond to a data breach

How prepared is your organisation to deal with the fallout from a cyber attack?

Why you should consider crowdsourcing IT security services

Whether you need a pentesting team, a bug bounty program, or a vulnerability disclosure plan, several crowdsourcing platforms can take the risk and pain from the process.

What is malware? Viruses, worms, trojans, and beyond

Malware is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans, and other harmful computer programs hackers use it to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information. Learn what malware does and how you can remove it—or prevent it.

Do you need a vulnerability disclosure program? The feds say yes

The FTC and DOJ are pushing companies to provide a means for good-faith security researchers to report bugs and put effective processes in place to act on those reports.

What are phishing kits? Web components of phishing attacks explained

A phishing kit is the back-end to a phishing attack. It's the final step in most cases, where the criminal has replicated a known brand or organization.

Patch expert calls on Microsoft execs to fix Windows updating

IT admins surveyed by Susan Bradley, who moderates the PatchManagement.org mailing list, said Microsoft's current strategy is failing. So she took their concerns to Microsoft leaders, including CEO Satya Nadella, and asked them to make changes.

By 2020, 1-in-5 healthcare orgs will adopt blockchain; here’s why

Blockchain lets the healthcare industry exchange data in a standard format, automate complex processes and apply AI against large silos of medical data. It might even allow patients to sell their data for rewards.

What are deepfakes? How and why they work

Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios with multi-million-dollar budgets, now anyone can download deepfake software and use machine learning to make believable fake videos. This makes a lot of people nervous.

California Consumer Privacy Act: What you need to know to be compliant

California's new privacy law, AB 375, might not burden security as much as the GDPR, but details are subject to change.