Patches

‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Armed with a card number, researchers tricked websites into helping them guess the expiry date and CVV.

The two most important ways to defend against security threats

Patching and security training programs will thwart attacks more effectively than anything else. You're already doing them. Here's how to do them better.

Multi-cloud strategy is the new normal: Sharad Sanghi, Netmagic

Managing hybrid cloud and multi-cloud deployments remain our biggest strength, says Sharad Sanghi, MD & CEO, Netmagic Solutions.

4 must-know facts about secure mobile printing

Mobile printing is making major strides right now. Is your company's mobile print security up to speed?

Rise of BYOD, BYOA adds to network security woes across organizations: Fortinet

Fortinet advises CISOs to mitigate risks from BYOD and BYOA by implementing a ‘layered’ cybersecurity approach with increased visibility

Intel's plan to fix Meltdown in silicon raises more questions than answers

Intel told investors it will ship silicon that patches Spectre and Meltdown in hardware, while reporting record revenue for the fourth quarter of 2017. But Intel's statements leave us with more questions than answers.

How bad are Meltdown and Spectre?

Some people aren't taking hardware vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre seriously. Here's a point-by-point rebuttal to their arguments.

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Vulnerability Management: A guide for buyer

Finding and fixing these vulnerabilities before the attackers can take advantage of them is a proactive defensive measure that is an essential part of any security program.

6 reasons you’re failing to focus on your biggest IT security threats

Most companies are not focused on the real security threats they face, leaving them ever more vulnerable. That can change if they trust their data rather than the hype.

Spectre and Meltdown explained: What they are, how they work, what's at risk

Spectre and Meltdown are the names given to a trio of variations on a vulnerability that affects nearly every computer chip manufactured in the last 20 years. The flaws are so fundamental and widespread that security researchers are calling them catastrophic.

Nvidia updates graphics drivers to protect against Spectre CPU attacks

Nvidia's new patches for GeForce, Quadro, and other graphics cards include mitigations for the devastating Spectre CPU exploit.

Meltdown and Spectre patches: Where to start and what to expect

You need to apply Meltdown and Spectre patches to pretty much everything in your enterprise. And you need to start now. We help you prioritize.