Posted on 22 April 2014. | Members of the OpenBSD project have begun working on a free version of the SSL/TLS protocol. They are not starting from scratch, but have forked OpenSSL to create a new, more secure option which they have dubbed LibreSSL.
Posted on 22 April 2014. | HITRUST, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, revealed the results of the healthcare industry’s first cyber attack simulation, CyberRX. Incident response coordination and collaboration capabilities are crucial.
Posted on 18 April 2014. | The biggest challenge for organizations is prioritizing, understanding and addressing vulnerabilities in a business context, according to an AlgoSec survey. Almost all respondents believe that business stakeholders should own the risk of their critical applications.
Posted on 17 April 2014. | Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.
Posted on 17 April 2014. | More effective collaboration between government and the infosec industry is crucial to protecting organizations from cyber threats. More work needs to be done to strengthen government’s position as a source of information on potential threats.