WhiteSource has renamed itself Mend as the company pushes beyond software composition analysis to become a broad application security platform with automated remediation. The name WhiteSource didn't have any negative connotations when the company was founded, but some people today find it offensive.
The ICO has imposed a penalty of 7.5 million pounds on Clearview AI Inc. for using scraped U.K. citizen facial images for its facial recognition database. The agency has directed the firm to delete images of all U.K. citizens and to stop scraping data from the open internet.
As attack surfaces have grown, so has risk - and adversaries are finding new ways to infiltrate organizations. Wade Ellery of Radiant Logic discusses the convergence of risk, identity management and zero trust security, spelling out new strategies to defend attack surfaces and minimize risk.
In the latest "Troublemaker CISO" post, security director Ian Keller discusses the issue of supply chain security and whether you should disclose information about your supply chain to companies as part of the effort to secure it. His conclusion: Build your defenses and trust no one.
New CEO Bryan Ware plans to leverage LookingGlass' nascent attack surface management capabilities to capture clients in verticals such as pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and utilities. The company tapped former CISA leader Ware to serve as its next CEO following the acquisition of Next5.
CyberEdBoard executive member Archie Jackson says security needs to be embedded by design at the inception of a project. He discusses how SASE is networking plus security plus identity and outlines how Network as a Service and Network Security as a Service combine to create SASE.
Tenable has agreed to purchase startup Bit Discovery for $44.5 million to help companies discover, attribute and monitor assets on the internet. The deal will allow Tenable to identify vulnerable internet-facing assets that could be attacked.
Researchers at security firm Eset have found three vulnerabilities affecting Lenovo laptops worldwide and targeting users who work from home. Two of the flaws affect UEFI firmware drivers meant for use only during the manufacturing process of Lenovo notebooks, and one is a memory corruption bug.
A week after Microsoft announced the Windows Autopatch feature and declared that, come July, the tradition of Patch Tuesday will end, it's Patch Tuesday again, and the company has issued more than 100 security fixes for software that resolve critical issues, including two zero-day vulnerabilities.
Researchers say five critical vulnerabilities in certain mobile hospital robots - if exploited - could allow hackers to interfere with delivery of medication and supplies, elevator operation and patient privacy. Some experts say the situation is a reminder of commonly overlooked IoT device risks.
A breach involving the compromise of a single user's email account at an Illinois-based multispecialty clinic has affected nearly 503,000 individuals - one of the largest breaches reported so far this year to federal regulator. How can other entities avoid similar email security incidents?
The disruption of tens of thousands of Viasat consumer broadband modems across central Europe on Feb. 24 when Russia invaded Ukraine may have involved "AcidRain" wiper malware, security researchers at SentinelOne report. Viasat says those findings are "consistent" with the known facts of the attack.