The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report describes vulnerabilities found in popular password generator apps. Plus, the evolution of blockchain as a utility and a new decryptor for GandCrab ransomware.
Facebook says it will soon issue a patch for a bug in its WhatsApp messenger application that can circumvent a security feature launched just last month for Apple devices. The flaw could let someone with physical access to a device bypass Face ID and Touch ID.
A security consultancy discovered Facebook user data exposed in two different places online without authentication or encryption. The data, which is now offline, came from an Android app that purported to offer statistical information to logged-in users.
As the use of artificial intelligence tools and robotics continues to grow, it's crucial for organizations to assess the potential security risks posed, says attorney Stephen Wu, who reviews key issues in an interview.
In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for
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we identified the eight most significant providers in
the category - Docker, IBM, Mesosphere, Pivotal,
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Digital transformation is causing businesses to move faster in the digital realm, driving a wave of technology change. Companies are migrating to the public cloud to take advantage of on-demand resources and implementing DevOps and microservices architectures to increase application development speed.
Microsoft is ending its extended support for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 on January 14, 2020, which is not that far off. January 2020 is barely a year away. That does not leave a lot of time for IT pros to come up with a strategy for migrating applications away from Windows Server 2008, and on to a...
Today's economy is one of constant change. New opportunities, competitors and
risks emerge regularly. To stay competitive and capitalize on new opportunities in the digital economy, every
organization needs to shift to an agile and innovative mindset. That means rethinking
how companies operate, changing processes...
Banks can drive real value to their fraud prevention strategies with machine learning and analytics if they cut through the hype. Machine learning can be made intuitive and available directly to fraud experts. A multi-faceted strategy can turn fraud prevention expertise into a revenue generator for the business.
A famed British computer security researcher has lost several key motions in a federal hacking case that stems from his alleged contribution to two types of banking malware. The rulings could complicate the challenges for the defense team of Marcus Hutchins, who remains in the U.S.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report highlights how thieves can use "deep fake" photos in an attempt to steal cryptocurrency. Also featured: A discussion of the implications of "data gravity" and an analysis of whether the era of mega-breaches is ending.
Business email compromise attacks are becoming far more common in the healthcare sector, says Rod Piechowski of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, who discusses promising technologies to help address the threat.
The term "artificial intelligence" (AI) has become ubiquitous in the description of modern applications, services and user interfaces. The security domain is no exception. Companies today are touting almost every new service or product as AI-based.
Artificial intelligence encompasses a number of different classes of...
Indiana University Health is evaluating the use of blockchain in two areas to improve healthcare information security, Mitch Parker, CISO, says in an interview at the HIMSS19 conference. He sizes up the potential risks and benefits.