Tag: Cyber Security

Celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month

If you’re in need of a great excuse to strengthen – or start – an application security awareness program for your developers, this month is it. October, as you may already know, is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), and hundreds of security-focused organizations, including us, have come together in support of a more secure

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Checkmarx Asks Developers: “Are You #SecureDevAware?” to Mark National Cyber Security Awareness Month

In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Checkmarx, a global leader in software application security, today launched http://securedevkit.com to raise awareness for secure development within R&D teams. The campaign provides CISOs/CSOs and software development managers with a kit that includes physical and online tools to promote secure application development within their organizations. “We’ve been

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29 Cyber Security Blogs You Should Be Reading

Staying up-to-date is important for lots of reasons, but when you’re a Cyber Security professional, knowing about the latest tech, breaches, vulnerabilities,etc. is pretty much essential to your career. If you miss out on an important piece of news, your organization could miss out on much more.   More than just knowing what’s going on,

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Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370: First Ever Cyber-Hijack?

The Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 probably crashed into the Indian Ocean, but what really went on inside the plane is yet to be revealed by investigators. Is it possible that the MH370 was actually cyber-hijacked by a seasoned hacker? Interestingly, relevant proof-of-concepts have already been demonstrated by InfoSec experts.  

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Justin Bieber Malware Spreading Across The Web

We all have different opinions on the Justin Bieber phenomenon, but there is no denying his star-power and influence over the younger generation. The Canadian star is constantly in the headlines for the wrong reasons, including a DUI arrest last week. Interestingly, this event has deeply affected information security worldwide.

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Virtual Reality, Meet Hard Reality: The World of Warcraft Crackdown & What It Could Mean For Cybercrime in China

Last week in the Zhejiang province of China, 10 men were sentenced to prison terms of up to two years for accessing over 11,500 World of Warcraft accounts. The men didn’t hack into the accounts, but instead bought the login details for the accounts on the black market, then sold each player’s gear and accumulated

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Cache of 2 Million Account Details For Facebook, Google, Yahoo Users Discovered

Some two million accounts on several of the most widely visited social media networks, email providers and websites were just discovered on a server with a bogus IP in the Netherlands. Hackers stole login usernames and passwords for Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, Twitter and various other popular sites.

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Cybersecurity Checklist For Holiday Shopping & Travel

For many in the U.S., the Thanksgiving weekend officially begins at the end of today’s work day and thus starts the beginning of the holiday season. This year there will already be enough pains to deal with: congested roads, packed stores and airports, not to mention messy weather. One headache you can avoid is Cybercrime, so

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Checkmarx and Security Innovation present: Faster & Better Remediation [Webinar]

FASTER & BETTER REMEDIATION [Webinar]: WITH SECURITY INNOVATION’S TEAMMENTOR AND CHECKMARX’S CXSUITE. Click HERE to register.  Software security requires that software teams create secure code and validate that the resulting executables are not vulnerable. Static security analysis tools allow development teams to locate and mitigate security issues during the development process. In the meanwhile, security guidance

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