The director of cybersecurity at the National Security Agency induced a few smirks among cyber pros last week when he said there wouldn’t be any backdoors in the new encryption standards his agency is working on with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The social media platform for professionals was in the crosshairs of 52 percent of all phishing scams globally in the first quarter of 2022. This is the first time that hackers leveraged LinkedIn more often than any tech giant brand name like Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

The Linux Foundation and the Open Source Software Security Foundation brought together over 90 executives from 37 companies and government leaders from the NSC, ONCD, CISA, NIST, DOE, and OMB to reach a consensus on key actions to take to improve the resiliency and security of open-source software.

Without a detailed accounting of open-source code running within their software, companies have no way to monitor software policies, licenses, vulnerabilities, and versions. That means IT departments are clueless about the overall health of the open-source components they use.

Computer security only happens when software is kept up to date. That should be a basic tenet for business users and IT departments. Apparently, it isn’t. At least for some Linux users who ignore installing patches, critical or otherwise.

Research by a cybersecurity services provider reveals how widespread the risks are to executives and the organizations they ramrod from data brokers collecting sensitive data about them. "We see corporate executives targeted all the time in their personal lives," BlackCloak Founder and CEO Chris Pie...

A TechNewsWorld exclusive interview with Appdome CEO Tom Tovar about no-code technology, the state of mobile app security and fraud prevention.

Since many of its members could flock to alternative platforms, the massive takedown of RaidForums might have little real impact against the large volume of hackers operating worldwide.

Forrester also called out the work-from-anywhere trend as a major threat in 2022. It explained that an anywhere-work model presents an opportunity to create new kinds of sensitive data.

Security-minded internet users looking for another layer of obscurity when traveling in cyberspace can have it with some new tech from Atlas VPN. The paid VPN service has introduced a new way to route internet traffic that's more secure and private than conventional methods. It does that by allowing...

Foundries.io and Arduino are joining forces to make embedded Linux-powered internet of things and edge computing devices more secure. The deal will combine technological innovations with Foundries' cloud-native development and deployment enterprise solutions for secure IoT and edge devices. Those so...

IT security firm NeoSystems last week announced it would host a panel of experts from the private and public sectors Tuesday centered around the cybersecurity implications of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. TechNewsWorld sat in on the Zoom-delivered panel discussion.

The modern attack surface has grown too large and complex for security professionals to manage using traditional, manual approaches to the asset lifecycle.

Launched under the name Developer Tools, 1Password declared the new features will help developers easily and securely generate, manage and access secrets in their normal workflows. The tools will also help simplify complex processes and improve security

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