The zero-day flaw, tracked as CVE-2018-15454, is related to the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) inspection engine used in the company’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) software. A remote and unauthenticated attacker can exploit the vulnerability to cause an affected device to reload or consume CPU resources, resulting in a denial-of-service (DoS)…

Barracuda Networks today released key findings from a new global research report, “Security, Connectivity, and Control: The Challenges and Opportunities of SD-WAN.” The study surveyed IT leaders and networking and security professionals to learn how widespread SD-WAN deployments are, how organizations are deploying them, and what benefits and challenges they’re seeing. The report includes data…

The results of a global Infoblox survey on the state of network security at higher education institutions reveals that 81 percent of IT professionals believe securing campus networks has become more challenging in the last two years. The report titled “Defending Networks at Higher Learning Institutions – Heroes Needed” surveyed over 600 students, IT professionals…

The cybersecurity market has reached a point whereby organisations need to shift their strategies and have a new, proactive approach to their cybersecurity, according to a report by 451 Research. Hurdles that organizations need to overcome to successfully shift their strategies These were identified as: A profusion of tools and data that complicates – and…

The Commerce Department said the announcement is part of an effort to “modernize US data privacy policy for the 21st century.” The move follows the implementation this year of ramped up data protection rules imposed by the European Union, and a new privacy law enacted in California. Both measures will impact internet firms whose websites…