High profile supply chain attacks like SolarWinds, Kaseya, Codecov, ua-parser-js and Log4j have put pressure on companies and governments to address the risks associated with open source and other software supply chain risks. President Biden’s May 2021 Executive Order includes supply chain attacks as an area of concern. More recently, on January 13, 2022, a…

Red Canary’s 2022 Threat Detection Report (PDF) analyzed more than 30,000 confirmed threats across the firm’s customer base. The report notes that ransomware criminals have responded to improving target company backups by introducing sensitive data exfiltration and the threat of exposure (double extortion). “Backups will allow an organization to get back up and running more…

The funding round was co-led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) and New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Founded a decade ago, ForAllSecure is focused on automating software testing to improve security, and already serves Fortune 1000 companies in sectors such as aerospace, automotive, and high-tech, as well as the US military. Named Mayhem, the company’s autonomous security…

The Austin, Texas-based Rumble on Monday announced it had banked a new $15 million in Series A financing from Decibel Partners and a laundry-list of boldface cybersecurity practitioners. Rumble, created by HD Moore (of Metasploit fame), sells technology to help defenders monitor exposed attack surfaces. The company said the new money will help accelerate go-to-market…

Microsoft today issued security updates for 71 software vulnerabilities, three of which were critical and one that has a known proof-of-concept available in the public domain. Among the most notable flaws fixed today by Microsoft are: CVE-2022-23277 Microsoft Exchange Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability This is a critical bug that could allow an attacker who…

Software intelligence company Dynatrace (NYSE: DT) today announced the launch of its DevSecOps Automation Partner Program. This enables alliance and solution partners to extend the capabilities of their DevSecOps offerings through seamless integrations with the Dynatrace® platform. The program also provides DevSecOps teams with easy access to more than a dozen leading solutions, including Bitbucket,…

Because of the vulnerability – which was addressed in November 2021 – an attacker only needed stolen credentials to access an organization’s Box account and steal sensitive data, provided that the account has SMS-based MFA enabled (which has long been proven insecure). Box, which claims that close to 100,000 companies use its platform, allows users…

The warning comes almost exactly one month after the first disclosure of a Log4j remote code execution vulnerability that threatens major damage on the internet and heightens the urgency for enterprise defenders to find and fix the issue. According to an advisory from NHS Digital, attackers are exploiting the critical vulnerability in the Apache Tomcat…