SEC’s 6-year-old cybersecurity guidance slated for major update

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is updating its cybersecurity guidance that provides information on how publicly traded companies should report data breaches to their investors. The updates are expected to take effect in the first and second quarter of this year, and it will require that investors are notified of all data breaches, … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Appdome’s Mobile Security Suite, 8th Wall’s mobile AR funding, and Provenir’s Python support

Appdome has announced a new security protection solution as part of its Mobile Security Suite at DeveloperWeek in Oakland, Cali. ONE-SHIELD is designed to deliver next-generation protection to any mobile app. The solution combines the company’s previous app features with new technologies such as TOTALCode Obfuscation, encrypted strings and preferences. The solution also features include mobile … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Google’s Android security efforts, Rook joins the CNCF and the SAFe Fellow Program

Google is giving more insight into on the way the company handled Android security in 2017. The company removed 700,000 apps that violated Google Play policies, which was 70 percent more than it removed in 2016. According to the company, it actually detected those violating apps faster than before, too. Additionally, 99 percent of apps … continue reading

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SD Times news digest: AI Fund, GitHub co-authors, and Microsoft acquires PlayFab

A new artificial intelligence investment fund has been formed designed to build AI companies from scratch. Andrew Ng, the co-founder of online education platform Coursera and founding lead of Google Brain, has announced the formation of AI Fund with $175 million raised. “As with any societal transformation, the transition toward AI will be jarring for some. … continue reading

National Cyber Security Alliance celebrates Data Privacy Day with tips for businesses

Connected and intelligent devices such those used in the Internet of Things are putting more data online, which is worrisome for Internet users. Many feel that companies are losing control over how personal data is collected. “The most challenging issue today is that the technology ecosystem is extremely complex and constantly evolving, making it even … continue reading

Cybersecurity operations and the role of visualization, design, and usability

Data is overwhelming cybersecurity teams worldwide. Too much data is not necessarily a bad thing, but the daily barrage creates challenges stemming from the following questions: where is the data coming from, what does it mean and how can it be applied to keep companies more secure? Many in security operations are grappling with how … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Windows Desktop App Analytics, IBM and Mendix’s low code partnership, and Alphabet’s Chronicle

Microsoft has announced the release of the Windows Desktop Program. The program is designed to give developers insight into how their desktop apps without having to cobble together a bunch of tools. The new program provides detailed information about how apps are performing, and identifies any bugs or issues that may hurt the user experience. … continue reading

SD Times news digest: BMC’s business automation platform, Loom Systems’ AI playbook and Adobe XD CC updates

BMC has announced new capabilities for its Control-M solution. Control-M is the company’s digital business automation platform. The new platform is designed to enable existing and new customers to build, deploy, and manage their business application workflows faster. “In today’s business environment, speed is the currency of digital business,” said Gur Steif, president, digital business … continue reading

F5 Networks: Multi-cloud environments are causing multiple security headaches

Multi-cloud environments are speeding up organizations app driven digital transformation initiatives, but they come with a price. F5 Networks released its 2018 State of Application Delivery report, which revealed while nine in ten respondents are leveraging multi-cloud environments, they worry about managing operations and security. “A major transformation is underway in 2018 in both IT … continue reading

Google creates software protection technique to ward off Spectre bug

As companies scramble to put out patches and fixes for the recent Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, Google has come up with a new technique to help developers mitigate the risks. The company has developed Retpoline, a binary modification technique designed to mitigate risks against Spectre’s branch target injection attack. “‘Retpoline’ sequences are a software construct … continue reading

Industry Watch: Transformation can be a monster

Frankenstein is a monster. IT can harm the people who created it. Ergo, IT is a monster. Taking a software tool from this vendor, hardware from another vendor, using a cloud-based storage and network system, can often lead to problems not foreseen by those who approved that approach. “There’s a new philosophy of how IT … continue reading

Major tech companies scramble to put out fixes for Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Earlier this week it was announced that modern CPUs are suffering from two major vulnerabilities being referred to as Meltdown and Spectre. The vulnerabilities will enable attackers to access sensitive information stored on computers. “Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed … continue reading

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