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Published Wednesday, August 20, 2014 7:35 PM by Charisse Castagnoli
At Black Hat, Zane Lackey (Signals Sciences, Internet Bug Bounty Program), lead a well-attended discussion about the need to be more thoughtful in our design and implementation of APIs. Externalized APIs are enabling new information sharing paradigms...

Published Monday, August 11, 2014 2:20 AM by Neil Thacker
The last thing you want to hear is that a critical security countermeasure is not fit for purpose, but that is precisely what a significant number of security professionals are saying, in the second instalment of findings from Ponemon Institute's...

Published Wednesday, July 02, 2014 10:57 AM by Lamont Orange
In the field, I hear a lot of questions about why the NIST framework is particularly more effective than other standards and if it's designed to protect against future threats. The answer to both questions is "yes." Q. How do other current...

Published Tuesday, July 01, 2014 10:00 AM by Lamont Orange
During my last blog post on NIST , I discussed the impact the framework will have on business, specific industries and critical infrastructure. Let's now discuss how businesses can it use to drive business processes. Through the introduction of the...

Published Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:00 AM by Lamont Orange
In February 2013, President Obama issued Executive Order 13636: Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. The order called for the development of a voluntary, risk-based Cybersecurity Framework - a set of existing standards, guidelines and practices...

Published Tuesday, May 06, 2014 10:27 PM by Jeff Debrosse
Websense recently worked with the Ponemon Institute to uncover the attitudes and opinions of security professionals worldwide—specifically regarding the current state of enterprise security. As a security researcher, I wanted to provide my interpretation...

Published Tuesday, April 08, 2014 10:00 AM by Carl Leonard
Microsoft will no longer provide software updates and technical support for Windows XP as of April 8, 2014. The end of Windows XP support should not come as a surprise to most users. Microsoft has a long history of ending support for variations of its...

Published Thursday, April 03, 2014 11:08 PM by Charles Renert
Our annual threat report is an opportunity for Websense Security Labs researchers to analyze the previous year-while providing security professionals with insight they can use to effectively adapt their future security strategies. Visit www.websense.com...

Published Thursday, March 06, 2014 6:28 PM by Lamont Orange
Did you know that you possibly work with cybercriminals every day? In fact, you could potentially be one. What if, buried deep inside is a smart intruder who knows how to break into your network and steal information? You and your colleagues are the perfect...

Published Tuesday, March 04, 2014 4:49 PM by Bob Hansmann
We’ve all been there. Your boss, or his bosses, ask if you have the most comprehensive IT security solutions in place. You have spent months, if not years, developing a security strategy that protects your organization from data theft and still...

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