On December 7, 2021, Amazon’s cloud services recently suffered a major outage that not only affected Amazon services, but also many third-party services we use day-to-day, including Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Alexa, Amazon deliveries and Amazon Ring. Causes for the outage, which began at 7:30 am PST and lasted nearly seven hours, were detailed in a Root Cause Analysis report … [Read more...] about A Monitoring Reality Check: More of the Same Won’t Work
InfoSec leaders tend to be a specific type. Their jobs require them to think of possible threats, take actions that may not pay immediate results, plan for unknown security risks, and react quickly when emergencies arise, often before the morning's first coffee. The high-stakes position also means that CISOs need to keep their knowledge and skills sharp – you can never really … [Read more...] about Check Your Cybersecurity Skills On This New Competition Site
Multiple one-click vulnerabilities have been discovered across a variety of popular software applications, allowing an attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code on target systems. The issues were discovered by Positive Security researchers Fabian Bräunlein and Lukas Euler and affect apps like Telegram, Nextcloud, VLC, LibreOffice, OpenOffice, Bitcoin/Dogecoin Wallets, … [Read more...] about 1-Click Hack Found in Popular Desktop Apps — Check If You’re Using Them
For the first time ever, Cisco is bringing customers and partners from all around the world together for an all-in-one global event! This week, we are delivering an experience unlike any other; this comes at an interesting time for Cisco SecureX. SecureX has been simplifying security for almost an entire year now and it has defined what a true security platform approach means … [Read more...] about In case you missed it: check out what’s new with SecureX from Cisco Live!