vulnerability management

A 3-Step Security Action Plan for Financial Firms

Published on the Trustwave Blog, 21st Dec 2015
Authors: Jane Dotsenko

The finance sector is a prime target for cybercrime and appears fourth in the list of industries most commonly attacked by hackers, according to the 2015 Trustwave Global Security Report. This illustrates just how attractive the sector remains to intruders – and how prone to …

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Mr. Robot and Tenable

Published: Tenable Blog, 9th Nov 2015
Author: Matt Hand

At Tenable, we’re huge fans of USA’s cable series, Mr. Robot. The show follows Elliot Alderson, a talented, yet troubled, security engineer at Allsafe Cybersecurity who connects with people by “hacking” them. He becomes involved with a hacktivist group, fsociety, whose goal is …

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Check Point Threat Alert: Outlook OLE Vulnerability

Published by Check Point Research Team on 29th Dec 2015

Object Linking and Embedding (OLE), developed by Microsoft, allows users to embed and link to documents and other objects. However, a Remote-Command-Execution vulnerability was found in Microsoft Office that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted email message …

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Are you confused deciding how to address vulnerabilities?

Author: Robin Cook, Lumension Product Manager – e92Plus

There are many solutions out there, all telling you how they can address all of your endpoint vulnerabilities. Lumension are one of these vendors but unlike many solutions which claim to address them, Lumension really do have an offering which separates them from …

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New Point-of-Sale Malware Family Named Punkey

Author: Author: Dan Kaplan, Online Content Manager – Trustwave

In conjunction with a U.S. Secret Service investigation, Trustwave SpiderLabs researchers have unearthed a new family of point-of-sale (POS) malware.

POS malware is a sinister and often difficult-to-detect threat that preys on retailers running Windows-based payment terminals. This menace has been around for many years, but has …

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Shellshock, No Shock…

As the detection of Shellshock has hit the press, Sapphire’s helpdesk has been approached by a number of organisations asking for advice on how to best secure their estate. So, we thought that we would share advice on how to protect your organisation.

Do not panic: there is a lot of …

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