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Facing off with Google, Snap out of it, and Password protection

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. What’s in this week’s Security Mashup, you ask? Facing off with Google, Snap out of it, and Password protection. Watch this week’s episode taped live at Black Hat USA 2018. Inside Google’s plan […]

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Posted in Data Breach, Open Source Licenses, Open Source Security, Security Conference or Event, Weekly Security Mashup


Medical devices still hackable, researchers say

Security researchers Jonathan Butts and Billy Rios wanted to make it clear at the beginning of their presentation. “The benefits of implanted medical devices outweigh the risks (for most people),” read one of their opening slides. But they probably wouldn’t have been doing a session at Black Hat titled “Understanding and Exploiting Implanted Medical Devices” […]

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Posted in Healthcare Security, Medical Device Security, Security Conference or Event


Project Zero director exhorts Black Hat audience to do security better

Google’s famous “Don’t be evil” motto got a corollary this week at Black Hat from Parisa Tabriz, director of engineering for the company’s Project Zero: “Do things better.” “We have a responsibility to do things better. Computer security is becoming the security of the world,” she said during her Wednesday morning keynote in Mandalay Bay’s […]

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Posted in Application Security, Security Conference or Event


Codenomi-con speakers agree: Bringing back privacy requires citizen action

We keep hearing that privacy is dead. But there is a good chance that a lot of us still aren’t aware of just how dead. So this week Synopsys presented codenomi-con, in connection with the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, offering reminders about that reality in both government and the private sector. At the […]

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Posted in Application Security, Healthcare Security, Privacy, Security Conference or Event


Infosecurity Europe highlights InfoSec concerns in Europe today

At Infosecurity Europe in June, we surveyed 275 attendees who visited our booth to get the pulse of InfoSec concerns in Europe today. We were delighted to learn that 90% of their organizations had a formal application security process in place, using a dedicated internal application security team or initiative, third-party providers, or a combination […]

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Posted in Application Security, Infographic, Security Conference or Event


Join Synopsys at codenomi-con and Black Hat USA 2018

Black Hat USA is returning to Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada, this August, beginning with four days of technical trainings, followed by the two-day main conference Aug. 8–9. For 21 years Black Hat USA has been an important information security event, so of course we’ll be there—don’t miss us in Booth 128. Plus our director […]

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Posted in Application Security, Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST), Security Conference or Event


Is IoT a tool for Big Brother via DMCA?

What if it turns out that Big Brother is much more diverse, and a bit more subtle, than a monolithic figure at the head of an intrusive, tyrannical government? What if a component of an all-seeing, all-knowing dystopian overlord is our business sector—the companies that sell us our electronics, appliances, machines, cars, tools, and just […]

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Posted in Internet of Things, Security Conference or Event


Establishing technology trust at Infosecurity Europe 2018

Infosecurity Europe is one of the leading information security events in Europe. The annual event, taking place this year from 5-7 June, brings together over 19,500 information security professionals, over 400 exhibitors showcasing the most cutting edge information security solutions, and thought leaders from around the globe. This year, Synopsys technical evangelist, Tim Mackey (@TiminTech), […]

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Posted in Containers, Security Conference or Event


RSA 2018 recap: Detecting vulnerabilities and avoiding snake oil

With RSA 2018 behind us, a recap is in order. For any readers who have never attended the RSA Conference (RSA) in North America, it’s worth setting the stage. For practical purposes, RSA is the premier technology security conference. There are tens of thousands of attendees, well over a dozen conference tracks, and the show […]

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Posted in Security Conference or Event, Vendor Risk Management, Vulnerability Assessment


RSA news, Israel shifts to open source, latest on TaskRabbit breach

RSA happened last week, and a ton of news—some gloomy, some encouraging—has come from the world’s largest cyber security conference. The Israeli government follows Great Britain, the U.S., and France and moves to open source. TaskRabbit pledges “more security” after a data breach, and nine things you can expect to have an impact on cyber […]

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Posted in Application Security, Data Breach, DevOps, Open Source Security, Security Conference or Event