Applications & Software News

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Apache vulnerability won’t be an easy one to patch

News of a vulnerability in Apache Struts web application framework is coming in. And by all accounts, this won’t be an easy fix. The code-execution zero-day bug was discovered on March 7, 2017. At that time, there were already multiple exploits of this vulnerability in the wild, leading to everything from information disclosure to stealing […]

Price of complaining about poor software? Blacklisting

Hopefully you’ve never had to deal with a vendor this unprofessional. But it’s a good reminder that reading the TOS carefully on any software is an absolute must. 

Enterprise apps and security: An uneasy relationship

Now more than ever, enterprise apps are essential to getting work done. But securing these apps is a difficult process – and one that developers struggle with. 

Companies struggle with incident response: Is automation the solution?

Reacting quickly to incidents or alerts is critical to making sure your organization can prevent or mitigate damage from a cyberattack. But those quick reactions can be hampered by some very common problems.

Phishing hazards go well beyond users alone

Most of the advice surrounding phishing prevention is warning users of the dangers and encouraging them to use caution when browsing or opening emails. But one of the biggest risks for a phishing attack won’t be fixed by these commonsense approaches.

Users turn over their first-born children: Why you should always read terms carefully

Very few people will actually examine terms of service (TOS) agreements carefully, and a recent experiment proved that to ridiculous levels.

Believe it or not, the MySpace hack could be bad for business

It’s probably been several years since you’ve thought about MySpace, if you ever really have. But now the almost-defunct social network is back in the news for all the wrong reasons.

IT pros see cloud adoption as essential, but aren’t all-in yet

Most everyone you ask in IT agrees that the cloud is useful to their employers’ long-term business needs. But don’t look for companies to be mostly in the cloud any time soon.

5 ways to keep cloud vendors honest

Companies are more reliant than ever on their cloud vendors to provide outstanding service at reasonable prices. But all too often, that’s not what’s delivered. Here’s some strategies you can use to make sure you’re actually getting what you expect.

The leading cause of SaaS data loss? Accidentally deleting files

Many organizations worry about all the risks inherent to a cloud-based application. But it turns out that a very old problem – fat fingers – should also be a concern.