Applications & Software News

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Secure HTTP connections now available for anyone

The nonprofit certificate authority Let’s Encrypt recently unveiled a new service that would allow anyone to get free “wildcard” certificates to enable secure HTTP connections for entire domains.

New patch fixes Drupal vulnerability for 1M users

Drupal, an open source platform, released a patch for a “highly critical” remote code execution vulnerability in its 7.x and 8.x systems.

Boost collaboration, communication with new features coming to Microsoft Teams app

Microsoft’s collaboration and team-building app is getting an upgrade, and if you’re not already using it, you might want to consider the benefits.

Cisco software flaw allows device takeover

Cisco networking devices running adaptive security appliance (ASA) software are vulnerable to a newly discovered flaw.

New app helps distract sick kids in hospitals: How it could work for IT

Trips to the hospital are scary for anyone … and when you’re a kid, it’s terrifying. But a new app across the pond is helping ease some of those worries.

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.