Articles by Sean Michael Kerner 

Google Updates Chrome 30 for 50 Security Flaws

Google doubles the number of vulnerabilities it has fixed in new browser release.

CloudPassage CEO Wants to Automate Cloud Security

When it comes to cloud security, control is the key, says the CEO of CloudPassage.

Black Hat: MACTANS Hacking Apple iOS with a Battery Charger

Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology disclose potential new vulnerability in Apple devices.

Apple Updates Mac OS X for QuickTime Vulnerabilities

Three flaws were patched on Windows over a month ago.

Inside the Incapsula Cloud Security Platform

Co-founder of cloud security content delivery network explains what makes his platform work.

Certifying Forensics for Information Security

As threats and breaches continues to grow, there is a need for a new type of certified professional.

Opera Software Attacked, Code Signing Cert Stolen

Browser vendor is breached, but is it an SSL issue?

Android Malware Continues to Grow

Android malware now represents 92% of the mobile malware landscape. Why is that? and what can YOU do to stay safe?

Former McAfee CTO Strikes Back with Crowdstrike

Crowdstrike launches active defense platform.

Microsoft Launches Bug Bounty Program

The top bounty in the new program is worth $100,000.

Oracle Patches Java for 40 Vulnerabilities

Once again, a slew of patches for Java which raises the question, can Java ever be secured?

Can You Completely Secure Linux?

Top Linux security engineers address whether complete security can ever be achieved with the open source operating system.

What's Next for Mozilla Firefox Security?

What's new and what's coming that will secure the open source browser

Will Twitter's Two-Factor Login Make Tweeting Safer?

New login verification feature debuts but experts debate on whether it will actually make a real difference or not.

Microsoft IE 8 Hit by 0-Day Flaw

New flaw is identified as being the root cause of attack against the U.S. Government Department of Labor

Identity Loss is the Leading Data Breach Attack

Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report identifies financially motivated cybercrime as being the top breach of 2012, but don't underestimate China.

US-CERT Warns about DNS Amplification Attacks

A common DNS misconfiguration was at the core of last week's massive DDoS. Now the U.S. government is providing guidance on how to fix the problem.

SSL Co-Author Reflects on Crypto Success and Failure [VIDEO]

What's wrong and what's right with SSL? Nearly two decades after he helped write SSL 3.0, Paul Kocher is looking to hardware for security.

Is Cloud PaaS Safe?

Security researchers from Trustwave take aim at Platform-as-a-Service and find security controls to be lacking

RSA: U.S. Cybersecurity Strategy Turns 10

Tom Ridge tells the government to stop talking and start acting.

RSA: Do You Need Mobile Anti-Virus?

Top hackers debate mobile security at the RSA 2013 security conference.

Oracle Patches Another Five Java Vulnerabilities

The five flaws that remained unpatched until today included the vulnerability behind the "Lucky Thirteen" SSL cryptographic timing attack.

Oracle Responds to Java Security Flaws with 50 Fixes

Oracle issues massive update to secure Java.

Mozilla Updates Firefox 16.01 after Snafu

Two releases in one week for Mozilla as the open source browser vendor rapidly responds to potential security risk.

What Star Wars Teaches Us About BYOD and IT Security

At the SecTor security conference, the head of Security Engineering for Check Point explains how modern IT risks such as APTs and BYOD relate to the mythology of Star Wars.