Using SQL injection hackers can wreak havoc on databases and data-driven applications. Fortunately there are ways to reduce SQL injection risk.
Full disk encryption software offers valuable protection for data on laptops. These seven FDE solutions are worthy of consideration.
Automated penetration testing tools and open source tools, especially those in Linux security distributions, are invaluable aids for internal pentests.
A penetration test is only as good as the company conducting it. Here is everything you need to know to find the right penetration testing company.
Identity authentication is especially important for high-value transactions, so it is important to get it right.
Identity and access management (IAM) for third-party organizations is a tough security challenge. Gartner's Felix Gaehtgens offers tips that will help.
Here is solid advice for evaluating a next-generation firewall (NGFW), from features to consider to questions to ask.
Cloud access security brokers are a relative newcomer to the enterprise, but cloud security concerns will drive rapid adoption of CASBs.
Have you hardened your Windows file servers yet? Follow these steps to make sure your sensitive files are adequately protected against unauthorized access.
As with any nascent technology, container security is a concern. Three initiatives can help organizations boost container security.
Though some early open source vulnerability assessment tools went the proprietary route, you do still have open source options.
Open source vulnerability assessment tools are a great option for organizations that want to save money or customize tools to suit their needs.
While proprietary vendors dominate the intrusion prevention and detection market, open source software plays a key role.
It's now even easier to use the open source Wireshark tool to analyze network traffic at the packet level, thanks to a recent upgrade.
The breach prevention and detection market is dominated by names like Symantec, McAfee and Juniper, but open source tools are also popular.
The open source network security tool's latest version offers significant improvements.
Apple and enterprise IT teams discourage jailbreaking Apple devices – and with good reason. But is jailbreaking always a bad thing?
Two serious bugs later, almost no one thinks it is a good idea to use TrueCrypt. But what are your options?
PINs, patterns and fingerprints are all options for unlocking mobile devices. But which option is most secure?
APIs offer a new and powerful attack vector for hackers. Fortunately, API management products can help organizations boost their API security.
Think cyber war is bad now? It is only going to get worse – much worse -- says security expert Bruce Schneier.
It's tough to target the few hundred super hackers that experts believe are behind the majority of cyber attacks.
Static analysis can be even more effective in improving software security if it is used to create quality metrics.
What are your options, if any, for mitigating security risks of continuing to run Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft ends extended support in July?
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