In-brief: RESTful application program interfaces (APIs) are a key ingredient to building powerful, scalable web-based applications. But they can also open the door to web-based attacks, while also baffling traditional penetration testing tools and processes. In this article, Barracuda’s Neeraj Khandelwal explains why.
In-brief: Cisco’s Marc Blackmer argues that collaboration – not exceptionalism – must be the norm for defending the Internet of Things.
In-brief: Recent news events underscore the threat that companies face from inadequately protected internal network assets. Cisco’s Scott Harrell argues that the adoption of software-defined networking may provide a powerful new tool to halt hackers ability to move within compromised networks.
In-brief: Jackson Shaw of Dell warns that home networks are like the Wild West frontier when it comes to threats to the Internet of Things. Your broadband router is the covered wagon.
In-brief: New research from Akamai suggests that attackers are using new methods to carry out and cover up for malicious attacks, among them: harnessing harmless mobile carrier networks to carry out attacks such as SQL injection.