Tag: open source

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Firms are embracing Open Source. Securing it? Not so much.

The good news: open source software is nearly universal. The bad news: half of source code repositories contains open source code containing high-risk vulnerabilities, according to a new report released by the firm Synopsys.

Episode 176: Security Alarms in Census II Open Source Audit. Also: The New Face of Insider Threats with Code42

Joe Payne the CEO of Code42 joins us to talk about how the challenge of data breach prevention is changing. And: we do a deep dive on the recent Census II audit of open source.

More Questions as Expert Recreates Chinese Super Micro Hardware Hack

Though the companies named in a blockbuster Bloomberg story have denied that China hacked into Supermicro hardware that shipped to Amazon, Apple and nearly 30 other firms, a recent demonstration at hacking conference in Germany proves the plausibility of the alleged hack.  

DNS-Linked Flaw Leaves Many Systems Vulnerable

In-brief: Researchers at Google are warning about a previously undetected flaw in a widely used open source library could be exploited by attacks using overly long web domain names.

Survey: Security The Top Issue for IoT Developers

In-brief: A survey of more than 300 developers working on Internet of Things products reveals that security is their top concern, followed by interoperability.