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Critical Flaws in VxWorks affect 200 Million Connected Things

The Security Ledger - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 11:00am

Serious and exploitable security flaws in VxWorks, a commonly used operating system for embedded devices, span 13 years and could leave hundreds of millions* of connected devices vulnerable to remote cyber attacks and hacks. The security firm Armis on Monday published a warning about 11 critical, zero day vulnerabilities in the VxWorks operating...

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Spotlight Podcast: To Fix Remote Access, CyberArk Alero Ditches Passwords and VPNs

The Security Ledger - Wed, 07/24/2019 - 5:10pm

In this Spotlight edition of The Security Ledger Podcast, sponsored by CyberArk*, we interview serial entrepreneur Gil Rapaport about his latest creation: Alero, a new remote authentication tool that promises to fix remote vendor access by doing away with passwords...and agents...and VPNs. If that sounds like a tall order, check out our podcast to...

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Episode 154: Richard Clarke on Defending the Fifth Domain

The Security Ledger - Tue, 07/23/2019 - 10:18pm

The Pentagon calls cyberspace "the fifth domain" of conflict. But what does that mean? And how do you defend a human-made space that's everywhere and nowhere? In this episode of the podcast, Richard Clarke joins us to discuss his new book, The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats. 

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