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As Cyber Attacks Mount, Small Businesses seek Authentication Fix

The Security Ledger - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 7:30am

Small and medium-sized businesses find themselves in the cross hairs of sophisticated hacking groups. Improved identity and access management (IAM) tools are critical to keeping hackers at bay. But what do SMBs want? A LastPass survey of IT leaders has some valuable clues.

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Spotlight Podcast: How Machine Learning is revolutionizing Application Fuzzing

The Security Ledger - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 4:06pm

In this Spotlight episode of the Podcast, sponsored* by ForAllSecure we speak with CEO David Brumley about application "fuzzing" and how advancements in machine learning technology are allowing security researchers to find more and more serious vulnerabilities faster. The challenge now, Brumley says, is to keep up with the machines.

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Episode 175: Campaign Security lags. Also: securing Digital Identities in the age of the DeepFake

The Security Ledger - Thu, 02/13/2020 - 1:55pm

In this episode of The Security Ledger Podcast (Episode #175), sponsored by Digicert: its been three years since the hacks made famous during the 2016 election, but online campaigns still struggle with basic security. Andrew Peterson of the firm Signal Sciences joins us to talk about why. Also: in part 2 of our podcast we’re joined by Dan...

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Opinion: AI and Machine Learning will power both Cyber Offense and Defense in 2020

The Security Ledger - Thu, 02/06/2020 - 6:54am

Artificial intelligence and machine learning hold great promise for both defenders and attackers, making it one of the most important security trends to follow in 2020, says Gerald Beuchelt, the CISO of LogMeIn.*

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Episode 174: GE’s Very Bad Day – Unpacking the MDHex Vulnerabilities

The Security Ledger - Mon, 02/03/2020 - 8:50pm

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned of critical vulnerabilities in a range of products by GE. We speak with Elad Luz, the head of research at CyberMDX, which discovered the holes.

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