• DHS Is Latest to Warn of BlueKeep Vulnerability

    Agency Says It Tested Remote Code Execution ExploitYet another warning has been issued about the BlueKeep vulnerability in older versions of Microsoft Windows. The latest comes from the Department of Homeland Security, which tested a remote code execution exploit. […]

  • GAO: After Equifax Breach, KBA No Longer Effective

    New Report Calls for Other Methods of Authentication at Federal AgenciesSome federal agencies inappropriately continue to rely on knowledge-based authentication to prevent fraud and abuse even though this method is no longer trustworthy because so much personal information that's been breached is readily available to fraudsters, a new U.S. Government Accountability Office report notes. […]

  • Enhancing Security by Red Teaming

    James Stanger of CompTIA on Improving Security ControlsJames Stanger, chief technology evangelist at CompTIA, explains why red teaming can prove highly beneficial in improving organizational security controls. […]

  • Xenotime Group Sets Sights on Electrical Power Plants

    Dragos: Trisis Malware Creator Moves Beyond Oil and Gas IndustryXenotime, the group suspected of launching the Trisis malware attack in Saudi Arabia during 2017, has over the past few months shifted its focus beyond the oil and gas industry to target electrical plants and utilities, security firm Dragos reports. […]

  • FDIC Issues Guidance to Areas in Illinois Impacted by Severe Storms

    The FDIC has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of Illinois affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes. […]

  • FDIC: Institutions Encouraged to Work with Borrowers Impacted by Shutdown

    Five federal regulatory agencies encourage financial institutions to work with customers affected by the federal government shutdown. […]

  • FFIEC: Statement on End of Microsoft Support for Windows XP

    The FFIEC on Oct. 7 issued a joint statement concerning Microsoft's discontinuation of support for its Windows XP operating system as of April 8, 2014. […]