Nation State Activity – The continuing story for 2018

Well, I called it at the end of 2016. 2017 was a slurry of accusations as well as actual proof found of Russian meddling in U.S. politics via both state infrastructure systems and with regards to online propaganda on social media. Even more specifically, I also correctly called the meddling of the Russian propaganda machine The post Nation State Activity – The continuing story for 2018 appeared first on WhiteHat Security.
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Interview with an AppSec Professional: Designing an AppSec from the Inside Out

While it’s difficult to get permission from one’s corporate communications team or legal department on chatting with vendors, I was able to secure an interview with one of our financial services customers who use both Dynamic and Source code scanning. Naturally, securing the financial and personal information of their customers is a primary concern, along The post Interview with an AppSec Professional: Designing an AppSec from the Inside Out appeared first on WhiteHat Security.
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The New York Cyber Security Regulation: An Application Security Perspective

I was reading through the New York City Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation – because what do you read when you’re in a hotel room in Las Vegas? Per usual, application security didn’t get a very long mention. I’m increasingly certain this is because most of the writers of regulations understand network security, but The post The New York Cyber Security Regulation: An Application Security Perspective appeared first on WhiteHat Security.
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Good Security Questions vs Social Media

I saw another meme go by on Facebook. This one challenged everyone’s memory to name all their Elementary School teachers. And I had more than ten friends participate, which resulted in me yelling at my computer screen again.             People, people – did you learn nothing from my Danger Memes blog? But people do not The post Good Security Questions vs Social Media appeared first on WhiteHat Security.
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Data Officers and the GDPR

IDC predicts that by 2020, data breaches will affect nearly 25% of the world’s population. Last April, the European Commission ratified The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which covers the capture, control, and consent to use personal information. This new regulation goes into effect next May 25, 2018. Who does it affect? GDPR applies to The post Data Officers and the GDPR appeared first on WhiteHat Security.
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