Timothy Chiu, VP of Marketing, Author at Security Boulevard
The Need for Deterministic Security

More Data Stolen in January 2021 than in all of 2017

ComputerWeekly reported back in May that more data records were stolen in January 2021 than in all 12 months of 2017.  878.17 million records were stolen in January, reflecting the continued increase in cyber attacks and putting 2021 to be on track to be a record year for data breaches ... Read More
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New Report Finds 67% of Applications in the Utility Sector Have Serious Vulnerabilities

SiliconAngle reported on a new study that found 67% of applications in the utility sector have serious vulnerabilities.  The report found that the "Window of Exposure," a key metric indicative of breach exposure for applications, has increased from 55% to 67% in the utility sector since the start of the ... Read More
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Collaboration is key to a secure web application architecture

TechTarget recently ran an interview with "Web Application Security" author Andrew Hoffman, who explained the importance of a secure web application architecture and how to achieve it through collaboration between software and security engineers. The post Collaboration is key to a secure web application architecture appeared first on K2io ... Read More
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IT Pros Prefer Best of Breed Security vs. Single Vendor Solutions

A recent Ponemon study found that 71% of IT professionals prefer to use best-of-breed security solutions rather than get all of their security tools from a single vendor.  This finding is especially important in the light of recent security architectures, especially SASE and Zero Trust.   The post IT Pros Prefer ... Read More
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Choosing a Cyber Security Framework

Having a framework for security helps organizations identify what is missing and what is needed for their existing security architecture.  A recent article in Dark Reading covered some of the cyber security frameworks that are available The post Choosing a Cyber Security Framework appeared first on K2io ... Read More
60% of Organizations had an OWASP Top 10 Attack in the Last Year

60% of Organizations had an OWASP Top 10 Attack in the Last Year

An ESG report on Modern Applicaton Development Security released in August of 2020 found that 60 percent of organizations had experienced an attack on an OWASP Top 10 vulnerability in the prior 12 months. The post 60% of Organizations had an OWASP Top 10 Attack in the Last Year appeared ... Read More
General Lack of Improvement in Web Application Security During COVID

General Lack of Improvement in Web Application Security During COVID

A report from Acunetix, The Invicti AppSec Indicator, Spring 2021 Edition: Acunetix Web Vulnerability Report, came out with the conclusion that Web Application Security was a victim of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.  The post General Lack of Improvement in Web Application Security During COVID appeared first on K2io ... Read More
Cyber Attacks On The Rise For Businesses

Cyber Attacks On The Rise For Businesses

A new report, the Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report 2021, surveyed over 6,000 companies in the U.S. and Europe and found that the number of businesses targeted by cyber criminals in the past year increased from 38% to 43%, with over a quarter of those targeted (28%) experiencing five attacks or ... Read More
84% of Codebases Contain Open Source Vulnerabilities

84% of Codebases Contain Open Source Vulnerabilities

A new report from Synopsys examined audit data from 1,500 + commercial codebases to examine how organizations are using open source code.  The past year with the COVID pandemic saw a significant increase from last year's report, with the number of open source vulnerabilities in codebases increasing from 75% to ... Read More
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Today’s Challenges In Securing Web Applications

The tools we have to secure web applications from attacks exploiting vulnerabilities and misconfiguration are still missing the mark when it comes to securing application infrastructure. Find out what's needed for Application Security today. The post Today’s Challenges In Securing Web Applications appeared first on K2io ... Read More