Why You Need to Master the Basics – A Three Step Campaign

When I was growing up, my father enrolled me in martial arts at an early age. I liked everything about it. I liked the friends I made, I liked the sense of ...
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We Scan and We Patch, but We Don’t Do Vulnerability Management

Lately, we’ve been flooded with calls about vulnerability management (VM). Many of the calls seem to be from organizations of medium to low security operations maturity, that are just starting with vulnerability ...
April Patch Tuesday – 63 Microsoft vulnerabilities, 19 for Adobe

April Patch Tuesday – 63 Microsoft vulnerabilities, 19 for Adobe

Today’s Patch Tuesday is smaller than last month, but there are more critical updates this time. Out of the 63 vulnerabilities covered by the Microsoft patches, 22 of them are critical. Adobe ...

VERT Threat Alert: March 2018 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s March 2018 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-769 on Wednesday, March 14th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs CVE-2018-0808 ...

March Patch Tuesday – 75 Microsoft vulnerabilities, 7 for Adobe

Today’s Patch Tuesday covers a lot of vulnerabilities, but in terms of critical updates, it is still light. Out of the 75 vulnerabilities covered, only 15 are marked as critical. Adobe has ...
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Fileless Malware: What It Is and How to Stop It

What would you say if I told you that now a hacker doesn’t even have to trick you into installing malicious files on your computer in order to steal sensitive data? Let’s ...
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Report: Software Vulnerabilities Increased 30 Percent in 2017

The number of software vulnerabilities recorded last year grew by 31 percent compared to 2016 and one-third of them have public exploits, according to a new report. Vulnerability intelligence firm Risk Based ...
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February Patch Tuesday – 55 Microsoft vulnerabilities patched, 45 for Adobe

For this month’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released patches covering 55 vulnerabilities, with 15 ranked as critical. This includes out-of-band Office patches from mid-January as well as patches for Adobe Flash that ...
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Meltdown and Spectre: Intel AMD ARM Processor Security Flaws Overview

The New Year has started with a big security bang after new dangerous security vulnerabilities were discovered within Intel, AMD and ARM processors, placing just about every Server, PC, Cloud Service, IoT ...
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All My Research Published in 2017

To make it easy for the readers to find my research, here is the list of everything I published in 2017 [most co-authored with Augusto Barros]. Gartner GTP access is required for ...
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