• Overheard at the SANS Security Awareness Summit 2022 23 September 2022, 03:00 AM People have become the primary attack vector for cyber attackers around the world. As the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 2022 indicates, it is humans rather than technology that now represent the greatest risk to organizations. According to the SANS 2022 Security Awareness Report, the top three security risks that security professionals are concerned about […]… Read More The post Overheard at the SANS Security Awareness Summit 2022 appeared first on The State of Security.
  • SecTor 2022: The IoT Hack Lab is Back! 22 September 2022, 03:00 AM Last year, it was great to be back at SecTor after everything was canceled in 2020. The capacity was reduced, but the Hack Lab was still plenty busy and we loved having everyone come by and visit our table and play with the gear. Even more than that, we were excited to meet up with […]… Read More The post SecTor 2022: The IoT Hack Lab is Back! appeared first on The State of Security.
  • Tripwire Patch Priority Index for August 2022 21 September 2022, 08:45 AM Tripwire’s August 2022 Patch Priority Index (PPI) brings together important vulnerabilities for Microsoft. First on the patch priority list this month are patches for Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Excel that resolve 4 vulnerabilities, including denial of service, remote code execution, and security feature bypass. Up next are patches that affect components of the Windows operating […]… Read More The post Tripwire Patch Priority Index for August 2022 appeared first on The State of Security.
  • What Are Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs)? A Comprehensive Guide 21 September 2022, 03:00 AM Modern enterprises will have to work with customer data in one way or another. The COVID-19 pandemic proved that the only businesses that would survive the future were those willing to embrace technology. While technologies such as the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence have undeniable benefits, they have also presented complications.  Managing your customers’ […]… Read More The post What Are Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs)? A Comprehensive Guide appeared first on The State of Security.
  • Defense in Depth: 4 Essential Layers of ICS Security 20 September 2022, 09:44 AM It is always said that security is never a one-size-fits-all solution.  This is true not only because of the apparent infinite varieties of equipment in each individual organization, but also, and perhaps more importantly, the different ways that every organization views security. Some spend lots of time focusing on physical security, especially those with industrial […]… Read More The post Defense in Depth: 4 Essential Layers of ICS Security appeared first on The State of Security.