Security News

VMware: Plug critical Aria Automation hole immediately! (CVE-2023-34063)
2024-01-18 10:04

A critical vulnerability affecting VMware Aria Automation and VMware Cloud Foundation can be exploited by attackers to gain access to remote organizations and workflows, VMware has warned.Patches are available and VMware recommends upgrading to VMware Aria Automation 8.16.

Reimagining Network Pentesting With Automation
2023-12-14 11:17

Network penetration testing plays a crucial role in protecting businesses in the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity. Yet, business leaders and IT pros have misconceptions about this process,...

Reimagining Network Pentesting With Automation
2023-12-14 11:17

Network penetration testing plays a crucial role in protecting businesses in the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity. Yet, business leaders and IT pros have misconceptions about this process,...

Security automation gains traction, prompting a “shift everywhere” philosophy
2023-12-11 04:30

The use of automated security technology is growing rapidly, which in turn is propagating the "Shift everywhere" philosophy - performing security tests throughout the entire software development life cycle - across more organizations, according to Synopsys. This year's findings revealed a clear trend of firms increasingly taking advantage of security automation to replace manual, subject matter expert-driven security activities to reduce cost and improve effectiveness.

Using AI and automation to manage human cyber risk
2023-12-07 05:00

Despite advanced security protocols, many cybersecurity incidents are still caused by employee actions. In this Help Net Security video, John Scott, Lead Cybersecurity Researcher at CultureAI, discusses how integrating AI and automation into your cybersecurity strategy can improve employee behaviors and reduce security incidents.

Scaling Security Operations with Automation
2023-12-06 10:14

In an increasingly complex and fast-paced digital landscape, organizations strive to protect themselves from various security threats. However, limited resources often hinder security teams when...

2023 Gartner® Market Guide for Security, Orchestration, Automation and Response Solutions
2023-12-03 16:00

"The security technology market is in a state of general overload with pressure on budgets, staff hiring/retention, and having too many point solutions are pervasive issues for organizations today." Security and risk management leaders should evaluate how security orchestration, automation and response can support and optimize their broader security operations by automating repetitive tasks; triaging security incidents faster with automated investigation and response; increasing productivity, efficiency and accuracy; and strengthening defenses by connecting and coordinating complex workflows across their team and tools.

Red Hat: UK Leads Europe in IT Automation, But Key Challenges Persist
2023-11-14 21:45

The U.K.'s position as a financial services hub puts it ahead in enterprise-wide IT automation, says Red Hat. Red Hat's report, Thriving through change with enterprise-wide IT automation, surveyed 1,200 IT leaders in the aforementioned four countries about the role of automation in their businesses and the challenges they faced in adopting new technologies.

Researchers Uncover Undetectable Crypto Mining Technique on Azure Automation
2023-11-08 14:19

Cybersecurity researchers have developed what's the first fully undetectable cloud-based cryptocurrency miner leveraging the Microsoft Azure Automation service without racking up any charges. Developed by Microsoft, it's a cloud-based automation service that allows users to automate the creation, deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of resources in Azure.

Financial organizations embrace automation for enhanced security
2023-11-03 04:30

The security performance of financial applications generally outperforms other industries, with automation, targeted security training, and scanning via Application Programming Interface contributing to a year-over-year reduction in the percentage of applications containing flaws, according to Veracode. While nearly 72% of applications in the financial services sector contain security flaws, this is the lowest of all industries analyzed and an improvement since last year.