Log4Shell exploits are present in 17,000 unpatched Log4J packages in the Maven Central ecosystem, posing a significant supply-chain risk. Google security estimates that approximately 17,000 Java packages in the Maven Central repository are vulnerable to Log4j – and that it will take “years” for it to be fixed across the ecosystem.
Enterprise open source security & compliance
Category: CYBER ATTACKClear
The Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) has made quite a stir lately. From President Biden’s executive order to further secure our infrastructure to the NHS in Britain, emulating the mandate to improve security and transparency for England’s healthcare system.
The pressures of being a CISO are extensive and extend well past concerns of incident response time. There are pressures of maintaining budgets, reporting improved performance to stock-holders, and when the breadth and number of cyberattacks are increasing, the challenges to find qualified prospects to fill a considerable number of unfilled positions.
Open source is systematically being attacked on the infrastructure used to distribute code. In a few years, we’ve experienced attacks on pre-existing vulnerabilities occurring months after a disclosure down to a few days. Attackers now directly hijack the publisher’s credentials and distribute malicious components.
Deepanshu Kher, an IT contractor who was caught hacking into a Carlsbad companies server was sentenced to two years in prison. He was found guilty of deleting over 1200 of its 1500 Microsoft 0365 user accounts. He was retaliating for being fired from the IT consulting firm that was assisting an unidentified company with its […]