RSA CONFERENCE 2020 – San Francisco – Kelly Jackson Higgins, Sara Peters, Kelly Sheridan, and Curt Franklin offer news and analysis of keynote presentations, press conferences, and interviews with speakers and attendees. Content is updated regularly.
Exploitation, Phishing Top Worries for Mobile Users 2/27/2020
Reports find that mobile malware appears on the decline, but the exploitation of vulnerabilities along with phishing has led to a rise in compromises, experts say.
Educating Educators: Microsoft’s Tips for Security Awareness Training 2/27/2020
Microsoft’s director of security education and awareness shares his approach to helping train employees in defensive practices.
Tense Talk About Supply Chain Risk Yields Few Answers 2/27/2020
RSA panelists locked horns over whether the ban preventing US government agencies from doing business with Huawei is unfairly singling out the Chinese telecom giant.
Intel Analyzes Vulns Reported in its Products Last Year 2/27/2020
A new Intel report looks at the more than 250 CVEs affecting Intel products in 2019.
‘Cloud Snooper’ Attack Circumvents AWS Firewall Controls 2/27/2020
Possible nation-state supply chain attack acts like a “wolf in sheep’s clothing,” Sophos says.
Kr00k Wi-Fi Vulnerability Affected a Billion Devices 2/26/2020
Routers and devices with Broadcom and Cypress Wi-Fi chipsets could be forced to sometimes use encryption keys consisting of all zeroes. Now patched, the issue affected a billion devices, including those from Amazon, Apple, Google, and Samsung.
Emotet Resurfaces to Drive 145% of Threats in Q4 2019 2/26/2020
Analysis of 92 billion rejected emails reveals a range of simple and complex attack techniques for the last quarter of 2019.
Cryptographers Panel Tackles Espionage, Elections & Blockchain 2/26/2020
Encryption experts gave insights into the Crypto AG revelations, delved into complexities of the “right to be forgotten,” and more at RSA Conference.
Google Adds More Security Features Via Chronicle Division 2/25/2020
Order out of chaos? The saga of Chronicle continues with new security features for the Google Cloud Platform.
Wendy Nather on How to Make Security ‘Democratization’ a Reality 2/25/2020
Ahead of her keynote at the RSA Conference, Cisco’s head of advisory CISOs outlines to Dark Reading a unique paradigm that asks security teams to stop fighting their users — and start sharing control with them.
Wanted: Hands-On Cybersecurity Experience 2/25/2020
Organizations lament a lack of qualified job candidates as they continue to struggle to hire and retain security teams, the new ISACA State of Cybersecurity 2020 report shows.
Verizon: Attacks on Mobile Devices Rise 2/25/2020
Companies of all sizes are being hit by mobile attacks and feeling the effects for extended periods of time, according to the 2020 Verizon Mobile Security Index.
Security, Networking Collaboration Cuts Breach Cost 2/24/2020
CISOs report increases in alert fatigue and the number of records breached, as well as the struggle to secure mobile devices in a new Cisco study.
Enterprise Cloud Use Continues to Outpace Security 2/24/2020
Nearly 60% of IT and security pros say deployment of business services in the cloud has rushed past their ability to secure them.
Zero-Factor Authentication: Owning Our Data 2/19/2020
Are you asking the right questions to determine how well your vendors will protect your data? Probably not.
RSAC Sets Finalists for Innovation Sandbox 2/6/2020
The 10 finalists will each have three minutes to make their case for being the most innovative, promising young security company of the year.
Vixie: The Unintended Consequences of Internet Privacy Efforts 2/5/2020
Paul Vixie says emerging encryption protocols for endpoints could “break” security in enterprise – and even home – networks.
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