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OpenSSL vulnerability now rated ‘high’ but should be taken seriously

One worry is the vulnerabilbe OpenSSL 3.0 is embedded in firewalls, VPNs, switches and routers

Six quick tactics to blunt a cyber attack from Russia – or any nation state

The SANS Institute says these six defensive techniques can make a fast difference without buying new equipment

It could take years for applications using vulnerable version of Java log4j library to be patched, says expert

IT admins urged to take vulnerability seriously as vendors rush to issue patches or mitigations

Data breaches aren’t inevitable: Report

SANS Institute white paper says breaches aren't inevitable. There's lots you can do to reduce the odds your organization is victimized

McAfee launches security portal

McAfee Inc. has jazzed up its Web site with a new online portal designed to help users research a wide range of security problems, free of charge. Called the McAfee Threat Center, the portal was launched this month as part of a redesign of the Web site.

Windows worm beginning to spread

A variety of worms that exploit a Windows vulnerability disclosed last week are hitting many systems worldwide, reportedly including some at cable network Cable News Network LP LLLP (CNN), and could reach critical mass in the next several hours, according to antivirus vendor Trend Micro Inc.

Security pros being rewarded

Although these are hard times for many in the IT industry, the status of information security professionals is on the rise - at least based on how much they're getting paid.

Users and trainers: Microsoft MCSE training faulty

IT professionals and trainers in the United States are blaming insufficient security training offered under the nationwide Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer program for contributing to the spread of Code Red and other damaging viruses.

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