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Tighter security, more hands needed post-OPM, security pros say


A number of security procedures need to be amended and personnel with more advanced skills need to be hired since cyberthreats can no longer be detected by technology alone.

These are a few of the responses we received after our story posted yesterday on a congressional report released on Wednesday slamming the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for its failure to protect the data housed in its databases.

Adobe Recognizes RFS Pen Tester in Recent Hotfix Bulletin

Adobe would like to thank the following individuals for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers:

  • Adam Willard of Raytheon Foreground Security (CVE-2016-4168)

Source: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/experience-manager/apsb16-27.html

AT&T Bug Bounty Recognizes RFS Pen Tester

AT&T would like to thank the following individuals for ethically reporting security issues with AT&T's internet-facing online environment through the AT&T Bug Bounty program: Adam Willard

Source: https://bugbounty.att.com/hof.php

Telekom Acknowledges RFS Pen Tester

Adam Willard - https:[email protected]: Reported HTML manipulation vulnerability.

Source: https://www.telekom.com/security/acknowledgements

How External Threats May Impact Health Data Security Measures

By on July 19, 2016

A recent Ponemon report shows security leaders believe they lack necessary tools to mitigate external threats, which might not bode well for health data security needs.

Ransomware threats and other recent cybersecurity threats show that health data security measures must be comprehensive and current. However, a recent study shows that organizations might be lacking the necessary resources to mitigate potential external threats.