The Importance of Cybersecurity for Executives

In today’s technologically-driven business world, it is imperative for executives of all kinds to understand the importance of cybersecurity and how to protect the organization from threats. Continue reading “The Importance of Cybersecurity for Executives”

Common Database Vulnerabilities and Misconfigurations

I recently attended the MIS Training Institute’s Infosec Conference held in Orlando, Florida and sat in on a presentation by Josh Shaul, Chief Technology Officer with Application Security Inc.  The topic of the presentation was the top 10 most common database vulnerabilities and misconfigurations. I felt that the information was not only relevant to providing assurance of database systems security when auditing, but also provided a glimpse of some of the most common and sophisticated attack methods used to invade enterprise databases, and I wanted to pass along a few of the more important points. Continue reading “Common Database Vulnerabilities and Misconfigurations”