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New Oracle ERP Vulnerabilities Unmasked

By Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Researchers today issued security advisories for eight vulnerabilities, some of them critical, in a popular Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP) application — but they don’t expect many users to actually apply the patches for them.The flaws discovered by researchers at security firm Onapsis range from holes that could allow an attacker to access all business information and files, query for passwords, and alter business information processed by the ERP, basically taking complete control of the system. Patches for the vulnerabilities were included in Oracle’s latest Critical Patch Update release, and these are the first public details of the flaws. Continue reading New Oracle ERP Vulnerabilities Unmasked

Study: The Aftermath Of A Breach

New Ponemon-Experian study highlights organizations’ top priorities following a data breach

By Kelly Jackson Higgins
You’ve been breached: How do you minimize the fallout? Hiring outside legal help and assessing the damage to victims are the top two priorities, according to a new survey.

The newly released “Aftermath of a Data Breach” report from Experian and the Ponemon Institute surveyed IT security pros about a data breach they felt had the biggest impact on their organizations, both financially and reputationally. Continue reading Study: The Aftermath Of A Breach