BF-SIRT Newsletter 2018-01

Meltdown and Spectre, two security flaws said to be affecting almost all CPUs released since 1995, was announced this week, and will probably haunt us for years to come.

Exploit code used in the Mirai malware variant called Satori, which was used to attack hundreds of thousands of Huawei routers over the past several weeks, is now public. We might see more of this in near future botnets.

A researcher released details of a local privilege escalation attack against macOS that dates back to 2002, totally ignoring any responsible disclosure process.

Top 5 Security Links
Meltdown and Spectre – Bugs in modern computers leak passwords and sensitive data.
Mozilla Patches Critical Bug in Thunderbird
Attention, vSphere VDP backup admins: There is a little remote root hole you need to patch…
MacOS LPE Exploit Gives Attackers Root Access
Code Used in Zero Day Huawei Router Attack Made Public

IS THE FINANCE INDUSTRY AFRAID OF THE CLOUD?

The cloud promises flexibility and efficiency, allowing the service to continue to grow in popularity. In our cloud report we see huge differences when it comes to adoption rates in different industries. The banking and finance sector are well behind other industries, and yet they are relatively dependent on technology – why?

Seven ways to survive the cloud

Staying relevant means a digital transition. One way to achieve this is to work in an agile manner, and to use the possibilities offered by the cloud.

Cloud strategy

The race is on. 72% will increase their public cloud usage. How are you going to get there?
In this webinar we will present the findings from our cloud survey and guide you through the different steps in our cloud maturity ladder. We will share real life examples from our customers and give advice what to do in order to move to the next step on your cloud journey.

Speakers

Anna Jäger our VP Marketing will share the market insights from the survey.

Jan Aril Sigvartsen our Cloud Consultant manager will share real life examples and give advice on what to focus on to prepare for the shift to public cloud.

Insights from the cloud report and the cloud maturity ladder

– Deep dive to the different steps
– Customer example
– Guide to take the next step

Next step to cloud webinar – Video