Tuesday, 21 July 2015

32 Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Announced At Black Hat Conference

For another two weeks and then starts the American edition of the Black Hat conference, one of the most important conferences in the field of IT security. This year especially defense against malware and mobile technologies popular topics, but there will also be all sorts of unknown vulnerabilities are demonstrated.

"We have 32 different zero-day vulnerabilities disclosed during the event," said Stevie Wylie, general director of the conference, compared to eWeek . "The zero days come from a variety of areas, including mobile and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems." In addition, the conference for the first time a study ( pdf ) published among 460 security experts. The experts suggest that refined attacks directly against the organization are focused and phishing and social engineering are the main concerns. Furthermore, the experts most daily time spent on vulnerabilities that are introduced by their own application developers.

When it comes to expenditure are incidental data leaks that cause end users because they do not follow the policy as well as targeted attacks, the greatest costs. When asked what the weakest link in the enterprise security indicates 33% of the surveyed experts to end users who violate security policy and easily be misled by social engineering attacks. According to Black Hat, the survey shows that the current IT security model of enterprises should be reconsidered and that security professionals do not spend their time and money to make the issues they are most concerned about.

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