This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On April 08, 2022

Tuesday 4/5

Spring4Shell flaw: Here's why it matters, and what you should do about it

While there was initial debate about how serious the bug is, sleuthing by security researchers in the days afterwards after the flaw was discovered revealed that Spring4Shell was indeed a serious bug that warranted attention.

From SolarWinds to Log4j: The global impact of today’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities (Check Point)

The case for organizations of all shapes and sizes to have a comprehensive and robust security infrastructure in place has never been stronger, even if they themselves aren’t necessarily in the cross-hairs.

Wednesday 4/6

General availability is here for Citrix Secure Private Access

Never Trust, Always Verify — It is not just a tagline, it is a powerful and elegant approach to zero trust security outcomes.

Enhancing the Security of Software Development Environments (Palo Alto Networks)

These recommendations are intended to help agencies get the necessary information from software producers in a form that can help guide risk-based decisions.

Thursday 4/7

Why SOC 2 Compliance Is a Matter of (Zero) Trust (CyberArk)

As defined by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), SOC 2 is a framework used by service providers to audit and report how they manage sensitive customer data.

Microsoft: Windows Autopatch is coming soon. Here's what you need to know

Microsoft is rolling out an automatic Windows and Office software update service to its enterprise customers, which aims to turn 'Patch Tuesday' into just another Tuesday.

Friday 4/8

The Latest Remcos RAT Driven By Phishing Campaign (Fortinet)

Remcos RAT is recognized as a malware family because it has been abused by hackers to secretly control victims’ devices since its first version was published on July 21, 2016. Remcos RAT is commercial software that is sold online.

Rethinking Priorities: It’s Time to Modernize Data Protection (Pure Storage)

For the past 25 years, most IT orgs have been focused on backups, but things have changed. Now, recovery matters more than ever. It’s time for modern data protection.