Critical GitHub Enterprise Server Flaw Allows Authentication Bypass

May 21, 2024 at 01:22PM GitHub has addressed a critical flaw (CVE-2024-4985) in GitHub Enterprise Server, allowing unauthorized access on instances using SAML SSO with encrypted assertions. The issue affects versions prior to 3.13.0 and has been fixed in versions 3.9.15, 3.10.12, 3.11.10, and 3.12.4. Organizations using vulnerable versions are advised to update for security. … Read more

AI Copilot: Launching Innovation Rockets, But Beware of the Darkness Ahead

April 15, 2024 at 09:39AM The text discusses the security implications of AI in software development, with a focus on GitHub Copilot. It highlights the potential vulnerabilities of AI-generated code and advises on secure coding practices, including strict input validation, managing dependencies, conducting regular security assessments, gradual adoption of AI suggestions, informed decision-making, and continuous … Read more

Behind the Scenes: The Art of Safeguarding Non-Human Identities

March 28, 2024 at 08:03AM The text discusses the challenges of managing non-human identities in modern software development, highlighting issues such as hard-coded secrets, scalability challenges, compliance difficulties, and the neglect of security in the development process. It also provides best practices for securing non-human identities and introduces Entro, a tool for efficient secrets management … Read more

New Cyber Threats to Challenge Financial Services Sector in 2024

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BlueFlag Security Emerges From Stealth With $11.5M in Funding

March 22, 2024 at 07:54AM BlueFlag Security, based in Sunnyvale, CA, has exited stealth mode, announcing its founding in 2022 and raising $11.5 million in seed funding. The startup offers an SDLC security and governance platform to protect the software development lifecycle. It emphasizes identity-centric protection, and the funding will further the platform’s development. CEO … Read more

GitHub Launches AI-Powered Autofix Tool to Assist Devs in Patching Security Flaws

March 21, 2024 at 07:42AM GitHub announced the availability of a new feature called code scanning autofix for Advanced Security customers. It leverages CodeQL, Copilot, and OpenAI GPT-4 to provide code suggestions to fix vulnerabilities in JavaScript, Typescript, Java, and Python. The feature aims to assist developers by generating potential fixes and explanations in natural … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s National Cybersecurity Authority Announces the GCF Annual Meeting 2024

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AI-Generated Patches Could Ease Developer, Operations Workload

February 21, 2024 at 01:40AM Large language models (LLMs) show potential in speeding up software development by detecting and addressing common bugs. Google’s Gemini LLM can fix 15% of bugs found using dynamic application security testing (DAST), helping prioritize vulnerabilities often overlooked by developers. AI-powered bug-fixing systems are crucial as machine learning models produce more … Read more

Patch Now: Critical TeamCity Bug Allows for Server Takeovers

February 7, 2024 at 01:33PM JetBrains has issued a security patch for a critical vulnerability in its TeamCity On-Premises server, which could be exploited by remote attackers to gain control over the server. This impacts all versions from 2017.1 to 2023.11.2. Users are urged to update to the patched version or install a security patch … Read more

Post-Quantum Cryptography Alliance Launches to Advance Post-Quantum Cryptography

February 6, 2024 at 05:32PM The Linux Foundation launches the Post-Quantum Cryptography Alliance (PQCA) to advance post-quantum cryptography and address security challenges posed by quantum computing. Supported by industry leaders, the PQCA seeks to develop high-assurance software implementations and support the adoption of post-quantum algorithms. The initiative encourages participation and collaboration. More info at PQCA … Read more