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Veterans play a crucial role in filling the cybersecurity skills gap

Veterans play a crucial role in filling the cybersecurity skills gap

While the veteran unemployment rate may be at a historic low, the transition from the military to civilian life isn’t without its challenges. For starters, ex-military members often need help translating their skills gained in the armed forces to non-military roles, and many need to become more familiar with the wide variety of civilian career path … Read more

Intel patches high-severity CPU privilege escalation flaw

Intel patches high-severity CPU privilege escalation flaw

Intel has released microcode updates for several generations of mobile, desktop, and server CPUs to fix a vulnerability that can be exploited to trigger at the very least a denial-of-service condition, but potentially privilege escalation and information disclosure. The flaw can be exploited if an attacker has local code execution on the operating system, including … Read more

Understanding OWASP’s Bill of Material Maturity Model: Not all SBOMs are created equal

Understanding OWASP’s Bill of Material Maturity Model: Not all SBOMs are created equal

The exponential growth of software supply chain attacks has triggered an industrywide push for increased transparency around the provenance and content of the programs and code that are brought into today’s systems. One artifact playing a critical role in that increased transparency is the software bill of materials (SBOM) or, more broadly, bills of material … Read more