No flaws found in OpenVPN software. Our response to the CVE-2019-14899 vulnerability report.

The CISO Brief

The latest news in cybersecurity — get the top stories every week in the Networking and Cloud Security space.

This week: A government agency is taking action to improve their cybersecurity suite. Alleged data breach affects up to 21 million users. Learn how to reduce the risk of a data leak through the cloud — plus much more.

WHAT’S NEW?

The latest in Network Security News.

SIM PIN

Steve Prentice explains the SIM swap attacks, where an attacker hijacks the victim’s SIM account by contacting the mobile provider and getting the information switched to a new SIM card — rerouting all calls, texts, account information to the new SIM card. Prentice emphasizes the use of a SIM PIN.

“As workplaces bring global collaborators and their personal phones deeper into the corporate ecosystem, a proactive education campaign on SIM PINs might be in order.”

REMOTE ACCESS VPN: GIVE YOUR EMPLOYEES THE ACCESS THEY NEED

A remote access VPN means your remote employees can log on to your office network from anywhere that has access to the internet. They then have access to all your company resources, and somehow your data is *still* secure, even if they’re using public Wifi.