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Drawbridge names William Haney as CEO

Drawbridge has named William (Bill) Haney as CEO and appointed him to its board of directors. This CEO appointment represents the next step in Drawbridge’s expansion strategy as the company continues its growth to meet intense market demand for cybersecurity software and services for alternative asset managers. As part of this plan, Drawbridge Founder and Board of Directors’ member Jason Elmer will become President, continuing to guide the company’s long-term vision and innovation strategy as … More → The post Drawbridge names William Haney as CEO appeared first on Help Net Security.

Quickie: CyberChef & Microsoft Script Decoding, (Sat, Oct 29th)

This week I discovered a CyberChef operation I didn't know existed, but I'm quite familiar with the algorythm: “Microsoft Script Decoder” (it's been there at least since 2017).

OpenSSL Project Notification on Critical Vulnerability Fixed in Version 3.0.7

On October 25, 2022, the OpenSSL Project announced a critical vulnerability fix in OpenSSL version 3.0.7, which will be made available on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. No CVE is assigned at this time. All indications are that this vulnerability announcement only applies to OpenSSL versions 3.0.0 to 3.0.6, and that OpenSSL versions 1.0.2 and 1.1.1 are not affected by this vulnerability announcement. Cisco will investigate this issue in accordance with our Security Vulnerability Policy once the OpenSSL Project makes the details of the vulnerability available.  For the current OpenSSL Project communication on this issue, see Forthcoming OpenSSL Releases. Security Impact Rating: Informational

New infosec products of the week: October 28, 2022

Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past week, featuring releases from ARMO, Array, AuditBoard, Illusive, Kasten by Veeam, Prove, SkyKick, and Socure. AuditBoard ESG enables users to centralize and manage their ESG programs AuditBoard ESG centralizes data in a single system of record; simplifying evidence collection and reporting; and enabling teams to perform materiality assessments. The integrated solution also aligns topics and metrics against common reporting frameworks — including the Sustainability … More → The post New infosec products of the week: October 28, 2022 appeared first on Help Net Security.

greymatter.io simplifies modern application networking with the latest platform release

greymatter.io‘s latest platform release was built from the ground up to simplify the complexity of modern application networking. The new release is focused on improving ease of use for enterprise DevOps and platform engineering teams by implementing low-code configuration, automating CI/CD workflows, and further enabling zero-trust security across hybrid, multi-cloud and on-premise environments. “Enterprises that adopt modern, cloud-native architectures need an easier way to control the complexity of managing an increased number of apps, APls, … More → The post greymatter.io simplifies modern application networking with the latest platform release appeared first on Help Net Security.

Automatic text simplification: Efficacy in the foreign language classroom

Texts used in second language (L2) classrooms have traditionally been simplified manually. With recent technological advances, text can be simplified automatically through artificial intelligence-enabled software. A new study investigated the effectiveness of an automatic text simplification (ATS) software and found that it made text comprehensible for L2 learners with a certain level of reading proficiency, highlighting the need for additional development of these tools for them to become effective for all learners.