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Facebook to expand bug bounty program to include data misuse

The last item included in a short list of changes that Facebook said it would make to its platform in the wake of the growing Cambridge Analytica scandal - growing its bug bounty programme to include developer misuse of data.

Secure digital transformation - separate security from infrastructure

The key to achieving 'pay as you grow' security is to move away from traditional rigid security product models tied into the infrastructure by embracing an overlay approach that decouples security from the connectivity infrastructure.

Update: Dell storage platform security bugs allow root access

Security researchers recently unearthed up to nine security vulnerabilities in Dell EMC's Isilon OneFS platform that could allow remote attackers to launch social engineering attacks and subsequently access the Isilon systems at root.

Security issue found in AMD's Platform Security Processor

Security researchers have discovered a flaw in the AMD PSP (Platform Security Processor), which could enable hackers to execute code in a security module that stores data such as passwords, certificates, and encryption keys.

Apple releases security updates for multiple products

Apple released security updates to patch vulnerabilities in its iOS, mac OS, tvOS and watchOS platforms, some of which could have been used to remotely exploit the affected devices.

Dropbox reveals revamps in its services

Dropbox has made six major announcements intended to consolidate its role in the market