Navigating the Security Landscape of Blockchains: Understanding Risks and Opportunities
An analysis of the blockchain security landscape by Akshay Aggarwal, CEO of Zove Security, with examples from fintech, banking, insurance, and retail industries. Our experience and insights into the foundational issues, risk factors, and promising use cases associated with blockchain technology. As the blockchain industry continues to grow, with market projections reaching around $20 billion…
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Skimmer’s Delight: Countering the Rise of ATM Hacks
I spend a lot of thinking about how money is changing. To be specific, I’m curious and concerned about the security of our digital money. Along with my team, I’ve found flaws in BitCoin and compromised chip-enabled EMV card readers. But what I’m writing about today isn’t the ways you’ll be attacked in the future…
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AKSHAY’S UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE: OBSERVING SOME METRICS CHANGES THEM
Ok, now to get to the point. Leaders are often asked to produce several performance metrics or revenue metrics. Some of these metrics are simple and straightforward Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). KPIs can include net revenue, profit, # of new customers or in our case customer satisfaction numbers. The problem with metrics crops up when we need to measure a property and no mechanism exists to measure it quickly or the metric is not representative of the property being measured.
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IS THREAT MODELING RIGHT FOR YOU?
Several enterprises are increasingly investing time and money in building application security tasks into their existing SDLCs. Some of them have also reached the conclusion that proactive approaches , like threat modeling, have more ROI than reactive approaches. As a result, some enterprises with nascent appsec programs have turned to threat modeling as a panacea…
Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps
If you’re not already thinking right now that your DevOps teams should be run like a DevSecOps team, you may already be in a world of hurt. Time to wake up! As the adoption of APIs continues to grow, so do the risks to organizations that don’t actively test the security of their solutions.