Redacting sensitive information with user-defined functions in Amazon Athena

Amazon Athena now supports user-defined functions (in Preview), a feature that enables you to write custom scalar functions and invoke them in SQL queries. Although Athena provides built-in functions, UDFs enable you to perform custom processing such as compressing and decompressing data, redacting sensitive data, or applying customized decryption. You can write your UDFs in […]

Featured Session: An Orchestrated Response to a Systemic Network Ransomware Attack at Norsk Hydro

On March 19, 2019, Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest producers of aluminum, faced a systemic, worldwide network ransomware attack. Its response strategy was built upon two principles: pay no ransom, and admit the breach.   In this session, you’ll hear directly from Halvor Molland, senior vice president at Norsk Hydro ASA, about how their response resulted in unprecedented transparency and a distributed workstream that […]

Understanding Holistic Risk Management | MIT Technology Review

How do organizations best ensure a resilient cyber ecosystem–from assessing risk to implementing and managing controls to ensuring compliance internally and with external partners? Is it possible for defensive technologies to catch up and move ahead of attackers?   Join us at CyberSecure, our inaugural virtual event on the business of cyber risk, to hear how smart companies are striking preemptively, and what emerging technologies are proven to […]

Featured Session: How and Why Nations Hack One Another

From espionage to elections, from blackouts to data breaches, from million-dollar ransoms to staged supply-chain disruption; cyber warfare is transforming statecraft and national security policy.  In this session, you’ll hear from Ben Buchanan, author of The Hacker and the State: Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics, on the very real geopolitical pursuit of nation-state cyber advantage.  Purchase your […]

What’s your cyber-resilience plan? | MIT Technology Review

Every internet-connected laptop, server, and device offers an opportunity for a hacker to infiltrate and compromise your organization. Having a robust cyber-resilience plan for your organization is as fundamental as having a marketing, financial, and business strategy plan.  If you are grappling with the far-reaching business implications of this reality, you need to attend CyberSecure, MIT Technology […]

Rocket League gets 120Hz mode on Xbox Series X/S — but not PS5

Rocket League is getting a next-generation update that will enable it to run at 120 frames per second on Xbox Series X and S. Developer Psyonix posted a blog today detailing the changes. These include a new “video quality” option in the car-soccer game’s settings that will come later this year. On Xbox Series X […]

Apple’s MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini get M1 chips with 16 AI cores

In addition to announcing the release of macOS Big Sur and formally revealing its first Mac-specific M1 chips, Apple today unveiled the first Mac computers that will use its new software and hardware: M1-powered versions of the 13-inch MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini. Each of the machines will be using the M1 […]

CVE-2020-17051: Remote kernel heap overflow in NFSv3 Windows Server

CVSS Score: 8.8  Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C  Overview  Microsoft released a patch today for a critical vulnerability (CVE-2020-17051) in the Windows NFSv3 (Network File System) server. NFS is typically used in heterogenous environments of Windows and Unix/Linux for file sharing. The vulnerability can be reproduced to cause an immediate BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) within the nfssvr.sys driver. Interestingly, the November patches from Microsoft also include a remote kernel data read vulnerability in […]

macOS Big Sur supports Apple M1 and Intel Macs, runs iOS apps and games

Following a long and somewhat tumultuous five-month beta testing period, Apple today announced the general public release of macOS Big Sur, the latest operating system for Mac computers. Also known as macOS 11, Big Sur is the first to support Macs built with either Intel or Apple M1 processors, and features an improved version of the […]