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Why We Created the Global Security Database
Published: 02/22/2022
Author: Kurt Seifried

The Global Security Database is a modern approach to a modern problem. CVE is an old approach to an old problem, one that still exists (legacy code bases), but has been superseded by new and much more complicated IT systems.Stage 1: We can improve CVE from withinIn the beginning (1999) there was ...

What is a Vulnerability?
Published: 01/13/2022
Author: Kurt Seifried

A philosophical but practical exploration of technical vulnerabilitiesLet’s check Merriam-Webster:open to attack or damageThis doesn’t feel complete. What’s missing? Let’s check Wikipedia:In computer security, a vulnerability is a weakness which can be exploited by a threat actor, such as an atta...

How we ended up with #log4shell aka CVE-2021-44228
Published: 01/10/2022
Author: Kurt Seifried

Quick note: from now on I will refer to log4j version 2 as “log4j2” To learn how to deal with the critical vulnerability in log4j2, read the first blog in this series, Dealing with log4shell. To get a breakdown of the timeline of events, refer to the second blog, Keeping up with log4shell. So how...

Keeping up with log4shell aka CVE-2021-44228 aka the log4j version 2
Published: 12/16/2021
Author: Kurt Seifried

Quick note: from now on I will refer to log4j version 2 as “log4j2”If you use Java within your products or services and haven’t yet patched them, please see “Dealing with log4shell aka CVE-2021-44228 aka the log4j version 2”Trick question: Who helped coordinate the global response on CVE-2021-442...

Got Vulnerability? Cloud Security Alliance Wants to Identify It
Published: 07/15/2021
Author: Jim Reavis

I wanted to take some time to tell you about a new CSA working group in formation that I am taking a personal interest in. I am sure you have all heard the expression, “when you have a hammer, all problems look like nails.” This is very relatable to our industry, as we have to be careful that we ...

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