76% of attacks on Linux systems in the cloud are web-based

76% of attacks on Linux systems in the cloud are web-based

It’s no surprise that the majority of these attacks are web-based because every website is different and written by different developers with varied skill sets, said Shawn Smith, director of infrastructure at nVisium. Combine this with the reality that not all...
Zero-day vulnerability affects Cisco small business routers

Zero-day vulnerability affects Cisco small business routers

Zach Varnell, Senior AppSec Consultant at nVisium, a Falls Church, Virginia-based application security provider, explains, “These are very popular Cisco devices, and it’s extremely common for said devices to rarely — or never — receive updates. Users tend...
Adopting Zero-Trust for API Security

Adopting Zero-Trust for API Security

“This setup can validate access tokens that are sent with every request—with the API then deciding if or how to grant access to a requested action or resource,” said Yehuda Rosen, senior software engineer at nVisium, via email. However, this introduces new...
Adopting Zero-Trust for API Security

FlyTrap Android Trojan Snares Victims

“Malware like FlyTrap shows us that even when there are no technical vulnerabilities in a system, there is still a viable attack vector,” said Shawn Smith, director of infrastructure at nVisium. “This vector is the user of the system. As we continue to become more...