Apache Hadoop developers working with SQL query engines can now rely on a new security tool from Cloudera Inc. that reportedly provides the granularity to secure data access from most SQL and business intelligence (BI) tools and scenarios.
Bit9 released a report last week underscoring the ongoing security risk to the enterprise posed by outdated versions of Java still up and running on company machines.
According to a new study by comScore, more than 40 percent of software developers globally say that security isn't a top priority for them, and a similar percentage don't use a secure application program process.
An attack campaign focused on government agencies is employing phishing e-mails to deliver a malicious payload containing a Java Remote Access Tool (RAT) called jRAT.
Most browser Java installations continue to be unpatched or outdated, leaving the majority of users vulnerable to exploit code already in use in the wild.
Java bug hunter Adam Gowdiak has reported a new flaw.
"As a consequence of this renewed focus on security the Java 8 schedule, with a GA release in early September, is no longer achievable," the company said in a blog post made today.
Oracle made available for download a critical security update for its Web-based Java programming language on Tuesday.
This year's RSA Conference was chock full of great content. One of my favorite sessions was the chief information security officer (CISO) panel, hosted by Cigital Inc. CTO and build-security-in guru Gary McGraw.
Big Data will transform the security industry as it morphs into "Big Intelligence."
A roundtable discussion among HP security experts highlight the biggest issues in the security landscape.
Oracle announced that the out-of-band patch released earlier in the month to fix 50 vulnerabilities in Java will be updated with a number of addendums that did not make it to the unscheduled release.
Oracle today released Update 13 for Java 7 and Update 39 for Java 6.
The company made a pledge to secure its its browser-based plugin.
Database developers were put on watch this week as Oracle issued a Critical Patch Update targeting 86 security vulnerabilities, including 18 for its MySQL database products.
Client-side Java has a big, bright bull's eye painted on it, and black hats just can't seem to resist shooting at it.