Blacklisting Limitations: Poor Cisco Fixes and Korean 0-days

Using blacklisting to fix vulnerabilities is rarely the right approach. That should not come as a surprise to anyone, and we all know variants of the saying: “The developer has to determine all cases of bad input; the attacker just has to determine the one that was missed.” Yet this does not stop vendors from […]

200,000th Vulnerability Added To VulnDB (And Why You Should Care)

VulnDB is the most complete and timely vulnerability intelligence available

RICHMOND, VA, March 29, 2019 — Risk Based Security today announced the addition of the 200,000th vulnerability to VulnDB, the preeminent database of vulnerability intelligence. This significant record highlights the scale of the security challenges faced by organizations, and the sheer volume of data that they need to be able to process. “With over 4,800 […]

More Than 22,000 Vulnerabilities Disclosed In 2018

Risk Based Security today announced the publication of its 2018 Year End Vulnerability QuickView Report, showing over 22,000 new vulnerabilities were disclosed during the year. While approximately 33% of published vulnerabilities received a CVSSv2 score of 7 or above, the number of vulnerabilities scoring 9 or above declined for the third year in a row. […]

Kick Off #RSAConference 2019 With Us

2019’s RSA Conference is just over a week away. Once again we are joining forces with the good folks at GuidePoint and sponsoring Monday night’s Social Hour reception. Come kick off the conference with us – and our latest integration partner Splunk – with some friendly conversation over food and drinks. Where: Temple Club 540 […]

RBS Is Heading To The RSA Conference, Are You?

Valentine’s Day will soon be a memory and spring break plans are brewing, which can only mean one thing – it’s time for the security community to descend on San Francisco for another RSA Conference. We’re thrilled this year to be hosting our first booth at the conference. We’ve been attending RSA since its early […]

Over 6,500 Data Breaches and More Than 5 Billion Records Exposed in 2018

Risk Based Security today announced the release of its Year End 2018 Data Breach QuickView Report, showing there were 6,515 publicly disclosed data compromise events through December 31, 2018, exposing over 5 billion sensitive records. While the year ended below 2017’s high mark of 6,728 reported breaches, a continuing slow trickle of new breach information […]

VulnDB Add-On for Splunk Brings Best Vulnerability Intelligence To Risk Based Security and Splunk Customers

Risk Based Security (RBS), a provider of detailed information and analysis regarding Vendor Risk Ratings and Vulnerability Intelligence is pleased to announce the launch of our latest VulnDB integration option. The VulnDB Add-On for Splunk helps customers easily integrate data from Risk Based Security’s VulnDB service into Splunk software. The VulnDB Add-On for Splunk assists Splunk® Enterprise and […]

Leaping Forward – Risk Based Security & JFrog Launch 2019 With A New Partnership

Risk Based Security (RBS), the elite provider of comprehensive vulnerability intelligence and vendor risk ratings, is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with JFrog, the DevOps technology leader known for enabling liquid software via Continuous Update flows and the creator of Xray, JFrog’s flagship security and compliance scanning solution. Risk Based Security’s […]

Start the New Year Off Right! Join RBS in Exploring More from Cybersecurity to Cyber Risk at the 12th e-Crime & Cybersecurity Conference in Germany on January 23, 2019

It is imperative that companies evaluate, build, and mature their cybersecurity processes and select risk analysis and security products that lead to profitable business outcomes. According to a survey published by Bitkom, Germany’s IT sector association, “Two thirds of Germany’s manufacturers have been hit by cyber-crime attacks, costing industry in Europe’s largest economy some €43 […]

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Q3 2018 Cyber Security Data Breach Update Now Available via Webinar

  Need a quick recap of 2018’s year to date breach activity? Risk Based Security’s Inga Goddijn takes a deep dive into relevant breach trends and shares interesting and useful information from our latest Q3 2018 Data Breach Quick View Report. The principals at Risk Based Security have been tracking data breaches for over a […]