Eric Seymour

Eric manages global public relations at Veracode. In this role, he manages all facets of the company’s PR efforts. He brings more than 13 years’ experience in the industry. Prior to Veracode, Eric ran public relations activities for CyberArk across the US, EMEA and APJ.
Posts by Eric Seymour

This Week's AppSec News Roundup

April 29, 2016  | Security News

Our weekly application security news roundup for April 25 to April 29 2016 features the 2016 Verizon report on data braches, details on the Bangladesh Central Bank breach and a breach at Qatar’s largest bank. Read on for details on the following headlines:  Verizon releases its annual data breach report, How Bangladesh Central Bank was hacked, IoT security growing, Breach at Qatar... READ MORE

This Week's AppSec News Roundup

April 16, 2016  | Security News

Our weekly application security news roundup for April 11 to April 15 2016 features commentary on Badlock, ransomware trends and a new Internet security threat report. Read on for details on the following headlines: Badlock vulnerability is not critical, Two major insurers enter cyber insurance arena, Symantec issues Internet security threat report, A new type of ransomware emerges, The U.S.... READ MORE

This Week's AppSec News Roundup

April 1, 2016  | Security News

Our weekly application security news roundup for March 28 to April 1 2016 features “Google dorking,” another healthcare institution malware victim, new Android vulnerability, and details on Petya ransomware. Read on for details on the following headlines: Investigators suspect “Google dorking” in Iranian hackers’ attempt to attack a New York dam, Healthcare... READ MORE

This Week's AppSec News Roundup

March 25, 2016  | Security News

Our weekly application security news roundup for March 21 to 25 2016 features Badlock, the security of hospitals and federal agencies, and a new Android vulnerability. Read on for details on the following headlines:  The Badlock bug will be disclosed in April Verizon’s breach division attacked Federal agency security incidents are on the rise New report shows federal agencies fall... READ MORE

Today's AppSec News: Bangladesh Bank Hack, NJ Town Victim of Ransomware

March 21, 2016  | Security News

In today’s news, we have an interim investigative report on the Bangladesh Bank hack, a flaw discovered in Apple’s iMessage encryption, the town of Plainfield N.J. gets targeted in a ransomware attack, research finds 24 vehicle keys vulnerable to unlocking, and Google has made its binary code analysis tool BinDiff free for security researchers. The Investigation Continues on the... READ MORE

Today's AppSec News: New Android Vulnerabilities

March 17, 2016  | Security News

In today’s news, millions of Android users may be at risk from another "Stagefright" security flaw, Islamic State hackers posted a "kill list" of Minnesota cops and an Android vulnerability could allow for “easy” root access. New 'Metaphor' Android Virus Can Hack Samsung, LG and HTC Phones in 15 Seconds Millions of Android users may be at risk... READ MORE

Today's AppSec News: NY Times hit with malvertising, XSS in some VMware products

March 16, 2016  | Security News

Major News Websites Hit by Malvertising Attacks Major websites including the BBC, Newsweek, The New York Times and MSN ran malicious online advertisements on Sunday that attacked users’ computers, a campaign that one expert said was the largest seen in two years. "Researchers at Trend Micro, Malwarebytes, and Trustwave each reported a spike in malicious traffic over the... READ MORE

AppSec News Roundup: March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016  | Security News

Bangladesh Central Bank Chief Resigns After Funds Stolen by Hackers In the latest development on the Bangladesh hack, Atiur Rahman, governor of the bank, resigned Tuesday after more than $100 million was stolen from the bank's account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last month. The WSJ reports, "Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said Tuesday... READ MORE

AppSec in Healthcare: Defending Patient Data

January 21, 2016  | Managing AppSec

As a single healthcare record brings nearly 10 times the value of a stolen credit-card number, combined with the competitive differentiation of healthcare intellectual property (drug or device development, billing processes, care procedures, etc.), it’s no wonder cyberattackers are increasingly targeting healthcare providers. The rapidly expanding IT footprint, a bottoms-up technology... READ MORE

Cybersecurity and Corporate Liability

November 5, 2015  | Security News

Security is now the second leading risk to a company’s brand – ahead of traditional risks related to safety, health, and the environment, according to Deloitte. It should come as little surprise that legal risk related to cybersecurity is becoming a major concern for corporate directors. Pressure is building for boards and management teams to deal with cybersecurity issues that can... READ MORE

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