Monthly Archives: August 2012

Against a background of growing investor concern and pressure from legislators, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is leading the drive for more open and timely disclosure of cybersecurity risks and incidents from public companies. Earlier this year, it challenged Amazon's decision not to disclose the financial impact of the theft of customer data held by its subsidiary Zappos in the company's annual report. In the view of the SEC, Amazon failed to comply with rules incorporated in the ...
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The third installment of Layer Seven Security's SAP Audit Guide was released today and can be downloaded at http://layersevensecurity.com/SAP_audit_guides.html. The series has proven to be a popular resource for audit and security professionals with over 10,000 downloads to date. The latest Guide focuses upon expenditure-related controls in areas such as vendor master data, purchasing, invoice processing and payment processing. Forthcoming volumes of the Guide will deal with areas related to ...
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Missing authorization checks in the Archiving Workbench, default pass phrases on the J2EE secure store and SQL injection vulnerabilities in Java applications. Read the guide to July's SAP Security Notes at http://layersevensecurity.com/SAP_security_advisories.html ...
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