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Intel Processor L1TF vulnerabilities: CVE-2018-3615, CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646

Today, Intel disclosed a new set of speculative execution side-channel processor vulnerabilities affecting their processors.    These L1 Terminal Fault...

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What Is Assurance and Why Does It Matter?

If you are an old security hand, you can skip reading this. If you think "assurance" is something you pay for so your repair bills are covered if someone hits...

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Common Criteria and the Future of Security Evaluations

For years, I (and many others) have recommended that customers demand more of their information technology suppliers in terms of security assurance – that is,...

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Unmasking Hackers with User Behavior Analytics

Many people keep sensitive documents in cloud storage services and the latest breach shows that hackers are focusing on online storage cloud services more...

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Data Breaches in Cloud-Based Enterprises

The Cloud Enterprise Is at Risk As the chart below shows, every major industry vertical has been targeted, with retail, finance, and healthcare being the most...

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Improving the Speed of Product Evaluations

Hi there, Oracle Security blog readers; Josh Brickman here again. Today I want to share some of our thoughts about Common Criteria (CC) evaluations specifically...

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FIPS: The Crypto "Catch 22"

Hello, Oracle blog reader! My name is Joshua Brickman and I run Oracle's Security Evaluations team (SECEVAL). At SECEVAL we are charged with shepherding certain...

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