Open Source Flaw Management Shows Signs of Improvement: Report | Software

By Jack M. Germain
Apr 30, 2019 1:16 PM PT

Almost two years after the infamous
Equifax breach, many organizations still struggle to identify and manage open source risk across their application portfolios.

Meanwhile, the latest report tracking open source security shows a 40 percent rise in the average number of open source components detected in each codebase analyzed. The scanned software includes commercial applications.

Black Duck by Synopsys on Tuesday released its annual Open Source Security and Risk Analysis, which examines the open source audit results of scanned codebases to identify insightful trends and patterns in open source usage. The report also looks […] Read more

Financial Engines Advisors Position in Equifax (EFX) Trimmed by $516,057; As Tjx Cos New Com (TJX) Market Valuation Rose, Shareholder Orrstown Financial Services Upped Its Position

Financial Engines Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Equifax Inc (EFX) by 33.02% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Financial Engines Advisors Llc sold 5,549 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.22% with the market. The institutional investor held 11,256 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.05M, down from 16,805 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Financial Engines Advisors Llc who had been investing in Equifax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.38B market cap company. The stock increased 0.44% or […] Read more

How to Help Your Board Navigate Cybersecurity’s …

What’s worse than a massive data breach? A massive data breach followed by a shareholder derivative lawsuit. Learn what’s at stake and what CISOs can do to mitigate the damage.

CISOs have been lightly tapping on the boardroom door for years but now have a reason to confidently take a seat at the table. Why? Because lawsuits related to data breaches and cybersecurity incidents are on the rise nationally. This increased legal risk is the reason that all boards should be making cybersecurity discussions part of their agenda — not just during budget season, but at every major […] Read more

Identity Theft Protection Services Market Key Players (LifeLock (Symantec), Experian, Equifax, TransUnion, FICO, Affinion, LexisNexis, Intersections, CSID) With Market Share Projection To 2024

Identity Theft Protection Services

“The Identity Theft Protection Services Market is expected to have a highly positive outlook for the next five years 2019-2024 according to a recently released Identity Theft Protection Services market research report. Garner Insights has added a new research report titled, ‘Identity Theft Protection Services Market Professional Survey Report 2019’ to its vast collection of research reports.

Identity theft is a crime, a type of fraud in which an imposter steals individual information of another person (or a company) and uses it by pretending to be someone else in order to gain some benefit (e.g. money or goods). […] Read more

$2.4 Million in Prizes for Schools Teaching Ethics Alongside Computer Science

Omidyar Network, Mozilla, Schmidt Futures, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies are announcing the Stage I winners of our Responsible Computer Science Challenge


Today, we are announcing the first winners of the Responsible Computer Science Challenge. We’re awarding $2.4 million to 17 initiatives that integrate ethics into undergraduate computer science courses.

The winners’ proposed curricula are novel: They include in-class role-playing games to explore the impact of technology on society. They embed philosophy experts and social scientists in computer science classes. They feature “red teams” that probe students’ projects for possible negative societal impacts. And they have computer science students partner with local […] Read more

As Equifax (EFX) Stock Value Rose, Holder Tpg-Axon Management LP Has Cut Its Position by $1.93 Million; Cornerstone Investment Partners Has Upped United Parcel Service (UPS) Holding

Cornerstone Investment Partners Llc increased its stake in United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) by 139.74% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cornerstone Investment Partners Llc bought 16,350 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.70% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 28,050 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.74 million, up from 11,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cornerstone Investment Partners Llc who had been investing in United Parcel Service Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $90.18 billion market cap […] Read more