Lessons from Log4j's Zero-Day Vulnerability: Effective Mitigation Techniques
For many security teams, it's been all hands-on deck since the Apache Log4j zero-day vulnerability recently came to light. The vulnerability, CVE-2021-44228, is part of the open-source Log4j 2 software library. Its component, used for logging events, is part of tens of thousands of deployed applications and cloud-based services affecting organizations across geographies.
Experts say that the security threat posed by the bug is "about as serious as it gets," and organizations are now racing to try and identify their risks and exposure levels.
The session will discuss:
The modus operandi of such vulnerabilities
Lessons for CISOs from this incident
Cybersecurity response and risk mitigation techniques