GitHub’s Information Security and Privacy Management System (ISPMS) has been certified against ISO/IEC 27701:2019 (PII Processor) and 27018:2019 standards, as well as the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM). These standards and frameworks are internationally recognized for security and privacy program best practices.
SELinux is the most popular Linux Security Module used to isolate and protect system components from one another. Learn about different access control systems and Linux security as I introduce the foundations of a popular type system.
Introducing a new tool to monitor and control the permissions of the repository token for GitHub Actions.
Learn the basics of CodeQL and how to use it for security research! In this blog, we will teach you how to leverage GitHub’s static analysis tool CodeQL to write custom CodeQL queries.
GitHub’s VIP Bug Bounty Program has been updated to include a clear and accessible criteria for receiving an invitation to the program and more. Learn more about the program and how you can become a Hacktocat, and join our community of researchers who are contributing to GitHub’s security with fun perks and access to staff and beta features!
We’ve launched the beta of code scanning support for Swift. This launch, paired with our launch of Kotlin support in November, means that CodeQL covers both IOS and Android development languages, bringing a heightened level of security to the mobile application development process.
In this blog, I’ll look at CVE-2022-46395, a variant of CVE-2022-36449 (Project Zero issue 2327), and use it to gain arbitrary kernel code execution and root privileges from the untrusted app domain on an Android phone that uses the Arm Mali GPU. I’ll also explain how root cause analysis of CVE-2022-36449 led to the discovery of CVE-2022-46395.
GitHub Advanced Security for Azure DevOps is now available for public preview, making GitHub’s same application security testing tools natively available on Azure Repos.
Code scanning detects ReDoS vulnerabilities automatically, but fixing them isn’t always easy. This blog post describes a 4-step strategy for fixing ReDoS bugs.
Announcing the general availability of push protection–a feature that proactively prevents secret leaks in your public and private repositories.
Code scanning’s tool status gives you a bird's eye view of your application security stack, allowing you to quickly confirm everything is working, or troubleshoot any tool in your application security arsenal.
A new alert rules engine for Dependabot leverages alert metadata to identify and auto-dismiss up to 15% of alerts as false positives.
A new set of Git releases were published to address a variety of security vulnerabilities. All users are encouraged to upgrade. Take a look at GitHub’s view of the latest round of releases.
Open source maintainers and security researchers embrace a new best practice to report and fix vulnerabilities.
How to verifiably link npm packages to their source repository and build instructions.