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Siemens Leads Launch of Global Cybersecurity Initiative
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
The new 'Charter of Trust' aims to make security a key element of the digital economy, critical infrastructure.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/16/2018
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Filing Deadline for New Infosec Law Hits NY Finance Firms Thursday
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Banks and financial services companies in New York must file by tomorrow to certify they are compliant with the state Department of Financial Services new cybersecurity regulation, 23 NYCRR 500.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/14/2018
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Ticking Time Bombs in Your Data Center
Murali Palanisamy, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer,  AppViewXCommentary
The biggest security problems inside your company may result from problems it inherited.
By Murali Palanisamy Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, AppViewX, 2/7/2018
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K-12 Study Gives Schools Low Marks for Protecting Student Privacy Online
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Survey says local school districts and education departments lack even the most basic security and privacy safeguards.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 1/31/2018
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Breach-Proofing Your Data in a GDPR World
Sanjay Beri, Co-Founder & CEO, NetskopeCommentary
Here are six key measures for enterprises to prioritize over the next few months.
By Sanjay Beri Co-Founder & CEO, Netskope, 1/30/2018
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An Action Plan to Fill the Information Security Workforce Gap
Laura Lee, Laura Lee, Executive VP, Cyber Training & Assessments, CircadenceCommentary
Nothing says #whorunstheworld like an all-female blue team taking down a male-dominated red team in a battle to protect sensitive customer data, and other ideas to entice women into a cyber career.
By Laura Lee Laura Lee, Executive VP, Cyber Training & Assessments, Circadence, 1/29/2018
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PCI DSS Adds Standard for Software-based PIN Entry
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS (SPoC) standard supports EMV contact and contactless transactions with PIN entry on merchant mobile devices.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/24/2018
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GDPR: Ready or Not, Here It Comes
Danelle Au, VP Strategy, SafeBreachCommentary
As organizations all over the world look ahead to May 25 when Europe's General Data Protection Regulation takes effect, many will fall short.
By Danelle Au VP Strategy, SafeBreach, 1/24/2018
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Living with Risk: Where Organizations Fall Short
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
People tasked with protecting data are too often confused about what they need to do, even with a solid awareness of the threats they face.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 1/17/2018
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Meltdown, Spectre Likely Just Scratch the Surface of Microprocessor Vulnerabilities
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
There's a lot at stake when it comes to patching the hardware flaws.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/8/2018
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A Pragmatic Approach to Fixing Cybersecurity: 5 Steps
Mike McConnell & Patrick Gorman, Mike McConnell & Patrick GormanCommentary
The digital infrastructure that supports our economy, protects our national security, and empowers our society must be made more secure, more trusted, and more reliable. Here's how.
By Mike McConnell & Patrick Gorman Mike McConnell & Patrick Gorman, 1/3/2018
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CISO Holiday Miracle Wish List
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
If CISOs could make a wish to solve a problem, these would be among the top choices.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 12/22/2017
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Be a More Effective CISO by Aligning Security to the Business
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks
These five steps will you help marshal the internal resources you need to reduce risk, break down barriers, and thwart cyber attacks.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 12/21/2017
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Businesses Fail in Risk Modeling and Management: Report
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Businesses struggle to quantify and manage risk, leading to wasted resources and oversight of major problems.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 12/18/2017
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Security Compliance: The Less You Spend the More You Pay
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
The costs of complying with data protection requirements are steep, but the costs of non-compliance are even higher, a new study shows.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 12/12/2017
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Gartner: IT Security Spending to Reach $96 Billion in 2018
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Identity access management and security services to drive worldwide spending growth.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 12/8/2017
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Ransomware Meets 'Grey's Anatomy'
Tom & Natalie Pageler, Neustar CRO & CSO, and MD Stanford UniversityCommentary
Fictional Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital is locked out of its electronic medical records, but in the real world, healthcare organizations face even greater risks.
By Tom & Natalie Pageler Neustar CRO & CSO, and MD Stanford University, 12/7/2017
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The Rising Dangers of Unsecured IoT Technology
Danielle Jackson, Chief Information Security Officer, SecureAuthCommentary
As government regulation looms, the security industry must take a leading role in determining whether the convenience of the Internet of Things is worth the risk and compromise of unsecured devices.
By Danielle Jackson Chief Information Security Officer, SecureAuth, 12/4/2017
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Time to Pull an Uber and Disclose Your Data Breach Now
Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at ThycoticCommentary
There is never a good time to reveal a cyberattack. But with EU's GDPR looming, the fallout is only going to get harder and more expensive if you wait.
By Joseph Carson Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic, 11/22/2017
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We're Still Not Ready for GDPR? What is Wrong With Us?
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentary
The canary in the coalmine died 12 years ago, the law went into effect 19 months ago, but many organizations still won't be ready for the new privacy regulations when enforcement begins in May.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/17/2017
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From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.