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The Best and Worst Tasks for Security Automation
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
As with all new tech, there are good times and and bad times to use it. Security experts share which tasks to prioritize for automation.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/20/2018
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CrowdStrike Secures $200M Funding Round
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The new funding round brings the company's valuation to more than $3 billion.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/19/2018
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Email, Social Media Still Security Nightmares
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Phishing and banking trojans continue to be major threats brought into the enterprise.
By Dark Reading Staff , 6/15/2018
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Meet 'Bro': The Best-Kept Secret of Network Security
Greg Bell, CEO, CorelightCommentary
This often overlooked open source tool uses deep packet inspection to transform network traffic into exceptionally useful, real-time data for security operations.
By Greg Bell CEO, Corelight, 6/14/2018
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SAP CSO: Security Requires Context
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Security depends on the apps and networks it protects. SAP CSO Justin Somaini discusses three scenarios.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/11/2018
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FireEye Finds New Clues in TRITON/TRISIS Attack
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Attackers behind the epic industrial-plant hack reverse-engineered the safety-monitoring system's proprietary protocol, researchers found.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/8/2018
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In Pursuit of Cryptography's Holy Grail
Ellison Anne Williams, Founder and CEO of EnveilCommentary
Homomorphic encryption eliminates the need for data exposure at any point something that certainly would be welcome these days.
By Ellison Anne Williams Founder and CEO of Enveil, 6/7/2018
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Survey Shows Florida at the Bottom for Consumer Cybersecurity
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A new survey shows that residents of the Sunshine State engage in more risky behavior than their counterparts in the other 49 states.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/6/2018
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Web Application Firewalls Adjust to Secure the Cloud
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cloud-based WAFs protect applications without the costs and complexity of on-prem hardware. Here's what to keep in mind as you browse the growing market.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 6/4/2018
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Fortinet Completes Bradford Networks Purchase
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Building a Safe, Efficient, Cost-Effective Security Infrastructure
Ken Mills, General Manager of IoT, Surveillance and Security, Dell EMCCommentary
The Industrial Internet of Things allows organizations to address both physical and digital security concerns.
By Ken Mills General Manager of IoT, Surveillance and Security, Dell EMC, 6/4/2018
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5 Tips for Protecting SOHO Routers Against the VPNFilter Malware
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Most home office users need to simply power cycle their routers and disable remote access; enterprises with work-at-home employees should move NAS behind the firewall.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 6/2/2018
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New Federal Report Gives Guidance on Beating Botnets
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A report from the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security provides five goals for protecting infrastructure from botnets and other automated threats.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/31/2018
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Thoma Bravo Acquires Majority Stake in LogRhythm
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FireEye Offers Free Tool to Detect Malicious Remote Logins
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Open source GeoLogonalyzer helps to weed out hackers exploiting stolen credentials to log into their targets.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/30/2018
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FBI Warns Users to Reboot All SOHO Routers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Everyone with a home router should reboot their systems as a precaution in the wake of the recently discovered VPNFilter attack infrastructure.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/29/2018
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Malwarebytes Buys Binisoft for Firewall Management
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Vendor plans to integrate Binisoft's Windows Firewall Control into the Malwarebytes endpoint protection platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/24/2018
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Cybercriminals Battle Against Banks' Incident Response
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
'Filess' attacks account for more than half of successful breaches of bank networks, new data shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/22/2018
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Tanium's Valuation Reaches $5 Billion With New Investment
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Tanium has received a $175 million investment from TPG Growth.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/17/2018
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7 Tools for Stronger IoT Security, Visibility
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
If you don't know what's on your IoT network, you don't know what to protect -- or protect from. These tools provide visibility into your network so you can be safe with (and from) what you see.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/16/2018
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CVE-2018-5236
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 14 RU1 MP1 or 12.1 RU6 MP10 may be susceptible to a race condition (or race hazard). This type of issue occurs in software where the output is dependent on the sequence or timing of other uncontrollable events.
CVE-2018-5237
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 14 RU1 MP1 or 12.1 RU6 MP10 could be susceptible to a privilege escalation vulnerability, which is a type of issue that allows a user to gain elevated access to resources that are normally protected at lower access levels.
CVE-2018-6211
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
On D-Link DIR-620 devices with a certain customized (by ISP) variant of firmware 1.0.3, 1.0.37, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, and 2.0.22, OS command injection is possible as a result of incorrect processing of the res_buf parameter to index.cgi.
CVE-2018-6212
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
On D-Link DIR-620 devices with a certain customized (by ISP) variant of firmware 1.0.3, 1.0.37, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, and 2.0.22, a reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack is possible as a result of missed filtration for special characters in the "Search" field and incorrect proc...
CVE-2018-6213
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
In the web server on D-Link DIR-620 devices with a certain customized (by ISP) variant of firmware 1.0.3, 1.0.37, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, and 2.0.22, there is a hardcoded password of anonymous for the admin account.