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Battle of the AIs: Don't Build a Better Box, Put Your Box in a Better Loop
Mike Convertino, CISO & VP, Information Security, F5 NetworksCommentary
Powered by big data and machine learning, next-gen attacks will include perpetual waves of malware, phishes, and false websites nearly indistinguishable from the real things. Here's how to prepare.
By Mike Convertino CISO & VP, Information Security, F5 Networks, 8/22/2017
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How To Avoid Legal Trouble When Protecting Client Data
Dark Reading Staff, CommentaryVideo
Attorneys discuss how cybersecurity consultants can manage conflicts between e-discovery demands and client agreements.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/21/2017
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The Pitfalls of Cyber Insurance
Chris McDaniels, Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451Commentary
Cyber insurance is 'promising' but it won't totally protect your company against hacks.
By Chris McDaniels Chief Information Security Officer of Mosaic451, 8/21/2017
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The Shadow Brokers: How They Changed 'Cyber Fear'
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingCommentaryVideo
At Black Hat USA, Matt Suiche, founder of Comae Technologies, describes what we know about the Shadow Brokers and how they have changed the business of cyber fear.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/17/2017
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70% of DevOps Pros Say They Didn't Get Proper Security Training in College
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Veracode survey shows majority of DevOps pros mostly learn on the job about security.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/17/2017
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How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Audit Failures
Raymond Pompon, Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks
In a security audit, the burden is on you to provide the evidence that youve done the right things.
By Raymond Pompon Principal Threat Research Evangelist at F5 Networks, 8/17/2017
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The Day of Reckoning: Cybercrimes Impact on Brand
Tom Kellermann,  CEO & Cofounder, Strategic Cyber Ventures Commentary
Why the security industry needs to invest in architecture that defends against reputational damage as well as other, more traditional threats.
By Tom Kellermann CEO & Cofounder, Strategic Cyber Ventures , 8/16/2017
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20 Tactical Questions SMB Security Teams Should Ask Themselves
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDDRACommentary
Or why it pays for small- and medium-sized businesses to plan strategically but act tactically.
By Joshua Goldfarb Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDDRA, 8/15/2017
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Breaches Are Coming: What Game of Thrones Teaches about Cybersecurity
Orion Cassetto, Senior Product Maester, ExabeamCommentary
Whether youre Lord Commander of the Nights Watch or the CISO of a mainstream business, its not easy to defend against a constantly evolving threat that is as deadly as an army of White Walkers.
By Orion Cassetto Senior Product Maester, Exabeam, 8/11/2017
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67% of Malware Attacks Came via Phishing in Second Quarter
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
During the second quarter, cyberattacks soared 24% worldwide with phishing attacks playing a large role and Adobe Flash one of the favorite attack targets.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/8/2017
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NIST Releases Cybersecurity Definitions for the Workforce
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
In an effort to bring consistency when describing the tasks, duties, roles, and titles of cybersecurity professionals, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released the finalized draft version of its framework.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/7/2017
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Risky Business: Why Enterprises Cant Abdicate Cloud Security
John Moynihan, President, Minuteman GovernanceCommentary
It's imperative for public and private sector organizations to recognize the essential truth that governance of data entrusted to them cannot be relinquished, regardless of where the data is maintained.
By John Moynihan President, Minuteman Governance, 8/7/2017
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Russian Botnet Creator Receives 46-Month Prison Sentence
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Federal court sentences the Ebury botnet creator and operator to prison for infecting tens of thousands of servers worldwide.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/4/2017
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Making Infosec Meetings More Inclusive
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Diversity and inclusion experts explain how to avoid meeting pitfalls that preclude the voices of underrepresented members of the team.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/3/2017
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Chinese Telecom DDoS Attack Breaks Record
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A distributed denial of service siege spanning more than 11 days broke a DDoS record for the year, according to a report from Kaspersky Lab.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/2/2017
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72% of Businesses Plan for Endpoint Security Budget Boost
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark ReadingNews
For a full third of organizations investing more in endpoint security there will be a "substantial" increase in spending.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 8/2/2017
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Digital Crime-Fighting: The Evolving Role of Law Enforcement
Travis Farral, Director of Security Strategy​ ​at AnomaliCommentary
Law enforcement, even on a local level, has a new obligation to establish an effective framework for combating online crime.
By Travis Farral Director of Security Strategy​ ​at Anomali, 8/1/2017
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Iranian Hackers Ensnared Targets via Phony Female Photographer
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
US, Indian, Saudi Arabian, Israeli, Iraqi IT, security, executives in oil/gas and aerospace swept up in elaborate social media ruse used for cyber espionage operations.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/31/2017
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Anthem Hit with Data Breach of 18,580 Medicare Members
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Third-party service provider for the insurer discovered one of its employees allegedly engaged in identity theft of thousands of Anthem Medicare members.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/31/2017
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Healthcare Execs Report Rise in Data Breaches and HIPAA Violations
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
IT executives, however, increasingly believe they are "completely ready" to withstand a cybersecurity attack on their healthcare system.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/31/2017
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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.