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Akamai Acquires Asavie
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Asavie's mobile, IoT, and security products and services will become part of the Akamai Security and Personalization Services product line.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/27/2020
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IASME Consortium to Kick-start New IoT Assessment Scheme
IFSEC Global, StaffNews
The IASME Consortium has been awarded a DCMS grant, enabling the UK organization to kick-start an Internet of Things (IoT) assessment scheme. IASME is looking for manufacturers interested in getting their IoT device certified cyber secure for free via the new pilot scheme.
By IFSEC Global Staff, 10/21/2020
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IoT Vulnerability Disclosure Platform Launched
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
VulnerableThings.com is intended to help vendors meet the terms of a host of new international IoT security laws and regulations.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/19/2020
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A 7-Step Cybersecurity Plan for Healthcare Organizations
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
With National Cybersecurity Awareness Month shining a spotlight on the healthcare industry, security pros share best practices for those charged with protecting these essential organizations.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 10/12/2020
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How to Pinpoint Rogue IoT Devices on Your Network
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers explain how security practitioners can recognize when a seemingly benign device could be malicious.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/12/2020
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Bluetooth Security Weaknesses Pile Up, While Patching Remains Problematic
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Turns out, creating wireless ecosystems for a vast number of different architectures, configurations, and use cases is hard.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/24/2020
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Since Remote Work Isn't Going Away, Security Should Be the Focus
Mike Wronski, Technical Director of Product Marketing, NutanixCommentary
These three steps will help organizations reduce long-term work-from-home security risks.
By Mike Wronski Technical Director of Product Marketing, Nutanix, 9/24/2020
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Gaming Industry Hit With 10B+ Attacks In Past Two Years
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing Writer
Criminals scored big with credential stuffing and web app attacks, yet many gamers seem unfazed.
By Nicole Ferraro Contributing Writer, 9/23/2020
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Microsoft's Azure Defender for IoT Uses CyberX Tech
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Azure Defender for IoT is built to help IT and OT teams discover IoT and OT assets, identify critical flaws, and detect malicious behavior.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/23/2020
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Hacking Yourself: Marie Moe and Pacemaker Security
Gary McGraw Ph.D., Co-founder Berryville Institute of Machine LearningExpert Insights
Future consumer devices, including pacemakers, should be built with security from the start.
By Gary McGraw Ph.D. Co-founder Berryville Institute of Machine Learning, 9/21/2020
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What's on Your Enterprise Network? You Might Be Surprised
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
The strangest connected devices are showing up, and the threats they pose to security should not be overlooked.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/16/2020
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More Printers Could Mean Security Problems for Home-Bound Workers
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Tricked-out home offices have led to an influx in printers, many of which have not been set up securely, leaving workers and their companies vulnerable.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/14/2020
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Ripple20 Malware Highlights Industrial Security Challenges
Paul Lariviere, Technical Director, Security CompassCommentary
Poor security practices allowed software vulnerabilities to propagate throughout industrial and IoT products for more than 20 years.
By Paul Lariviere Technical Director, Security Compass, 9/10/2020
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Most IoT Hardware Dangerously Easy to Crack
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Manufacturers need to invest more effort into protecting root-level access to connected devices, security researcher says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/2/2020
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Why Are There Still So Many Windows 7 Devices?
AJ Dunham, Global Principal Systems Engineer, Forescout TechnologiesCommentary
As the FBI warns, devices become more vulnerable to exploitation as time passes, due to a lack of security updates and new, emerging vulnerabilities.
By AJ Dunham Global Principal Systems Engineer, Forescout Technologies, 9/1/2020
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New Cybersecurity Code of Practice for Installers Unveiled by BSIA
IFSEC Global, StaffNews
The British Security Industry Association's (BSIA) cybersecurity group has released a new code of practice for installers responsible for safety and security systems.
By IFSEC Global Staff, 8/24/2020
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Why Should Physical Security Professionals Learn Cybersecurity Skills?
Sarb Sembhi, CISM, is CTO & CISO at  Virtually InformedNews
In the first of a series of columns set to be hosted exclusively on IFSEC Global, Sarb Sembhi, CISM, CTO & CISO, Virtually Informed outlines why physical security professionals should be investing in their cyber security skillset.
By Sarb Sembhi CISM, is CTO & CISO at Virtually Informed, 8/24/2020
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Smart-Lock Hacks Point to Larger IoT Problems
Nicole Ferraro, Contributing WriterNews
Two recent reports on smart-locks vulnerabilities show that IoT vendors have a bigger job to do in ensuring their products are safely deployed and configured.
By Nicole Ferraro Contributing Writer, 8/20/2020
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Newly Patched Alexa Flaws a Red Flag for Home Workers
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
Alexa could serve as an entry point to home and corporate networks. Security experts point to the need for manufacturers to work closely with enterprise security teams to spot and shut down IoT device flaws.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 8/19/2020
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Four Ways to Mitigate Supply Chain Security Risks From Ripple20
Curtis Simpson, Chief Information Security Officer at ArmisCommentary
Enterprises can significantly alleviate current and long-standing third-party risk by using tactical and strategic efforts to assess and manage them.
By Curtis Simpson Chief Information Security Officer at Armis, 8/18/2020
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CVE-2020-27742
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
An Insecure Direct Object Reference vulnerability in Citadel WebCit through 926 allows authenticated remote attackers to read someone else's emails via the msg_confirm_move template. NOTE: this was reported to the vendor in a publicly archived "Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in WebCit 926&qu...
CVE-2020-27980
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
Genexis Platinum-4410 P4410-V2-1.28 devices allow stored XSS in the WLAN SSID parameter. This could allow an attacker to perform malicious actions in which the XSS popup will affect all privileged users.
CVE-2020-24990
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
An issue was discovered in QSC Q-SYS Core Manager 8.2.1. By utilizing the TFTP service running on UDP port 69, a remote attacker can perform a directory traversal and obtain operating system files via a TFTP GET request, as demonstrated by reading /etc/passwd or /proc/version.
CVE-2020-25204
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
The God Kings application 0.60.1 for Android exposes a broadcast receiver to other apps called com.innogames.core.frontend.notifications.receivers.LocalNotificationBroadcastReceiver. The purpose of this broadcast receiver is to show an in-game push notification to the player. However, the applicatio...
CVE-2020-27739
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
A Weak Session Management vulnerability in Citadel WebCit through 926 allows unauthenticated remote attackers to hijack recently logged-in users' sessions. NOTE: this was reported to the vendor in a publicly archived "Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in WebCit 926" thread.