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Big Changes Are Coming to Security Analytics & Operations
Jon Oltsik, Senior Principal Analyst & Fellow, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
New ESG research points to fundamental problems, a need for scalable security data pipelines, and a migration to the public cloud.
By Jon Oltsik Senior Principal Analyst & Fellow, Enterprise Strategy Group, 12/11/2019
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Microsoft Defender ATP Brings EDR Capabilities to macOS
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Mac computers will now have the option to use Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection's endpoint and detection response.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/5/2019
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Human Nature vs. AI: A False Dichotomy?
John McClurg, Sr. VP & CISO, BlackBerryCommentary
How the helping hand of artificial intelligence allows security teams to remain human while protecting themselves from their own humanity being used against them.
By John McClurg Sr. VP & CISO, BlackBerry, 11/18/2019
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Sumo Logic Buys JASK Labs to Tackle SOC Challenges
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Sumo Logic plans to integrate JASK's autonomous security operations center software into a new intelligence tool.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/4/2019
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How Much Security Is Enough? Practitioners Weigh In
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Most IT and security pros surveyed say they could afford some, but not all, of the minimum security needed to protect themselves.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/22/2019
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Google Cloud Launches Security Health Analytics in Beta
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The tool is designed to help identify misconfigurations and compliance violations in the Google Cloud Platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/16/2019
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Tamper Protection Arrives for Microsoft Defender ATP
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The feature, designed to block unauthorized changes to security features, is now generally available.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/14/2019
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Close the Gap Between Cyber-Risk and Business Risk
Brian Contos, CISO & VP of Techology Innovation at VerodinCommentary
Four steps outlining how security teams can better understand their company's cyber-risk and demonstrate to company leadership what's being done to mitigate the resulting business risk.
By By Brian Contos, CISO, Verodin , 10/11/2019
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AIOps: The State of Full Packet Capture Enters the Age of Practicality
Randy Caldejon, co-founder, CEO and CTO, CounterFlowCommentary
How machine learning and artificial intelligence are changing the game of acting on large volumes of network data in near real time.
By Randy Caldejon co-founder, CEO and CTO, CounterFlow, 10/1/2019
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Microsoft's Azure Sentinel SIEM Now Generally Available
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The cloud-native SIEM is designed to search data from users, applications, servers, and devices running on-prem and in the cloud.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/25/2019
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Metasploit Creator HD Moore's Latest Hack: IT Assets
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Moore has built a network asset discovery tool that wasn't intended to be a pure security tool, but it addresses a glaring security problem.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/19/2019
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Snowden Sued by US Government Over His New Book
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Civil suit argues the former CIA employee and NSA contractor violated his nondisclosure agreements with the two intel agencies.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/17/2019
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419M Facebook User Phone Numbers Publicly Exposed
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
It's still unclear who owned the server storing hundreds of millions of records online without a password.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/5/2019
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Splunk Buys Microservices Monitoring Firm Omnition
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The purchase is intended to boost Splunk's capabilities in microservices architectures.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/4/2019
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7 Steps to Web App Security
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
Emerging technologies are introducing entirely new ways to reach, act, and interact with people. That makes app security more important than ever.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 9/3/2019
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Overburdened SOC Analysts Shift Priorities
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Many SOC analysts are starting to shut off high-alert features to keep pace with the volume, new study shows.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/30/2019
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Retadup Worm Squashed After Infecting 850K Machines
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
An operation involving French law enforcement, the FBI, and Avast forces Retadup to delete itself from victim machines.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/29/2019
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Magecart Shops for Victims as E-Commerce Market Grows
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
In 2.5 hours of research, one security expert uncovered more than 80 actively compromised ecommerce websites.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/28/2019
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6 Ways Airlines and Hotels Can Keep Their Networks Secure
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
As recent news can attest, travel and hospitality companies are prime targets for cybercriminals. Here are six privacy and security tips that can help lock down privacy and security.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 8/27/2019
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10 Low-Cost (or Free!) Ways to Boost Your Security AI Skills
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
The following hardware and software options will amplify your know-how about artificial intelligence and how to apply it to security without busting any budgets.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/23/2019
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CVE-2019-5061
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
An exploitable denial-of-service vulnerability exists in the hostapd 2.6, where an attacker could trigger AP to send IAPP location updates for stations, before the required authentication process has completed. This could lead to different denial of service scenarios, either by causing CAM table att...
CVE-2019-5062
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
An exploitable denial-of-service vulnerability exists in the 802.11w security state handling for hostapd 2.6 connected clients with valid 802.11w sessions. By simulating an incomplete new association, an attacker can trigger a deauthentication against stations using 802.11w, resulting in a denial of...
CVE-2019-5144
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
A freed memory access vulnerability exists in the SVG Marker Element feature of Apple Safari's WebKit version 13.0.2. A specially crafted HTML web page can cause a use after free, resulting in memory corruption and possibly arbitrary code execution. To trigger this vulnerability, a specifically craf...
CVE-2019-3951
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
Advantech WebAccess before 8.4.3 allows unauthenticated remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) due to a stack-based buffer overflow when handling IOCTL 70533 RPC messages.
CVE-2019-19767
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
The Linux kernel before 5.4.2 mishandles ext4_expand_extra_isize, as demonstrated by use-after-free errors in __ext4_expand_extra_isize and ext4_xattr_set_entry, related to fs/ext4/inode.c and fs/ext4/super.c, aka CID-4ea99936a163.