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Back to Basics with Cloud Permissions Management
Raj Mallempati, COO, CloudKnox SecurityCommentary
By using the AAA permissions management framework for cloud operations, organizations can address authentication, authorization, and auditing.
By Raj Mallempati COO, CloudKnox Security, 6/23/2020
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3 Things Wilderness Survival Can Teach Us About Email Security
Dean Coclin, Senior Director, Business Development at DigiCertCommentary
It's a short hop from shows like 'Naked and Afraid' and 'Alone' to your email server and how you secure it
By Dean Coclin Senior Director, Business Development at DigiCert, 6/17/2020
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The Telehealth Attack Surface
Justine Bone, CEO, MedSecCommentary
Amid the surge in digital healthcare stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, security is taking a backseat to usability.
By Justine Bone CEO, MedSec, 6/10/2020
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CSO's Guide to 'Employee-First' Security Operations During COVID-19 & Beyond
George Gerchow, Chief Security Officer, Sumo LogicCommentary
As the work-at-home environment continues to inform new ways of doing business, it's important that security teams remain flexible and ready for change.
By George Gerchow Chief Security Officer, Sumo Logic, 6/9/2020
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What Government Contractors Need to Know About NIST, DFARS Password Reqs
Raz Rafaeli, CEO and Co-Founder at Secret Double OctopusCommentary
Organizations that fail to comply with these rules can get hit with backbreaking fines and class-action lawsuits.
By Raz Rafaeli CEO and Co-Founder at Secret Double Octopus, 6/3/2020
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10 Tips for Maintaining Information Security During Layoffs
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
Insider cyberthreats are always an issue during layoffs -- but with record numbers of home-office workers heading for the unemployment line, it has never been harder to maintain cybersecurity during offboarding.
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 6/2/2020
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All Links Are Safe ... Right?
Beyond the Edge, Dark Reading
Today is a perfect day for a security breach.
By Beyond the Edge Dark Reading, 5/29/2020
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Americans Care About Security But Don't Follow Through
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Most Americans say they're very concerned about online security but still behave in insecure ways, according to a new survey.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/26/2020
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5 Tips for Fighting Credential Stuffing Attacks
Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer
With stolen credentials an easy find online, what are some measures to put in place to keep hackers from breaking into secure accounts?
By Joan Goodchild Contributing Writer, 5/22/2020
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Identit Comes Out of Stealth
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Startup emerges with three-factor, no-password authentication.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/14/2020
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Biometrics in the Great Beyond
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
A thumbprint may be a good authentication factor for the living, but are you prepared to access mission-critical data and devices after an employee's death?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/13/2020
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Microsoft Identity VP Shares How and Why to Ditch Passwords
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Passwords are on their way out, says Joy Chik, who offers guidance for businesses hoping to shift away from them.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/7/2020
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Zoom Acquires Keybase, Plans for End-to-End Encrypted Chats
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The company's first acquisition to date is part of a 90-day plan to improve security in its video communications platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/7/2020
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Pandemic Could Accelerate Passwordless Authentication
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
As we celebrate another World Password Day, security pros are hopeful that when we move out of the stay-at-home period, companies will continue to focus on digital technologies and ditching passwords.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 5/7/2020
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Breach Hits GoDaddy SSH Customers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The October 2019 breach left some customer data open to hacking eyes.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/5/2020
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Best Practices for Managing a Remote SOC
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing WriterNews
Experts share what it takes to get your security analysts effectively countering threats from their home offices.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 5/1/2020
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Industrial Networks' Newest Threat: Remote Users
Dave Weinstein, Chief Security Officer, ClarotyCommentary
We know remote working isn't going away anytime soon, so it's crucial we be extra vigilant about security for industrial networks and critical infrastructure.
By Dave Weinstein Chief Security Officer, Claroty, 5/1/2020
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The Rise of Deepfakes and What That Means for Identity Fraud
Labhesh Patel, CTO and Chief Scientist at JumioCommentary
Convincing deepfakes are a real concern, but there are ways of fighting back.
By Labhesh Patel CTO and Chief Scientist at Jumio, 4/30/2020
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7 Secure Remote Access Services for Today's Enterprise Needs
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Secure remote access is a "must" for enterprise computing today, and there are options for you to explore in the dynamic current environment.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 4/29/2020
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Increased Credential Threats in the Age of Uncertainty
Tony Howlett, CISO at SecureLinkCommentary
Three things your company should do to protect credentials during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Tony Howlett CISO at SecureLink, 4/28/2020
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CVE-2020-15105
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
Django Two-Factor Authentication before 1.12, stores the user's password in clear text in the user session (base64-encoded). The password is stored in the session when the user submits their username and password, and is removed once they complete authentication by entering a two-factor authenticati...
CVE-2020-11061
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
In Bareos Director less than or equal to 16.2.10, 17.2.9, 18.2.8, and 19.2.7, a heap overflow allows a malicious client to corrupt the director's memory via oversized digest strings sent during initialization of a verify job. Disabling verify jobs mitigates the problem. This issue is also patched in...
CVE-2020-4042
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
Bareos before version 19.2.8 and earlier allows a malicious client to communicate with the director without knowledge of the shared secret if the director allows client initiated connection and connects to the client itself. The malicious client can replay the Bareos director's cram-md5 challenge to...
CVE-2020-11081
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
osquery before version 4.4.0 enables a priviledge escalation vulnerability. If a Window system is configured with a PATH that contains a user-writable directory then a local user may write a zlib1.dll DLL, which osquery will attempt to load. Since osquery runs with elevated privileges this enables l...
CVE-2020-6114
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Admin Reports functionality of Glacies IceHRM v26.6.0.OS (Commit bb274de1751ffb9d09482fd2538f9950a94c510a) . A specially crafted HTTP request can cause SQL injection. An attacker can make an authenticated HTTP request to trigger this vulnerabi...