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Shifting Left in the Cybersecurity Defense Lifecycle

2/28/2019
Identifying your risk posture should be the first objective of all cybersecurity programs. Yet, this is where organizations often fail, due to weak visibility and understanding during the crucial identify phase of the cybersecurity lifecycle. Focusing on protect, detect, respond, recover without an understanding of risk posture leads to failed security strategies.

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Protect DNS, Protect business

10/29/2018
DNS plays a critical role in every network. However, it is often overlooked by many security solutions and not integrated into cyber hygiene programs, leaving an easily-accessed back door open for criminals into many networks.

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THE NEW NETWORK EDGE THE SERVER

10/22/2018
One of the most damaging aspects of modern cyberattacks is when an attacker achieves persistence the ability to penetrate a network and dwell for long periods of time, moving from system to system and gathering valuable data. The goal of the security industry must be to deny an attacker from moving freely once inside.

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Black Hat Asia 2018:
First Briefings Announced

12/13/2017
Black Hat Asia returns to Singapore, March 20-23, 2018 with hands-on technical Trainings, cutting-edge Briefings, Arsenal open-source tool demonstrations, top-tier solutions and service providers in the Business Hall, and more.

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Black Hat USA 2017:
Data Forensices and Incident Response Roadmap

6/5/2017
Strong data forensics and incident response capabilities are critical for agile breach detection and mitigation. Challenges of multiple access points, the influx of mobile and connected devices and the large amount of resulting data makes this an arduous task. Build these highly sought after skills at Black Hat USA with the Data Forensics and Incident Response track

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Black Hat USA 2017:
Predominance of Internet of Things

5/30/2017
Expected rise in IoT breaches and complexities points to a need for advanced knowledge of IoT practicalities and fundamentals. Navigate the dynamic threat landscape with these Black Hat USA offerings and view the Briefings IoT Track to begin customizing your Black Hat USA experience.

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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
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CVE-2020-16275
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Credential Manager component in SAINT Security Suite 8.0 through 9.8.20 could allow arbitrary script to run in the context of a logged-in user when the user clicks on a specially crafted link.
CVE-2020-16276
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
An SQL injection vulnerability in the Assets component of SAINT Security Suite 8.0 through 9.8.20 allows a remote, authenticated attacker to gain unauthorized access to the database.
CVE-2020-16277
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
An SQL injection vulnerability in the Analytics component of SAINT Security Suite 8.0 through 9.8.20 allows a remote, authenticated attacker to gain unauthorized access to the database.
CVE-2020-16278
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Permissions component in SAINT Security Suite 8.0 through 9.8.20 could allow arbitrary script to run in the context of a logged-in user when the user clicks on a specially crafted link.
CVE-2020-15139
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
In MyBB before version 1.8.24, the custom MyCode (BBCode) for the visual editor doesn't escape input properly when rendering HTML, resulting in a DOM-based XSS vulnerability. The weakness can be exploited by pointing a victim to a page where the visual editor is active (e.g. as a post or Private Mes...