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Compliance Training? What Compliance Training?
Beyond the Edge, Dark Reading
By Beyond the Edge Dark Reading, 8/19/2019
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Security Pros, Congress Reps Talk National Cybersecurity at DEF CON
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cybersecurity and government leaders discussed why Congress is unprepared for a major cyberattack and how the two parties can collaborate.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/12/2019
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It's (Still) the Password, Stupid!
Sam Bocetta, Security AnalystCommentary
The best way to protect your identity in cyberspace is the simplest: Use a variety of strong passwords, and never, ever, use "123456" no matter how easy it is to type.
By Sam Bocetta Security Analyst, 8/9/2019
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Yes, FaceApp Really Could Be Sending Your Data to Russia
Marc Rogers, Executive Director of Cybersecurity, OktaCommentary
FaceApp has an unprecedented level of access to data from 150 million users. What could its endgame be? We unpack three potential risks.
By Marc Rogers Executive Director of Cybersecurity, Okta, 8/8/2019
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Cisco Pays $8.6M in First False Claims Suit for Vulnerabilities in Security Product
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
A security consultant reported vulnerabilities in Cisco's Video Surveillance Manager in 2009 but the company ignored the issues and fired the consultant.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/1/2019
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Companies' 'Anonymized' Data May Violate GDPR, Privacy Regs
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
New study found that any database containing 15 pieces of demographic data could be used to identify individuals.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/26/2019
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Answer These 9 Questions to Determine if Your Data Is Safe
Chad Cragle, Information Security Officer at FormAssemblyCommentary
Data protection regulations are only going to grow tighter. Make sure you're keeping the customer's best interests in mind.
By Chad Cragle Information Security Officer at FormAssembly, 7/25/2019
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6 Actions That Made GDPR Real in 2019
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
In the wake of recent fines levied against British Airways, Marriott, and Facebook, companies are starting to take data privacy and security more seriously.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 7/22/2019
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Data Loss, Leakage Top Cloud Security Concerns
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Compliance, accidental exposure of credentials, and data control are also primary concerns for senior IT and security managers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/17/2019
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GDPR: The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain
Kacy Zurkus, Contributing Writer
One year post-GDPR implementation it's time to ask the tough question of whether companies are celebrating or cursing these consumer privacy mandates.
By Kacy Zurkus Contributing Writer, 7/16/2019
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Why You Need a Global View of IT Assets
Pablo Quiroga, Director of Product Management at QualysCommentary
It may seem obvious, but many companies lose sight of the fact that they can't protect what they don't know they even have.
By Pablo Quiroga Director of Product Management at Qualys, 7/10/2019
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Marriott Faces $124 Million GDPR Fine in UK
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The proposed penalty is for a data breach beginning in 2014 that affected more than 500 million customers worldwide.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/9/2019
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Britain Looks to Levy Record GDPR Fine Against British Airways
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The penalty is a sign of things to come, say experts.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/8/2019
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Smash-and-Grab Crime Threatens Enterprise Security
Nicko van Someren, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer at AbsoluteCommentary
Getting your company smartphone or laptop stolen from your car isn't just a hassle; it can have large regulatory ramifications, too. Visibility is the answer.
By Nicko van Someren, Ph.D. Chief Technology Officer at Absolute, 7/8/2019
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Why Your GDPR Implementation Plan Needs CISOs & 'Legal Engineers' to Work Together
Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon, Senior Privacy Counsel and Legal Engineer, ImmutaCommentary
Lawyers must step into the shoes of technical roles and craft legal guidance that can be easily put into use.
By Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon Senior Privacy Counsel and Legal Engineer, Immuta, 7/5/2019
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The Case for Encryption: Fact vs. Fiction
Ramon Peypoch, SVP Products, Vera SecurityCommentary
The common belief that encryption enables bad behavior primarily used by thieves, international terrorists, and other villainous characters is simply not true. Here's why.
By Ramon Peypoch SVP Products, Vera Security, 7/2/2019
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How GDPR Teaches Us to Take a Bottom-Up Approach to Privacy
Matthew Karnas, Cybersecurity & Risk Practice Lead at SilaCommentary
Looking at underlying security needs means organizations are more likely to be in compliance with privacy regulations.
By Matthew Karnas Cybersecurity & Risk Practice Lead at Sila, 6/28/2019
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up the Cloud
Kaus Phaltankar, CEO and Co-Founder at CaveonixCommentary
Most companies' cloud security operations would benefit significantly from clean-up, alignment, and organization.
By Kaus Phaltankar CEO and Co-Founder at Caveonix, 6/17/2019
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Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The company hits back at the data economy and fellow tech giants Facebook and Google by announcing its own single sign-on service. A host of other iterative security improvements are on their way as well.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/12/2019
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Unmixed Messages: Bringing Security & Privacy Awareness Together
Tom Pendergast & Jeff Morgenroth, Chief Learning Officer at MediaPRO/Instructional Designer at MediaPROCommentary
Security and privacy share the same basic goals, so it just makes sense to combine efforts in those two areas. But that can be easier said than done.
By Tom Pendergast & Jeff Morgenroth Chief Learning Officer at MediaPRO/Instructional Designer at MediaPRO, 6/10/2019
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PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
The SweetXml (aka sweet_xml) package through 0.6.6 for Erlang and Elixir allows attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via an XML entity expansion attack with an inline DTD.
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
In the OAuth2 Client extension before 0.4 for MediaWiki, a CSRF vulnerability exists due to the OAuth2 state parameter not being checked in the callback function.
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13. There is potential exposure of kernel stack memory because aac_get_hba_info does not initialize the hbainfo structure.
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in drivers/i2c/i2c-core-smbus.c in the Linux kernel before 4.14.15. There is an out of bounds write in the function i2c_smbus_xfer_emulated.
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in net/rds/af_rds.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11. There is an out of bounds write and read in the function rds_recv_track_latency.