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Vulnerability in Wireless Router Chipsets Prompts Advisory
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Synopsys issues an advisory for vulnerabilities affecting the chipsets of wireless routers from Qualcomm, Mediatek, and Realtek.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/29/2020
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Ivanti Acquires Two Security Companies
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Purchase of MobileIron and Pulse Secure announced simultaneously.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/28/2020
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9 Tips to Prepare for the Future of Cloud & Network Security
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Cloud and network security analysts outline trends and priorities businesses should keep top of mind as they grow more reliant on cloud.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/28/2020
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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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Microsoft's Azure Defender for IoT Uses CyberX Tech
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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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7 Non-Technical Skills Threat Analysts Should Master to Keep Their Jobs
Dov Lerner, Security Research Lead, SixgillCommentary
It's not just technical expertise and certifications that enable analysts to build long-term careers in cybersecurity.
By Dov Lerner Security Research Lead, Sixgill, 9/23/2020
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Iranian Hackers Indicted for Stealing Aerospace & Satellite Tracking Data
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Also, the US Treasury sanctioned Iranian attack group APT39 following a years-long malware campaign.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/17/2020
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Likely Links Emerge Between Lazarus Group and Russian-Speaking Cybercriminals
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers examine security incidents over the past several years that seemingly connect North Korea's Lazarus Group with Russian-speaking attackers.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/16/2020
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8 Reasons Perimeter Security Alone Won't Protect Your Crown Jewels
Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen, CTO, OnapsisCommentary
Most firewalls and security devices effectively protect systems and data, but are they enough to safeguard business-critical applications?
By Juan Pablo Perez-Etchegoyen CTO, Onapsis, 9/16/2020
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Encrypted Traffic Inference: An Alternative to Enterprise Network Traffic Decryption
Eric Parizo, Senior Analyst, OmdiaCommentary
Finding threats in encrypted inbound network traffic is complex and expensive for enterprises, but a fascinating new approach could eliminate the need for decryption.
By Eric Parizo Senior Analyst, Omdia, 9/15/2020
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Security Through an Economics Lens: A Guide for CISOs
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
An expert in economics and cybersecurity applies opportunity cost and other concepts of the "dismal science" to infosec roles.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/14/2020
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APT Groups Set Sights on Linux Targets: Inside the Trend
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers see more advanced attack groups creating tools and platforms to target Linux-based devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/11/2020
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Secureworks to Buy Delve Laboratories for Vulnerability Management
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Delve's automated vulnerability platform provides insight on high-risk vulnerabilities across an organization's network, endpoints, and cloud.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/9/2020
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VPNs: The Cyber Elephant in the Room
Brigadier General (Ret) Gregory J. Touhill, President, AppGate Federal DivisionCommentary
While virtual private networks once boosted security, their current design doesn't fulfill the evolving requirements of today's modern enterprise.
By Brigadier General (Ret) Gregory J. Touhill President, AppGate Federal Division, 9/8/2020
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Don't Forget Cybersecurity on Your Back-to-School List
Jeff Wilbur, Senior Director, Online Trust, the Internet SocietyCommentary
School systems don't seem like attractive targets, but they house lots of sensitive data, such as contact information, grades, health records, and more.
By Jeff Wilbur Senior Director, Online Trust, the Internet Society, 9/2/2020
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Anti-Phishing Startup Pixm Aims to Hook Browser-Based Threats
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Pixm visually analyzes phishing websites from a human perspective to detect malicious pages people might otherwise miss.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/1/2020
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Slack Patches Critical Desktop Vulnerability
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The remote code execution flaw could allow a successful attacker to fully control the Slack desktop app on a target machine.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/31/2020
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Fastly to Acquire Signal Sciences for $775M
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Signal Sciences' technology will be used to build a new web application and API security tool called [email protected]
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/27/2020
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Higher Education CISOs Share COVID-19 Response Stories
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Security leaders from Stanford, Ohio State, and the University of Chicago share challenges and response tactics from the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 8/26/2020
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Russian National Arrested for Conspiracy to Hack Nevada Company
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The defendant allegedly planned to pay an employee $1 million to infect the company network with malware.
By Dark Reading Staff , 8/26/2020
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CVE-2019-17098
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-30
Use of hard-coded cryptographic key vulnerability in August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge App, Connect Firmware allows an attacker to decrypt an intercepted payload containing the Wi-Fi network authentication credentials. This issue affects: August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge App version v10.11.0 and prior version...
CVE-2020-15731
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-30
An improper Input Validation vulnerability in the code handling file renaming and recovery in Bitdefender Engines allows an attacker to write an arbitrary file in a location hardcoded in a specially-crafted malicious file name. This issue affects: Bitdefender Engines versions prior to 7.85448.
CVE-2020-5132
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-30
SonicWall SSL-VPN products and SonicWall firewall SSL-VPN feature misconfiguration leads to possible DNS flaw known as domain name collision vulnerability. When the users publicly display their organization’s internal domain names in the SSL-VPN au...
CVE-2020-15216
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-29
In goxmldsig (XML Digital Signatures implemented in pure Go) before version 1.1.0, with a carefully crafted XML file, an attacker can completely bypass signature validation and pass off an altered file as a signed one. A patch is available, all users of goxmldsig should upgrade to at least revisio...
CVE-2020-4607
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-29
IBM Security Secret Server (IBM Security Verify Privilege Vault Remote 1.2 ) could allow a local user to bypass security restrictions due to improper input validation. IBM X-Force ID: 184884.