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The Shared Irresponsibility Model in the Cloud Is Putting You at Risk
Dan Hubbard, CEO at LaceworkCommentary
Step up, put the architecture and organization in place, and take responsibility. If you don't, who will?
By Dan Hubbard CEO at Lacework, 9/29/2020
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WannaCry Has IoT in Its Crosshairs
Ed Koehler, Distinguished Principal Security Engineer, Office of CTO, at Extreme NetworkCommentary
The wide variety of devices attached to the Internet of Things offers a rich target for purveyors of ransomware.
By Ed Koehler Distinguished Principal Security Engineer, Office of CTO, at Extreme Network, 9/25/2020
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Bluetooth Security Weaknesses Pile Up, While Patching Remains Problematic
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Turns out, creating wireless ecosystems for a vast number of different architectures, configurations, and use cases is hard.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/24/2020
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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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Time for CEOs to Stop Enabling China's Blatant IP Theft
Eric Noonan, CEO, CyberSheathCommentary
Protecting intellectual property in the name of US economic and national security should be part of every company's fiduciary duty.
By Eric Noonan CEO, CyberSheath, 9/17/2020
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Struggling to Secure Remote IT? 3 Lessons from the Office
Chris Hallenbeck, CISO for the Americas at TaniumCommentary
The great remote work experiment has exacerbated existing challenges and exposed new gaps, but there are things to be learned from office challenges.
By Chris Hallenbeck CISO for the Americas at Tanium, 9/17/2020
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CISA Joins MITRE to Issue Vulnerability Identifiers
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will become a peer of MITRE in the CVE program, likely leading to continued increases in disclosed vulnerabilities.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/16/2020
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Cybersecurity Bounces Back, but Talent Still Absent
Simone Petrella, Chief Executive Officer, CyberVistaCommentary
While the demand for cybersecurity talent rebounds, organizations will need to focus on cyber-enabled roles to fill immediate skills gaps.
By Simone Petrella Chief Executive Officer, CyberVista, 9/16/2020
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Simplify Your Privacy Approach to Overcome CCPA Challenges
Hilary Wandall, Senior Vice President, Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel at TrustArcCommentary
By building a privacy-forward culture from the ground up and automating processes, organizations can simplify their approach to privacy and be prepared for any upcoming regulations.
By Hilary Wandall Senior Vice President, Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel at TrustArc, 9/15/2020
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More Printers Could Mean Security Problems for Home-Bound Workers
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Tricked-out home offices have led to an influx in printers, many of which have not been set up securely, leaving workers and their companies vulnerable.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/14/2020
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Fraud Prevention During the Pandemic
Doug Clare, Vice President, Fraud, Compliance, and Security Solutions at FICOCommentary
When the economy is disrupted, fraud goes up, so let's not ignore the lessons we can learn from previous downturns.
By Doug Clare Vice President, Fraud, Compliance, and Security Solutions at FICO, 9/11/2020
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Ripple20 Malware Highlights Industrial Security Challenges
Paul Lariviere, Technical Director, Security CompassCommentary
Poor security practices allowed software vulnerabilities to propagate throughout industrial and IoT products for more than 20 years.
By Paul Lariviere Technical Director, Security Compass, 9/10/2020
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The Hidden Security Risks of Business Applications
Brian Tremblay, Compliance Practice Leader at OnapsisCommentary
Today's enterprises depend on mission-critical applications to keep them productive, help better serve customers, and keep up with demand. It's important that they also know the risks.
By Brian Tremblay Compliance Practice Leader at Onapsis, 9/4/2020
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Fake Data and Fake Information: A Treasure Trove for Defenders
Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer at Attivo NetworksCommentary
Cybersecurity professionals are using false data to deceive cybercriminals, enabling them to protect networks in new and innovative ways.
By Carolyn Crandall Chief Deception Officer at Attivo Networks, 9/3/2020
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5 Tips for Triaging Risk from Exposed Credentials
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
Not all exposed usernames and passwords present a threat. Here's how to quickly identify the ones that do.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 9/2/2020
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Testing & Automation Pay Off for NSA's DevSecOps Project
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Communication with stakeholders, extensive testing, and robust automation pays dividends for military intelligence agency, one of several presenters at GitLab's virtual Commit conference.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/31/2020
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From Defense to Offense: Giving CISOs Their Due
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & COO of Link11Commentary
In today's unparalleled era of disruption, forward-thinking CISOs can become key to company transformation -- but this means resetting relationships with the board and C-suite.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & COO of Link11, 8/31/2020
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How CISOs Can Play a New Role in Defining the Future of Work
David Bradbury, CSO, OktaCommentary
Rather than just reacting to security issues in the COVID-19 era, CISOs are now in a position to be change agents alongside their C-suite peers.
By David Bradbury CSO, Okta, 8/27/2020
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The Fatal Flaw in Data Security
Ayal Yogev, CEO & Cofounder, AnjunaCommentary
Simply stated: No matter how sophisticated your security software is, data cannot be simultaneously used and secured. But that may be changing soon.
By Ayal Yogev CEO & Cofounder, Anjuna, 8/25/2020
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Average Cost of a Data Breach in 2020: $3.86M
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & COO of Link11Commentary
When companies defend themselves against cyberattacks, time is money.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & COO of Link11, 8/24/2020
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PUBLISHED: 2020-09-30
IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, and 9.0 could allow a local user with specialized access to obtain sensitive information from a detailed technical error message. This information could be used in further attacks against the system. IBM X-Force ID: 185370.
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...
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.
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...
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...