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Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Member Since: 3/12/2014
News & Commentary Posts: 2815
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Kelly Jackson Higgins is Executive Editor at DarkReading.com. She is an award-winning veteran technology and business journalist with more than two decades of experience in reporting and editing for various publications, including Network Computing, Secure Enterprise Magazine, CommunicationsWeek, Virginia Business magazine, and other major media properties. Jackson Higgins was recently selected as one of the Top 10 Cybersecurity Journalists in the US. She began her career as a sports writer in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and earned her BA at The College of William & Mary. Follow her on Twitter @kjhiggins.

Articles by Kelly Jackson Higgins

What The Feds Said At RSA

3/23/2016
A look at some of the insights top US government officials from the White House, DoD, NSA, FBI, and other agencies shared at the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month.

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Lights Out: Not So Fast

2/3/2016
Author and famed broadcast journalist Ted Koppel's new bestseller warns of a 'likely' nationwide and devastating blackout of the US grid at the hands of hackers, but some government and utility industry officials disagree.

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9 Coolest Hacks Of 2015

12/21/2015
Cars, guns, gas stations, and satellites, all got '0wned' by good hackers this year in some of the most creative yet unnerving hacks.

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The Rebirth Of Endpoint Security

10/21/2015
A slew of startups and veteran security firms are moving toward proactive and adaptive detection and mitigation for securing the endpoint. But few enterprises are ready to pull the antivirus plug.

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Gen. Colin Powell: 'Triage' The Cyber Threats

10/15/2015
In a keynote at FireEye Cyber Defense Summit, the retired Army General and former Secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also weighed in on the controversy over Hillary Clinton's private email server.

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CVE-2013-7445
Published: 2015-10-15
The Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.x mishandles requests for Graphics Execution Manager (GEM) objects, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an application that processes graphics data, as demonstrated b...

CVE-2015-4948
Published: 2015-10-15
netstat in IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, and 7.1 and VIOS 2.2.x, when a fibre channel adapter is used, allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

CVE-2015-5660
Published: 2015-10-15
Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in eXtplorer before 2.1.8 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that execute PHP code.

CVE-2015-6003
Published: 2015-10-15
Directory traversal vulnerability in QNAP QTS before 4.1.4 build 0910 and 4.2.x before 4.2.0 RC2 build 0910, when AFP is enabled, allows remote attackers to read or write to arbitrary files by leveraging access to an OS X (1) user or (2) guest account.

CVE-2015-6333
Published: 2015-10-15
Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) 1.1j allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving addition of an SSH key, aka Bug ID CSCuw46076.

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