Sara Peters

Profile of Sara Peters

Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Member Since: 3/12/2014
News & Commentary Posts: 324
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Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

Articles by Sara Peters

The State of Apple Security

A small market share and a trusted development environment protected Apple a long time, but will that last? Plus, EXCLUSIVE: more data on who's behind XCodeGhost.

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More Reasons To Drop The War On Encryption

Rod Beckstrom, founding director of the US National Cybersecurity Center visits the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to discuss cybercrime legislation, takedown operations, and why law enforcement should drop the war on encryption.

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What Security Pros Really Worry About

Editor-in-Chief Tim Wilson visits the Dark Reading News Desk to report what security pros have told us in latest Black Hat and Dark Reading surveys about their priorities and what keeps them from them.

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What Companies Want In A CISO

Joyce Brocaglia founder of the Executive Women's Forum and CEO of Alta Associates joins the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to discuss closing the gender gap in security and what companies are looking for in a CISO.

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Dan Kaminsky's Visions Of The CISO's Future

Dan Kaminsky, chief scientist and founder of White Ops, visits Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to explain a 'fairly controversial' opinion about how to fix the security skills shortage, and why CISOs' budgets will double, then double again.

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Kelly's Glimpse Of Black Hat

Dark Reading executive editor Kelly Jackson Higgins talks through the top trends and sessions, and how the industry has evolved since her first trip to Black Hat.

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Pen Testing A Smart City

Black Hat speakers visit the Dark Reading News Desk to discuss the stunning complexity and many soft spots of a metropolis full of IoT devices.

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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...

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.

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.

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.

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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