Lets Get Smarter About Security By Working Together
Rick McElroy, Security Strategist, Carbon BlackCommentary
We all need help, and only by working together can we move the needle on security.
By Rick McElroy Security Strategist, Carbon Black, 9/13/2016
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Cybersecurity Self-Esteem: 4 Things Confident Teams Are Doing
Ben Johnson, Cofounder & Chief Security Strategist, Carbon BlackCommentary
By increasing our cybersecurity self-esteem, we can truly make a difference in raising our collective cybersecurity resiliency.
By Ben Johnson Cofounder & Chief Security Strategist, Carbon Black, 8/31/2016
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How the Adoption of EDR Transforms a SOCs Effectiveness
John Markott, Director of Product Management, Carbon BlackCommentary
Endpoint detection response is helping take the headache out of responding to threats by providing visibility where most organizations are blind.
By John Markott Director of Product Management, Carbon Black, 8/2/2016
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Saving The Security Operations Center With Endpoint Detection And Response
John Markott, Director of Product Management, Carbon BlackCommentary
EDR is the beginning of our return to control in the fight against cybercrime.
By John Markott Director of Product Management, Carbon Black, 7/11/2016
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Shifting The Economic Balance Of Cyberattacks
Ben Johnson, Cofounder & Chief Security Strategist, Carbon BlackCommentary
Our goal should be to simply make the cost of conducting a cyberattack so expensive that cybercriminals view attacking our organization as a bad return on investment.
By Ben Johnson Cofounder & Chief Security Strategist, Carbon Black, 6/27/2016
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A Real World Analogy For Patterns of Attack
Ben Johnson, Cofounder & Chief Security Strategist, Carbon BlackCommentary
Patterns reveal exponentially more relevant information about attempted malfeasance than singular indicators of an attack ever could.
By Ben Johnson Cofounder & Chief Security Strategist, Carbon Black, 6/20/2016
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Patterns Of Attack Offer Exponentially More Insight Than Indicators
Ben Johnson, Cofounder & Chief Security Strategist, Carbon BlackCommentary
In the cyberworld, patterns of attack provide investigators with context and the precise sequence of events as a cybercrime unfolds.
By Ben Johnson Cofounder & Chief Security Strategist, Carbon Black, 6/13/2016
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CVE-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

CVE-2016-10369
Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

CVE-2016-8202
Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

CVE-2016-8209
Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

CVE-2017-0890
Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.

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