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Privacy Ops: The New Nexus for CISOs & DPOs
Amit Ashbel, Security Evangelist, CognigoCommentary
No longer can privacy be an isolated function managed by legal or compliance departments with little or no connection to the organization's underlying security technology.
By Amit Ashbel Security Evangelist, Cognigo, 2/18/2019
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White-Hat Bug Bounty Programs Draw Inspiration from the Old West
Michelle Moore, Academic Director and Adjunct Professor, University of San DiegoCommentary
These programs are now an essential strategy in keeping the digital desperados at bay.
By Michelle Moore Academic Director and Adjunct Professor, University of San Diego, 2/15/2019
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High Stress Levels Impacting CISOs Physically, Mentally
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Some have even turned to alcohol and medication to cope with pressure.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 2/14/2019
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New Professional Development Institute Aims to Combat Cybersecurity Skills Shortage
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The (ISC)2 announces a new institute for working cybersecurity professionals to continue their education.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/14/2019
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Diversity Is Vital to Advance Security
Joan Pepin, CISO & VP of Operations, Auth0Commentary
Meet five female security experts who are helping to propel our industry forward.
By Joan Pepin CISO & VP of Operations, Auth0, 2/14/2019
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How to Create a Dream Team for the New Age of Cybersecurity
Gaurav Banga, Founder and CEO, BalbixCommentary
When each member of your security team is focused on one narrow slice of the pie, it's easy for adversaries to enter through the cracks. Here are five ways to stop them.
By Gaurav Banga Founder and CEO, Balbix, 2/14/2019
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Security Spills: 9 Problems Causing the Most Stress
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Security practitioners reveal what's causing them the most frustration in their roles.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/14/2019
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Cybersecurity and the Human Element: We're All Fallible
Roselle Safran & Utpal Desai, President of Rosint Labs/Director of Product Management of BitdefenderCommentary
We examine the issue of fallibility from six sides: end users, security leaders, security analysts, IT security administrators, programmers, and attackers.
By Roselle Safran & Utpal Desai President of Rosint Labs/Director of Product Management of Bitdefender, 2/12/2019
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Identifying, Understanding & Combating Insider Threats
Ilan Paretsky, Chief Marketing Officer of EricomCommentary
Your organization is almost certainly on the lookout for threats from outside the company. But are you ready to address threats from within?
By Ilan Paretsky Chief Marketing Officer of Ericom, 2/12/2019
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A Dog's Life: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners
Marilyn Cohodas, Managing Editor, Dark ReadingCommentary
What do a telephony protocol, butt-sniffing, and multifactor authentication have in common? A John Klossner cartoon! And the winners are ...
By Marilyn Cohodas Managing Editor, Dark Reading, 2/8/2019
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We Need More Transparency in Cybersecurity
Grant Wernick, Co-Founder & CEO of Insight EnginesCommentary
Security has become a stand-alone part of the corporate IT organization. That must stop, and transparency is the way forward.
By Grant Wernick Co-Founder & CEO of Insight Engines, 2/8/2019
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4 Practical Questions to Ask Before Investing in AI
Ilia Kolochenko, CEO and Founder, High-Tech BridgeCommentary
A pragmatic, risk-based approach can help CISOs plan for an efficient, effective, and economically sound implementation of AI for cybersecurity.
By Ilia Kolochenko CEO and Founder, High-Tech Bridge, 2/6/2019
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KISS, Cyber & the Humble but Nourishing Chickpea
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA Commentary
The combination of simple, straightforward, and methodical ingredients are the keys to developing a balanced and well-rounded security program.
By Joshua Goldfarb Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA , 2/1/2019
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Yes, You Can Patch Stupid
Ira Winkler, CISSP, President, Secure MentemCommentary
Before you start calling users stupid, remember that behind every stupid user is a stupider security professional.
By Ira Winkler CISSP, President, Secure Mentem, 1/30/2019
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Creating a Security Culture & Solving the Human Problem
Adam Marre,  Information Security Operations Leader, QualtricsCommentary
People are the biggest weakness to security breaches; people can also be your organization's biggest defense.
By Adam Marre Information Security Operations Leader, Qualtrics, 1/29/2019
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3 Ways Companies Mess Up GDPR Compliance the Most
Jason Wang, Founder & CEO, TrueVaultCommentary
The best way to conform to the EU's new privacy regulation is to assume that you don't need to hold on to personal data, versus the opposite.
By Jason Wang Founder & CEO, TrueVault, 1/28/2019
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Security Talent Continues to Fetch Top Dollar on IT Job Market
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
IT and cybersecurity positions continue to rank near the top of the salary ranges paid to IT professionals, according to a new survey.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/22/2019
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Kudos to the Unsung Rock Stars of Security
Ira Winkler, CISSP, President, Secure MentemCommentary
It is great to have heroes, but the real security heroes are the men and women who keep the bad guys out while fighting their own organizations at the same time.
By Ira Winkler CISSP, President, Secure Mentem, 1/11/2019
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Election Security Isn't as Bad as People Think
Suzanne Spaulding, Former DHS Under Secretary and Nozomi Networks AdviserCommentary
Make no mistake, however: We'll always have to be on guard. And we can take some lessons from the world of industrial cybersecurity.
By Suzanne Spaulding Former DHS Under Secretary and Nozomi Networks Adviser, 1/10/2019
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6 Best Practices for Managing an Online Educational Infrastructure
Jamie Smith & Larry Schwarberg, Chief Information Officer; Chief Information Security Officer for University of PhoenixCommentary
Universities must keep pace with rapidly changing technology to help thwart malicious hacking attempts and protect student information.
By Jamie Smith & Larry Schwarberg Chief Information Officer; Chief Information Security Officer for University of Phoenix, 1/10/2019
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CVE-2019-7629
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
Stack-based buffer overflow in the strip_vt102_codes function in TinTin++ 2.01.6 and WinTin++ 2.01.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a long message to the client.
CVE-2019-8919
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
The seadroid (aka Seafile Android Client) application through 2.2.13 for Android always uses the same Initialization Vector (IV) with Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) Mode to encrypt private data, making it easier to conduct chosen-plaintext attacks or dictionary attacks.
CVE-2019-8917
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
SolarWinds Orion NPM before 12.4 suffers from a SYSTEM remote code execution vulnerability in the OrionModuleEngine service. This service establishes a NetTcpBinding endpoint that allows remote, unauthenticated clients to connect and call publicly exposed methods. The InvokeActionMethod method may b...
CVE-2019-8908
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
An issue was discovered in WTCMS 1.0. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by going to the "Setting -> Mailbox configuration -> Registration email template" screen, and uploading an image file, as demonstrated by a .php filename and the "Content-Type: image/g...
CVE-2019-8909
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
An issue was discovered in WTCMS 1.0. It allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via crafted dimensions for the verification code image.