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7 Steps to Transforming Yourself into a DevSecOps Rockstar
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Security practitioners at one education software firm offer lessons learned from merging DevOps with security.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 3/23/2017
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The True State of DevSecOps
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Automation improving, but security needs to find ways to slide into DevOps workflow and toolchain.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 3/21/2017
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Report: OilRig' Attacks Expanding Across Industries, Geographies
James Carder, CISO & VP, LogRhythm Labs, LogRhythm, Inc.Commentary
Malware targets Middle Eastern airlines, government, financial industries and critical infrastructure with a simple but powerful backdoor created by infected Excel files attached to phishing emails.
By James Carder CISO & VP, LogRhythm Labs, LogRhythm, Inc., 3/21/2017
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Secrets of a Highly Productive CIO-CISO Relationship
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
The dynamic between CIOs and CISOs has evolved along with the technology. How can they ensure they're on the same page while driving value?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/20/2017
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In Cyber, Who Do We Trust to Protect the Business?
Peter Gleason, President & CEO, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)Commentary
If business leaders and directors continue to view cybersecurity as mainly a matter for the IT department, they will leave their companies exposed to significant risks.
By Peter Gleason President & CEO, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), 3/16/2017
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Ethical Hacking: The Most Important Job No One Talks About
Amit Ashbel, Cybersecurity Evangelist at CheckmarxCommentary
If your company doesn't have an ethical hacker on the security team, it's playing a one-sided game of defense against attackers.
By Amit Ashbel Cybersecurity Evangelist at Checkmarx, 3/16/2017
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Women Still Only 11% Of Global InfoSec Workforce
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Career development and mentorship programs make women in cybersecurity feel more valued, increase women's success.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/15/2017
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Security in the Age of Open Source
Mike Pittenger, Vice President, Security Strategy at Black Duck SoftwareCommentary
Dramatic changes in the use of open source software over the past decade demands major changes in security testing regimens today. Here's what you need to know and do about it.
By Mike Pittenger Vice President, Security Strategy at Black Duck Software, 3/15/2017
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Awareness Training Can Help Quell Ransomware Attacks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
53 percent of organizations fall victim to ransomware, despite multiple technological defenses; but the right awareness training brings that infection rate down significantly, KnowBe4 study finds.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/14/2017
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This Week On Dark Reading: Events Calendar
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
How to become a threat hunter, how to build a cybersecurity architecture that actually defends against today's risks, and much more...
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/13/2017
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Mobile (In)security: Dark Reading Cartoon Caption Contest Winners
Marilyn Cohodas, Community Editor, Dark ReadingCommentary
Clever word play on mobile ransomware, cloud and the Internet of Things. And the winners are
By Marilyn Cohodas Community Editor, Dark Reading, 3/9/2017
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In Cybersecurity, 'Sales Engineers' Rake in Higher Salaries Than Tech Workers
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Stop coding, start selling, and you could earn 50 percent more.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/9/2017
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9 Phishing Lures that Could Hijack your 2017 Tax Refund
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Scammers are taking an aggressive approach to tax season this year, packing attachments and links with banking Trojans, and fairly new strains of ransomware.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 3/9/2017
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Is Mentorship the Key to Recruiting Women to Cybersecurity?
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
New ISACA survey identifies biggest barriers faced by women in tech, chief of which are a lack of mentors and female role models.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 3/7/2017
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Yahoo CEO Punished for Data Breaches
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Marissa Mayer will be denied her annual bonus of around $2 million and also forgoes annual stock award worth millions.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/3/2017
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In Appreciation: Howard A. Schmidt
Dark Reading Staff, News
Former cybersecurity coordinator to President Obama, and renowned veteran of the security industry, passed away Thursday.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/2/2017
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Trump Names New Head of Economic Council for Cybersecurity, Technology
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Grace Koh will be special assistant to the President for technology, telecom, and cybersecurity.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/1/2017
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In Cybersecurity, Language Is a Source of Misunderstandings
Blake Moore, Senior Director of Operations and Chief of Staff for cybersecurity markets at SplunkCommentary
To successfully fight threats across industries, we must all use the same terminology.
By Blake Moore Senior Director of Operations and Chief of Staff for cybersecurity markets at Splunk, 2/27/2017
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20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2017
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
VC money flowed plentifully into the security market last year, fueling a new crop of innovative companies.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/24/2017
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Road Map To A $200,000 Cybersecurity Job
Todd Thibodeaux, President & CEO, CompTIACommentary
Looking to get ahead in cybersecurity? Here are four areas to keep in mind as you make a five-year career plan.
By Todd Thibodeaux President & CEO, CompTIA, 2/23/2017
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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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