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Cloud Security & IoT: A Look At What Lies Ahead
Bill Kleyman, Chief Technology Officer, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
In the brave new world of cloud, security teams must be as agile as possible. This means leveraging proactive monitoring tools, locking down access points, and forecasting requirements
By Bill Kleyman Chief Technology Officer, MTM Technologies, 1/18/2017
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10 Cocktail Party Security Tips From The Experts
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
Security pros offer basic advice to help average users ward off the bad guys.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 1/13/2017
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Crowdsourcing 20 Answers To Security Ops & IR Questions
Joshua Goldfarb, VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEyeCommentary
Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know. Why it pays to take a hard look at our own incident response functions and operations.
By Joshua Goldfarb VP & CTO - Emerging Technologies, FireEye, 1/12/2017
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Operational Security Best Practices For Social Media
Malwarebytes Labs, Malwarebytes Labs
Building a firm, clear policy on disclosures online can provide a flexible, adaptive response that will protect proprietary data from winding up in a public leak.
By Malwarebytes Labs Malwarebytes Labs, 1/11/2017
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Credit Freeze: The New Normal In Data Breach Protection?
Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESETCommentary
In era of rampant identity theft, consumers should be offered the protection of a credit freeze by default, instead of a nuisance fee each time a freeze is placed or removed.
By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 1/11/2017
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The 3 C's Of Security Awareness
Lance Spitzner, Director, SANS Institute Securing The Human Security Awareness ProgramCommentary
Explaining the technical part of security comes easy for many of us. But the soft skills needed to change behavior are often sadly missing.
By Lance Spitzner Director, SANS Institute Securing The Human Security Awareness Program, 1/11/2017
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Survey Points to Slight Rise in Adaptive Authentication Over 2FA
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
SecureAuth study reports a majority of IT decision makers and security pros have issues with two-factor authentication.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 1/11/2017
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'Molecular' Cybersecurity Vs. Information Cybersecurity
David Zahn, General Manager of Cybersecurity at PASCommentary
When it comes to industrial processes, security begins at the molecular level.
By David Zahn General Manager of Cybersecurity at PAS, 1/10/2017
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The Limitations Of Phishing Education
Eyal Benishti, CEO & Founder of IRONSCALESCommentary
Human nature means that education will only go so far. Technology needs to take up the slack.
By Eyal Benishti CEO & Founder of IRONSCALES, 1/9/2017
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7 Ways To Fine-Tune Your Threat Intelligence Model
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
The nature of security threats is too dynamic for set-and-forget. Here are some ways to shake off that complacency.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 1/5/2017
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Why Ransomware Is Only Going To Get Worse
Rick Orloff, VP, Chief Security Officer, and Chief Privacy Officer at Code42Commentary
The meteoric rise of the problem stems from a lack of preparedness and simple economics.
By Rick Orloff VP, Chief Security Officer, and Chief Privacy Officer at Code42, 1/5/2017
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A Vendor's Security Reality: Comply Or Good-Bye
John Moynihan, President, Minuteman GovernanceCommentary
Privacy compliance is now mission critical. Third-party suppliers that fail to meet data protection mandates will be excluded from doing business in lucrative vertical markets.
By John Moynihan President, Minuteman Governance, 1/4/2017
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Yahoo Customer Database Unaffected By Breaches
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Verto Analytics study reveals longtime users prefer sticking to Yahoo despite hacks to avoid switching hassles.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/3/2017
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White Hat Hacker Launches Public Support Site
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
With 'Security Without Borders' Claudio Guarnieri aims to connect white hat hackers with potential victims.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/3/2017
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White House Announces Retaliatory Measures For Russian Election-Related Hacking
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
35 Russian intelligence operatives ejected from the US, and two of the "Cyber Most Wanted" are frozen out by Treasury Department.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 12/29/2016
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The Bug Bounty Model: 21 Years & Counting
Jason Haddix, Head of Trust & Security, BugcrowdCommentary
A look back on the beginnings of crowdsourced vulnerability assessment and how its robust history is paving the way for the future.
By Jason Haddix Head of Trust & Security, Bugcrowd, 12/29/2016
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Chinas Cybersecurity Law Seeks Scrutiny Of Technology
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Countrys top internet regulator releases framework for stricter cyberspace laws, including review of local and foreign technology.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/28/2016
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Solve The Security Skills Shortage
Gunter Ollmann,  Chief Security Officer, Vectra,    Commentary
Unlike industries that fear the intrusion of AI, the infosec world is embracing this revolutionary technology, and the seismic changes it will bring to threat detection and mitigation.
By Gunter Ollmann, Chief Security Officer, Vectra , 12/28/2016
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8 Boldest Security Predictions For 2017
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Scary, funny and maybe even a little outlandish, these industry predictions come from prognosticators who didn't mince words.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 12/27/2016
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Greatest Hits Of 2016: Readers' Picks For The Years' Best Commentary
Marilyn Cohodas, Community Editor, Dark ReadingCommentary
Heres what topped the Dark Reading page-view charts from the security industrys brightest minds, coolest rock stars, and up-and-coming leaders.
By Marilyn Cohodas Community Editor, Dark Reading, 12/27/2016
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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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In past years, security researchers have discovered ways to hack cars, medical devices, automated teller machines, and many other targets. Dark Reading Executive Editor Kelly Jackson Higgins hosts researcher Samy Kamkar and Levi Gundert, vice president of threat intelligence at Recorded Future, to discuss some of 2016's most unusual and creative hacks by white hats, and what these new vulnerabilities might mean for the coming year.