Endpoint // Privacy
News & Commentary
Intrusion Suppression:' Transforming Castles into Prisons
Tom Kellermann,  CEO & Cofounder, Strategic Cyber Ventures Commentary
How building cybersecurity structures that decrease adversaries dwell time can reduce the damage from a cyberattack.
By Tom Kellermann CEO & Cofounder, Strategic Cyber Ventures , 4/18/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
The Implications Behind Proposed Internet Privacy Rules
Dennis Dayman, Chief Privacy and Security Officer, Return PathCommentary
The FCC's overreach needed to be undone to protect the FTC's authority over privacy.
By Dennis Dayman Chief Privacy and Security Officer, Return Path, 4/18/2017
Comment4 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Health Savings Account Fraud: The Rapidly Growing Threat
Vitali Kremez, Director of Research, FlashpointCommentary
As income tax season comes to a close, financially-motivated cybercriminals are honing new tactics for monetizing medical PII.
By Vitali Kremez Director of Research, Flashpoint, 4/14/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Tax Season Surprise: W-2 Fraud
Stu Sjouwerman, Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO, KnowBe4,LLCCommentary
W-2 fraud used to target businesses exclusively but has now set its sights on many other sectors. Here's what you can do to prevent it from happening to you.
By Stu Sjouwerman Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO, KnowBe4,LLC, 4/11/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
When Hacks Are about Image instead of Money
Michael Sutton, Chief Information Security Office, ZscalerCommentary
If you think fake news is a problem, how about the possibility of fake medical or financial information making the rounds with no way to verify its legitimacy?
By Michael Sutton Chief Information Security Office, Zscaler, 4/11/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
FAFSA Tool Taken Offline After Breach Report
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Personal data of 100,000 taxpayers compromised after IRS students financial aid tool hacked.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/7/2017
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Commodity Ransomware Is Here
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR TechnologyCommentary
When deploying ransomware is as easy as ordering a pizza, the best defense is through better threat intelligence sharing.
By Paul Kurtz CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology, 4/6/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
11 UK Charities Punished for Violating Data Privacy Law
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Organizations fined between 6,000 and 18,000 by UKs Information Commissioners Office.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/6/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
GDPR Doesnt Need to be GDP-Argh!
Samantha Humphries, International Solutions Marketing Manager, Rapid7Commentary
These 10 steps will ease the pain of compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, the EU's new privacy law that goes into effect in a little over a year.
By Samantha Humphries International Solutions Marketing Manager, Rapid7, 4/5/2017
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
To Attract and Retain Better Employees, Respect Their Data
Brian Vecci, Technical Evangelist, Varonis SystemsCommentary
A lack of privacy erodes trust that employees should have in management.
By Brian Vecci Technical Evangelist, Varonis Systems, 4/3/2017
Comment3 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Privacy Babel: Making Sense of Global Privacy Regulations
Dimitri Sirota, Founder & CEO of BigIDCommentary
Countries around the world are making their own privacy laws. How can a global company possibly keep up?
By Dimitri Sirota Founder & CEO of BigID, 3/29/2017
Comment1 Comment  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
New Wave of Security Acquisitions Signals Start of Consolidation Trend
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
A dozen recent high-profile deals reflect cybersecurity vendors' hopes of expanding their offerings with next-generation technology, ideas, and talent.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 3/20/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
US-CERT Warns That HTTPS Inspection Tools Weaken TLS
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingQuick Hits
Turns out that man-in-the-middling your own traffic isn't the safest way to look for man-in-the-middle attacks.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/16/2017
Comment47 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Trust Begins With Layer 1 Encryption
Hector Menendez, Product Marketing Manager, IP/Optical Networks, NokiaCommentary
In todays distributed environment, cloud and communication service providers can play a key role in providing organizations with a scalable and secure platform for the connection of everything to everything. Heres how.
By Hector Menendez Product Marketing Manager, IP/Optical Networks, Nokia, 3/15/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
WikiLeaks Says It Will Help Firms Thwart 'CIA Hack Tools'
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Julian Assange follows up leak of alleged CIA cyber espionage hack tools with promise of assistance against these.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/10/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
FBI Chief Calls for United Fight Against Cybercrime
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
James Comey stresses the need to address encryption challenges faced by law enforcement.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/10/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
How to Use & Share Customer Data without Damaging Trust
Steve Shoaff, Chief Product Officer, Ping IdentityCommentary
These five tips for protecting consumer privacy will ensure that your customers will stay customers for the long run.
By Steve Shoaff Chief Product Officer, Ping Identity, 3/3/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Google's Ease-of-Use Email Encryption Project Goes Open Source
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
E2Email, together with open source Key Transparency project, are meant to take on the challenges that have dogged end-to-end email encryption adoption for decades.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/27/2017
Comment2 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
National Security, Regulation, Identity Top Themes At Cloud Security Summit
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Gen. Keith Alexander gives Trump a thumbs-up and Cloud Security Alliance releases a new application.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/13/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
David Beckham Hires Cybersecurity Expert To Probe Email Leak
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
18.6 million emails were stolen and leaked from PR firm, including allegedly doctored messages made to damage Beckham's reputation.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/8/2017
Comment0 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
More Stories
Current Conversations
Posted by Shantaram
Current Conversations Excellent post, i was happy to find it!
In reply to: 192.168.0.1">Re: Great article! 192.168.0.1
Post Your Own Reply
Posted by forskolinfuel
Current Conversations A nice informative post thanks alot
In reply to: phen375 review web example">Re: phen375 review web example
Post Your Own Reply
More Conversations
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Security Operations and IT Operations: Finding the Path to Collaboration
A wide gulf has emerged between SOC and NOC teams that's keeping both of them from assuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of IT systems. Here's how experts think it should be bridged.
Flash Poll
New Best Practices for Secure App Development
New Best Practices for Secure App Development
The transition from DevOps to SecDevOps is combining with the move toward cloud computing to create new challenges - and new opportunities - for the information security team. Download this report, to learn about the new best practices for secure application development.
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
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.

Dark Reading Radio
Archived Dark Reading Radio
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.