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Tomorrow on Dark Reading: Your Costs, Risks & Metrics Questions Answered
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
First up on the Dark Reading upcoming events calendar is our Dark Reading Virtual Event Tuesday, Feb. 28.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/27/2017
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Cyber Insurance Uptake Hampered By Skewed Data, Poor Communication
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
Only 29% of US businesses have cyber insurance; Deloitte outlines steps for insurance companies to improve risk models, communication, and policy sales.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/25/2017
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Law Enforcement At RSAC: Collaboration Is Key To Online Crime Fighting
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
Agencies and investigators are reaching out across jurisdictions and international borders to vanquish spammers, botnet operators, and worse.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/21/2017
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After Election Interference, RSA Conference Speakers Ask What Comes Next
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Election-tampering called 'a red line we should not allow anyone to cross.'
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/17/2017
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The 10 Most Cyber-Exposed Cities In The US
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
At RSAC, Trend Micro researchers showcase municipalities with the highest percentage of discoverable devices and systems connected via the public Internet.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/15/2017
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Microsoft President Says Tech Industry Should Be 'Neutral Digital Switzerland'
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingQuick Hits
RSA Conference: Brad Smith also says the world needs a "Digital Geneva Convention" to establish the international rules for nation-state cyber conflict.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/14/2017
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Darkness & Hope On Display At RSA Conference Keynotes
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Attendees start morning with John Lithgow telling them 'Look at how your light shines together.'
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/14/2017
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Verizon Data Breach Digest Triangulates Humanity Inside Security
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
The 99-page report breaks out 16 different attack scenarios and specifies the target, sophistication level, attributes, and attack patterns, along with their times to discovery and containment.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/13/2017
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4 Signs You, Your Users, Tech Peers & C-Suite All Have 'Security Fatigue'
Tom Pendergast, Chief Strategist, Security, Privacy, & Compliance, MediaProCommentary
If security fatigue is the disease we've all got, the question is how do we get over it?
By Tom Pendergast Chief Strategist, Security, Privacy, & Compliance, MediaPro, 2/9/2017
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InterContinental Confirms Security Breach At 12 US Hotels
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Investigation reveals payment cards of customers were compromised between August and December.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/6/2017
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Talking Cybersecurity From A Risk Management Point of View
Steven Grossman, VP of Strategy & Enablement, Bay DynamicsCommentary
CenturyLink CSO David Mahon reflects on the evolution of the chief information security officer, and why todays CISOs are increasingly adopting a risk-based approach to security.
By Steven Grossman VP of Strategy & Enablement, Bay Dynamics, 2/3/2017
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Businesses Fear Brand Damage More Than Security Breaches
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
Organizations struggling with risk management are more concerned about brand damage than cyberattacks, new Ponemon study shows.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/2/2017
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10 Essential Elements For Your Incident-Response Plan
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
The middle of a DDoS attack or ransomware infection is hardly the time to start talking about divisions of labor, or who should do what when.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/2/2017
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How Cybercriminals Turn Employees Into Rogue Insiders
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
The Dark Web is a growing threat to organizations as hackers recruit insiders with access to corporate networks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/31/2017
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This Week On Dark Reading
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
This week: how to get paid by cyber insurers and avoid paying ransoms.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/30/2017
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Why Youre Doing Cybersecurity Risk Measurement Wrong
Daniel Gordon, Cyber Intel Analyst, Lockheed Martin Computer Incident Response TeamCommentary
Measuring risk isnt as simple as some make it out to be, but there are best practices to help you embrace the complexity in a productive way. Here are five.
By Daniel Gordon Cyber Intel Analyst, Lockheed Martin Computer Incident Response Team, 1/30/2017
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7 Tips For Getting Your Security Budget Approved
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
How to have a productive conversation with business leaders and get your security budget approved.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/27/2017
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Data Breaches Exposed 4.2 Billion Records In 2016
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeekNews
The 4,149 data breaches reported in 2016 shattered the all-time high of nearly 1 billion exposed records in 2013.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/25/2017
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Cloud Is Security-Ready But Is Your Security Team Ready For Cloud?
Frank Mong, Senior VP, Product, Industry & Solutions Marketing, Palo Alto NetworksCommentary
Cloud computing has moved beyond the early adopter phase and is now mainstream. Heres how to keep data safe in an evolving ecosystem.
By Frank Mong Senior VP, Product, Industry & Solutions Marketing, Palo Alto Networks, 1/25/2017
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This Week On Dark Reading: Event Calendar
Dark Reading Staff, Commentary
Devote some time and headspace to improving your skills with these Dark Reading events.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/25/2017
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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.