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12 Free, Ready-to-Use Security Tools
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
There's no excuse for not knowing your exposure. These free tools can help you analyze what your company is up against and point ways to developing a more thorough security program.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 10/12/2018
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Pair of Reports Paint Picture of Enterprise Security Struggling to Keep Up
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Many organizations have yet to create an effective cybersecurity strategy and it's costing them millions.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/11/2018
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Window Snyder Shares Her Plans for Intel Security
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The security leader, known for her role in securing Microsoft, Apple, and Mozilla, discusses her new gig and what she's working on now.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/11/2018
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One-Third of US Adults Hit with Identity Theft
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
That's double the global average and more than three times the rate of French and German adults.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/11/2018
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Meet 5 Women Shaping Microsoft's Security Strategy
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Profiles of some of the women currently leading Microsoft security operations - and their efforts to drive inclusivity.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/10/2018
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Security Researchers Struggle with Bot Management Programs
Kaan Onarlioglu, Senior Security Researcher, AkamaiCommentary
Bots are a known problem, but researchers will tell you that bot defenses create problems of their own when it comes to valuable data.
By Kaan Onarlioglu Senior Security Researcher, Akamai, 10/10/2018
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Constructing the Future of ICS Cybersecurity
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
As industrial control systems are connected to the cloud and the IoT, experts discuss security challenges.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/9/2018
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New Domains: A Wide-Open Playing Field for Cybercrime
Ben April, CTO, Farsight SecurityCommentary
As bad actors increasingly exploit new domains for financial gain and other nefarious purposes, security teams need to employ policies and practices to neutralize the threat in real time. Here's why and how.
By Ben April CTO, Farsight Security, 10/9/2018
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Successful Scammers Call After Lunch
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Analysis of 20,000 voice phishing, or vishing, calls reveals patterns in how social engineers operate and how targets respond.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/5/2018
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Who Do You Trust? Parsing the Issues of Privacy, Transparency & Control
Richard Ford, Chief Scientist, ForcepointCommentary
Technology such as Apple's device trust score that decides "you" is not you is a good thing. But only if it works well.
By Richard Ford Chief Scientist, Forcepoint, 10/5/2018
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7 Steps to Start Your Risk Assessment
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Risk assessment can be complex, but it's vital for making good decisions about IT security. Here are steps to start you down the path toward a meaningful risk assessment process.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/4/2018
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GDPR Report Card: Some Early Gains but More Work Ahead
Chris Babel, CEO, TrustArcCommentary
US companies paid the most, to date, to meet the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, according to a recent study, but UK companies made greater progress in achieving compliance goals.
By Chris Babel CEO, TrustArc, 10/4/2018
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Palo Alto Networks Buys RedLock to Strengthen Cloud Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The transaction, valued at $173 million, is intended to bring analytics and threat detection to Palo Alto Networks' cloud security offering.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/3/2018
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The Award for Most Dangerous Celebrity Goes To
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new study highlights which celebrities are associated with the most malicious websites, making them risky search subjects.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/2/2018
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CISOs: How to Answer the 5 Questions Boards Will Ask You
John Hellickson, Vice President, Advisory Services, at Kudelski Security, Inc.Commentary
As boards learn the importance of cybersecurity, certain issues arise on a regular basis. These tips can help you address them.
By John Hellickson Vice President, Advisory Services, at Kudelski Security, Inc., 10/2/2018
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October Events at Dark Reading You Can't Miss
Dark Reading Staff, News
Cybersecurity Month at Dark Reading is packed with educational webinars, from data breach response to small business security.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/1/2018
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The Right Diagnosis: A Cybersecurity Perspective
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA Commentary
A healthy body and a healthy security organization have a lot more in common than most people think.
By Joshua Goldfarb Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA , 10/1/2018
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Exclusive: Cisco, Duo Execs Share Plans for the Future
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cisco's Gee Rittenhouse and Duo's Dug Song offer ideas and goals for the merged companies as Duo folds under the Cisco umbrella.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/1/2018
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4 Traits of a Cyber-Resilient Culture
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Companies with a solid track record of cybersecurity share these practices and characteristics.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/28/2018
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How Data Security Improves When You Engage Employees in the Process
Robert E. Crossler, Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Washington State UniversityCommentary
When it comes to protecting information, we can all do better. But encouraging a can-do attitude goes a long way toward discouraging users' risky behaviors.
By Robert E. Crossler Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Washington State University, 9/28/2018
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CVE-2018-18324
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
CentOS-WebPanel.com (aka CWP) CentOS Web Panel 0.9.8.480 has XSS via the admin/fileManager2.php fm_current_dir parameter, or the admin/index.php module, service_start, service_fullstatus, service_restart, service_stop, or file (within the file_editor) parameter.
CVE-2018-18322
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
CentOS-WebPanel.com (aka CWP) CentOS Web Panel 0.9.8.480 has Command Injection via shell metacharacters in the admin/index.php service_start, service_restart, service_fullstatus, or service_stop parameter.
CVE-2018-18323
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
CentOS-WebPanel.com (aka CWP) CentOS Web Panel 0.9.8.480 has Local File Inclusion via directory traversal with an admin/index.php?module=file_editor&file=/../ URI.
CVE-2018-18319
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the Merlin.PHP component 0.6.6 for Asuswrt-Merlin devices. An attacker can execute arbitrary commands because api.php has an eval call, as demonstrated by the /6/api.php?function=command&class=remote&Cc='ls' URI. NOTE: the vendor indicates that Merli...
CVE-2018-18320
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the Merlin.PHP component 0.6.6 for Asuswrt-Merlin devices. An attacker can execute arbitrary commands because exec.php has a popen call. NOTE: the vendor indicates that Merlin.PHP is designed only for use on a trusted intranet network, and intentionally allo...