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The Security Perimeter Is Dead; Long Live the New Endpoint Perimeter
Ofer Amitai, CEO, PortnoxCommentary
The network no longer provides an air gap against external threats, but access devices can take up the slack.
By Ofer Amitai CEO, Portnox, 1/17/2019
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Simulating Lateral Attacks Through Email
Igal Gofman, Head of Security Research at XM CyberCommentary
A skilled attacker can get inside your company by abusing common email applications. Here are three strategies to block them.
By Igal Gofman Head of Security Research at XM Cyber, 1/17/2019
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How the US Chooses Which Zero-Day Vulnerabilities to Stockpile
Ricardo Arroyo, Senior Technical Product Manager, Watchguard TechnologiesCommentary
When it comes to acceptable circumstances for government disclosure of zero-days, the new Vulnerabilities Equity Process might be the accountability practice security advocates have been waiting for.
By Ricardo Arroyo Senior Technical Product Manager, Watchguard Technologies, 1/16/2019
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Are You Listening to Your Kill Chain?
Ben Haley, SVP Engineering at HOPZERO SecurityCommentary
With the right tools and trained staff, any organization should be able to deal with threats before information is compromised.
By Ben Haley SVP Engineering at HOPZERO Security, 1/16/2019
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Why Cyberattacks Are the No. 1 Risk
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO AdvisorCommentary
The paradigm shift toward always-on IT requires business leaders to rethink their defense strategy.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor, 1/15/2019
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6 Best Practices for Managing an Online Educational Infrastructure
Jamie Smith & Larry Schwarberg, Chief Information Officer; Chief Information Security Officer for University of PhoenixCommentary
Universities must keep pace with rapidly changing technology to help thwart malicious hacking attempts and protect student information.
By Jamie Smith & Larry Schwarberg Chief Information Officer; Chief Information Security Officer for University of Phoenix, 1/10/2019
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Security at the Speed of DevOps: Maturity, Orchestration, and Detection
Kamal Shah, CEO at StackRoxCommentary
Container and microservices technologies, including the orchestrator Kubernetes, create an extraordinary opportunity to build infrastructure and applications that are secure by design.
By Kamal Shah CEO at StackRox, 1/9/2019
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Your Life Is the Attack Surface: The Risks of IoT
Jason Haddix, Vice President of Researcher Growth at BugcrowdCommentary
To protect yourself, you must know where you're vulnerable and these tips can help.
By Jason Haddix Vice President of Researcher Growth at Bugcrowd, 1/8/2019
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Security Matters When It Comes to Mergers & Acquisitions
Matt Rose, Global Director Application Security Strategy, at CheckmarxCommentary
The recently disclosed Marriott breach exposed a frequently ignored issue in the M&A process.
By Matt Rose Global Director Application Security Strategy, at Checkmarx, 1/8/2019
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Threat of a Remote Cyberattack on Today's Aircraft Is Real
Bruce Jackson, President and Managing Director of Air InformaticsCommentary
We need more stringent controls and government action to prevent a catastrophic disaster.
By Bruce Jackson President and Managing Director of Air Informatics, 1/7/2019
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How Intel Has Responded to Spectre and Meltdown
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
In a newly published editorial and video, Intel details what specific actions it has taken in the wake of the discovery of the CPU vulnerabilities.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 1/4/2019
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Managing Security in Today's Compliance and Regulatory Environment
Andrew Williams, Product Director, Cyber Risk Advisory and FedRAMP Assessment Services, CoalfireCommentary
Instead of losing sight of the cybersecurity forest as we navigate the compliance trees, consolidate and simplify regulatory compliance efforts to keep your eyes on the security prize.
By Andrew Williams Product Director, Cyber Risk Advisory and FedRAMP Assessment Services, Coalfire, 1/4/2019
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Unpatched Kernel-Level Vuln in IBM Security Tool for Apple MacOS Revealed
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Researchers disclose signedness bug in driver used by IBM Trusteer Rapport endpoint security tool after IBM fails to deliver timely patch.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/21/2018
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Attackers Use Scripting Flaw in Internet Explorer, Forcing Microsoft Patch
Robert Lemos, Technology Journalist/Data ResearcherNews
Microsoft issues an emergency update to its IE browser after researchers notified the company that a scripting engine flaw is being used to compromised systems.
By Robert Lemos Technology Journalist/Data Researcher, 12/20/2018
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How to Optimize Security Spending While Reducing Risk
Bryan Sartin, Executive Director, Global Security Services, at VerizonCommentary
Risk scoring is a way of getting everyone on the same page with a consistent, reliable method of gathering and analyzing security data.
By Bryan Sartin Executive Director, Global Security Services, at Verizon, 12/20/2018
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Automating a DevOps-Friendly Security Policy
John De Santis, CEO, HyTrustCommentary
There can be a clash of missions between security and IT Ops teams, but automation can help.
By John De Santis CEO, HyTrust, 12/20/2018
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Cybersecurity in 2019: From IoT & Struts to Gray Hats & Honeypots
Phillip Maddux, Principal Application Security Researcher & Advisor at Signal SciencesCommentary
While you prepare your defenses against the next big thing, also pay attention to the longstanding threats that the industry still hasn't put to rest.
By Phillip Maddux Principal Application Security Researcher & Advisor at Signal Sciences, 12/19/2018
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How to Engage Your Cyber Enemies
Guy Nizan, CEO at Intsights Cyber IntelligenceCommentary
Having the right mix of tools, automation, and intelligence is key to staying ahead of new threats and protecting your organization.
By Guy Nizan CEO at Intsights Cyber Intelligence, 12/18/2018
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Cyber Readiness Institute Launches New Program for SMBs
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
Program seeks to raise employees' cyber awareness and give small and midsize business owners the tools to make a difference.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 12/17/2018
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Shhhhh! The Secret to Secrets Management
Mark B. Cooper, President and Founder, PKI SolutionsCommentary
Companies need to take a centralized approach to protecting confidential data and assets. Here are 12 ways to get a handle on the problem.
By Mark B. Cooper President and Founder, PKI Solutions, 12/17/2018
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CVE-2019-3906
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Premisys Identicard version 3.1.190 contains hardcoded credentials in the WCF service on port 9003. An authenticated remote attacker can use these credentials to access the badge system database and modify its contents.
CVE-2019-3907
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Premisys Identicard version 3.1.190 stores user credentials and other sensitive information with a known weak encryption method (MD5 hash of a salt and password).
CVE-2019-3908
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Premisys Identicard version 3.1.190 stores backup files as encrypted zip files. The password to the zip is hard-coded and unchangeable. An attacker with access to these backups can decrypt them and obtain sensitive data.
CVE-2019-3909
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Premisys Identicard version 3.1.190 database uses default credentials. Users are unable to change the credentials without vendor intervention.
CVE-2019-3910
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Crestron AM-100 before firmware version 1.6.0.2 contains an authentication bypass in the web interface's return.cgi script. Unauthenticated remote users can use the bypass to access some administrator functionality such as configuring update sources and rebooting the device.