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Latest Security News From RSAC 2021
Dark Reading Staff, News
Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive coverage of the news and security themes that are dominating RSA Conference 2021.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/17/2021
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DarkSide Ransomware Variant Targets Disk Partitions
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A newly discovered DarkSide ransomware variant can detect and compromise partitioned hard drives, researchers report.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/17/2021
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47% of Criminals Buying Exploits Target Microsoft Products
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers examine English- and Russian-language underground exploits to track how exploits are advertised and sold.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/17/2021
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DDoS Attacks Up 31% in Q1 2021: Report
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If pace continues, DDoS attack activity could surpass last year's 10-million attack threshold.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/17/2021
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Rapid7 Is the Latest Victim of a Software Supply Chain Breach
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Security vendor says attackers accessed some of its source code using a previously compromised Bash Uploader script from Codecov.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/17/2021
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RSAC 2021: What Will SolarWinds' CEO Reveal?
Joan Goodchild, Staff Editor
In a keynote conversation with Forrester analyst Laura Koetzle, Sudhakar Ramakrishna will get candid about the historic breach.
By Joan Goodchild Staff Editor, 5/17/2021
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Agility Broke AppSec. Now It's Going to Fix It.
Chen Gour-Arie, Chief Architect, Enso SecurityCommentary
Outnumbered 100 to 1 by developers, AppSec needs a new model of agility to catch up and protect everything that needs to be secured.
By Chen Gour-Arie Chief Architect, Enso Security, 5/17/2021
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By John Klossner Cartoonist, 5/17/2021
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Rapid7 Source Code Accessed in Supply Chain Attack
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An investigation of the Codecov attack revealed intruders accessed Rapid7 source code repositories containing internal credentials and alert-related data.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/14/2021
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How Faster COVID-19 Research Is Being Made Possible by Secure Silicon
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
When Intel and Leidos set up a "trusted execution environment" to enable a widespread group of researchers to securely share and confidentially compute real-world data, it was no small achievement.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/14/2021
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Cisco Confirms Plans to Acquire Kenna Security
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Cisco plans to integrate Kenna's vulnerability management technology into its SecureX platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/14/2021
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SOC Teams Burdened by Alert Fatigue Explore XDR
Joan Goodchild, Staff EditorQuick Hits
ESG research finds a complex attack surface and threat landscape make alerts too overwhelming to monitor accurately
By Joan Goodchild Staff Editor, 5/14/2021
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Wi-Fi Design, Implementation Flaws Allow a Range of Frag Attacks
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Every Wi-Fi product is affected by at least one fragmentation and aggregation vulnerability, which could lead to a machine-in-the-middle attack, researcher says.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/14/2021
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Security Trends to Follow at RSA Conference 2021
Yonit Wiseman, Associate at YL VenturesCommentary
Here are three key categories of sessions that provide an inside look at some of today's most interesting cybersecurity trends.
By Yonit Wiseman Associate at YL Ventures, 5/14/2021
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Software, Incident Response Among Big Focus Areas in Biden's Cybersecurity Executive Order
Jai Vijayan, Contributing WriterNews
Overall objectives are good, but EO may be too prescriptive in parts, industry experts say.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 5/13/2021
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85% of Data Breaches Involve Human Interaction: Verizon DBIR
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Ransomware, phishing, and Web application attacks all increased during a year in which the majority of attacks involved a human element.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/13/2021
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Firms Struggle to Secure Multicloud Misconfigurations
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Half of companies had at least one case of having all ports open to the public, while more than a third had an exposed database.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/13/2021
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Dragos & IronNet Partner on Critical Infrastructure Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The IT and OT security providers will integrate solutions aimed at improving critical infrastructure security
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/13/2021
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When AI Becomes the Hacker
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Bruce Schneier explores the potential dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) systems gone rogue in society.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/13/2021
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Microsoft Adds GPS Location to Identity & Access Control in Azure AD
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
New capabilities let admins restrict access to resources from privileged access workstations or regions based on GPS location.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/13/2021
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