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7 Business Metrics Security Pros Need to Know
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
These days, security has to speak the language of business. These KPIs will get you started.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 12/21/2018
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How Well Is Your Organization Investing Its Cybersecurity Dollars?
Jack Jones, Chairman, FAIR InstituteCommentary
The principles, methods, and tools for performing good risk measurement already exist and are being used successfully by organizations today. They take some effort -- and are totally worth it.
By Jack Jones Chairman, FAIR Institute, 12/11/2018
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Cyber Crooks Diversify Business with Multi-Intent Malware
Avi Chesla, CEO and Founder, empowCommentary
The makers of malware have realized that if they're going to invest time and money in compromising cyber defenses, they should do everything they can to monetize their achievement.
By Avi Chesla CEO and Founder, empow, 11/15/2018
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7 Cool New Security Tools to be Revealed at Black Hat Europe
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Black Hat Europe's Arsenal lineup will include demoes of new security tools, from AI malware research to container orchestration.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 11/12/2018
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Finding Gold in the Threat Intelligence Rush
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers sift through millions of threat intel observations to determine where to best find valuable threat data.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/7/2018
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20 Cybersecurity Firms to Watch
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
A look at some of the more interesting investments, acquisitions, and strategic moves in the security sector over the past year.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/7/2018
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Energy Sector's IT Networks in the Bulls-Eye
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Attackers are actively infiltrating energy organizations and utilities for reconnaissance purposes.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/5/2018
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Thoma Bravo Buys Veracode
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Broadcom will sell Veracode, acquired last year by CA, for $950M to Thoma Bravo as it broadens its security portfolio.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/5/2018
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7 Non-Computer Hacks That Should Never Happen
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
From paper to IoT, security researchers offer tips for protecting common attack surfaces that you're probably overlooking.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/5/2018
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Symantec Acquires Appthority And Javelin Networks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Both buys bolster the cybersecurity company's endpoint security business.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/5/2018
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Apple Patches Multiple Major Security Flaws
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New security updates cross all Apple platforms.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/31/2018
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Qualys Snaps Up Container Firm
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Plans to use Layered Insight's technology to add runtime capabilities and automated enforcement to its container security tool.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/31/2018
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9 Traits of A Strong Infosec Resume
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Security experts share insights on which skills and experiences are most helpful to job hunters looking for their next gig.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/31/2018
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Windows Defender: First Full Antivirus Tool to Run in a Sandbox
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Sandboxed version now available to Windows Insiders and anyone else who force-enables it in Windows 10 version 1703 and above.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 10/29/2018
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The Three Dimensions of the Threat Intelligence Scale Problem
Todd Weller, Chief Strategy Officer at Bandura CyberCommentary
To succeed, organizations must be empowered to reduce their attack surface and staff overload so they can get more out of their existing firewall and threat intelligence investments.
By Todd Weller Chief Strategy Officer at Bandura Cyber, 10/17/2018
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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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Teach Your AI Well: A Potential New Bottleneck for Cybersecurity
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Artificial intelligence (AI) holds the promise of easing the skills shortage in cybersecurity, but implementing AI may result in a talent gap of its own for the industry.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 10/8/2018
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Alphabet's Chronicle Releases VirusTotal Enterprise
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Chronicle, the cybersecurity business under Alphabet, releases a major update to VirusTotal geared toward corporate threat hunters.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 9/27/2018
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Managing Data the Way We Manage Money
Dave Sikora, CEO, ALTRCommentary
In the data-driven enterprise, myriad types of data have become a new form and flow of currency. Why, then, hasn't the CISO achieved parity with the CFO?
By Dave Sikora CEO, ALTR, 9/27/2018
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Turn the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Reality: 5 Steps
Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai, CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin SystemsCommentary
Actionable advice for tailoring the National Institute of Standards and Technology's security road map to your company's business needs.
By Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin Systems, 9/20/2018
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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.