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Symantec Builds Out Cloud Portfolio to Enforce 'Zero Trust'
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
New additions to its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform aim to give businesses greater control over access to cloud resources and applications.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/16/2019
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Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
App settings combined with Android behavior can put data integrity at risk for WhatsApp and Telegram users.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/15/2019
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FTC Reportedly Ready to Sock Facebook with Record $5 Billion Fine
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The fine, for the social media giant's role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, would be the largest ever against a tech company.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/15/2019
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Software Developers Face Secure Coding Challenges
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Seven in ten developers are expected to write secure code, but less than half receive feedback on security, a survey finds.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/15/2019
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Where Businesses Waste Endpoint Security Budgets
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Too many systems, failure to test tools, and fear of replacement drive endpoint complexity and render products less effective.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/15/2019
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German Schools Ban Office 365, Cite Privacy Concerns
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The ruling follows years of debate over whether German schools and institutions should use Microsoft tools and services.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/12/2019
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Competing Priorities Mean Security Risks for Small Businesses
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Small business IT professionals are trying to balance multiple priorities and finding that the balance often leaves the company with serious security risks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/12/2019
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Data Center Changes Push Cyber Risk to Network's Edge
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Changes in fundamental enterprise architectures coupled with shifts in human resources mean that companies are considering new risks to their infrastructure.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/11/2019
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Monroe College Hit with Ransomware Attack
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All campuses are affected, with attackers demanding $2 million in Bitcoin in exchange for decryption keys.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/11/2019
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The Security of Cloud Applications
Hillel Solow, CTO and Co-founder, ProtegoCommentary
Despite the great success of the cloud over the last decade, misconceptions continue to persist. Here's why the naysayers are wrong.
By Hillel Solow CTO and Co-founder, Protego, 7/11/2019
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Financial Firms Face Threats from Employee Mobile Devices
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A new report says that phishing and man-in-the-middle attacks are major risks to financial institutions - via mobile devices in the hands of their employees.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/10/2019
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Why You Need a Global View of IT Assets
Pablo Quiroga, Director of Product Management at QualysCommentary
It may seem obvious, but many companies lose sight of the fact that they can't protect what they don't know they even have.
By Pablo Quiroga Director of Product Management at Qualys, 7/10/2019
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Intel Releases Updates for Storage & Diagnostic Tools
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
CISA released an alert telling users about the updates to firmware in Intel SSD and Processor Diagnostic products.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/10/2019
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Organizations Are Adapting Authentication for Cloud Applications
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Companies see the changing demands of cloud identity management but are mixed in their responses to those demands.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/9/2019
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Financial Impact of Cybercrime Exceeded $45B in 2018
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cybersecurity analysts explore a range of industry research to examine trends around cyber incidents and their financial impact.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/9/2019
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Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Under Active Attack
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Microsoft issued fixes for 77 unique vulnerabilities this Patch Tuesday, including two zero-day privilege escalation vulnerabilities seen exploited in the wild.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/9/2019
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What the AppSec Penetration Test Found
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New data drills down on the types of security misconfigurations and challenges dogging application developers.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/9/2019
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DevOps' Inevitable Disruption of Security Strategy
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing WriterNews
Black Hat USA programming will dive into the ways DevOps-driven shifts in practices and tools are introducing both new vulnerabilities and new ways of securing enterprises.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 7/9/2019
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Android App Publishers Won't Take 'No' for an Answer on Personal Data
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Researchers find more than 1,000 apps in the Google Play store that gather personal data even when the user has denied permission.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/8/2019
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NIST Sets Draft Guidelines for Government AI
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This is the first formal step in writing the standards that will guide the implementation of AI technologies within the federal government.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/8/2019
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CVE-2019-6160
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-16
A vulnerability in various versions of Iomega and LenovoEMC NAS products could allow an unauthenticated user to access files on NAS shares via the API.
CVE-2019-9700
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-16
Norton Password Manager, prior to 6.3.0.2082, may be susceptible to an address spoofing issue. This type of issue may allow an attacker to disguise their origin IP address in order to obfuscate the source of network traffic.
CVE-2019-12990
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-16
Citrix SD-WAN 10.2.x before 10.2.3 and NetScaler SD-WAN 10.0.x before 10.0.8 allow Directory Traversal.
CVE-2019-12991
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-16
Citrix SD-WAN 10.2.x before 10.2.3 and NetScaler SD-WAN 10.0.x before 10.0.8 have Improper Input Validation (issue 5 of 6).
CVE-2019-12992
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-16
Citrix SD-WAN 10.2.x before 10.2.3 and NetScaler SD-WAN 10.0.x before 10.0.8 have Improper Input Validation (issue 6 of 6).