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2020's COVID Accelerated Digitalization Demands Stronger Cybersecurity in 2021
Commentary  |  1/25/2021  | 
As critical infrastructure faces increasing and sophisticated attacks, these trends will enable the energy sector to shore up its cybersecurity defenses.
Who Is Responsible for Protecting Physical Security Systems From Cyberattacks?
News  |  1/14/2021  | 
It's a question that continues to engage debate, as the majority of new physical security devices being installed are now connected to a network. While this offers myriad benefits, it also raises the question: Who is responsible for their cybersecurity?
US Capitol Attack a Wake-up Call for the Integration of Physical & IT Security
News  |  1/11/2021  | 
How two traditionally disparate security disciplines can be united.
Prepare to Fight Upcoming Cyber-Threat Innovations
Commentary  |  12/22/2020  | 
Cybercriminals are preparing to use computing performance innovations to launch new types of attacks.
Rising to the Challenge: Perspectives from Security Leaders on 2020 and Beyond
News  |  12/17/2020  | 
For those who work in the security industry 2020 has been a particularly challenging year. Chris Price talks to five industry leaders from different perspectives in the sector about how they coped with COVID and asks them to look forward to 2021.
Patching Still Poses Problems for Industrial Controllers, Networking Devices
News  |  12/16/2020  | 
More than 90% of devices that run popular embedded operating systems remain vulnerable to critical flaws disclosed more than a year ago.
The Line Between Physical Security & Cybersecurity Blurs as World Gets More Digital
Commentary  |  12/10/2020  | 
Security teams are being challenged by the connected nature of IP devices, and preventing them from being compromised by cybercriminals has become an essential part of keeping people and property safe.
Black Hat Europe: Dark Reading Video News Desk Coverage
News  |  12/10/2020  | 
Coming to you from virtual backgrounds and beautifully curated bookcases around the world, Dark Reading brings you video interviews with the leading researchers speaking at this week's Black Hat Europe.
Keeping Cyber Secure at Christmas
News  |  12/8/2020  | 
Sylvain Cortes, Security Evangelist and cybersecurity expert at Alsid, highlights the need for security departments to raise awareness through their organizations over cyber threats this Christmas.
As DNA Synthesis Evolves, Cyber-Physical Attack Worries Grow
News  |  12/7/2020  | 
Israeli scientists warn that cybersecurity around DNA synthesis devices needs improvement -- or else the industry risks harmful DNA produced through cyber means.
Alexa, Disarm the Victim's Home Security System
News  |  11/24/2020  | 
Researchers who last year hacked popular voice assistants with laser pointers take their work to the next level.
Out With the Old Perimeter, in With the New Perimeters
Commentary  |  11/18/2020  | 
A confluence of trends and events has exploded the whole idea of "the perimeter." Now there are many perimeters, and businesses must adjust accordingly.
Global Pandemic Fuels Cyber-Threat Workload for National Cyber Security Centre, Shows Annual Review
News  |  11/16/2020  | 
From securing the Nightingale hospitals to tackling threats to vaccine research and production, a large part of the National Cyber Security Centre's (NCSC) recent work in the UK has been related to the coronavirus pandemic, as Ron Alalouff discovered when reporting on its Annual Review.
A Call for Change in Physical Security
Commentary  |  11/16/2020  | 
We're at an inflection point. The threats we face are dynamic, emerging, and global. Are you ready?
DARPA and Academia Jumpstart 5G IoT Security Efforts
Commentary  |  11/12/2020  | 
With 5G IoT devices projected to hit 49 million units by 2023, researchers launch programs to keep IoT from becoming a blackhole of exfiltration.
Overlooked Security Risks of the M&A Rebound
Commentary  |  11/10/2020  | 
Successful technology integration, post-merger, is tricky in any market, and never more so than with today's remote work environments and distributed IT infrastructure.
How COVID-19 Changed the VC Investment Landscape for Cybersecurity Companies
Commentary  |  11/6/2020  | 
What trends can startups and investors expect to see going forward?
Cybercrime: Nation-States Go Prime Time
Commentary  |  11/3/2020  | 
Critical infrastructure remains a high-value target, but 90% of nation-states also attack other industry sectors.
Public Safety & Cybersecurity Concerns Elevate Need for a Converged Approach
Commentary  |  10/30/2020  | 
As public and private spaces are opening up, the need for a converged approach to cybersecurity and physical security is essential, as is integration with health measures and tech.
How to Increase Voter Turnout & Reduce Fraud
Commentary  |  10/29/2020  | 
Digital identity verification has advanced, both technologically and legislatively. Is it the answer to simpler, safer voting?
Physical Security Has a Lot of Catching Up to Do
Commentary  |  10/28/2020  | 
The transformation we need: merging the network operations center with the physical security operations center.
Implementing Proactive Cyber Controls in OT: Myths vs. Reality
Commentary  |  10/22/2020  | 
Debunking the myths surrounding the implementation of proactive cyber controls in operational technology.
IASME Consortium to Kick-start New IoT Assessment Scheme
News  |  10/21/2020  | 
The IASME Consortium has been awarded a DCMS grant, enabling the UK organization to kick-start an Internet of Things (IoT) assessment scheme. IASME is looking for manufacturers interested in getting their IoT device certified cyber secure for free via the new pilot scheme.
Modern Day Insider Threat: Network Bugs That Are Stealing Your Data
Commentary  |  10/21/2020  | 
Attacks involving an unmanaged device and no malware expose gaps in cybersecurity that must be addressed.
A New Risk Vector: The Enterprise of Things
Commentary  |  10/19/2020  | 
Billions of devices -- including security cameras, smart TVs, and manufacturing equipment -- are largely unmanaged and increase an organization's risk.
10 Years Since Stuxnet: Is Your Operational Technology Safe?
Commentary  |  10/6/2020  | 
The destructive worm may have debuted a decade ago, but Stuxnet is still making its presence known. Here are steps you can take to stay safer from similar attacks.
A Guide to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
News  |  9/30/2020  | 
With cybersecurity threats growing exponentially, it has never been more important to put together an efficient cyber-risk management policy, and NIST's framework can help.
Two Years on from GDPR: Has It Driven Growth in Cybersecurity Insurance?
News  |  9/10/2020  | 
Whilst GDPR has put the spotlight on data privacy and cyber issues, there are other more prominent trends that are driving a greater take-up of cyber insurance, says Ben Maidment, Class Underwriter Cyber, Physical & Technology at Brit Insurance.
Why We Need to Pay Attention to Attacks on the Smart-Built Environment
News  |  9/9/2020  | 
Are attacks on IoT physical security devices real or just theoretical? Why professionals need to be aware of the real-life examples in an effort to guard against future attacks on their own businesses.
New Jersey Man Sentenced to 7+ Years for Cyber Breaking & Entering
Quick Hits  |  9/2/2020  | 
The man installed keyloggers, stealing credentials and information on emerging technology development.
New Cybersecurity Code of Practice for Installers Unveiled by BSIA
News  |  8/24/2020  | 
The British Security Industry Association's (BSIA) cybersecurity group has released a new code of practice for installers responsible for safety and security systems.
Dark Reading Launches New Section on Physical Security
Commentary  |  8/24/2020  | 
Partnership with IFSEC enables Dark Reading to cover new areas of security and expand its audience.
Why Should Physical Security Professionals Learn Cybersecurity Skills?
News  |  8/24/2020  | 
In the first of a series of columns set to be hosted exclusively on IFSEC Global, Sarb Sembhi, CISM, CTO & CISO, Virtually Informed outlines why physical security professionals should be investing in their cyber security skillset.
Huawei Role in UK 5G Network Set to Be Removed
News  |  8/24/2020  | 
The Digital Secretary for the UK, Oliver Dowden, has told the House of Commons that Huawei is set to be stripped of its role in the countys 5G network due to security concerns.
Hacking It as a CISO: Advice for Security Leadership
News  |  8/10/2020  | 
A security leader shares tips for adopting a CISO mindset, creating risk management strategies, and "selling infosec" to IT and executives.
Office 365's Vast Attack Surface & All the Ways You Don't Know You're Being Exploited Through It
News  |  8/6/2020  | 
Mandiant incident response managers Josh Madeley and Doug Bienstock describe how thoroughly Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365) extends into corporate networks, describe both sophisticated and simple attacks theyve detected, and suggest mitigations as businesses rely more heavily on the cloud.


Attackers Leave Stolen Credentials Searchable on Google
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/21/2021
How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/25/2021
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CVE-2021-3278
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
Local Service Search Engine Management System 1.0 has a vulnerability through authentication bypass using SQL injection . Using this vulnerability, an attacker can bypass the login page.
CVE-2021-3285
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
jxbrowser in TI Code Composer Studio IDE 8.x through 10.x before 10.1.1 does not verify X.509 certificates for HTTPS.
CVE-2021-3286
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
SQL injection exists in Spotweb 1.4.9 because the notAllowedCommands protection mechanism is inadequate, e.g., a variation of the payload may be used. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2020-35545.
CVE-2021-3291
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
Zen Cart 1.5.7b allows admins to execute arbitrary OS commands by inspecting an HTML radio input element (within the modules edit page) and inserting a command.
CVE-2021-3297
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
On Zyxel NBG2105 V1.00(AAGU.2)C0 devices, setting the login cookie to 1 provides administrator access.