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Content tagged with Database Security posted in October 2011
Don't Let Your Suppliers Limit Too Much Breach Liability
News  |  10/28/2011  | 
Organizations often end up paying the consequential costs of data breaches when third-party vendor contracts aren't scrutinized
California Tightens EHR Security
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
New law requires that everyone leave breadcrumbs when using an electronic health record; related law expands telemed services.
Mass SQL Injection Attack Hits 1 Million Sites
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
Attack similar to LizaMoon hits websites lacking input validation
Largest Credit-Card Fraud Ring Bust Should Validate DAM, SIEM Work
News  |  10/14/2011  | 
Case shows how stolen credit- card numbers fuel real crimes
Five Worst Practices In Database Encryption
News  |  10/5/2011  | 
Poor encryption deployments risk too much critical information within databases
Military Health Plan Data Breach Threatens 4.9 Million
News  |  10/4/2011  | 
Tricare says lost backup tapes fall under FTC jurisdiction, not HIPAA, so only offers 90 days of fraud protection.


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Lamont Orange, Chief Information Security Officer at Netskope,  1/11/2021
US Capitol Attack a Wake-up Call for the Integration of Physical & IT Security
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer,  1/11/2021
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CVE-2021-22166
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-15
An attacker could cause a Prometheus denial of service in GitLab 13.7+ by sending an HTTP request with a malformed method
CVE-2021-22167
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-15
An issue has been discovered in GitLab affecting all versions starting from 12.1. Incorrect headers in specific project page allows attacker to have a temporary read access to the private repository
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PUBLISHED: 2021-01-15
A regular expression denial of service issue has been discovered in NuGet API affecting all versions of GitLab starting from version 12.8.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-01-15
Insufficient validation of authentication parameters in GitLab Pages for GitLab 11.5+ allows an attacker to steal a victim's API token if they click on a maliciously crafted link
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PUBLISHED: 2021-01-15
An issue has been discovered in GitLab affecting all versions starting from 12.4. The regex used for package names is written in a way that makes execution time have quadratic growth based on the length of the malicious input string.