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McAfee Launches XDR, Browser Isolation, Cloud App Security Tools
Quick Hits  |  10/29/2020  | 
New additions are built to help organizations better respond to threats and protect applications and data in the cloud.
Akamai Acquires Asavie
Quick Hits  |  10/27/2020  | 
Asavie's mobile, IoT, and security products and services will become part of the Akamai Security and Personalization Services product line.
The Story of McAfee: How the Security Giant Arrived at a Second IPO
News  |  10/26/2020  | 
Industry watchers explore the story of McAfee, from its founding in 1987, to its spinoff from Intel, to how it's keeping up with competitors.
McAfee Raises $740M in Second IPO
Quick Hits  |  10/22/2020  | 
The security software giant and its investors sold 37 million shares priced at $20 each, putting McAfee's value around $8.6 billion.
Need for 'Guardrails' in Cloud-Native Applications Intensifies
News  |  10/22/2020  | 
With more organizations shifting to cloud services in the pandemic, experts say the traditionally manual process of securing them will be replaced by automated tools in 2021 and beyond.
Businesses Rethink Endpoint Security for 2021
News  |  10/20/2020  | 
The mass movement to remote work has forced organizations to rethink their long-term plans for endpoint security. How will things look different next year?
Building the Human Firewall
Commentary  |  10/20/2020  | 
Cybersecurity was a challenge before COVID-19 sent millions of employees home to work from their own devices and networks. Now what?
Zoom Announces Rollout of End-to-End Encryption
Quick Hits  |  10/14/2020  | 
Phase 1 removes Zoom servers from the key generation and distribution processes.
Assuring Business Continuity by Reducing Malware Dwell Time
Commentary  |  10/14/2020  | 
Here's how CISOs and IT security operations teams can best address key challenges to network monitoring that could increase malware dwell time.
Intel's Ice Lake Beefs Up CPU Security for Cloud Workloads
News  |  10/14/2020  | 
The third-generation Xeon processors build in hardware security features to provide extra protection to data in transit, at rest, and in use.
Microsoft Fixes Critical Windows TCP/IP Flaw in Patch Rollout
News  |  10/13/2020  | 
The October 2020 Patch Tuesday fixed 87 vulnerabilities, including 21 remote code execution flaws, in Microsoft products and services.
Where Are the 'Great Exits' in the Data Security Market?
Commentary  |  10/13/2020  | 
If data security were a student, its report card would read "Not performing to potential." Here's why.
Why MSPs Are Hacker Targets, and What To Do About It
Commentary  |  10/9/2020  | 
Managed service providers are increasingly becoming the launching pad of choice for ransomware and other online malfeasance.


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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  2/23/2021
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Joshua Goldfarb, Director of Product Management at F5,  2/23/2021
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Cybercrime Groups More Prolific, Focus on Healthcare in 2020
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  2/22/2021
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CVE-2021-1231
PUBLISHED: 2021-02-24
A vulnerability in the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) for Nexus 9000 Series Fabric Switches in Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to disable switching on a small form-factor pluggable (SFP) interface. This vulnerability is due to inc...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-02-24
A vulnerability in the implementation of an internal file management service for Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switches and Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in standalone NX-OS mode that are running Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to create, delete, or overwrite arbitr...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-02-24
A vulnerability in the Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) feature of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. This vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this...
CVE-2021-1368
PUBLISHED: 2021-02-24
A vulnerability in the Unidirectional Link Detection (UDLD) feature of Cisco FXOS Software and Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to execute arbitrary code with administrative privileges or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. This vuln...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-02-24
A vulnerability in the network stack of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. This vulnerability exists because the software improperly releases resources when it processes certain IPv6 packets that ar...