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Content tagged with Cloud posted in November 2020
Do You Know Who's Lurking in Your Cloud Environment?
News  |  11/25/2020  | 
A security researcher explains the dangers of poor visibility in the cloud and a new strategy to evaluate IAM exposure in Google Cloud Platform.
Prevention Is Better Than the Cure When Securing Cloud-Native Deployments
Commentary  |  11/25/2020  | 
The "OODA loop" shows us how to secure cloud-native deployments and prevent breaches before they occur.
Cloud Security Startup Lightspin Emerges From Stealth
News  |  11/24/2020  | 
The startup, founded by former white-hat hackers, has secured a $4 million seed round to close security gaps in cloud environments.
How Retailers Can Fight Fraud and Abuse This Holiday Season
Commentary  |  11/23/2020  | 
Online shopping will be more popular than ever with consumers... and with malicious actors too.
10 Undergraduate Security Degree Programs to Explore
Slideshows  |  11/23/2020  | 
Colleges and universities are ramping up cybersecurity education with a wider range of degree programs and more resources for students to build their infosec careers.
Telos Goes Public
News  |  11/19/2020  | 
Nearly a month after McAfee made its second appearance on the public market, the Virginia-based provider of security services to government and commercial organizations makes its own debut.
As Businesses Move to Multicloud Approach, Ransomware Follows
News  |  11/18/2020  | 
The average US company uses 16 cloud services, but only a third of IT professional believe their security measures have kept up with the change.
Nearly Two Dozen AWS APIs Are Vulnerable to Abuse
News  |  11/17/2020  | 
Attackers can conduct identity reconnaissance against an organization at leisure without being detected, Palo Alto Networks says.
Twitter Taps Mudge
Quick Hits  |  11/16/2020  | 
Noted security researcher Peiter Zatko joins the social network as head of security.
Security Hiring Plans Remain Constant Despite Pandemic
News  |  11/11/2020  | 
Although we saw workforce gains this year, 56% of businesses surveyed report staff shortages are putting their organization at risk.
Cloud Usage, Biometrics Surge As Remote Work Grows Permanent
News  |  11/10/2020  | 
A new report reveals organizations are increasing their adoption of biometric authentication and disallowing SMS as a login method.
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.
Hotels.com & Expedia Provider Exposes Millions of Guests' Data
Quick Hits  |  11/9/2020  | 
Hotel reservation platform Prestige Software compromised personal data belonging to millions of travelers through a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket.
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?
CSA Moves to Redefine Cloud-Based Intelligence
Commentary  |  11/4/2020  | 
The new paradigm seeks to understand, integrate, and automate data workflows, and better yet, doesn't require significant investment or more personnel.
6 Cybersecurity Lessons From 2020
Slideshows  |  11/3/2020  | 
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed new weaknesses in enterprise cybersecurity preparedness.


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Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  4/14/2021
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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/14/2021
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CVE-2021-22893
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-23
Pulse Connect Secure 9.0R3/9.1R1 and higher is vulnerable to an authentication bypass vulnerability exposed by the Windows File Share Browser and Pulse Secure Collaboration features of Pulse Connect Secure that can allow an unauthenticated user to perform remote arbitrary code execution on the Pulse...
CVE-2021-31408
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-23
Authentication.logout() helper in com.vaadin:flow-client versions 5.0.0 prior to 6.0.0 (Vaadin 18), and 6.0.0 through 6.0.4 (Vaadin 19.0.0 through 19.0.3) uses incorrect HTTP method, which, in combination with Spring Security CSRF protection, allows local attackers to access Fusion endpoints after t...
CVE-2021-31410
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-23
Overly relaxed configuration of frontend resources server in Vaadin Designer versions 4.3.0 through 4.6.3 allows remote attackers to access project sources via crafted HTTP request.
CVE-2021-31539
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-23
Wowza Streaming Engine through 4.8.5 (in a default installation) has cleartext passwords stored in the conf/admin.password file. A regular local user is able to read usernames and passwords.
CVE-2021-31540
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-23
Wowza Streaming Engine through 4.8.5 (in a default installation) has incorrect file permissions of configuration files in the conf/ directory. A regular local user is able to read and write to all the configuration files, e.g., modify the application server configuration.