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Content tagged with Cloud posted in June 2020
7 Tips for Effective Deception
Slideshows  |  6/25/2020  | 
The right decoys can frustrate attackers and help detect threats more quickly.
No Internet Access? Amid Protests, Here's How to Tell Whether the Government Is Behind it
News  |  6/24/2020  | 
Government-mandated Internet shutdowns occur far more regularly than you might expect.
Rethinking Enterprise Access, Post-COVID-19
Commentary  |  6/24/2020  | 
New approaches will allow businesses to reduce risk while meeting the needs of users, employees, and third parties. Here are three issues to consider when reimagining enterprise application access.
Twitter Says Business Users Were Vulnerable to Data Breach
Quick Hits  |  6/23/2020  | 
The now-patched vulnerability left business users' personal information in web browser caches for anyone to find.
Back to Basics with Cloud Permissions Management
Commentary  |  6/23/2020  | 
By using the AAA permissions management framework for cloud operations, organizations can address authentication, authorization, and auditing.
5 Steps for Implementing Multicloud Identity
Commentary  |  6/23/2020  | 
Why embracing, not fighting, decentralization will pave the way to smoother cloud migrations.
Cloud Threats and Priorities as We Head Into the Second Half of 2020
Slideshows  |  6/22/2020  | 
With millions working from home and relying on the cloud, security leaders are under increasing pressure to keep their enterprises breach-free.
Cloud Security Alliance Offers Tips to Protect Telehealth Data
News  |  6/19/2020  | 
As telehealth grows more common, security experts address the privacy and security concerns of storing health data in the cloud.
O365 Phishing Campaign Leveraged Legit Domains
Quick Hits  |  6/18/2020  | 
A sophisticated scheme used legitimate redirection tools to convince victims to give up Office 365 credentials.
Zoom Changes Course on End-to-End Encryption
Quick Hits  |  6/17/2020  | 
The videoconferencing company now says it will offer end-to-end encryption to all users beginning in July.
Adobe Releases PDF Protected Mode for Acrobat DC
Quick Hits  |  6/16/2020  | 
The preview, open to Windows users, opens PDF files in a sandbox to protect users who open malicious Acrobat documents.
Cisco Brings SecureX into Full Security Lineup to Cut Complexity
News  |  6/16/2020  | 
This step is intended to address growing enterprise concerns around security and complexity, both top of mind among CISOs and CIOs.
Cryptominers Found in Azure Kubernetes Containers
Quick Hits  |  6/12/2020  | 
Images from a public repository contained cryptominers that Microsoft researchers found in Kubeflow instances running on Azure.
The Future Will Be Both Agile and Hardened
Commentary  |  6/12/2020  | 
What COVID-19 has taught us about the digital revolution.
Misconfigured Databases Targeted Hours After Deployment
News  |  6/10/2020  | 
Researchers left a poorly configured database open on the Internet to learn who would connect to it and what they would steal.
Employees Stream Entertainment on Enterprise Systems During Pandemic
Quick Hits  |  6/10/2020  | 
Employees aren't limiting use of their work computers to business purposes while working from home.
Asset Management Mess? How to Get Organized
News  |  6/10/2020  | 
Hardware and software deployments all over the place due to the pandemic scramble? Here are the essential steps to ensure you can find what you need -- and secure it.
3 Ways the Pandemic Will Affect Enterprise Security in the Future
Commentary  |  6/10/2020  | 
While CISOs have been focused on immediate threats, it's time to look ahead to what a post-COVID-19 future will look like.
Safeguard Your Remote Workforce
Commentary  |  6/8/2020  | 
DDoS attacks on VPN servers can not only bring remote work to a standstill but also cut off admins from accessing their systems. Here are three ways to stay safer.
Spear-Phishing Campaign Hits Developer Collaboration System Users
Quick Hits  |  6/5/2020  | 
Users of Zeplin, a popular developer and designer collaboration system, have been hit with new waves of spear-phishing attacks in the last month.
Local, State Governments Face Cybersecurity Crisis
News  |  6/5/2020  | 
Ransomware hit small government organizations hard in 2019. Now they have to deal with budget cuts, pandemic precautions, social unrest, and the coming election cycle.
Thycotic Buys Onion ID to Extend PAM Portfolio
Quick Hits  |  6/2/2020  | 
The acquisition brings three new products into Thycotic's privileged access management lineup.
Cybersecurity Spending Hits 'Temporary Pause' Amid Pandemic
News  |  6/2/2020  | 
For now, security teams face freezes in projects and hiring - and budget cuts, security industry analysts say.


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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/14/2021
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CVE-2021-3035
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
An unsafe deserialization vulnerability in Bridgecrew Checkov by Prisma Cloud allows arbitrary code execution when processing a malicious terraform file. This issue impacts Checkov 2.0 versions earlier than Checkov 2.0.26. Checkov 1.0 versions are not impacted.
CVE-2021-3036
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
An information exposure through log file vulnerability exists in Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS software where secrets in PAN-OS XML API requests are logged in cleartext to the web server logs when the API is used incorrectly. This vulnerability applies only to PAN-OS appliances that are configured to us...
CVE-2021-3037
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
An information exposure through log file vulnerability exists in Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS software where the connection details for a scheduled configuration export are logged in system logs. Logged information includes the cleartext username, password, and IP address used to export the PAN-OS conf...
CVE-2021-3038
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
A denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability in Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect app on Windows systems allows a limited Windows user to send specifically-crafted input to the GlobalProtect app that results in a Windows blue screen of death (BSOD) error. This issue impacts: GlobalProtect app 5.1 versions...
CVE-2021-3506
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-19
An out-of-bounds (OOB) memory access flaw was found in fs/f2fs/node.c in the f2fs module in the Linux kernel in versions before 5.12.0-rc4. A bounds check failure allows a local attacker to gain access to out-of-bounds memory leading to a system crash or a leak of internal kernel information. The hi...