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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.


Overcoming the Challenge of Shorter Certificate Lifespans
Mike Cooper, Founder & CEO of Revocent,  10/15/2020
7 Tips for Choosing Security Metrics That Matter
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer,  10/19/2020
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CVE-2020-27605
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
BigBlueButton through 2.2.8 uses Ghostscript for processing of uploaded EPS documents, and consequently may be subject to attacks related to a "schwache Sandbox."
CVE-2020-27606
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
BigBlueButton before 2.2.8 (or earlier) does not set the secure flag for the session cookie in an https session, which makes it easier for remote attackers to capture this cookie by intercepting its transmission within an http session.
CVE-2020-27607
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
In BigBlueButton before 2.2.8 (or earlier), the client-side Mute button only signifies that the server should stop accepting audio data from the client. It does not directly configure the client to stop sending audio data to the server, and thus a modified server could store the audio data and/or tr...
CVE-2020-27608
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
In BigBlueButton before 2.2.8 (or earlier), uploaded presentations are sent to clients without a Content-Type header, which allows XSS, as demonstrated by a .png file extension for an HTML document.
CVE-2020-27609
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
BigBlueButton through 2.2.8 records a video meeting despite the deactivation of video recording in the user interface. This may result in data storage beyond what is authorized for a specific meeting topic or participant.