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Content tagged with Cloud posted in September 2020
Cloud Misconfiguration Mishaps Businesses Must Watch
News  |  9/30/2020  | 
Cloud security experts explain which misconfigurations are most common and highlight other areas of the cloud likely to threaten businesses.
IDaaS: A New Era of Cloud Identity
Commentary  |  9/30/2020  | 
As identity-as-a-service becomes the standard for enterprise identity management, upstarts and established competitors are competing to define the market's future. Participate in Omdia's IDaaS research.
The Shared Irresponsibility Model in the Cloud Is Putting You at Risk
Commentary  |  9/29/2020  | 
Step up, put the architecture and organization in place, and take responsibility. If you don't, who will?
9 Tips to Prepare for the Future of Cloud & Network Security
Slideshows  |  9/28/2020  | 
Cloud and network security analysts outline trends and priorities businesses should keep top of mind as they grow more reliant on cloud.
Getting Over the Security-to-Business Communication Gap in DevSecOps
News  |  9/25/2020  | 
Application security in a DevOps world takes more than great teamwork among security, developers, and operations staff.
CrowdStrike Agrees to Acquire Preempt Security for $96M
Quick Hits  |  9/24/2020  | 
CrowdStrike plans to use Preempt Security's conditional access technology to strengthen its Falcon platform.
Shopify's Employee Data Theft Underscores Risk of Rogue Insiders
News  |  9/23/2020  | 
The e-commerce platform has alerted more than 100 merchants of a data breach, highlighting the danger of malicious insiders.
My Journey Toward SAP Security
Commentary  |  9/23/2020  | 
When applications are critical to the business's core functions, the CISO and their staff better get the security right.
New Google Search Hacks Push Viruses & Porn
Commentary  |  9/22/2020  | 
Three incidents demonstrate how cybercriminals leverage the scourge of black-hat search engine optimization to manipulate search results.
Startup Aims to Map and Track All the IT and Security Things
News  |  9/22/2020  | 
Security service JupiterOne spins off from a healthcare service provider's homegrown technology.
Microsoft Extends Data Loss Prevention to Cloud App Security
News  |  9/22/2020  | 
The update, one of several announced today, is intended to help employees remain compliant when handling data across cloud applications.
Remote Work Exacerbating Data Sprawl
News  |  9/21/2020  | 
More than three-quarters of IT executives worry that data sprawl puts their data at risk, especially with employees working from insecure home networks, survey finds.
Sumo Logic IPO Prices Higher Than Expected
News  |  9/17/2020  | 
Co-founder and CTO Christian Beedgen explains what this means for the future of the cloud-based data analytics company.
Most Organizations Plan to Make COVID-19 Changes Permanent
News  |  9/16/2020  | 
After the pandemic, companies will continue to invest in improving IT infrastructure and security as well as automate tasks to reduce errors and improve network resiliency.
8 Reasons Perimeter Security Alone Won't Protect Your Crown Jewels
Commentary  |  9/16/2020  | 
Most firewalls and security devices effectively protect systems and data, but are they enough to safeguard business-critical applications?
Cybersecurity Bounces Back, but Talent Still Absent
Commentary  |  9/16/2020  | 
While the demand for cybersecurity talent rebounds, organizations will need to focus on cyber-enabled roles to fill immediate skills gaps.
Taking Security With You in the WFH Era: What to Do Next
Commentary  |  9/15/2020  | 
As many organizations pivot to working from home, here are some considerations for prioritizing the new security protocols.
Research Finds Nearly 800,000 Access Keys Exposed Online
Quick Hits  |  9/15/2020  | 
The keys were primarily for access to databases and cloud services.
APT Groups Set Sights on Linux Targets: Inside the Trend
News  |  9/11/2020  | 
Researchers see more advanced attack groups creating tools and platforms to target Linux-based devices.
Spear-Phishers Leverage Office 365 Ecosystem to Validate Stolen Creds in Real Time
News  |  9/11/2020  | 
New attack technique uses Office 365 APIs to cross-check credentials against Azure Active Directory as victim types them in.
Inova Suffers Third-Party Data Breach
Quick Hits  |  9/9/2020  | 
The breach occurred as part of a ransomware attack against service provider Blackbaud.
Secureworks to Buy Delve Laboratories for Vulnerability Management
Quick Hits  |  9/9/2020  | 
Delve's automated vulnerability platform provides insight on high-risk vulnerabilities across an organization's network, endpoints, and cloud.
Google Cloud Expands Confidential Computing Lineup
Quick Hits  |  9/8/2020  | 
Google plans to build out its Confidential Computing portfolio with the launch of Confidential GKE Nodes for Kubernetes workloads.
Post-COVID-19 Security Spending Update
Slideshows  |  9/8/2020  | 
Security spending growth will slow in 2020, but purse strings are looser than for other areas of IT.
Why Kubernetes Clusters Are Intrinsically Insecure (& What to Do About Them)
Commentary  |  9/2/2020  | 
By following best practices and prioritizing critical issues, you can reduce the chances of a security breach and constrain the blast radius of an attempted attack. Here's how.
ISO 27701 Paves the Way for a Strategic Approach to Privacy
Commentary  |  9/1/2020  | 
As the first certifiable international privacy management standard, ISO 27701 is a welcome addition to the existing set of common security frameworks.
Why Are There Still So Many Windows 7 Devices?
Commentary  |  9/1/2020  | 
As the FBI warns, devices become more vulnerable to exploitation as time passes, due to a lack of security updates and new, emerging vulnerabilities.


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CVE-2021-20619
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-19
Cross-site scripting vulnerability in GROWI (v4.2 Series) versions prior to v4.2.3 allows remote attackers to inject an arbitrary script via unspecified vectors.
CVE-2020-29450
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-19
Affected versions of Atlassian Confluence Server and Data Center allow remote attackers to impact the application's availability via a Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability in the avatar upload feature. The affected versions are before version 7.2.0.
CVE-2020-36192
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-18
An issue was discovered in the Source Integration plugin before 2.4.1 for MantisBT. An attacker can gain access to the Summary field of private Issues (either marked as Private, or part of a private Project), if they are attached to an existing Changeset. The information is visible on the view.php p...
CVE-2020-36193
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-18
Tar.php in Archive_Tar through 1.4.11 allows write operations with Directory Traversal due to inadequate checking of symbolic links, a related issue to CVE-2020-28948.
CVE-2020-7343
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-18
Missing Authorization vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Windows prior to 5.7.1 allows local users to block McAfee product updates by manipulating a directory used by MA for temporary files. The product would continue to function with out-of-date detection files.