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Content tagged with Perimeter posted in September 2013
Reaping The Security Rewards Of SDN
News  |  9/30/2013  | 
Software-defined network will be a major theme for Interop -- here's why some experts believe security pros should be paying attention
Threat-Intel Sharing Services Emerge, But Challenges Remain
News  |  9/26/2013  | 
A number of services to help companies analyze threats and share intelligence have popped up, but the services have to solve some key problems
Is The Perimeter Really Dead?
News  |  9/16/2013  | 
Despite naysayers, many security experts believe perimeter defenses have relevance when deployed as a part of defense-in-depth
Countering Attacks Hiding In Denial-Of-Service Smokescreens
News  |  9/13/2013  | 
Noisy attacks are increasingly camouflaging more subtle exploits, but a well-structured incident response plan and third-party providers can help limit the noise
NSA Fallout: Google Speeds Data Encryption Plans
Quick Hits  |  9/10/2013  | 
Google's initiative to encrypt data in its internal data centers will slow -- but not prevent -- sophisticated government hackers from surreptitiously monitoring traffic
Keep Calm, Keep Encrypting -- With A Few Caveats
News  |  9/10/2013  | 
The NSA's systematic crypto-cracking and other tactics have changed the data-protection game for enterprises
So You Wanna Be A Pen Tester?
Commentary  |  9/9/2013  | 
Like anything you set out to do, it's best to start with the fundamentals
The Future Of IPS
News  |  9/4/2013  | 
Will next-generation IPS (NGIPS) feature sets maintain the relevance of IPS in security strategies?


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CVE-2021-21238
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
PySAML2 is a pure python implementation of SAML Version 2 Standard. PySAML2 before 6.5.0 has an improper verification of cryptographic signature vulnerability. All users of pysaml2 that need to validate signed SAML documents are impacted. The vulnerability is a variant of XML Signature wrapping bec...
CVE-2021-21239
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
PySAML2 is a pure python implementation of SAML Version 2 Standard. PySAML2 before 6.5.0 has an improper verification of cryptographic signature vulnerability. Users of pysaml2 that use the default CryptoBackendXmlSec1 backend and need to verify signed SAML documents are impacted. PySAML2 does not ...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
OnlineVotingSystem is an open source project hosted on GitHub. OnlineVotingSystem before version 1.1.2 hashes user passwords without a salt, which is vulnerable to dictionary attacks. Therefore there is a threat of security breach in the voting system. Without a salt, it is much easier for attacker...
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IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.6 does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent to the...
CVE-2020-4968
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.6 uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 192427.