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Content tagged with Compliance posted in January 2012
Jury Still Out On Mobile Adware
News  |  1/31/2012
Malicious software or not? Defining the threat on mobile platforms becomes more difficult as some advertising software enters a gray area
Big Data Could Create Compliance Issues
News  |  1/30/2012
The bigger data sets grow, the harder compliance could become
Cloud Means More Secure Remote Access
News  |  1/30/2012
Connecting hosts running remote-access services directly to the Internet is so last decade. Instead, companies look to move to cloud-enabled services or virtual desktop infrastructure.
The Mechanics Of Breach Notification
Commentary  |  1/27/2012
Organizations need to know what constitutes a breach of identity data according to state laws and how to respond
The Future of Web Authentication
News  |  1/27/2012
Many security experts believe the Internet's trust model is broken. Figuring out how to fix it will take time and collaboration
Smartcards: Still A Smart Choice?
News  |  1/26/2012
Despite recent security compromises, smartcard technology still has high potential
Microsoft Names Alleged Botnet Operator Behind Kelihos
Quick Hits  |  1/24/2012
Russian suspect worked for antivirus and software development firms in Russia
Breach Notification: Know The Rules
Commentary  |  1/20/2012
State and federal laws require notification when a breach of protected information occurs. You need to know which laws apply and how to comply
Tilde-D Detection Focuses On Coding Anomalies
News  |  1/17/2012
An open-source tool from the Laboratory of Cryptography and System Security hunts for Duqu using telltale signs left behind by the Tilde-D creation toolkit
Top 10 PCI Compliance Mistakes
News  |  1/16/2012
Configuration mistakes, access control gaffes, and scoping issues top the list of common PCI errors
WISeKey And INSIDE Secure Join Forces To Target Counterfeit Luxury Goods
News  |  1/12/2012
New solution also will offer sales monitoring and direct marketing capabilities
Identity Versus Authentication
Commentary  |  1/12/2012
Distinguishing between identity and authentication
Comcast Internet Service Now Fully DNSSEC-Based
Quick Hits  |  1/10/2012
ISP finishes its rollout of the DNS security protocol
Partner Management 3: How To Assess Prospective Partners
Commentary  |  1/7/2012
Regulations require organizations to periodically assess security and compliance practices; the key is to understand how to do so effectively -- without breaking the bank
Three Surefire Ways To Tick Off An Auditor
News  |  1/3/2012
Avoid these common mistakes to improve your chances for a smooth compliance audit

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Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
City of Atlanta Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.