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Content tagged with Compliance posted in January 2016
No Safe Harbor Is Coming -- CISA Made Sure Of It
News  |  1/22/2016
It's time to take your data classification procedures more seriously. If not, that helpful information-sharing you did in the US could cost you hefty fines for privacy violations in the European Union.
7 Criteria For Enriching Digital Evidence
Commentary  |  1/11/2016
Context is the essential ingredient that is missing from many digital forensic investigations.
Four Tips For Enabling Better Collaboration On Security Programs
News  |  1/10/2016
Its not really about whether the CISO or CIO is in charge. Its about making someone accountable for security thats really critical
On Heels of Oracle Settlement, FTC Burns Company For Security Practices
Quick Hits  |  1/7/2016
Federal Trade Commission sticks medical software developer with $250,000 bill for lying about encryption capabilities.

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
(ISC)2 Report: Glaring Disparity in Diversity for US Cybersecurity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/15/2018
Voice-Operated Devices, Enterprise Security & the 'Big Truck' Attack
Menny Barzilay, Co-founder & CEO, FortyTwo Global,  3/15/2018
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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.