News & Commentary

Content tagged with Compliance posted in October 2011
Is Biometrics The Answer To The Authentication Question?
News  |  10/28/2011  | 
Years in the making, biometrics still has not entered the mainstream of authentication options. Here's a look at where and when to use it
Innovative Attacks Treat Mobile Phones As Sensors
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
Recent research showed that a phone's accelerometer could detect vibrations from key presses on a nearby keyboard
PCI Council Pegs Success On Community Involvement
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
The PCI Security Council celebrates its fifth anniversary this year with greater industry collaboration and more work ahead
Social Malice: One In 100 Tweets And One In 60 Facebook Posts Are Malicious
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
LinkedIn users feel safest, according to new social networking data gathered by Barracuda networks -- but not for long
Spam Gang Puts Up 80 URL-Shortening Service Sites
Quick Hits  |  10/25/2011  | 
Symantec discovers spammers leaving their own URL-shortening services open to the public
Compliance Holds Up Los Angeles Google Apps Deployment
News  |  10/24/2011  | 
Google Apps deployment has been long delayed due to security issues, but that doesn't mean security compliance is impossible with the cloud-based service
Pocket Guide To Securing Mobile Devices
News  |  10/24/2011  | 
With workers bringing their own smartphones and tablets into the company, IT security needs to focus on creating a more secure environment, not on securing each device
Sinkholing For Profit
Commentary  |  10/24/2011  | 
Concerns over the legality and ethics of security organizations that profit from their sinkhole operations
FFIEC Goes Beyond Traditional Authentication
Commentary  |  10/18/2011  | 
The FFIEC recommends that organizations provide additional business and fraud detection controls to offset weaknesses in authentication technology
Banking Trojans Adapting To Cheat Out-of-Band Security
News  |  10/18/2011  | 
As financial institutions adopt out-of-band security, attackers quickly adapt
New Microsoft Data Puts Zero-Day Threat Into Perspective
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
Report on infected Windows machines worldwide also highlights slack patching practices
Compliance Outside Corporate Walls
News  |  10/10/2011  | 
Getting third parties that touch regulated data to comply can be as important as your own internal compliance efforts
Users Whose Accounts Get Hacked Find Out From Their Friends
Quick Hits  |  10/6/2011  | 
New survey finds that 62 percent of users don't know how their Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, and Facebook accounts were hacked
ISP Backlash Over Feds' Bot Notification Initiative
News  |  10/5/2011  | 
MAAWG says ISPs are already tackling bots, and 'legislating' how to do it could stymie innovative efforts


Meet 'Bro': The Best-Kept Secret of Network Security
Greg Bell, CEO, Corelight,  6/14/2018
Containerized Apps: An 8-Point Security Checklist
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  6/14/2018
Four Faces of Fraud: Identity, 'Fake' Identity, Ransomware & Digital
David Shefter, Chief Technology Officer at Ziften Technologies,  6/14/2018
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CVE-2018-0291
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
A vulnerability in the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) input packet processor of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause the SNMP application on an affected device to restart unexpectedly. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of SNMP protocol ...
CVE-2018-0292
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
A vulnerability in the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) Snooping feature of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to execute arbitrary code and gain full control of an affected system. The attacker could also cause an affected system to reload, resulting in ...
CVE-2018-0293
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
A vulnerability in role-based access control (RBAC) for Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute CLI commands that should be restricted for a nonadministrative user. The attacker would have to possess valid user credentials for the device. The vulnerability is du...
CVE-2018-0294
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
A vulnerability in the write-erase feature of Cisco FXOS Software and Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to configure an unauthorized administrator account for an affected device. The vulnerability exists because the affected software does not properly delete sensitive...
CVE-2018-0295
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-20
A vulnerability in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) implementation of Cisco NX-OS Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition due to the device unexpectedly reloading. The vulnerability is due to incomplete input validation of the BGP update...