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Content tagged with Compliance posted in November 2011
Partner Management: Assessing Compliance Capability And Willingness
Commentary  |  11/27/2011
The first step is to determine the partner's understanding of its responsibility and ability to comply
Partner Management: Compliance Program Is Essential
Commentary  |  11/26/2011
Understanding the risk associated with a partner relationship and managing it accordingly is key
Five Ways To Secure The Consumer IT Invasion At Work
News  |  11/23/2011
Companies have had to deal with increasing amounts of worker-owned device in the networks
PCI Rules Apply Even On Black Friday
News  |  11/23/2011
Uptime might be the name of the game during the holiday shopping season, but retailers need to balance the focus with security and compliance best practices
Firms Slow To Secure Flaws In Embedded Devices
News  |  11/22/2011
While operating systems and PC applications have evolved fast patch mechanisms, the proliferation of slow-to-patch embedded devices leaves companies vulnerable
APT Or Not APT? Discovering Who Is Attacking The Network
News  |  11/21/2011
Corporate networks face a variety of attacks every day, yet pinpointing the most serious attacks are no easy matter
Baking Strong Authentication Into Client Devices
News  |  11/14/2011
MasterCard, Symantec's VeriSign VIP support new Intel Core two-factor authentication technology
Survey Shows Slack Security 'Tudes
Quick Hits  |  11/10/2011
One-third of users say security policy doesn't matter, and one-fourth don't worry about security
Teaming Up To Take Down Threats
News  |  11/10/2011
Security professionals are leery of one-way public-private partnerships, but Operation Ghost Click shows that the model is necessary to take on international threats
Companies Should Embrace, Not Fear, The iPad
News  |  11/7/2011
The mobile devices bring a different set of threats, but more employees on hard-to-hack tablets means better security
Financial Institutions Shoring Up Compliance Plans For FFIEC Deadline
News  |  11/7/2011
Most large to midsize banks are well on their way with at least a road map to comply with tougher FFIEC authentication and anti-fraud guidelines
Half Of All The World's Spam Now Out Of Asia
Quick Hits  |  11/1/2011
New Sophos 'Dirty Dozen' spam report still has the U.S. as the No. 1 spammer, but South Korea becoming a major producer as well

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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.