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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


'Shift Left' & the Connected Car
Rohit Sethi, COO of Security Compass,  6/12/2018
Why CISOs Need a Security Reality Check
Joel Fulton, Chief Information Security Officer for Splunk,  6/13/2018
Microsoft Fixes 11 Critical, 39 Important Vulns
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/12/2018
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CVE-2018-1061
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
python before versions 2.7.15, 3.4.9, 3.5.6 and 3.7.0 is vulnerable to catastrophic backtracking in the difflib.IS_LINE_JUNK method. An attacker could use this flaw to cause denial of service.
CVE-2018-1073
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
The web console login form in ovirt-engine before version 4.2.3 returned different errors for non-existent users and invalid passwords, allowing an attacker to discover the names of valid user accounts.
CVE-2018-12557
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in Zuul 3.x before 3.1.0. If nodes become offline during the build, the no_log attribute of a task is ignored. If the unreachable error occurred in a task used with a loop variable (e.g., with_items), the contents of the loop items would be printed in the console. This could ...
CVE-2018-12559
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in the cantata-mounter D-Bus service in Cantata through 2.3.1. The mount target path check in mounter.cpp `mpOk()` is insufficient. A regular user can consequently mount a CIFS filesystem anywhere (e.g., outside of the /home directory tree) by passing directory traversal sequ...
CVE-2018-12560
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in the cantata-mounter D-Bus service in Cantata through 2.3.1. Arbitrary unmounts can be performed by regular users via directory traversal sequences such as a home/../sys/kernel substring.