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Content tagged with Compliance posted in February 2007
Government Targets Insider Threat
News  |  2/28/2007  | 
Defense, Justice, and HUD developing new strategies for stopping internal security leaks
Black Hat Cancels RFID Demo
News  |  2/27/2007  | 
Badge, smartcard patent holder threatens lawsuit over cloning presentation
A Virtual Post-It, Perhaps
News  |  2/26/2007  | 
Keeping all those passwords straight - not to mention secure - can suck up a lot of brain power
Black Hats Focus on Apps
News  |  2/23/2007  | 
DC convention shows security researchers are shifting away from network infrastructure - and toward applications
Top 10 Admin Passwords to Avoid
News  |  2/22/2007  | 
Don't want hackers to guess the password for that critical server or application? Stay away from these
Cisco's Web Security Play
News  |  2/21/2007  | 
Acquisition of Reactivity could pave way to network-based solutions for Web 2.0, SOA
VMs Create Potential Risks
News  |  2/21/2007  | 
Convenient and efficient, virtual machines can also increase your security exposure
Insider Tries to Steal $400 Million at DuPont
News  |  2/16/2007  | 
Unusual computer activity is tipoff in successful case against chemist who tried to steal intellectual property for his new employer
3G Card Secures Laptops
News  |  2/15/2007  | 
3G cellular-based add-on secures data in the event of malware infection, laptop loss, or theft
Are 'Sealed' Websites Any Safer?
News  |  2/9/2007  | 
Website seals are designed to make buyers feel safer. But are sites with seals really more secure?
IBM's Stealthy Security Play
News  |  2/8/2007  | 
After being acquired by IBM in August, ISS is doubling in size, tripling its customer pipeline, and laying the groundwork for a major security push by Big Blue, top exec says
Microsoft Vision Raises Questions
News  |  2/6/2007  | 
Past developments suggest that Microsoft's future security road may be a bumpy ride
NAC: Can't Get No Satisfaction
News  |  2/2/2007  | 
Vendors prepare to shore up the shortcomings of network access control at RSA conference next week
EMC Kicks Off With Security
News  |  2/2/2007  | 
'Robust' product refresh cycle begins, with RSA security built into Symmetrix
To Enter, Act Like Yourself
News  |  2/1/2007  | 
Behavior-based biometrics to ID you by the way you speak, type, move your mouse, and more
Microsoft Debuts VPN Appliance
News  |  2/1/2007  | 
SSL-based Intelligent Application Gateway is latest offering in its Forefront security product line
ID Management: A Matter of Entitlement
News  |  2/1/2007  | 
The need for compliance is driving authorization, integration, and automation in identity management


Stop Defending Everything
Kevin Kurzawa, Senior Information Security Auditor,  2/12/2020
Small Business Security: 5 Tips on How and Where to Start
Mike Puglia, Chief Strategy Officer at Kaseya,  2/13/2020
5 Common Errors That Allow Attackers to Go Undetected
Matt Middleton-Leal, General Manager and Chief Security Strategist, Netwrix,  2/12/2020
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In ruamel.yaml through 0.16.7, the load method allows remote code execution if the application calls this method with an untrusted argument. In other words, this issue affects developers who are unaware of the need to use methods such as safe_load in these use cases.
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A vulnerability in the Cisco ASA that could allow a remote attacker to successfully authenticate using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client if the Secondary Authentication type is LDAP and the password is left blank, providing the primary credentials are correct. The vulnerabilities is due to improper in...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in Cisco Unified Communications Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on the affected software. The vulnerabilities is due to improper input validation of certain parameters passed to the affected software. An attacker ...
CVE-2015-9543
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
An issue was discovered in OpenStack Nova before 18.2.4, 19.x before 19.1.0, and 20.x before 20.1.0. It can leak consoleauth tokens into log files. An attacker with read access to the service's logs may obtain tokens used for console access. All Nova setups using novncproxy are affected. This is rel...