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Content tagged with Compliance posted in February 2012
It's True: Compliance Can Be Good For Your Business
Commentary  |  2/29/2012  | 
The best insurance for your organization is often the processes required for compliance
Bots: Stand Up And Be Counted
Commentary  |  2/24/2012  | 
A new FCC-backed initiative will gather real ISP data on infected bot machines, but will it make a dent on the botnet scourge?
Web Encryption That Works
News  |  2/23/2012  | 
SSL technology isn't perfect, but it can be an effective security tool for your organization. Here are four tips for optimizing its performance
Five Dangerous Compliance Assumptions
Commentary  |  2/23/2012  | 
Many businesses fool themselves about their compliance problems
Another Hurdle For IPsec
News  |  2/14/2012  | 
Some organizations are taking a second look at IPsec for more security, but, like SSL, it also relies on a flawed trust model
Being A Security Bully Does Not Make You Compliant
Commentary  |  2/14/2012  | 
Compliance is not a tool for dodging work or dismissing business needs
Avoid Putting IT In A GRC Vacuum
News  |  2/13/2012  | 
When infosec pros are asked to set security and compliance policies with no line-of-business input, problems are inevitable
Five Tactical Security Metrics To Watch
News  |  2/10/2012  | 
Wondering how secure the corporate network is? Here's five operational security metrics that can help. First of a two-part series
'Factory Outlets' Selling Stolen Facebook, Twitter Credentials At Discount Rates
News  |  2/8/2012  | 
Are cybercriminals' inventory overstocked? New bulk sales pitch could be an indication, researchers say
Slide Show: Technologies That Are Changing The Sports Security Game
News  |  2/3/2012  | 
Digital technology is increasingly playing a major role in sports security operations
Compliance And 'The Little Guys'
Commentary  |  2/3/2012  | 
Small and midsize businesses often let the cost of compliance obscure important benefits
How To Spot A Fake Facebook Profile
Quick Hits  |  2/2/2012  | 
Barracuda Networks gathers telltale characteristics of the phony Facebook 'Friend'

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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 ...

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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...

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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.

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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.