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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'


Microsoft, Mastercard Aim to Change Identity Management
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/3/2018
Windows 10 Security Questions Prove Easy for Attackers to Exploit
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
Starwood Breach Reaction Focuses on 4-Year Dwell
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
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CVE-2018-20000
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Apereo Bedework bw-webdav before 4.0.3 allows XXE attacks, as demonstrated by an invite-reply document that reads a local file, related to webdav/servlet/common/MethodBase.java and webdav/servlet/common/PostRequestPars.java.
CVE-2018-20001
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
In Libav 12.3, there is a floating point exception in the range_decode_culshift function (called from range_decode_bits) in libavcodec/apedec.c that will lead to remote denial of service via crafted input.
CVE-2018-20002
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
The _bfd_generic_read_minisymbols function in syms.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31, has a memory leak via a crafted ELF file, leading to a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by nm.
CVE-2018-19991
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
VeryNginx 0.3.3 allows remote attackers to bypass the Web Application Firewall feature because there is no error handler (for get_uri_args or get_post_args) to block the API misuse described in CVE-2018-9230.
CVE-2018-19653
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-09
HashiCorp Consul 0.5.1 through 1.4.0 can use cleartext agent-to-agent RPC communication because the verify_outgoing setting is improperly documented. NOTE: the vendor has provided reconfiguration steps that do not require a software upgrade.