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Content tagged with Compliance posted in March 2015
7 In 10 Businesses Struggle To Sustain PCI Compliance
News  |  3/12/2015
Maintaining PCI compliance is a bigger challenge that achieving it for many companies, Verizon study finds.
6 Ways The Sony Hack Changes Everything
Commentary  |  3/11/2015
Security in a post-Sony world means that a company's very survival in the wake of a cyber attack is more of a concern than ever before.
Second Look: Data Security In A Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  3/9/2015
Todays big cloud providers were built around an architecture for hosting and securing data. They will continue to thrive, only by keeping your workloads safe.
Anthem Refuses To Let Inspector General Conduct Full Security Audit
Quick Hits  |  3/5/2015
Security industry has mixed reactions.
A Building Code For Internet of Things Security, Privacy
Commentary  |  3/4/2015
In the fast-emerging IoT, medical device safety is reaching a critical juncture. Here are three challenges InfoSec professionals should begin to think about now.
Compliance & Security: A Race To The Bottom?
Commentary  |  3/3/2015
Compliance is meaningless if organizations dont use it as a starting point to understand and mitigate risks within their environment.

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
(ISC)2 Report: Glaring Disparity in Diversity for US Cybersecurity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/15/2018
Voice-Operated Devices, Enterprise Security & the 'Big Truck' Attack
Menny Barzilay, Co-founder & CEO, FortyTwo Global,  3/15/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
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.