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Content tagged with Compliance posted in June 2015
Getting To Yes: Negotiating Technology Innovation & Security Risk
Commentary  |  6/30/2015
As enterprises look for ways to leverage the cloud, mobility, Big Data, and social media for competitive advantage, CISOs can no longer give blanket refusals to IT experimentation.
4 Ways Cloud Usage Is Putting Health Data At Risk
News  |  6/26/2015
A huge shadow IT problem is just one of the risks of uncontrolled cloud usage in healthcare organizations, new study shows.
FireEye Report Prompts Reported SEC Probe Of FIN4 Hacking Gang
News  |  6/25/2015
Security vendor's report from last year had warned about group targeting insider data from illegal trading.
Survival Tips For The Security Skills Shortage
Commentary  |  6/12/2015
No matter how you slice it, creating a security professional with 10 years of experience takes, well, 10 years. Here are six suggestions for doing more with less.
Firewalls Sustain Foundation of Sound Security
Commentary  |  6/10/2015
Simply put, organizations that cannot maintain rigid firewall enforcement are more likely to be compromised.
Security Metrics: Its All Relative
Commentary  |  6/9/2015
What a haircut taught me about communicating the value of security to executives and non-security professionals.

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Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/13/2018
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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.