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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2016
HHS Penalizes Philadelphia Healthcare Organization For HIPAA Violation
News  |  7/27/2016
Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia agrees to pay $650,000 fine over 2014 data breach.
Teslas Data Collection May Help In Autopilot Defense
Quick Hits  |  7/21/2016
The automotive company can use its data collection software to fight liability if involved in Florida crash case, say lawyers.
National Governors Association Seeks Higher Profile on Cybersecurity
News  |  7/20/2016
NGAs new chairman Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says states can play a pivotal role in cybersecurity, including emergency response, workforce development and protecting health care data.
What SMBs Need To Know About Security But Are Afraid To Ask
Slideshows  |  7/14/2016
A comprehensive set of new payment protection resources from the PCI Security Standards Council aims to help small- and medium-sized businesses make security a priority.
EUs General Data Protection Regulation Is Law: Now What?
Commentary  |  7/12/2016
Organizations have two years to prepare to act as borrowers, not owners, of customer data. Here are seven provisions of the new GPDR you ignore at your peril.

The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
A Look at Cybercrime's Banal Nature
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
City of Atlanta Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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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.