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Content tagged with Careers & People posted in January 2018
An Action Plan to Fill the Information Security Workforce Gap
Commentary  |  1/29/2018  | 
Nothing says #whorunstheworld like an all-female blue team taking down a male-dominated red team in a battle to protect sensitive customer data, and other ideas to entice women into a cyber career.
Security Automation: Time to Start Thinking More Strategically
Commentary  |  1/24/2018  | 
To benefit from automation, we need to review incident response processes to find the areas where security analysts can engage in more critical thought and problem-solving.
You Break It, They Buy It: Economics, Motivations Behind Bug Bounty Hunting
News  |  1/19/2018  | 
Some bug hunters make 16 times the median salary of software engineers in their home countries.
Tax Reform, Cybersecurity-Style
Commentary  |  1/18/2018  | 
How the security industry can be more effective and efficient by recognizing four hidden "taxes" in the buying and selling process.
How to Keep Blue Teams Happy in an Automated Security World
Commentary  |  1/18/2018  | 
The creativity and intuition of your team members must be developed and nurtured.
Which CISO 'Tribe' Do You Belong To?
News  |  1/17/2018  | 
New research categorizes CISOs into four distinct groups based on factors related to workforce, governance, and security controls.
In Security & Life, Busy Is Not a Badge of Honor
Commentary  |  1/16/2018  | 
All security teams are busy, but not all security teams are productive. The difference between the two is huge.
Doh!!! The 10 Most Overlooked Security Tasks
Slideshows  |  1/16/2018  | 
Heres a list of gotchas that often slip past overburdened security pros.
Mental Models & Security: Thinking Like a Hacker
Commentary  |  1/16/2018  | 
These seven approaches can change the way you tackle problems.
How to Attract More Women Into Cybersecurity Now
News  |  1/12/2018  | 
A recent survey finds a number of attributes women seek in their careers can be found in a cybersecurity profession the dots just need to be connected.
'Tis the Season: Dark Reading Caption Contest Winners
Commentary  |  1/9/2018  | 
Bricked devices, penetration tests, and virtual reality were among the themes submitted in our latest holiday caption competition. And the winners are ...
A Pragmatic Approach to Fixing Cybersecurity: 5 Steps
Commentary  |  1/3/2018  | 
The digital infrastructure that supports our economy, protects our national security, and empowers our society must be made more secure, more trusted, and more reliable. Here's how.


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David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
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Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2021-41011
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-22
LINE client for iOS before 11.15.0 might expose authentication information for a certain service to external entities under certain conditions. This is usually impossible, but in combination with a server-side bug, attackers could get this information.
CVE-2021-40875
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-22
Improper Access Control in Gurock TestRail versions < 7.2.0.3014 resulted in sensitive information exposure. A threat actor can access the /files.md5 file on the client side of a Gurock TestRail application, disclosing a full list of application files and the corresponding file paths. The corresp...
CVE-2021-31836
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-22
Improper privilege management vulnerability in maconfig for McAfee Agent for Windows prior to 5.7.4 allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information. The utility was able to be run from any location on the file system and by a low privileged user.
CVE-2021-31841
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-22
A DLL sideloading vulnerability in McAfee Agent for Windows prior to 5.7.4 could allow a local user to perform a DLL sideloading attack with an unsigned DLL with a specific name and in a specific location. This would result in the user gaining elevated permissions and the ability to execute arbitrar...
CVE-2021-31847
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-22
Improper access control vulnerability in the repair process for McAfee Agent for Windows prior to 5.7.4 could allow a local attacker to perform a DLL preloading attack using unsigned DLLs. This would result in elevation of privileges and the ability to execute arbitrary code as the system user, thro...