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Content tagged with Careers & People posted in October 2017
Who Says Brilliant Security Engineers Can't Be Amazing People Managers?
Commentary  |  10/31/2017  | 
Don't let midcareer stagnation be an exit ramp from the cybersecurity industry. Use it as an opportunity to explore and to deepen your enthusiasm.
Security Gets Social: 10 of Dark Reading's Most Shared Stories
Slideshows  |  10/30/2017  | 
We scared up our most popular stories on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Preventing Credential Theft: A Security Checklist for Boards
Commentary  |  10/30/2017  | 
Board members pose a unique risk for business, but proper planning helps.
Why Patching Software Is Hard: Organizational Challenges
Commentary  |  10/25/2017  | 
The Equifax breach shows how large companies can stumble when it comes to patching. Organizational problems can prevent best practices from being enforced.
Security Training & Awareness: 3 Big Myths
Commentary  |  10/23/2017  | 
The once-overwhelming consensus that security awareness programs are invaluable is increasingly up for debate.
How to Talk to the C-Suite about Malware Trends
Commentary  |  10/20/2017  | 
There is no simple answer to the question 'Are we protected against the latest brand-name malware attack?' But there is a smart one.
Game Change: Meet the Mach37 Fall Startups
Slideshows  |  10/18/2017  | 
CEOs describe how they think their fledgling ventures will revolutionize user training, privacy, identity management and embedded system security.
InfoSec Pros Among Worst Offenders of Employer Snooping
News  |  10/17/2017  | 
A majority of IT security professionals admit to trolling through company information unrelated to their work -- even sensitive material.
Why Security Leaders Can't Afford to Be Just 'Left-Brained'
Commentary  |  10/17/2017  | 
The left side of the brain is logical and linear; the right side, creative. You have to use both sides of the brain to connect to your audience in your business.
GDPR Compliance: 5 Early Steps to Get Laggards Going
Slideshows  |  10/16/2017  | 
If you're just getting on the EU General Data Protection Regulation bandwagon, here's where you should begin.
20 Questions to Ask Yourself before Giving a Security Conference Talk
Commentary  |  10/16/2017  | 
As cybersecurity continues to become more of a mainstream concern, those of us who speak at industry events must learn how to truly connect with our audience.
Cybersecurity's 'Broken' Hiring Process
News  |  10/11/2017  | 
New study shows the majority of cybersecurity positions get filled at salaries above the original compensation cap, while jobs sit unfilled an average of six months.
New Dark Reading Conference Will Focus on Defense
Commentary  |  10/11/2017  | 
The INsecurity Conference, Nov. 29-30 at the Gaylord National Harbor in Maryland is all about helping infosecurity pros mitigate threats -- from hot topics to basic hygiene.
How Systematic Lying Can Improve Your Security
Commentary  |  10/11/2017  | 
No, you don't have to tell websites your mother's actual maiden name.
Rise in Insider Threats Drives Shift to Training, Data-Level Security
Commentary  |  10/6/2017  | 
As the value and volume of data grows, perimeter security is not enough to battle internal or external threats.


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Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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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...