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Content tagged with Careers & People posted in November 2014
Why We Need Better Cyber Security: A Graphical Snapshot
Slideshows  |  11/28/2014  | 
By 2022, demand for security industry professionals will grow 37%.
How I Became A CISO: Mark Potter, Danya International
News  |  11/24/2014  | 
Much like one of his favorite choose-your-own-adventure novels, Mark Potter's path to the chief information security officer job was full of twists, turns, and a couple of falls off a cliff.
Cyber Security Needs Its Ralph Nader
Commentary  |  11/24/2014  | 
It took thousands of unnecessary traffic fatalities to create an environment for radical transformation of the auto industry. What will it take for a similar change to occur in data security?
New Citadel Attack Targets Password Managers
News  |  11/20/2014  | 
IBM researchers have found signs that the prolific data steal Trojan is now being used to attack widely used password managers.
Enter The Digital Risk Officer
Commentary  |  11/20/2014  | 
In the brave new world of digital risk management, a CISO would report up to a DRO who manages risk from a business perspective and works with peers in business ops, compliance, and IT security.
Killing Passwords: Dont Get A-Twitter Over Digits
Commentary  |  11/19/2014  | 
Twitters new service that eliminates passwords for authentication actually makes your mobile device less secure.
Is Security Awareness Training Really Worth It?
News  |  11/18/2014  | 
Experts weigh in on the value of end-user security training, and how to make education more effective.
Why Cyber Security Starts At Home
Commentary  |  11/17/2014  | 
Even the grandmas on Facebook need to know and practice basic security hygiene, because what happens anywhere on the Internet can eventually affect us all.
The Enemy Who Is Us: DoD Puts Contractors On Notice For Insider Threats
Commentary  |  11/13/2014  | 
New rule requires US government contractors to gather and report information on insider threat activity on classified networks.
How I Became A CISO: Jennings Aske, Nuance Communications
News  |  11/10/2014  | 
With the training of an attorney, the curiosity of an academic, and some fortuitous timing, Aske rode the compliance wave straight through to the CISO role.
Most Effective CISOs Have Business Background, Says IBM Security Leader
Quick Hits  |  11/5/2014  | 
Knowing how to manipulate the corporate system is more important than techie cred.
Ransomware Getting Easier For Both Bad Guys & Victims
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Ransomware operators can make a tidy living without much technical expertise or legwork.
How I Became A CISO: Quinn Shamblin, Boston University
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
The man now leading security for a major university first got the security bug when dealing in government secrets about nuclear power.


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I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
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Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2021-34767
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-23
A vulnerability in IPv6 traffic processing of Cisco IOS XE Wireless Controller Software for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Family Wireless Controllers could allow an unauthenticated, adjacent attacker to cause a Layer 2 (L2) loop in a configured VLAN, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition for that V...
CVE-2021-34768
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-23
Multiple vulnerabilities in the Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) protocol processing of Cisco IOS XE Software for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Family Wireless Controllers could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected dev...
CVE-2021-34769
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-23
Multiple vulnerabilities in the Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) protocol processing of Cisco IOS XE Software for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Family Wireless Controllers could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected dev...
CVE-2021-34770
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-23
A vulnerability in the Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) protocol processing of Cisco IOS XE Software for Cisco Catalyst 9000 Family Wireless Controllers could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code with administrative privileges or cause a deni...
CVE-2021-34725
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-23
A vulnerability in the CLI of Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to inject arbitrary commands to be executed with root-level privileges on the underlying operating system. This vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation on certain CLI commands. An at...