News & Commentary

Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in December 2014
Dear Cyber Criminals: Were Not Letting Our Guard Down in 2015
Commentary  |  12/31/2014
Next year, youll keep exploiting vulnerabilities, and well make sure our systems are patched, our antivirus is up to date, and our people are too smart to click the links you send them.
4 Infosec Resolutions For The New Year
Commentary  |  12/30/2014
Dont look in the crystal ball, look in the mirror to protect data and defend against threats in 2015.
Why Digital Forensics In Incident Response Matters More Now
Commentary  |  12/24/2014
By understanding what happened, when, how, and why, security teams can prevent similar breaches from occurring in the future.
2014: The Year of Privilege Vulnerabilities
Commentary  |  12/16/2014
Of the 30 critical-rated Microsoft Security Bulletins this year, 24 involved vulnerabilities where the age-old best practice of "least privilege" could limit the impact of malware and raise the bar of difficulty for attackers.
Universal Multi-Factor Authentication Steps Closer To The Mainstream
News  |  12/9/2014
The FIDO Alliance today finalized two universal authentication standards and one of its founding members, Nok Nok Labs, closed on $8.5 million of financing.
Internet Of Things: 3 Holiday Gifts That Will Keep CISOs Up At Night
Commentary  |  12/9/2014
If you think BYOD policies will protect your infrastructure from the January influx of mobile hotspots, fitness trackers, and Bluetooth, think again.
Moving Beyond 2-Factor Authentication With Context
Commentary  |  12/5/2014
2FA isnt cheap or infallible -- in more ways than two.

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.