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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in February 2014
'Connect': A Modern Approach To Mobile, Cloud Identity
Commentary  |  2/19/2014
A new protocol from the OpenID Foundation promises enterprises federated single sign-on that can scale.
FIDO Alliance Releases Authentication Standards, Unveils Products
News  |  2/18/2014
Proponents say the new specifications will pave the way for the replacement of passwords, which are frequently lost, stolen, or hacked.
Why FIDO Alliance Standards Will Kill Passwords
Why FIDO Alliance Standards Will Kill Passwords
Dark Reading Videos  |  2/18/2014
Phillip Dunkelberger of Nok Nok Labs tells why the time is finally ripe for a password-free computing experience.
Cartoon: Identity Thieves
Commentary  |  2/11/2014
Healthcare Information Security: Still No Respect
Commentary  |  2/10/2014
More than a decade after publication of HIPAAs security rule, healthcare information security officers still struggle to be heard.
The 7 Deadly Sins of Application Security
Commentary  |  2/6/2014
How can two organizations with the exact same app security program have such wildly different outcomes over time? The reason is corporate culture.
Hotel Company Investigates Data Breach, Card Fraud
News  |  2/5/2014
White Lodging, which manages 168 hotels under Hilton, Marriott, and Sheraton brand names, is investigating a suspected credit and debit card breach.
The Problem With Two-Factor Authentication
Commentary  |  2/4/2014
The failure of corporate security strategies to protect personal identity information from hackers resides more with system architecture than with authentication technology. Here's why.
20 Security Startups To Watch
News  |  2/3/2014
Cloud security, mobile security, advanced behavioral detection, and a few other surprises make this latest crop of newcomers worth watching.

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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.