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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in April 2017
Users Overshare Sensitive Enterprise Data
News  |  4/20/2017
Survey finds nearly half of the employees trained to protect sensitive data engage in risky security practices.
Google Won't Trust Symantec and Neither Should You
Commentary  |  4/19/2017
As bad as this controversy is for Symantec, the real damage will befall the company and individual web sites deemed untrustworthy by a Chrome browser on the basis of a rejected Symantec certificate.
Man Admits Hacking into His Former Employer's Network
Quick Hits  |  4/17/2017
Tennessee man pleads guilty in federal court, acknowledging he illegally accessed his former employer's networks to gain an edge over his rival.
6 New Security Startups Named to MACH37 Spring Cohort
Slideshows  |  4/15/2017
The companies selected this year include technical talent that draws from Silicon Valley to Hungary and Western Europe.
Health Savings Account Fraud: The Rapidly Growing Threat
Commentary  |  4/14/2017
As income tax season comes to a close, financially-motivated cybercriminals are honing new tactics for monetizing medical PII.
How Innovative Companies Lock Down Data
Commentary  |  4/12/2017
A mix of back-to-basics security and a set of new, data-centric best practices is key to defending against a future of growing and sophisticated cyberattacks.
The New Shadow IT: Custom Data Center Applications
Commentary  |  4/7/2017
If you think youve finally gotten control of unsanctioned user apps, think again. The next wave of rogue apps is on its way from your data center to the cloud.
OSX.Dok: New & Sophisticated Mac Malware Strikes
Partner Perspectives  |  4/7/2017
Phishing-deployed malware can capture account credentials for any website users log into.
11 UK Charities Punished for Violating Data Privacy Law
Quick Hits  |  4/6/2017
Organizations fined between 6,000 and 18,000 by UKs Information Commissioners Office.
ADP CISO Offers Tips to Leverage Security to Grow the Business
News  |  4/4/2017
Savvy CISOs would do their companies a favor by broadly integrating security across the organization, a move that can yield greater revenues, cost savings and an entry into new markets.

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
Microsoft Report Details Different Forms of Cryptominers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/13/2018
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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.