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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in May 2016
Poor Airport Security Practices Just Dont Fly
Commentary  |  5/24/2016
Five lessons learned the hard way by the Tampa International Airport about bringing third parties into a security environment.
OPM Breach: Cyber Sprint Response More Like A Marathon
News  |  5/19/2016
Sixty-five percent of federal security execs surveyed in new (ISC)2 report say that government still cant detect ongoing cyber attacks.
Enterprises Must Consider Privacy Concern For Biometrics
News  |  5/12/2016
On-server storage and processing of biometric authentication presents a host of regulatory and corporate responsibility issues.
Investigations Into Bangladesh Bank Heist Indicate Inside Job
Quick Hits  |  5/11/2016
FBI suspects bank worker may have acted as accomplice in the $81 Million theft.
Kroger Hit By W-2 Data Breach At Equifax
Quick Hits  |  5/9/2016
Identity thieves stole tax and salary information, reports KrebsOnSecurity.
Silicon & Artificial Intelligence: The Foundation of Next Gen Data Security
Commentary  |  5/5/2016
Why new challenges like real-time, always-on authentication and access control can only be met by a combination of smart hardware and software.
10 Biggest Mega Breaches Of The Past 10 Years
Slideshows  |  5/3/2016
These data breaches from Dark Reading's 10-year history boggle the mind in terms of scale and fallout.
8 Microsoft Office 365 Security Tips To Reduce Data Loss
Slideshows  |  5/2/2016
Even with a slew of new security tools and compliance guidance, there are still things you can do to protect this critical business system.

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
(ISC)2 Report: Glaring Disparity in Diversity for US Cybersecurity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/15/2018
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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.