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Content tagged with Identity & Access Management posted in August 2016
How To Bullet Proof Your PAM Accounts: 7 Tips
Slideshows  |  8/26/2016
Recent studies demonstrate the need for companies to focus more on their privileged users.
Darknet: Where Your Stolen Identity Goes to Live
Commentary  |  8/19/2016
Almost everything is available on the Darknet -- drugs, weapons, and child pornography -- but where it really excels is as an educational channel for beginning identity thieves.
User Ed: Patching People Vs Vulns
Commentary  |  8/17/2016
How infosec can combine and adapt security education and security defenses to the way users actually do their jobs.
Organizations Still Give Employees More Access Than They Need
News  |  8/9/2016
Ponemon study shows that access to proprietary information remains on the rise.
Data Protection From The Inside Out
Commentary  |  8/8/2016
Organizations must make fundamental changes in the way they approach data protection.
8 Alternatives to Selfie Authentication
Slideshows  |  8/4/2016
How to definitively prove your identity? A variety of anatomical parts and functions may soon be able to vouch for you.
Crypto Malware: Responding To Machine-Timescale Breaches
Commentary  |  8/1/2016
The game has changed again with hackers ability to steal your data at record speeds and cripple your organization before the first alert.

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.