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Content tagged with Vulnerability Management posted in January 2021
Is the Web Supply Chain Next in Line for State-Sponsored Attacks?
Commentary  |  1/29/2021  | 
Attackers go after the weak links first, and the Web supply chain provides an abundance of weak links to target.
Digital Identity Is the New Security Control Plane
Commentary  |  1/28/2021  | 
Simplifying the management of security systems helps provide consistent protection for the new normal.
Fighting the Rapid Rise of Cyber Warfare in a Changing World
Commentary  |  1/26/2021  | 
Global cyber warfare is a grim reality, but strong public-private relationships and security frameworks can safeguard people, institutions, and businesses.
Speed of Digital Transformation May Lead to Greater App Vulnerabilities
News  |  1/22/2021  | 
The fastest-moving industries are struggling to produce secure code, according to AppSec experts.
Rethinking IoT Security: It's Not About the Devices
Commentary  |  1/21/2021  | 
Keeping IoT safe in the future will require securing the networks themselves. Focusing on the devices is a never-ending battle that will only become more burdensome.
Tips for a Bulletproof War Room Strategy
Commentary  |  1/20/2021  | 
The techniques used in real-world combat apply in cybersecurity operations, except that instead of bullets flying downrange, it's packets.
Microsoft to Launch 'Enforcement Mode' for Zerologon Flaw
Quick Hits  |  1/19/2021  | 
Enforcement mode for the Netlogon Domain Controller will be enabled by default with the Feb. 9 security update.
The Most Pressing Concerns Facing CISOs Today
Commentary  |  1/19/2021  | 
Building security into the software development life cycle creates more visibility, but CISOs still need stay on top of any serious threats on the horizon, even if they are largely unknown.
A Security Practitioner's Guide to Encrypted DNS
Commentary  |  1/19/2021  | 
Best practices for a shifting visibility landscape.
Who Is Responsible for Protecting Physical Security Systems From Cyberattacks?
News  |  1/14/2021  | 
It's a question that continues to engage debate, as the majority of new physical security devices being installed are now connected to a network. While this offers myriad benefits, it also raises the question: Who is responsible for their cybersecurity?
Vulnerability Management Has a Data Problem
Commentary  |  1/14/2021  | 
Security teams have an abundance of data, but most of it lacks the context necessary to improve remediation outcomes.
Virtual Pen-Testing Competition Tasks College Students With Running a Red Team Operation
News  |  1/13/2021  | 
Aimed at developing offensive cyber talent, last weekend's sixth annual Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition brought out some of the brightest from RIT and Stanford, among other universities.
The Data-Centric Path to Zero Trust
Commentary  |  1/13/2021  | 
Data is an organization's most valuable asset, so a data-centric approach would provide the best value for organizations, now and in the future.
Over-Sharer or Troublemaker? How to Identify Insider-Risk Personas
Commentary  |  1/12/2021  | 
It's past time to begin charting insider risk indicators that identify risky behavior and stop it in its tracks.
The 3 Most Common Types of BEC Attacks (And What You Can Do About Them)
Commentary  |  1/7/2021  | 
Always be skeptical and double check credentials.


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I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2021-40309
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
A SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Take Attendance functionality of OS4Ed's OpenSIS 8.0. allows an attacker to inject their own SQL query. The cp_id_miss_attn parameter from TakeAttendance.php is vulnerable to SQL injection. An attacker can make an authenticated HTTP request as a user with ...
CVE-2021-40310
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
OpenSIS Community Edition version 8.0 is affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the TakeAttendance.php via the cp_id_miss_attn parameter.
CVE-2021-28130
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
Dr.Web Firewall 12.5.2.4160 on Windows incorrectly restricts applications signed by Dr.Web. A DLL for a custom payload within a legitimate binary (e.g., frwl_svc.exe) bypasses firewall filters.
CVE-2021-40099
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
An issue was discovered in Concrete CMS through 8.5.5. Fetching the update json scheme over HTTP leads to remote code execution.
CVE-2021-40100
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-24
An issue was discovered in Concrete CMS through 8.5.5. Stored XSS can occur in Conversations when the Active Conversation Editor is set to Rich Text.