Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Curt Franklin

Content posted in September 2017
Friday Haiku: The Quantum Future
Curt Franklin  |  9/29/2017  | 
The Friday Haiku reflects on a week in Orlando's heat.
Authentication Tackles Forests at Microsoft Ignite
Curt Franklin  |  9/29/2017  | 
Authentication is an issue on a personal computer. It's a complex problem in AD forest management.
Three Reasons Facial Recognition Will Win
Curt Franklin  |  9/27/2017  | 
Facial recognition technology is coming to a device near you. Here are three reasons it's inevitable.
Microsoft Ignite: 9 Things to Know
Curt Franklin  |  9/26/2017  | 
Microsoft's largest annual conference, Ignite, is underway in Orlando, Fla. Security Now is there and here's what we're seeing.
Splunk Ups Machine IQ in Software Updates
Curt Franklin  |  9/26/2017  | 
Splunk has increased machine intelligence and analytics capabilities in a series of software updates.
Microsoft's Nadella Shares the Future at Ignite
Curt Franklin  |  9/25/2017  | 
Satya Nadella's keynote address can be boiled down to four phrases or words. Here's what you need to know to get ready for the Microsoft future.
Encryption: 6 Ways to Make It Matter
Curt Franklin  |  9/25/2017  | 
A Security Now special report provides best practice notes for encryption in the enterprise.
Right & Wrong Lessons From the Equifax Breach
Curt Franklin  |  9/22/2017  | 
There are lots of lessons to learn from the Equifax breach. Just make sure you're learning the right ones.
Friday Haiku: Gem or Not?
Curt Franklin  |  9/22/2017  | 
How will CISOs respond to the pressure of recent breaches? The Friday haiku asks the question.
A New, Invisible Threat Jumps the Air Gap
Curt Franklin  |  9/21/2017  | 
The infrared capabilities of security cameras provide a new way for attackers to reach systems that have no connection to the Internet.
CISOs Under Fire: New Poll Shows Progress & Peril
Curt Franklin  |  9/20/2017  | 
A new report by F5 and Ponemon looks at the state of the CISO in modern enterprises.
Survey Finds Companies Don't Know Cloud Security
Curt Franklin  |  9/20/2017  | 
Companies are worried about security in the public cloud, but a new survey shows they don't understand the basics.
Intent-Based Security Is New Path for Vendors
Curt Franklin  |  9/19/2017  | 
A growing number of security and networking vendors are talking about intent-based security as a next-gen solution.
Protect DNS: A Conversation With Dave Dufour of Webroot
Curt Franklin  |  9/15/2017  | 
DNS is vulnerable and must be protected. An interview with Dave Dufour explains the vulnerabilities and some of the protection.
Friday Haiku: No Safety in Bluetooth
Curt Franklin  |  9/15/2017  | 
Bluetooth's vulnerability might be the biggest security story of the year.
AWS Elasticsearch Servers Host Malware
Curt Franklin  |  9/14/2017  | 
Two strains of POS malware have been using Elasticsearch servers on AWS as hiding places.
BlueBorne Threatens 5 Billion Bluetooth Devices
Curt Franklin  |  9/13/2017  | 
More than 5 billion devices are vulnerable to a set of eight Bluetooth flaws, even if they aren't in discoverable mode.
Equifax Breach Won't Be the Last or Worst
Curt Franklin  |  9/13/2017  | 
The Equifax breach shows that a major change in personal records is required, according to a senior Gartner analyst.
Friday Haiku: A Cat 5 Credit Hack
Curt Franklin  |  9/8/2017  | 
An Equifax hack is an ill wind for the credit world.
SANS Study Says Reputation Is a Cyber-Casualty
Curt Franklin  |  9/7/2017  | 
The latest security study says that you've probably been attacked and your reputation has taken the biggest hit.
BroadSoft Error Exposes TWC PII on AWS S3
Curt Franklin  |  9/6/2017  | 
A mis-configured Amazon Web Storage (AWS) instance has once again exposed millions of private customer records to the public Internet. Is it time for companies to re-think the way they're building their AWS buckets?
Qadium Gets $40M Series B for Internet Visibility
Curt Franklin  |  9/5/2017  | 
Qadium indexes every device on the public Internet, a technology that's attracted some big-time Silicon Valley investors.
Friday Haiku: I Authenticate, Therefore, I Am
Curt Franklin  |  9/1/2017  | 
Are we more than our authentication factors?
New Malware Builder Makes Hacking Easier
Curt Franklin  |  9/1/2017  | 
A free new builder for trojans makes it easier than ever to be a criminal hacker.


COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff 8/10/2020
Pen Testers Who Got Arrested Doing Their Jobs Tell All
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  8/5/2020
Researcher Finds New Office Macro Attacks for MacOS
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/7/2020
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Current Issue
Special Report: Computing's New Normal, a Dark Reading Perspective
This special report examines how IT security organizations have adapted to the "new normal" of computing and what the long-term effects will be. Read it and get a unique set of perspectives on issues ranging from new threats & vulnerabilities as a result of remote working to how enterprise security strategy will be affected long term.
Flash Poll
The Changing Face of Threat Intelligence
The Changing Face of Threat Intelligence
This special report takes a look at how enterprises are using threat intelligence, as well as emerging best practices for integrating threat intel into security operations and incident response. Download it today!
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2020-9079
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-11
FusionSphere OpenStack 8.0.0 have a protection mechanism failure vulnerability. The product incorrectly uses a protection mechanism. An attacker has to find a way to exploit the vulnerability to conduct directed attacks against the affected product.
CVE-2020-16275
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Credential Manager component in SAINT Security Suite 8.0 through 9.8.20 could allow arbitrary script to run in the context of a logged-in user when the user clicks on a specially crafted link.
CVE-2020-16276
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
An SQL injection vulnerability in the Assets component of SAINT Security Suite 8.0 through 9.8.20 allows a remote, authenticated attacker to gain unauthorized access to the database.
CVE-2020-16277
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
An SQL injection vulnerability in the Analytics component of SAINT Security Suite 8.0 through 9.8.20 allows a remote, authenticated attacker to gain unauthorized access to the database.
CVE-2020-16278
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-10
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Permissions component in SAINT Security Suite 8.0 through 9.8.20 could allow arbitrary script to run in the context of a logged-in user when the user clicks on a specially crafted link.