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Steve Durbin

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Crystal Ball: The Top 3 Global Cybersecurity Threats for 2020
Steve Durbin  |  12/23/2019  | 
In the year ahead, organizations of all sizes must prepare for the unknown so they have the flexibility to withstand unexpected, high-impact cybersecurity events.
Security & the Internet of Things: What You Need to Know
Steve Durbin  |  11/19/2019  | 
The Internet of Things (IoT) has burst into the connected world and promises much: from enabling the digital organization, to making domestic life richer and easier. However, with those promises come inevitable risks: the rush to adoption has highlighted serious deficiencies in both the security design of IoT devices and their implementation.
Artificial Intelligence & Cybersecurity: Making It Work for Your Organization
Steve Durbin  |  10/16/2019  | 
Artificial intelligence (AI) is creating a new frontier in information security. Systems that independently learn, reason and act will increasingly replicate human behavior. Just like humans, they will be imperfect, but also capable of achieving great things.
How Human-Centered Security Can Strengthen Your Organizations
Steve Durbin  |  9/19/2019  | 
Humans are often regarded as the 'weakest link' in information security. However, organizations have historically relied on the effectiveness of technical security controls, instead of trying to understand why people are susceptible to mistakes and manipulation.
Security Assurance Is a Long-Term & Ongoing Investment
Steve Durbin  |  8/14/2019  | 
Establishing a business-focused security assurance program is a long-term, ongoing investment.
Manipulated Machine Learning Sows Confusion
Steve Durbin  |  7/10/2019  | 
Machine learning, and neural networks in particular, will become a prime target for those aiming to manipulate or disrupt dependent products and services.
Digital Vigilantes Weaponize Vulnerability Disclosure
Steve Durbin  |  6/11/2019  | 
Over the next two years, vulnerability disclosure will evolve from a predominantly altruistic endeavor to one that actively damages organizations.
Security Workforce 2019: Closing the Gap Builds a Bridge to the Future
Steve Durbin  |  5/7/2019  | 
To plug the ongoing cybersecurity skills gap, those doing the hiring need to start thinking outside the box.
Emerging Cyber Threats Leverage Society's Reliance on Connectivity & Intelligent Systems
Steve Durbin  |  4/2/2019  | 
By 2021, the world will be significantly digitized and connected. The race to develop the next generation of super-intelligent machines will be in full swing and technology will be intertwined with everyday life.
Is Your Supply Chain the Weakest Link?
Steve Durbin  |  3/19/2019  | 
Despite organizations' best efforts to secure intellectual property and other sensitive information, limited progress has been made in effectively managing information risk in the supply chain.


When It Comes To Security Tools, More Isn't More
Lamont Orange, Chief Information Security Officer at Netskope,  1/11/2021
US Capitol Attack a Wake-up Call for the Integration of Physical & IT Security
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer,  1/11/2021
IoT Vendor Ubiquiti Suffers Data Breach
Dark Reading Staff 1/11/2021
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CVE-2021-3166
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-18
An issue was discovered on ASUS DSL-N14U-B1 1.1.2.3_805 devices. An attacker can upload arbitrary file content as a firmware update when the filename Settings_DSL-N14U-B1.trx is used. Once this file is loaded, shutdown measures on a wide range of services are triggered as if it were a real update, r...
CVE-2020-29446
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-18
Affected versions of Atlassian Fisheye & Crucible allow remote attackers to browse local files via an Insecure Direct Object References (IDOR) vulnerability in the WEB-INF directory. The affected versions are before version 4.8.5.
CVE-2020-15864
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-17
An issue was discovered in Quali CloudShell 9.3. An XSS vulnerability in the login page allows an attacker to craft a URL, with a constructor.constructor substring in the username field, that executes a payload when the user visits the /Account/Login page.
CVE-2021-3113
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-17
Netsia SEBA+ through 0.16.1 build 70-e669dcd7 allows remote attackers to discover session cookies via a direct /session/list/allActiveSession request. For example, the attacker can discover the admin's cookie if the admin account happens to be logged in when the allActiveSession request occurs, and ...
CVE-2020-25533
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-15
An issue was discovered in Malwarebytes before 4.0 on macOS. A malicious application was able to perform a privileged action within the Malwarebytes launch daemon. The privileged service improperly validated XPC connections by relying on the PID instead of the audit token. An attacker can construct ...