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Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

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A View From Inside a Deception

6/2/2021
Pen-testing today's threat deception technology is not for the faint-hearted. Do modern deception tools truly frustrate adversaries, and are they ready for the enterprise SOC?

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The CISO Life Is Half as Good

4/14/2021
Lora Vaughn was at a crossroads -- and that was before mandated pandemic lockdowns came into play. Here's her story of how life got sweeter after she stepped away from the CISO job.

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Russian Election Interference: Whats Next?

8/5/2020
Nate Beach-Westmoreland gives a look back at the past 10 years of Russian election interference and disinformation campaigns. What can we learn from the past and what should we expect as the 2020 US presidential election approaches?

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What's in a WAF?

11/20/2019
Need a 101 lesson on Web application firewalls? Here's your crib sheet on what a WAF is, how it works, and what to look for when you're in the market for a new solution.

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UVA Defeats UMBC, in Stunning Upset

3/27/2018
In first trip to Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, University of Virginia's Cyber Defense Team defeats reigning national champs from University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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The Active Directory Botnet

8/30/2017
It's a nightmare of an implementation error with no easy fix. Ty Miller and Paul Kalinin explain how and why an attacker could build an entire botnet inside your organization.

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An Open-Source Security Maturity Model

9/23/2016
Oh you don't run open-source code? Really? Christine Gadsby and Jake Kouns explain how to identify and secure all those open-source libraries and other third-party components lurking inside your applications, proprietary and otherwise.

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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
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Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2021-32812
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-02
Monkshu is an enterprise application server for mobile apps (iOS and Android), responsive HTML 5 apps, and JSON API services. In version 2.90 and earlier, there is a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability in frontend HTTP server. The attacker can send in a carefully crafted URL along with a kn...
CVE-2021-32787
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-02
Sourcegraph is a code search and navigation engine. Sourcegraph before version 3.30.0 has two potential information leaks. The site-admin area can be accessed by regular users and all information and features are properly protected except for daily usage statistics and code intelligence uploads and ...
CVE-2021-32811
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-02
Zope is an open-source web application server. Zope versions prior to versions 4.6.3 and 5.3 have a remote code execution security issue. In order to be affected, one must use Python 3 for one's Zope deployment, run Zope 4 below version 4.6.3 or Zope 5 below version 5.3, and have the optional `Produ...
CVE-2021-21866
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-02
A unsafe deserialization vulnerability exists in the ObjectManager.plugin ProfileInformation.ProfileData functionality of CODESYS GmbH CODESYS Development System 3.5.16 and 3.5.17. A specially crafted file can lead to arbitrary command execution. An attacker can provide a malicious file to trigger t...
CVE-2021-27499
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-02
Ypsomed mylife Cloud, mylife Mobile Application, Ypsomed mylife Cloud: All versions prior to 1.7.2, Ypsomed mylife App: All versions prior to 1.7.5,The application layer encryption of the communication protocol between the Ypsomed mylife App and mylife Cloud uses non-random IVs, which allows man-in-...