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Gap Between Security and Networking Teams May Hinder Tech Projects
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Professionals in each field describe a poor working relationship between the two teams
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/5/2021
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Wanted: The (Elusive) Cybersecurity 'All-Star'
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
Separate workforce studies by (ISC) and ISACA point to the need for security departments to work with existing staff to identify needs and bring entry-level people into the field.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 5/5/2021
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Dark Reading Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, Commentary
Cybersecurity news site begins 16th year with plans to improve site, deliver more content on cyber threats and best practices.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 5/3/2021
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Challenging Our Education System to Nurture the Cyber Pipeline
Stephanie Aceves, Senior Director, Threat Response SME Lead, at TaniumCommentary
Let's teach students how to teach themselves. Once we do that, we will have taught a generation of students how to think like hackers.
By Stephanie Aceves Senior Director, Threat Response SME Lead, at Tanium, 4/27/2021
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In Appreciation: Dan Kaminsky
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Beloved security industry leader and researcher passes away unexpectedly at the age of 42.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/26/2021
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KnowBe4 Issues IPO to Drive Global Expansion, New Automation Features
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Security awareness firm aims expand into Europe and Asia, and add automation and machine learning to its technology.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/23/2021
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Name That Toon: Greetings, Earthlings
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
Caption time! Come up with something out of this world for Dark Reading's latest contest, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 4/22/2021
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Dark Reading to Upgrade Site Design, Performance
Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading, Commentary
Improvements will make site content easier to navigate, faster, and more functional.
By Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading , 4/13/2021
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Biden Nominates Former NSA Officials for Top Cybersecurity Roles
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
President Biden has nominated Jen Easterly as the new director of CISA and is expected to nominate Chris Inglis as the first national cyber director.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/12/2021
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Women Are Facing an Economic Crisis & the Cybersecurity Industry Can Help
Sabrina Castiglione, Chief Financial Officer & Acting Head of TalentCommentary
Investing in women's cybersecurity careers can bring enormous benefits and help undo some of the significant economic damage wrought by the pandemic.
By Sabrina Castiglione Chief Financial Officer & Acting Head of Talent, 4/9/2021
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Handcuffs Over AI: Solving Security Challenges With Law Enforcement
Charles Herring, CTO and Co-Founder, WitFooCommentary
We've tried everything else ... now it's time to make the prospect of getting caught -- and punished -- a real deterrent to cybercrime.
By Charles Herring CTO and Co-Founder, WitFoo, 4/8/2021
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Cartoon Caption Winner: Something Seems Afoul
John Klossner, CartoonistCommentary
And the winner of Dark Readings's March cartoon caption contest is ...
By John Klossner Cartoonist, 4/7/2021
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US Tech Dominance Rides on Securing Intellectual Property
Joe Payne, President and CEO at Code42Commentary
A recent, mostly overlooked pardon points to a big problem in the US tech industry: Intellectual property offers a lucrative golden ticket for insiders.
By Joe Payne President and CEO at Code42, 4/2/2021
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Solving the Leadership Buy-In Impasse With Data
Richard Amburgey, Chief Security Officer (CSO), Bureau of Labor StatisticsCommentary
Justify your requirements with real numbers to get support for security investments.
By Richard Amburgey Chief Security Officer (CSO), Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4/1/2021
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Advice From Security Experts: How to Approach Security in the New Normal
Dan Dinnar, CEO, Source DefenseCommentary
Here are the biggest lessons they've learned after a year of work from home, and how they advise their counterparts at organizations to proceed as a result of those lessons.
By Dan Dinnar CEO, Source Defense, 3/31/2021
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Data Bias in Machine Learning: Implications for Social Justice
Christelle Kamaliza & Suzannah Hicks, Market Research Specialist / Data Scientist & Strategist, IAPPCommentary
Take historically biased data, then add AI and ML to compound and exacerbate the problem.
By Christelle Kamaliza & Suzannah Hicks Market Research Specialist / Data Scientist & Strategist, IAPP, 3/26/2021
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Security Operations in the World We Live in Now
Amos Stern, CEO & Co-Founder, SiemplifyCommentary
Despite the challenges of remote work, security operations teams can position themselves well for the future.
By Amos Stern CEO & Co-Founder, Siemplify, 3/25/2021
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The CIO's Shifting Role: Improving Security With Shared Responsibility
Keith Neilson, Technical Evangelist for CloudSphereCommentary
CIOs must create a culture centered around cybersecurity that is easily visible and manageable.
By Keith Neilson Technical Evangelist for CloudSphere, 3/25/2021
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CSA & ISACA Team Up on Cloud Auditing Certificate
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
The Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge aims to fill a gap in the market for cloud IT auditing as more organizations work in cloud environments.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/22/2021
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Qualys CEO Courtot Departs for Health Reasons
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The well-known security industry entrepreneur initially took a leave of absence in February.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/22/2021
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CVE-2020-35519
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-06
An out-of-bounds (OOB) memory access flaw was found in x25_bind in net/x25/af_x25.c in the Linux kernel version v5.12-rc5. A bounds check failure allows a local attacker with a user account on the system to gain access to out-of-bounds memory, leading to a system crash or a leak of internal kernel i...
CVE-2021-20204
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-06
A heap memory corruption problem (use after free) can be triggered in libgetdata v0.10.0 when processing maliciously crafted dirfile databases. This degrades the confidentiality, integrity and availability of third-party software that uses libgetdata as a library. This vulnerability may lead to arbi...
CVE-2021-30473
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-06
aom_image.c in libaom in AOMedia before 2021-04-07 frees memory that is not located on the heap.
CVE-2021-32030
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-06
The administrator application on ASUS GT-AC2900 devices before 3.0.0.4.386.42643 allows authentication bypass when processing remote input from an unauthenticated user, leading to unauthorized access to the administrator interface. This relates to handle_request in router/httpd/httpd.c and auth_chec...
CVE-2021-22209
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-06
An issue has been discovered in GitLab CE/EE affecting all versions starting from 13.8. GitLab was not properly validating authorisation tokens which resulted in GraphQL mutation being executed.