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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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Bolstering Our Nation's Defenses Against Cybersecurity Attacks
Shawn Henry, CrowdStrike president of services and CSOCommentary
Shawn Henry, former Executive Assistant Director of the FBI and current CrowdStrike president of services and CSO, shares the top three cybersecurity priorities that the Biden administration needs to address.
By Shawn Henry CrowdStrike president of services and CSO, 4/14/2021
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NIST Publishes Guide for Securing Hotel Property Management Systems
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
These sensitive systems store guests' personal data and payment-card information.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/1/2021
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Ghost Users Haunt Healthcare Firms
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Data security hygiene severely lacking among healthcare firms, new research shows.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/30/2021
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What a Federal Data Privacy Law Would Mean for Consumers
Rob Shavell, CEO of Abine / DeleteMeCommentary
With an array of serious proposals from both sides of the political divide, it looks as though the US may finally have a national privacy law.
By Rob Shavell CEO of Abine / DeleteMe, 3/24/2021
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How to Fine-Tune Vendor Risk Management in a Virtual World
Ryan Smyth & Spencer MacDonald, Managing Director / Director, FTI TechnologyCommentary
Without on-site audits, many organizations lack their usual visibility to assess risk factors and validate contracts and SLA with providers.
By Ryan Smyth & Spencer MacDonald Managing Director / Director, FTI Technology, 2/19/2021
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Virginia Takes Different Tack Than California With Data Privacy Law
Beth Burgin Waller, Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLCCommentary
Online businesses targeting Virginia consumers and have personal data of 100,000 consumers in the state must conform to the new statute.
By Beth Burgin Waller Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLC, 2/18/2021
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Cloud Security Startup Armo Emerges from Stealth with $4.5M
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Armo's platform was developed to protect cloud-native workloads and provide DevOps teams with greater visibility and control.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/29/2021
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Data Privacy Day 2021: Pandemic Response Data Must Align with Data Privacy Rules
Maxine Holt, Research Director, OmdiaCommentary
Amid a pandemic, Data Privacy Day this year brings forth expanded responsibilities for organizations in the response to COVID-19.
By Maxine Holt Research Director, Omdia, 1/28/2021
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What You Need to Know About California's New Privacy Rules
K Royal, Associate General Counsel at TrustArcCommentary
Proposition 24 will change Californians' rights and business's responsibilities regarding consumer data protection.
By K Royal Associate General Counsel at TrustArc, 1/5/2021
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10 Benefits of Running Cybersecurity Exercises
Steve Durbin, CEO of the Information Security ForumCommentary
There may be no better way to ascertain your organization's strengths and weaknesses than by running regular security drills.
By Steve Durbin CEO of the Information Security Forum, 12/28/2020
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US Treasury's OFAC Ransomware Advisory: Navigating the Gray Areas
Jason Bevis & Kevin Adams-Romano, VP of Awake Labs / Incident Response Specialist at Awake SecurityCommentary
Leveraging the right response strategy, following the regulations, and understanding the ransom entity are the fundamentals in any ransomware outbreak.
By Jason Bevis & Kevin Adams-Romano VP of Awake Labs / Incident Response Specialist at Awake Security, 11/24/2020
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What's in Store for Privacy in 2021
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
Changes are coming to the privacy landscape, including more regulations and technologies.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/24/2020
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The Yellow Brick Road to Risk Management
Andrew Lowe, Senior Information Security Consultant, TalaTekCommentary
Beginning the journey to risk management can be daunting, but protecting your business is worth every step.
By Andrew Lowe Senior Information Security Consultant, TalaTek, 11/19/2020
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A Call for Change in Physical Security
Fred Burton, Executive Director, Ontic Center for Protective IntelligenceCommentary
We're at an inflection point. The threats we face are dynamic, emerging, and global. Are you ready?
By Fred Burton Executive Director, Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence, 11/16/2020
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The Sameness of Every Day: How to Change Up Audit Fatigue
Stephen Horvath, Vice President, Strategy & Cloud, at Telos CorporationCommentary
And with more data compliance laws on the way, audit fatigue could be a real challenge for infosec professionals.
By Stephen Horvath Vice President, Strategy & Cloud, at Telos Corporation, 11/13/2020
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A Pause to Address 'Ethical Debt' of Facial Recognition
Mike Kiser, Global Security Advocate, Office of the CTO, SailPointCommentary
Ethical use will require some combination of consistent reporting, regulation, corporate responsibility, and adversarial technology.
By Mike Kiser Global Security Advocate, Office of the CTO, SailPoint, 10/23/2020
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The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification: Are You in Compliance?
Nahla Davies, Tech Writer and CoderCommentary
Not only can this framework help companies remain solvent, but it will also protect critical information from getting into the wrong hands.
By Nahla Davies Tech Writer and Coder, 10/20/2020
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CISOs Planning on Bigger Budgets: Report
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Budgets are on the rise, even in a time of revenue worries across the industry.
By Dark Reading Staff , 10/9/2020
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Verizon Payment Security Report is a Wake-up Call: Time to Refocus on PCI DSS Compliance
Maxine Holt, Research Director, OmdiaCommentary
Too many organizations fail to enact the baseline payment security controls, according to the Verizon 2020 Payment Security Report.
By Maxine Holt Research Director, Omdia, 10/6/2020
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CVE-2021-2296
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.20. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromi...
CVE-2021-2297
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.20. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromi...
CVE-2021-2298
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attac...
CVE-2021-2299
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful atta...
CVE-2021-2300
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: DML). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of...