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2020 Changed Identity Forever; What's Next?
Arthur Coviello, Venture partner at Rally Ventures, LLC and former executive chairman RSA SecurityCommentary
For all the chaos the pandemic caused, it also sparked awareness of how important an identity-centric approach is to securing today's organizations.
By Arthur Coviello Venture partner at Rally Ventures, LLC and former executive chairman RSA Security, 4/20/2021
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Security Gaps in IoT Access Control Threaten Devices and Users
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers spot problems in how IoT vendors delegate device access across multiple clouds and users.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/16/2021
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How the Biden Administration Can Make Digital Identity a Reality
Hal Granoff, Head of US Market Development at CallsignCommentary
A digital identity framework is the answer to the US government's cybersecurity dilemma.
By Hal Granoff Head of US Market Development at Callsign, 4/16/2021
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Thycotic & Centrify Merge to Form Cloud Identity Security Firm
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The combined entity will expand on both companies' privileged access management tools and expects to debut a new brand this year.
By Dark Reading Staff , 4/14/2021
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8 Security & Privacy Apps to Share With Family and Friends
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Mobile apps to recommend to the people in your life who want to improve their online security and privacy.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 4/9/2021
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7 Ways to Reduce Cyber Threats From Remote Workers
Reuven Aronashvili, Founder and CEO at CYECommentary
The pandemic's decline won't stop the work-from-home trend nor the implications for cybersecurity, so it's crucial to minimize the threats.
By Reuven Aronashvili Founder and CEO at CYE, 4/5/2021
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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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How Personally Identifiable Information Can Put Your Company at Risk
Zack Schuler, Founder and CEO of NINJIOCommentary
By being more mindful of how and where they share PII, employees will deprive cybercriminals of their most useful tool.
By Zack Schuler Founder and CEO of NINJIO, 3/25/2021
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Facebook Expands Security Key Support to iOS & Android
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Facebook's announcement arrives the same week Twitter enabled support for multiple security keys on user accounts.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/18/2021
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IronNet Cybersecurity to Go Public in Merger
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Company intends for the deal to drive adoption of its Collective Defense Platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/16/2021
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Combating Call Center Fraud in the Age of COVID
Umesh Sachdev, Co-Founder & CEO of UniphoreCommentary
With many agents now working from home, call centers require new technology, new processes, and a new way of thinking about security.
By Umesh Sachdev Co-Founder & CEO of Uniphore, 3/16/2021
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Why Cloud Security Risks Have Shifted to Identities and Entitlements
Shai Morag, CEO of ErmeticCommentary
Traditional security tools focus on the network perimeter, leaving user and service accounts vulnerable to hackers.
By Shai Morag CEO of Ermetic, 3/2/2021
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NSA Releases Guidance on Zero-Trust Architecture
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A new document provides guidance for businesses planning to implement a zero-trust system management strategy.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/26/2021
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Inside Strata's Plans to Solve the Cloud Identity Puzzle
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Strata Identity was founded to change businesses' approach to identity management as multicloud environments become the norm.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/25/2021
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Strata Identity Raises $11M in Series A Round
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The series A round of funding, led by Menlo Ventures, will help Strata scale its distributed identity technology.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/16/2021
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You've Got Cloud Security All Wrong: Managing Identity in a Cloud World
David Mahdi, Gartner Senior Research DirectorCommentary
In a hybrid and multicloud world, identity is the new perimeter and a critical attack surface for bad actors.
By David Mahdi Gartner Senior Research Director, 2/12/2021
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7 Things We Know So Far About the SolarWinds Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
Two months after the news first broke, many questions remain about the sophisticated cyber-espionage campaign.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 2/11/2021
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SolarWinds Attack Reinforces Importance of Principle of Least Privilege
Yash Prakash, Chief Strategy OfficerCommentary
Taking stock of least-privilege policies will go a long way toward hardening an organization's overall security posture.
By Yash Prakash Chief Strategy Officer, 2/9/2021
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Microsoft Security Business Exceeds $10B in Revenue
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Microsoft's security division has grown more than 40% year-over-year, the company reports alongside security product updates.
By Dark Reading Staff , 1/27/2021
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Over-Sharer or Troublemaker? How to Identify Insider-Risk Personas
Mark Wojtasiak, VP, Portfolio Marketing, Code42Commentary
It's past time to begin charting insider risk indicators that identify risky behavior and stop it in its tracks.
By Mark Wojtasiak VP, Portfolio Marketing, Code42, 1/12/2021
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CVE-2020-7856
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
A vulnerability of Helpcom could allow an unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary command. This vulnerability exists due to insufficient authentication validation.
CVE-2021-28793
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
vscode-restructuredtext before 146.0.0 contains an incorrect access control vulnerability, where a crafted project folder could execute arbitrary binaries via crafted workspace configuration.
CVE-2021-25679
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
** UNSUPPORTED WHEN ASSIGNED ** The AdTran Personal Phone Manager software is vulnerable to an authenticated stored cross-site scripting (XSS) issues. These issues impact at minimum versions 10.8.1 and below but potentially impact later versions as well since they have not previously been disclosed....
CVE-2021-25680
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
** UNSUPPORTED WHEN ASSIGNED ** The AdTran Personal Phone Manager software is vulnerable to multiple reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) issues. These issues impact at minimum versions 10.8.1 and below but potentially impact later versions as well since they have not previously been disclosed. Only...
CVE-2021-25681
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-20
** UNSUPPORTED WHEN ASSIGNED ** AdTran Personal Phone Manager 10.8.1 software is vulnerable to an issue that allows for exfiltration of data over DNS. This could allow for exposed AdTran Personal Phone Manager web servers to be used as DNS redirectors to tunnel arbitrary data over DNS. NOTE: The aff...