Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Women in InfoSec: Building Bonds & New Solutions
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Kelly Jackson Higgins
50%
50%
Kelly Jackson Higgins,
User Rank: Strategist
6/11/2014 | 6:08:34 PM
Re: Awesome Women, Awesome Future
@Lysa, it was great to hear your comments and insight today on Dark Reading Radio. 
Marilyn Cohodas
50%
50%
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
6/11/2014 | 7:00:41 AM
Re: Great to hear some the pluses of a career in IT secrity
Kelly, our panel (self-included) will be very interested to hear your views as an InfoSec journalist who has covered this industry for many years. Glad to hear that you will be taking part in the live chat following the broadcast.
Kelly Jackson Higgins
50%
50%
Kelly Jackson Higgins,
User Rank: Strategist
6/10/2014 | 5:43:09 PM
Re: Great to hear some the pluses of a career in IT secrity
This topic is so important. I am eager to tune in tomorrow to hear and join the discussion. 
LysaMyers
50%
50%
LysaMyers,
User Rank: Author
6/10/2014 | 8:32:18 AM
Re: Awesome Women, Awesome Future
That's great to hear! It's so cool to see more and more folks encouraging women and other tech-minorities to enjoy science and tech from such an early age. I suspect that will be the key to dealing with the shortage of security people. It will be great to see what the future of this industry brings!
LysaMyers
50%
50%
LysaMyers,
User Rank: Author
6/10/2014 | 8:28:43 AM
Re: Great to hear some the pluses of a career in IT secrity
Thank you! I'm really looking forward to the show, it promises to be a lot of fun!
RetiredUser
50%
50%
RetiredUser,
User Rank: Ninja
6/9/2014 | 6:23:32 PM
Awesome Women, Awesome Future
Lysa, I definitely have a great deal of respect for your work and what you do.  As I raise my daughters, I ignore completely any baggage I might have gathered growing up and encourage them to do everything, from playing with Barbies to hacking on GNU/Linux.  If it makes them happy (within reason of safety and the law, of course), I help them get there.  It's not just about equality, but as any hacker know, it's about new vision and different ways of thinking.  InfoSec gets more and more interesting every year the more diversity appears, from gender to age to race – though, hackers have always been pretty divers, but I think the community as it sits now has never been more vibrant.  Awesome women in the industry – any industry for that matter – equals and awesome future.
Marilyn Cohodas
100%
0%
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
6/9/2014 | 12:32:57 PM
Great to hear some the pluses of a career in IT secrity
Lysa, Thanks so much for sharing  your personal and positive experiences as a woman in InfoSec. It is refreshing to hear what a cool and supportive community you belong to. I can't wait to hear more during the Dark Reading Radio broadcast this Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET. Here's the link to the show for those of you who want to bookmark it.

And in case you were wondering, men in security IT -- managers and staffers -- are encouraged and welcome to attend. We're eager to hear your thoughts too. 


The Cold Truth about Cyber Insurance
Chris Kennedy, CISO & VP Customer Success, AttackIQ,  11/7/2019
Why Cyber-Risk Is a C-Suite Issue
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor,  11/12/2019
6 Small-Business Password Managers
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  11/8/2019
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Current Issue
7 Threats & Disruptive Forces Changing the Face of Cybersecurity
This Dark Reading Tech Digest gives an in-depth look at the biggest emerging threats and disruptive forces that are changing the face of cybersecurity today.
Flash Poll
Rethinking Enterprise Data Defense
Rethinking Enterprise Data Defense
Frustrated with recurring intrusions and breaches, cybersecurity professionals are questioning some of the industrys conventional wisdom. Heres a look at what theyre thinking about.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-16863
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-14
STMicroelectronics ST33TPHF2ESPI TPM devices before 2019-09-12 allow attackers to extract the ECDSA private key via a side-channel timing attack because ECDSA scalar multiplication is mishandled, aka TPM-FAIL.
CVE-2019-18949
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-14
SnowHaze before 2.6.6 is sometimes too late to honor a per-site JavaScript blocking setting, which leads to unintended JavaScript execution via a chain of webpage redirections targeted to the user's browser configuration.
CVE-2011-1930
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-14
In klibc 1.5.20 and 1.5.21, the DHCP options written by ipconfig to /tmp/net-$DEVICE.conf are not properly escaped. This may allow a remote attacker to send a specially crafted DHCP reply which could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of any process which sources DHCP options.
CVE-2011-1145
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-14
The SQLDriverConnect() function in unixODBC before 2.2.14p2 have a possible buffer overflow condition when specifying a large value for SAVEFILE parameter in the connection string.
CVE-2011-1488
PUBLISHED: 2019-11-14
A memory leak in rsyslog before 5.7.6 was found in the way deamon processed log messages are logged when $RepeatedMsgReduction was enabled. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of the rsyslogd daemon service by crashing the service via a sequence of repeated log messages sent withi...