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
Cartoon: End-User Ed
Threaded  |  Newest First  |  Oldest First
Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
1/26/2015 | 9:55:03 AM
Been there..
Yep, I've been on the receiving end of a few security presentations that looked like that. Funny cartoon that rings too true. :-)
Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
1/26/2015 | 9:47:40 PM
Re: Been there..
I want to know where to get a tablet with that large a screen!

(Maybe they're the old "convertibles.")
grimwiz
grimwiz,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/3/2015 | 7:52:14 AM
Re: Been there..
The 12 inch samsung galaxy pro is as large as the tablets in the cartoon, fast with lots of storage so it's probably very handy to capture a presentation and share it on YouTube.
Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
3/3/2015 | 10:00:33 AM
Re: Been there..
Good point,@grimwiz. Do you users would really be using their tablets to capture a security awareness training preso? It would have to be a pretty good presentation!
grimwiz
grimwiz,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/3/2015 | 10:25:06 AM
Re: Been there..
You have to start recording at the beginning of the presentation because if you find it was worth recording at the end it's too late. There is no cost for speculative recording.

The next frame of the cartoon will show a message about inappropriate exposure of personal information such as names and pictures on the whiteboard, and there will be a lot of embarrassed attendees hiding their tablets in the background.
orege940
orege940,
User Rank: Author
3/13/2015 | 3:32:06 AM
The Recorded Age
We live in a digital era where of course everything will be recorded in some form. Though my guess is that half those tablet users are watching YouTube!
Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
3/13/2015 | 8:17:42 AM
Re: The Recorded Age
Or something streaming on Netflix or Amazon....     So true @orege940!
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
3/13/2015 | 9:17:11 AM
Re: The Recorded Age
I think to some extent the increase in technology is hindering our intellectual growth. I feel that these things are becoming more of a distraction than a benefit in some cases.

As a side note, the NY Times has a great article as to why multi-tasking isn't as efficient as performing tasks in a serial fashion. The same holds true for technology.
Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
3/13/2015 | 9:22:47 AM
Re: The Recorded Age
What's the link to that, Ryan. I know you can't embed it. But I can :-)
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
3/13/2015 | 9:34:01 AM
Re: The Recorded Age
Matt Richtel does a few mini-series on the detriments of multi-tasking and correlates many of the studies to technology. If you Google, Matt Richtel Multi-tasking NY Times you will be inundated with data on this matter.

The article is called "Multitasking takes toll on memory, study finds."

I tried copying and pasting the link in here but it wouldn't allow me.
Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
3/13/2015 | 9:36:34 AM
Re: The Recorded Age
True enough. Check it out! &Thanks, Ryan!


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
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
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Developing and Testing an Effective Breach Response Plan
Whether or not a data breach is a disaster for the organization depends on the security team's response and that is based on how the team developed a breach response plan beforehand and if it was thoroughly tested. Inside this report, experts share how to: -understand the technical environment, -determine what types of incidents would trigger the plan, -know which stakeholders need to be notified and how to do so, -develop steps to contain the breach, collect evidence, and initiate recovery.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2022-38336
PUBLISHED: 2022-12-06
An access control issue in MobaXterm before v22.1 allows attackers to make connections to the server via the SSH or SFTP protocols without authentication.
CVE-2022-38337
PUBLISHED: 2022-12-06
When aborting a SFTP connection, MobaXterm before v22.1 sends a hardcoded password to the server. The server treats this as an invalid login attempt which can result in a Denial of Service (DoS) for the user if services like fail2ban are used.
CVE-2022-40918
PUBLISHED: 2022-12-06
Buffer overflow in firmware lewei_cam binary version 2.0.10 in Force 1 Discovery Wifi U818A HD+ FPV Drone allows attacker to gain remote code execution as root user via a specially crafted UDP packet. Please update the Reference section to these links > http://thiscomputer.com/ > https://www.b...
CVE-2022-4173
PUBLISHED: 2022-12-06
A vulnerability within the malware removal functionality of Avast and AVG Antivirus allowed an attacker with write access to the filesystem, to escalate his privileges in certain scenarios. The issue was fixed with Avast and AVG Antivirus version 22.10.
CVE-2022-44009
PUBLISHED: 2022-12-06
Improper access control in Key-Value RBAC in StackStorm version 3.7.0 didn't check the permissions in Jinja filters, allowing attackers to access K/V pairs of other users, potentially leading to the exposure of sensitive Information.