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The Problem with Proprietary Testing: NSS Labs vs. CrowdStrike
Brian Monkman, Executive Director at NetSecOPENCommentary
Why apples-to-apples performance tests are the only way to accurately gauge the impact of network security products and solutions.
By Brian Monkman Executive Director at NetSecOPEN, 7/19/2019
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Data Loss, Leakage Top Cloud Security Concerns
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Compliance, accidental exposure of credentials, and data control are also primary concerns for senior IT and security managers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/17/2019
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Security Snapshot: OS, Authentication, Browser & Cloud Trends
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New research shows cloud apps are climbing, SMS authentication is falling, Chrome is the enterprise browser favorite, and Android leads outdated devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/16/2019
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How Attackers Infiltrate the Supply Chain & What to Do About It
Shay Nahari, Head of Red-Team Services at CyberArkCommentary
With some security best practices, enterprises can significantly reduce the chances that a potential supply chain attack will affect business operations.
By Shay Nahari Head of Red-Team Services at CyberArk, 7/16/2019
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Symantec Builds Out Cloud Portfolio to Enforce 'Zero Trust'
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
New additions to its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform aim to give businesses greater control over access to cloud resources and applications.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/16/2019
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Meet DoppelPaymer, BitPaymer's Ransomware Lookalike
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
New ransomware variant DoppelPaymer was leveraged in campaigns against the City of Edcouch, Texas, and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/15/2019
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Where Businesses Waste Endpoint Security Budgets
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Too many systems, failure to test tools, and fear of replacement drive endpoint complexity and render products less effective.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/15/2019
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Data Center Changes Push Cyber Risk to Network's Edge
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Changes in fundamental enterprise architectures coupled with shifts in human resources mean that companies are considering new risks to their infrastructure.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/11/2019
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How to Catch a Phish: Where Employee Awareness Falls Short
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Advanced phishing techniques and poor user behaviors that exacerbate the threat of successful attacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/11/2019
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Summer: A Time for Vacations & Cyberattacks?
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
About a third of cybersecurity professionals believe that their companies see more cyberattacks during the summer, but the survey data does not convince on the reasons for the perception of a summer bump.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/11/2019
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Industry Insight: Checking Up on Healthcare Security
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Modern threats putting healthcare organization at risk, how they're improving their security posture, and where many fall short.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/10/2019
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Why You Need a Global View of IT Assets
Pablo Quiroga, Director of Product Management at QualysCommentary
It may seem obvious, but many companies lose sight of the fact that they can't protect what they don't know they even have.
By Pablo Quiroga Director of Product Management at Qualys, 7/10/2019
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Vulnerability Found in GE Anesthesia Machines
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
GE Healthcare has released a statement claiming the bug is not in the machine itself and does not pose direct risk to patients.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/10/2019
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4 Reasons Why SOC Superstars Quit
Edy Almer, VP Product, CyberbitCommentary
Security analysts know they are a hot commodity in the enviable position of writing their own ticket. Here's how to keep them engaged, challenged, and happy.
By Edy Almer VP Product, Cyberbit, 7/10/2019
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Organizations Are Adapting Authentication for Cloud Applications
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Companies see the changing demands of cloud identity management but are mixed in their responses to those demands.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/9/2019
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Financial Impact of Cybercrime Exceeded $45B in 2018
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Cybersecurity analysts explore a range of industry research to examine trends around cyber incidents and their financial impact.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/9/2019
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Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Under Active Attack
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Microsoft issued fixes for 77 unique vulnerabilities this Patch Tuesday, including two zero-day privilege escalation vulnerabilities seen exploited in the wild.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/9/2019
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Cloud Security and Risk Mitigation
Derrick Johnson, National Practice Director for Secure Infrastructure Services at AT&T Cybersecurity ConsultingCommentary
Just because your data isn't on-premises doesn't mean you're not responsible for security.
By Derrick Johnson National Practice Director for Secure Infrastructure Services at AT&T Cybersecurity Consulting, 7/9/2019
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Insider Threats: An M&A Dealmaker's Nightmare
Joe Payne, President and CEO at Code42Commentary
Because data has never been more portable, taking it has never been easier. And that's a huge problem during mergers and acquisitions.
By Joe Payne President and CEO at Code42, 7/9/2019
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D-Link Agrees to Strengthen Device Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A settlement with the FTC should mean comprehensive security upgrades for D-Link routers and IP camera.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/3/2019
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CVE-2019-14230
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-21
An issue was discovered in the Viral Quiz Maker - OnionBuzz plugin before 1.2.7 for WordPress. One could exploit the id parameter in the set_count ajax nopriv handler due to there being no sanitization prior to use in a SQL query in saveQuestionVote. This allows an unauthenticated/unprivileged user ...
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PUBLISHED: 2019-07-21
An issue was discovered in the Viral Quiz Maker - OnionBuzz plugin before 1.2.2 for WordPress. One could exploit the points parameter in the ob_get_results ajax nopriv handler due to there being no sanitization prior to use in a SQL query in getResultByPointsTrivia. This allows an unauthenticated/un...
CVE-2019-14207
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-21
An issue was discovered in Foxit PhantomPDF before 8.3.11. The application could crash when calling the clone function due to an endless loop resulting from confusing relationships between a child and parent object (caused by an append error).
CVE-2019-14208
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-21
An issue was discovered in Foxit PhantomPDF before 8.3.10. The application could be exposed to a NULL pointer dereference and crash when getting a PDF object from a document, or parsing a certain portfolio that contains a null dictionary.
CVE-2019-14209
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-21
An issue was discovered in Foxit PhantomPDF before 8.3.10. The application could be exposed to Heap Corruption due to data desynchrony when adding AcroForm.