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To Manage Security Risk, Manage Data First
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
At Interop 2019, IT and security experts urged attendees to focus on data asset management as a means of mitigating risk.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/23/2019
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Google's Origin & the Danger of Link Sharing
Dr. Salvatore Stolfo, Fouder & CTO, Allure SecurityCommentary
How the act of sharing links to files stored in a public cloud puts organizations at risk, and what security teams can do to safeguard data and PII.
By Dr. Salvatore Stolfo Fouder & CTO, Allure Security, 5/23/2019
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Russian Nation-State Hacking Unit's Tools Get More Fancy
Robert Lemos, Contributing WriterNews
APT28/Fancy Bear has expanded its repertoire to more than 30 commands for infecting systems, executing code, and reconnaissance, researchers have found.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 5/23/2019
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Incident Response: 3 Easy Traps & How to Avoid Them
Beth Burgin Waller, Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLCCommentary
Sage legal advice about navigating a data breach from a troubleshooting cybersecurity outside counsel.
By Beth Burgin Waller Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice , Woods Rogers PLC, 5/23/2019
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Data Asset Management: What Do You Really Need?
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
At Interop, a cybersecurity and privacy leader explains her approach to data management and governance at a massive, decentralized company.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/22/2019
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Proving the Value of Security Awareness with Metrics that 'Deserve More'
Ira Winkler, CISSP, President, Secure MentemCommentary
Without metrics that matter to the business, awareness programs will continue to be the bastard child of security.
By Ira Winkler CISSP, President, Secure Mentem, 5/22/2019
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The 3 Cybersecurity Rules of Trust
Ari Singer, CTO at TrustPhiCommentary
Every day, keeping anything secure requires being smart about trust. The rules of trust will keep you and your data safer.
By Ari Singer CTO at TrustPhi, 5/22/2019
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Consumer IoT Devices Are Compromising Enterprise Networks
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing WriterNews
While IoT devices continue to multiply, the latest studies show a dangerous lack of visibility into those connected to enterprise networks.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, 5/22/2019
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KnowBe4 Focuses on Security Culture with CLTRe Acquisition
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The acquisition solidifies KnowBe4's European presence and shows a focus on building and measuring security culture.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/21/2019
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Data Security: Think Beyond the Endpoint
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A strong data protection strategy is essential as data moves across endpoints and in the cloud.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/21/2019
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DHS Warns of Data Theft via Chinese-Made Drones
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The drones are reportedly built with parts that can compromise organizations' data and share it on a server accessible to the Chinese government.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/20/2019
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97% of Americans Cant Ace a Basic Security Test
Steve Zurier, Contributing WriterNews
Still, a new Google study uncovers a bit of good news, too.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 5/20/2019
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Financial Sector Under Siege
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO AdvisorCommentary
The old take-the-money-and-run approach has been replaced by siege tactics such as DDOS attacks and land-and-expand campaigns with multiple points of persistence and increased dwell time.
By Marc Wilczek Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor, 5/20/2019
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Artist Uses Malware in Installation
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
A piece of 'art' currently up for auction features six separate types of malware running on a vulnerable computer.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/17/2019
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When Older Windows Systems Won't Die
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Microsoft's decision to patch unsupported machines for the critical CVE-2019-0708 flaw is a reminder that XP, 2003, and other older versions of Windows still run in some enterprises.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/17/2019
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Exposed Elasticsearch Database Compromises Data on 8M People
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Personal data exposed includes full names, physical and email addresses, birthdates, phone numbers, and IP addresses.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/17/2019
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Google to Replace Titan Security Keys Affected by Bluetooth Bug
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A misconfiguration in Bluetooth Titan Security Keys' pairing protocols could compromise users under specific circumstances.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/16/2019
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Executive Order Limits Certain Tech Sales, Hits Huawei Hard
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The executive order signed by President Trump bars the sale or installation of equipment seen to be controlled by hostile foreign governments and a threat to national security.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/16/2019
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Cyber Workforce Exec Order: Right Question, Wrong Answer
Ryan Shaw, Co-Founder, BionicCommentary
Shuffling resources, adding administrative process, and creating a competition and incentive system will do little to grow and mature the talent we need to meet the cybersecurity challenges we face.
By Ryan Shaw Co-Founder, Bionic, 5/16/2019
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New Intel Vulnerabilities Bring Fresh CPU Attack Dangers
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Four newly discovered vulns from the speculative-execution family bring Meltdown-like threats to Intel's processors.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/15/2019
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CVE-2019-7068
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-24
Adobe Acrobat and Reader versions 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2017.011.30113 and earlier version, and 2015.006.30464 and earlier have an use after free vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution .
CVE-2019-7069
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-24
Adobe Acrobat and Reader versions 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2017.011.30113 and earlier version, and 2015.006.30464 and earlier have a type confusion vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution .
CVE-2019-7070
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-24
Adobe Acrobat and Reader versions 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2017.011.30113 and earlier version, and 2015.006.30464 and earlier have an use after free vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution .
CVE-2019-7071
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-24
Adobe Acrobat and Reader versions 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2017.011.30113 and earlier version, and 2015.006.30464 and earlier have an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to information disclosure.
CVE-2019-7072
PUBLISHED: 2019-05-24
Adobe Acrobat and Reader versions 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2019.010.20069 and earlier, 2017.011.30113 and earlier version, and 2015.006.30464 and earlier have an use after free vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution .