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Latest Security News From RSAC 2021

Check out Dark Reading's updated, exclusive coverage of the news and security themes that are dominating RSA Conference 2021.

RSA CONFERENCE 2021 - Dark Reading's staff offers news and analysis of keynote presentations, press conferences, and interviews with speakers and attendees. Content is updated regularly.

Cloud Security Blind Spots: Where They Are and How to Protect Them 5/21/2021
Security experts discuss oft-neglected areas of cloud security and offer guidance to businesses working to strengthen their security posture.

Dev-Sec Disconnect Undermines Secure Coding Efforts 5/20/2021
Rather than continue to complain about each other, developers and security pros need to work together and celebrate their successes.

Lack of Skills, Maturity Hamper Threat Hunting at Many Organizations 5/20/2021 
When implemented correctly, threat hunting can help organizations stay head of threats, researcher says at RSA Conference.

Maricopa County CISO: Online Misinformation/Disinformation in 2020 Election a 'Gamechanger' 5/20/2021
Custom playbooks played a key role in the Arizona election jurisdiction's security strategy.

Don't Let Scary Headlines Shape Your Company's Cyber-Resilience Strategy 5/20/2021
Resilience planning should be based on data and backed by technology, cybersecurity pros agreed at this week's RSA Conference.

Cobalt Strike Becomes a Preferred Hacking Tool by Cybercrime, APT Groups 5/19/2021
Incident response cases and research show how the red-team tool has become a become a go-to for attackers.

SolarWinds CEO: Attack Began Much Earlier Than Previously Thought 5/19/2021
Investigation shows threat actors began probing SolarWinds' network in January 2019, according to Sudhakar Ramakrishna.

Automation & Pervasive, Connected Technology to Pose Cyber Threats in 2030 5/19/2021
A project to look at potential cybersecurity threats in a decade sees hackers and marketers sending spam directly to our vision, while attackers' automated systems adapt faster than defenses.

How Attackers Weigh the Pros and Cons of BEC Techniques 5/18/2021
Security researchers discuss attackers' evolving methodologies in business email compromise and phishing campaigns.

How to Get Employees to Care About Security 5/18/2021
Want to a security awareness program that sticks? Make it fun and personal, and offer free lunch.

Best 11 Quotes From Cryptographers Panel 5/18/2021
Cryptographers at an RSA Conference panel aren't worried about adversarial quantum cryptography. Machine learning, though, causes pressing practical issues.

Cisco Plans to Create 'Premium' SecureX Offering With Kenna Security Features 5/18/2021
Executives from Cisco share insights on the networking giant's ambitious security strategy.

47% of Criminals Buying Exploits Target Microsoft Products 5/17/2021
Researchers examine English- and Russian-language underground exploits to track how exploits are advertised and sold.

RSAC 2021: What Will SolarWinds' CEO Reveal? 5/17/2021
In a keynote conversation with Forrester analyst Laura Koetzle, Sudhakar Ramakrishna will get candid about the historic breach.

When AI Becomes the Hacker 5/13/2021
Bruce Schneier explores the potential dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) systems gone rogue in society.

Wanted: The (Elusive) Cybersecurity 'All-Star' 5/5/2021
Separate workforce studies by (ISC)2 and ISACA point to the need for security departments to work with existing staff to identify needs and bring entry-level people into the field.

Debating Law Enforcement's Role in the Fight Against Cybercrime 5/5/2021
The FBI's action to remove Web shells from compromised Microsoft Exchange Servers sparks a broader discussion about officials' response to cyberattacks.

Ransomware Task Force Publishes Framework to Fight Global Threat 4/30/2021
An 81-page report details how ransomware has evolved, along with recommendations on how to deter attacks and disrupt its business model.

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PUBLISHED: 2022-10-03
Under certain conditions, an attacker could create an unintended sphere of control through a vulnerability present in file delete operation in Autodesk desktop app (ADA). An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code.
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PUBLISHED: 2022-10-03
An issue was discovered in Veritas NetBackup through 8.2 and related Veritas products. An attacker with local access can send a crafted packet to pbx_exchange during registration and cause a NULL pointer exception, effectively crashing the pbx_exchange process.
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An issue was discovered in Veritas NetBackup through 10.0.0.1 and related Veritas products. The NetBackup Primary server is vulnerable to an XML External Entity (XXE) Injection attack through the DiscoveryService service.