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As Businesses Move Critical Data to Cloud, Security Risks Abound
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Companies think their data is safer in the public cloud than in on-prem data centers, but the transition is driving security issues.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/20/2019
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Mastercard, GCA Create Small Business Cybersecurity Toolkit
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A new toolkit developed by the Global Cybersecurity Alliance aims to give small businesses a cookbook for better cybersecurity.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/20/2019
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Making the Case for a Cybersecurity Moon Shot
Adam Shostack, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game DesignerCommentary
There are severe and unsolved problems in our industry that justify a sustained effort and substantial investment. It's worth picking one.
By Adam Shostack Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game Designer, 2/19/2019
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Palo Alto Networks to Buy Demisto for $560M
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
This marks Palo Alto Networks' latest acquisition and its first of 2019.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/19/2019
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Mozilla, Internet Society and Others Pressure Retailers to Demand Secure IoT Products
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New initiative offers five principles for greater IoT security.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/14/2019
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How to Create a Dream Team for the New Age of Cybersecurity
Gaurav Banga, Founder and CEO, BalbixCommentary
When each member of your security team is focused on one narrow slice of the pie, it's easy for adversaries to enter through the cracks. Here are five ways to stop them.
By Gaurav Banga Founder and CEO, Balbix, 2/14/2019
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Security Spills: 9 Problems Causing the Most Stress
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Security practitioners reveal what's causing them the most frustration in their roles.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 2/14/2019
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Windows Executable Masks Mac Malware
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
A new strain of MacOS malware hides inside a Windows executable to avoid detection.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/13/2019
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Lessons Learned from a Hard-Hitting Security Review
Jaspreet Singh, founder and CEO of DruvaCommentary
Information security is a corporate posture and must be managed at all levels: systems, software, personnel, and all the key processes.
By Jaspreet Singh founder and CEO of Druva, 2/13/2019
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Symantec Acquires Luminate to Build on Cloud Security
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Luminate Security, which specializes in software-defined perimeter technology, will extend Symantec's integrated defense platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/12/2019
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Security Pros Agree Military Should Conduct Offensive Hacking
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
But it can't operate in a bubble, a new Washington Post study indicates.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/11/2019
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6 Reasons to Be Wary of Encryption in Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Encryption can be critical to data security, but it's not a universal panacea.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 2/8/2019
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Cyberattack Hits Australian Parliament
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Officials believe a nation-state is to blame for the incident, which took place Thursday night into Friday morning.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/8/2019
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Carbonite Announces Webroot Purchase
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The purchase will add WebRoot's cloud-based security to the cloud-based data backup and recovery platform of Carbonite.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/7/2019
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DDoS Mitigation Pioneer Launches Network Security Startup
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Barrett Lyon is co-founder of Netography, which emerged today with $2.6M in seed funding from Andreessen Horowitz.
By Dark Reading Staff , 2/7/2019
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Serverless Computing: 'Function' vs. 'Infrastructure' as-a-Service
Ory Segal, CTO, PureSecCommentary
How much do companies really gain from offloading security duties to the cloud? Let's do the math.
By Ory Segal CTO, PureSec, 2/6/2019
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Mitigating the Security Risks of Cloud-Native Applications
Dror Davidoff, CEO of Aqua SecurityCommentary
While containers can create more secure application development environments, they also introduce new security challenges that affect security and compliance.
By Dror Davidoff CEO of Aqua Security, 2/5/2019
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Researchers Devise New Method of Intrusion Deception for SDN
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Team from University of Missouri take wraps off Dolus, a system defense using pretense which they say will help defend software-defined networking (SDN) cloud infrastructure.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 2/4/2019
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Rubrik Data Leak is Another Cloud Misconfiguration Horror Story
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A server security mishap exposed vast stores of data belonging to clients of Rubrik, a security and cloud management firm.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 1/30/2019
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Remote Access & the Diminishing Security Perimeter
Henry Harrison, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, GarrisonCommentary
Where security really matters, the enterprise is only as secure as the endpoints it allows to access its sensitive core systems.
By Henry Harrison Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, Garrison, 1/29/2019
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CVE-2019-3474
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-20
A path traversal vulnerability in the web application component of Micro Focus Filr 3.x allows a remote attacker authenticated as a low privilege user to download arbitrary files from the Filr server. This vulnerability affects all versions of Filr 3.x prior to Security Update 6.
CVE-2019-3475
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-20
A local privilege escalation vulnerability in the famtd component of Micro Focus Filr 3.0 allows a local attacker authenticated as a low privilege user to escalate to root. This vulnerability affects all versions of Filr 3.x prior to Security Update 6.
CVE-2019-10030
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-20
A sandbox bypass vulnerability exists in Jenkins Script Security Plugin 1.52 and earlier in RejectASTTransformsCustomizer.java that allows attackers with Overall/Read permission to provide a Groovy script to an HTTP endpoint that can result in arbitrary code execution on the Jenkins master JVM.
CVE-2019-10030
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-20
A exposure of sensitive information vulnerability exists in Jenkins Cloud Foundry Plugin 2.3.1 and earlier in AbstractCloudFoundryPushDescriptor.java that allows attackers with Overall/Read access to connect to an attacker-specified URL using attacker-specified credentials IDs obtained through anoth...
CVE-2019-10030
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-20
A server-side request forgery vulnerability exists in Jenkins Mattermost Notification Plugin 2.6.2 and earlier in MattermostNotifier.java that allows attackers with Overall/Read permission to have Jenkins connect to an attacker-specified Mattermost server and room and send a message.