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Introducing Zero-Trust Access
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, OmdiaCommentary
It's too early to tell whether ZTA will be a VPN killer or not, but major players are ramping up products in this new class of security technology that focuses on the cloud.
By Rik Turner Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia, 3/26/2020
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Missing Patches, Misconfiguration Top Technical Breach Causes
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Less than half of businesses surveyed can patch critical vulnerabilities within 72 hours. Why does the process take so long?
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/25/2020
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How Attackers Could Use Azure Apps to Sneak into Microsoft 365
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Researchers warn Microsoft 365 account holders to pay attention to unknown applications that request permissions.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/24/2020
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How to Secure Your Kubernetes Deployments
Gadi Naor, CTO and Co-Founder, AlcideCommentary
As more companies shift their software to a microservices-based architecture and orchestrate their containerized applications in Kubernetes, distributed security controls become a must.
By Gadi Naor CTO and Co-Founder, Alcide, 3/24/2020
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Microsoft Publishes Advisory for Windows Zero-Day
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
There is no available patch for the vulnerabilities, which Microsoft says exist in all supported versions of Windows.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/23/2020
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8 Infosec Page-Turners for Days Spent Indoors
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Stuck inside and looking for a new read? Check out these titles written by security practitioners and reporters across the industry.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/23/2020
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DDoS Attack Targets German Food Delivery Service
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Liefrando delivers food from more than 15,000 restaurants in Germany, where people under COVID-19 restrictions depend on the service.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/19/2020
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Process Injection Tops Attacker Techniques for 2019
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
Attackers commonly use remote administration and network management tools for lateral movement, a new pool of threat data shows.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/18/2020
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What the Battle of Britain Can Teach Us About Cybersecurity's Human Element
Eyal Benishti, CEO & Founder of IRONSCALESCommentary
During WWII, the British leveraged both technology and human intelligence to help win the war. Security leaders must learn the lessons of history and consider how the human element can make their machine-based systems more effective.
By Eyal Benishti CEO & Founder of IRONSCALES, 3/18/2020
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Remote Workforce Jumps 15% in Two Weeks
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Netskope reports the total number of remote employees is the highest it has ever observed.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/17/2020
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Needed: A Cybersecurity Good Samaritan Law
Tom McAndrew, CEO at CoalfireCommentary
Legislation should protect the good hackers who are helping to keep us safe, not just go after the bad.
By Tom McAndrew CEO at Coalfire, 3/17/2020
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Texas Chose to Fight Ransomware and Not Pay. What About the Rest of Us?
Yaniv Valik, VP Product, Cyber and IT Resilience, Continuity SoftwareCommentary
Law-abiding folks like us applauded Texas for its bravery but would we have the steel will to stand on the side of justice if it happened to us? Probably not.
By Yaniv Valik VP Product, Cyber and IT Resilience, Continuity Software, 3/13/2020
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Cyberspace Solarium Commission Slams US Cybersecurity Readiness
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The federal commission outlined more than 60 recommendations to remedy major security problems.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/11/2020
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COVID-19 Drives Rush to Remote Work. Is Your Security Team Ready?
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark ReadingNews
A rapid transition to remote work puts pressure on security teams to understand and address a wave of potential security risks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/11/2020
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Why CSP Isn't Enough to Stop Magecart-Like Attacks
Hadar Blutrich, CTO & Co-founder, Source DefenseCommentary
As Magecart and formjacking attacks become more sophisticated, it's essential to address not only what services may interact with users, but what that interaction looks like and how to control it.
By Hadar Blutrich CTO & Co-founder, Source Defense, 3/11/2020
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Paradise Ransomware Variant Hides in Office IQY Files
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
The uncommon Internet Query file format lets attacks slip past defenses to effectively break into target networks.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/10/2020
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How Network Metadata Can Transform Compromise Assessment
Ricardo Villadiego, Founder and CEO of LumuCommentary
Listen more closely and your network's metadata will surrender insights the bad guys counted on keeping secret
By Ricardo Villadiego Founder and CEO of Lumu, 3/10/2020
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Cyber Resiliency, Cloud & the Evolving Role of the Firewall
PJ Kirner, CTO & Founder, IllumioCommentary
Today's defenses must be creative in both isolating threats and segmenting environments to prevent attacks. Here's why.
By PJ Kirner CTO & Founder, Illumio, 3/9/2020
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WatchGuard Buys Panda Security for Endpoint Security Tech
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
In the long term, Panda Security's technologies will be integrated into the WatchGuard platform.
By Dark Reading Staff , 3/9/2020
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7 Cloud Attack Techniques You Should Worry About
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Security pros detail the common and concerning ways attackers target enterprise cloud environments.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 3/6/2020
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CVE-2020-10940
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-27
Local Privilege Escalation can occur in PHOENIX CONTACT PORTICO SERVER through 3.0.7 when installed to run as a service.
CVE-2020-10939
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-27
Insecure, default path permissions in PHOENIX CONTACT PC WORX SRT through 1.14 allow for local privilege escalation.
CVE-2020-6095
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-27
An exploitable denial of service vulnerability exists in the GstRTSPAuth functionality of GStreamer/gst-rtsp-server 1.14.5. A specially crafted RTSP setup request can cause a null pointer deference resulting in denial-of-service. An attacker can send a malicious packet to trigger this vulnerability.
CVE-2020-10817
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-27
The custom-searchable-data-entry-system (aka Custom Searchable Data Entry System) plugin through 1.7.1 for WordPress allows SQL Injection. NOTE: this product is discontinued.
CVE-2020-10952
PUBLISHED: 2020-03-27
GitLab EE/CE 8.11 through 12.9.1 allows blocked users to pull/push docker images.