Security

January 24, 2017

SECURITY

Visibility is the new perimeter; It’s time for Cisco ISE 2.2

Visibility doesn’t just mean seeing data move within the network – it also means seeing who and what is on the network. Trends like the Internet of Things (IoT) and Enterprise Mobility – that will result in tens of billions of connected devices and users – are fundamentally changing the enterprise networking environment. Not knowing […]

January 23, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Vulnerability Spotlight – LibBPG Image Decoding Code Execution

Overview Talos is disclosing TALOS-2016-0259 / CVE-2016-8710. An exploitable heap write out of bounds vulnerability exists in the decoding of BPG images in libbpg library. A crafted BPG image decoded by libbpg can cause an integer underflow vulnerability causing an out of bounds heap write leading to remote code execution. This vulnerability can be triggered […]

January 23, 2017

SECURITY

Welcome to the OT World

It may have come to you in an email or perhaps during a 1:1 with your boss but either way the news probably caught you by surprise. You will be taking your security skills to the industrial side of the house. Congratulations! And good luck – you are going to need it. Much of what […]

January 23, 2017

SECURITY

Privacy Is a Basic Human Right… and Good for Business, Too

We humans love to share and communicate. From the beginning of recorded history, we’ve sought connection, culture, and commerce by sharing aspects of ourselves with others. But we also want to be left alone without undue interference to lead our lives. So how do we solve this dichotomy? First off, let me emphatically say that […]

January 23, 2017

SECURITY

What if your network could do it all? Be digital-ready AND secure your business.

Networks today are supposed to be digital-ready, meaning fast and agile to propel business into a world where everything is connected. Getting there has hit some major speedbumps due to highly publicized hacks. And this has started a virtual arms race, where no expense is spared to deploy numerous, disparate security solutions. Yet somehow, the […]

January 20, 2017

THREAT RESEARCH

Vulnerability Spotlight: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC jpeg Decoder Vulnerability

Discovered by Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos Overview Talos is disclosing TALOS-2016-0259 / CVE-2017-2791 an uninitialized memory vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Adobe Acrobat Reader is one of the largest and well known PDF readers available today. This particular vulnerability is associated with the JPEG Decoder functionality embedded in the application. A specially crafted […]

January 20, 2017

SECURITY

Effective Endpoint Security – More than Meets the Eye

One of your sales people, Susan, is on the road putting some finishing touches on a presentation before a big meeting. Using the hotel Wi-Fi she does a quick search to see if there’s any relevant company or industry news she needs to know about before meeting with the client. She clicks on several websites, […]

January 20, 2017

SECURITY

Guidelines and Practices for Multi-Party Vulnerability Coordination Open to Review

Recent cyber attacks on organizations around the world have demonstrated the need for consistency in managing security vulnerabilities. To answer that demand, the Industry Consortium for the Advancement of Security on the Internet (ICASI) and the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) created the FIRST Vulnerability Coordination Special Interest Group (SIG). This is […]

January 19, 2017

SECURITY

Closing One Learning Loop: Using Decision Forests to Detect Advanced Threats

This blog post was authored by Veronica Valeros and Lukas Machlica Malicious actors are constantly evolving their techniques in order to evade detection. It is not only the sophistication or the rapid...

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