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Cisco Patches Serious Vulnerabilities in Data Center Network Manager

Cisco informed customers on Wednesday that it has patched critical and high-severity vulnerabilities in its Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) network management platform.One of the security flaws, CVE-2020-3382, has been classified as critical. It allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to bypass authentication and perform actions with admin privileges on
Publish At:2020-07-30 14:39 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities

US, UK Warn of Malware Targeting QNAP NAS Devices

In a joint alert this week, the United States and the United Kingdom warned that a piece of malware has infected over 62,000 QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices.Dubbed QSnatch, the malware was first observed last year, and QNAP in November issued a security advisory to alert users of the risks associated with it and to provide recommendations on how
Publish At:2020-07-28 16:19 | Read:83 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Ris

Quantum Loop: US Unveils Blueprint for 'Virtually Unhackable' Internet

US officials and scientists have begun laying the groundwork for a more secure "virtually unhackable" internet based on quantum computing technology. At a presentation Thursday, Department of Energy (DOE) officials issued a report that lays out a blueprint strategy for the development of a national quantum internet, using laws of quantum mechanics to transm
Publish At:2020-07-24 15:48 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Security Infrastructure

Vulnerability in Cisco Firewalls Exploited Shortly After Disclosure

Cisco this week informed customers that it has patched a high-severity path traversal vulnerability in its firewalls that can be exploited remotely to obtain potentially sensitive files from the targeted system. The first attempts to exploit the flaw were observed shortly after disclosure.The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2020-3452, impacts the web servic
Publish At:2020-07-24 07:00 | Read:149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Vul

Critical Vulnerabilities Can Be Exploited to Hack Cisco Small Business Routers

Cisco on Wednesday released security advisories to inform customers of several critical vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely to hack small business routers and firewalls that are no longer being sold.One of the critical flaws, which is tracked as CVE-2020-3330 and has a CVSS score of 9.8, affects Cisco Small Business RV110W Wireless-N VPN firewalls
Publish At:2020-07-16 10:54 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities exploit

Focusing on the Fundamentals of Network Security

IBM X-Force has reported a huge increase in COVID-19-related spam. Malicious domains have also rapidly expanded during the first quarter of 2020.  Focus on Security Fundamentals   One of the key fundamental approaches for security is to ensure your security team can identify, investigate and respond to threats. We recommend mining network
Publish At:2020-07-15 12:51 | Read:141 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network App Security Corporate Network Security Network Secu

Cisco Investigating Report of Vulnerability Found in Counterfeit Switches

Cisco has launched an investigation after researchers at F-Secure analyzed two counterfeit Cisco switches that appeared to exploit a previously unknown vulnerability.The fake Cisco Catalyst 2960-X series switches were used by an IT company. F-Secure was called in to conduct an analysis after the counterfeit devices were discovered in the fall of 2019. The sw
Publish At:2020-07-15 11:15 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Risk Management Vulnera

Securing Your Environment While Working Remotely

Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, working from home used to be a novelty for many employees. According to a June 2020 IBM Security and Morning Consult “Work From Home Survey,” 80% of respondents say they worked from home either rarely or not at all prior to the pandemic. In-office work allowed employers and information technology (IT) teams to
Publish At:2020-07-14 09:05 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Network Security Services Home Network Sec

Backdoors Identified in Tens of C-Data Fiber Broadband Devices

Security researchers have discovered backdoors impacting a total of 29 Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) Optical Line Terminal (OLT) devices from Chinese vendor C-Data.The company’s OLTs are available for purchase under various brands, including BLIY, OptiLink, V-SOL CN, and C-Data, delivering connectivity to numerous clients (up to 1024 in some cases), with some of
Publish At:2020-07-13 09:33 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities

Security Automation Challenges to Adoption: Overcoming Preliminary Obstacles

For Most Organizations, the Full Capabilities of Security Automation Are Still UntappedModern security threats come in many different forms, which is part of the reason why addressing them is so challenging and there is a dire need for security automation. But despite recent advancements, the barriers to adoption for automation software remain high, particul
Publish At:2020-07-10 12:03 | Read:245 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Network Security Incident Response

Juniper Networks Patches Critical Vulnerabilities in Firewalls

Juniper Networks this week informed customers that it has patched many vulnerabilities in its products, mostly ones that can be exploited for denial-of-service (DoS) attacks.Over a dozen advisories have been published by the company to describe several vulnerabilities that are specific to Juniper products, as well as tens of flaws impacting third-party compo
Publish At:2020-07-10 12:03 | Read:233 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities

Palo Alto Networks Patches Command Injection Vulnerabilities in PAN-OS

Palo Alto Networks informed customers on Wednesday that it has patched two high-severity vulnerabilities in PAN-OS, the software running on the company’s firewalls.Based on their CVSS score, the more serious of the flaws is CVE-2020-2034, which impacts the GlobalProtect portal and allows an unauthenticated attacker with network access to the targeted system
Publish At:2020-07-09 09:02 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities

Cyberattack Simulation Company XM Cyber Raises $17 Million

XM Cyber, an Israel-based company that offers a cyberattack simulation platform, announced on Thursday that it raised $17 million in a Series B funding round.The latest funding round, which brings the total raised by the firm to $49 million, saw participation from Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, and Swarth Group.The money will be use
Publish At:2020-07-09 05:11 | Read:106 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access R

Using “Update.exe” as a Case Study for Robust OT Cybersecurity

In 2020, car manufacturer Honda fell victim to a ransomware attack. Using a payload called “update.exe,” the attack crippled Honda’s international customer service and Financial Services wing for days. Although it affected two customer facing branches of this global corporation, the ransomware was designed to target and breach Honda’s critical ICS/SCADA envi
Publish At:2020-07-07 00:04 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles ICS Security cyberattack ICS security malw

The Case for Intent-Based Segmentation with SD-WAN

Intent-based Segmentation Allows Networks to Dynamically Adapt for Advanced Threat Mitigation SD-WAN is a perfect example of how digital innovation (DI) efforts are redefining how businesses operate and networks function. It combines remote workers, multi-cloud platforms, business-critical applications, and advanced networking into a single, integr
Publish At:2020-07-02 18:45 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Network Security

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