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VulnRecap 2/26/24 – VMWare, Apple, ScreenConnect Face Risks

eSecurity Planet

Urgent patching and prompt updates can protect systems from unauthorized access, data breaches, and potential exploitation by threat actors. Organizations must prioritize implementing effective security measures and conducting frequent audits. and the Windows service (VMware Plug-in Service).

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Black Hat AI Tools Fuel Rise in Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks

eSecurity Planet

Such a never-ending hunt for exploits could leave system administrators with little to no time to fix vulnerabilities and keep their systems secure, leaving a wide range of systems vulnerable to exploitation, causing widespread and significant damage.

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Weekly Vulnerability Recap – August 28, 2023 – Windows, Ivanti, Adobe Hit By Flaws

eSecurity Planet

Some of these attacks are challenging to detect because they look like they could be the behavior of legitimate system administrators. The security bulletin was last updated August 25. Threat actors can use WFP to escalate their privileges on Windows.

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Weekly Vulnerability Recap – August 28, 2023 – Windows, Ivanti, Adobe Hit By Flaws

eSecurity Planet

Some of these attacks are challenging to detect because they look like they could be the behavior of legitimate system administrators. The security bulletin was last updated August 25. Threat actors can use WFP to escalate their privileges on Windows.

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More ‘actionable’ intel needed from HHS to support health IT security

SC Magazine

The Department of Health and Human Services has made progress in threat sharing efforts to support cybersecurity within its partnerships and the health care sector. But the Government Accountability Office found areas where HHS could better coordinate its efforts to support department information sharing and overall health IT security.

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CSPM vs CWPP vs CIEM vs CNAPP: What’s the Difference?

eSecurity Planet

Securing all those new cloud environments and connections became a job for cybersecurity companies. Gartner played a big role in the development of cloud security terminology, coining the term “Cloud Workload Protection Platform” in 2010 to describe a tool used for safeguarding virtual machines and containers.

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How to Perform a Vulnerability Scan in 10 Steps

eSecurity Planet

Vulnerability scans play a vital role in identifying weaknesses within systems and networks, reducing risks, and bolstering an organization’s security defenses. Develop and implement suitable remediation procedures in collaboration with key stakeholders such as system administrators, network engineers, and security teams.