Weekly InfoSec Roundup 02/02/2018

It was a busy week for Brinqa and the InfoSec industry. Brinqa attended AppSec California in Santa Monica, while we were soaking up the rays plenty of critical bugs and vulnerabilities hit the scene.


  • Cisco Fixes Remote Code Execution Bug Rated 10 Out of 10 on Severity Scale

    “Cisco has released software patches that fix a major vulnerability affecting Cisco devices running Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software.”
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  • DNS Hijacking: The Silent Threat That’s Putting Your Network at Risk

    “The technique is easy to carry out and can cause much damage. Here’s what you need to know about fighting back.”
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  • New Adobe Flash Zero-Day Spotted in the Wild

    “According to a security alert issued by the South Korean Computer Emergency Response Team (KR-CERT), the zero-day affects Flash Player installs and earlier. Flash is the current Flash version number.”
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  • Data Encryption: 4 Common Pitfalls

    “To maximize encryption effectiveness you must minimize adverse effects in network performance and complexity. Here’s how.”
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  • CISOs map out their cybersecurity plan for 2018

    “What’s on the short list for enterprise cybersecurity programs in the coming year? As attack vectors increase — think IoT — we ask information security leaders to discuss their plans.”
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  • Cisco ‘waited 80 days’ before revealing it had been patching its critical VPN flaw

    “A sysadmin has criticized Cisco for releasing software that fixed a high-severity bug 80 days before telling customers just how dangerous it was.”
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  • Web Server Used in 100 ICS Products Affected by Critical Flaw

    “Bell Canada has started informing customers that their personal data has been compromised in a breach that reportedly affects up to 100,000 individuals.”
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  • Brinqa @ AppSec Califoria

    Brinqa enjoyed the sunshine while at AppSec California.


  • Our CEO, Amad Fida, will be speaking at the Cyber Security Summit Silicon Valley this month.

    Hear from Amad and other industry experts during the panel “The Compliance Nightmare: No One Gets Extra Points for Spending More to Pass and Audit”



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