VERT Threat Alert: November 2021 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s November 2021 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-972 on Wednesday, November 10th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs CVE-2021-42292 Up first this month, we have a 0-day in Microsoft Excel that allows an attacker to bypass security features. This vulnerability has seen […]

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8 Daily Practices to Avoid Cybersecurity Burnout

Burnout happens when job demands such as workload, time-pressure, and difficult clients are high as well as when job resources including quality leadership, autonomy and decision authority, recognition, and strong relationships are lacking. The field of cybersecurity is particularly difficult, but that doesn’t mean burnout is inevitable, and it doesn’t mean you can’t recover after […]

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OT Security: Risks, Challenges and Securing your Environment

Before the revolution of Information Technology (IT), the world experienced the revolution of Operational Technology (OT). Operational Technology is the combination of hardware and software that controls and operates the physical mechanisms of industry. OT systems play an important role in the water, manufacturing, power, and distribution systems that transformed industry into the modern age. […]

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VERT Threat Alert: October 2021 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s October 2021 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-968 on Wednesday, October 13th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs CVE-2021-40449 Up first this month, we have an elevation of privilege in Win32k that has been exploited in-the-wild via MysterySnail. This vulnerability appears to […]

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