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Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.08.06

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud How the NSA Says You Can Limit Location Data Exposure (VICE, Aug 04 2020) The mitigations are designed for government officials, but the advice itself can be useful for many more people. Data isn’t just

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.08.04

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security China Is What Orwell Feared (The Atlantic, Jul 29 2020) Xi Jinping is using artificial intelligence to enhance his government’s totalitarian control—and he’s exporting this technology to regimes around the globe. BlackBerry Phone Cracked (Schneier

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.08.03

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Hackers Broke Into Real News Sites to Plant Fake Stories (Wired, Jul 29 2020) A disinfo operation broke into the content management systems of Eastern European media outlets in a campaign to spread misinformation about NATO.

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.07.31

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Vulnerability in Cisco Firewalls Exploited Shortly After Disclosure (SecurityWeek, Jul 24 2020) 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

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.07.31

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Twitter employees were spear-phished over the phone (Help Net Security, Jul 31 2020) “The social engineering that occurred on July 15, 2020, targeted a small number of employees through a phone spear phishing attack,” Twitter explained.

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.07.30

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Business ID Theft Soars Amid COVID Closures (Krebs on Security, Jul 27 2020) “When a business owner wants to open a new line of credit, creditors typically check with Dun & Bradstreet to gauge the

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.07.29

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Organizations Continue to Struggle With App Vulns (Dark Reading, Jul 24 2020) A high percentage of discovered bugs remain unremediated for a long time, a new study shows. Attackers exploit Twilio’s misconfigured cloud storage, inject malicious

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.07.28

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Apple Will Start Sending Special Devices to iPhone Hackers (VICE, Jul 22 2020) Apple officially launched the iPhone Research Device Program, and will send iPhone hackers and security researchers special devices that will make it