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Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.03.23

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Ransomware Gangs to Stop Attacking Health Orgs During Pandemic (BleepingComputer, Mar 23 2020) Some Ransomware operators have stated that they will no longer target health and medical organizations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. How Microsoft Dismantled

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.03.20

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. A New Wormable Windows Vulnerability Has No Patch in Sight (Wired, Mar 12 2020) The flaw has the potential to unleash the kind of attacks that allowed WannaCry and NotPetya to cripple business networks around the world.

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.03.20

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Work-from-Home Security Advice (Schneier on Security, Mar 19 2020) “SANS has made freely available its “Work-from-Home Awareness Kit.” When I think about how COVID-19’s security measures are affecting organizational networks, I see several interrelated problems:…” Barr:

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.03.19

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud The Value and Ethics of Using Phone Data to Monitor Covid-19 (Wired, Mar 18 2020) Google and Facebook are discussing plans with the White House to share collective data on people’s movements during the coronavirus

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.03.16

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense A New Wormable Windows Vulnerability Has No Patch in Sight (Wired, Mar 12 2020) The flaw has the potential to unleash the kind of attacks that allowed WannaCry and NotPetya to cripple business networks around the

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.03.13

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Cisco fixes three high-level bugs, but a fourth remains unpatched (SC Media, Mar 06 2020) The flaw with no current fix is CVE-2020-3155: a validation error in the SSL implementation of Cisco Intelligent Proximity, a solution that

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.03.13

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Panel outlines massive federal cybersecurity overhaul (POLITICO, Mar 11 2020) The Cyberspace Solarium Commission made more than 75 recommendations based on 30 meetings, 300 interviews and nearly a year of work. Live Coronavirus Map Used to