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AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.16

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Ripple20 Bugs Put Hundreds of Millions of IoT Devices at Risk (Wired, Jun 16 2020) The so-called Ripple20 vulnerabilities affect equipment found in data centers, power grids, and more. GTP Vulnerabilities Expose 4G/5G Networks to

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.15

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense UPnP vulnerability lets attackers steal data, scan internal networks (Help Net Security, Jun 09 2020) A vulnerability (CVE-2020-12695) in Universal Plug and Play (UPnP), which is implemented in billions of networked and IoT devices – personal

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.06.12

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Iran- and China-backed phishers try to hook the Trump and Biden campaigns (Ars Technica, Jun 08 2020) It’s starting to feel a lot like 2016. 2. Huge Rise in Enterprise Mobile Phishing During Q1 of 2020 (Infosecurity

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.12

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Snake likely culprit behind third cyberattack that put brakes on Honda operations (SC Media, Jun 09 2020) Parts of Honda’s global operations came to a halt after what appears to be a Snake ransomware attack, the

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.11

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Amazon Won’t Let Police Use Its Facial-Recognition Tech for One Year (Wired, Jun 10 2020) Amid nationwide protests over police brutality, the company is stopping law enforcement from using its most controversial product. Apple Releases

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.10

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Open Source Vulnerabilities Increased By 130% in 2019 (Infosecurity Magazine, Jun 08 2020) Open source software vulnerabilities are at historically high levels Will Vote-by-App Ever Be Safe? (Dark Reading, Jun 09 2020) Even with strong security

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.09

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security How to improve cybersecurity for artificial intelligence (Brookings Institution, Jun 09 2020) In January 2017, a group of artificial intelligence researchers gathered at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in California and developed 23 principles for artificial

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.08

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Iran- and China-backed phishers try to hook the Trump and Biden campaigns (Ars Technica, Jun 08 2020) It’s starting to feel a lot like 2016. Huge Rise in Enterprise Mobile Phishing During Q1 of 2020 (Infosecurity

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.06.05

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. NSA: Russia’s Sandworm Hackers Have Hijacked Mail Servers (Wired, May 28 2020) In a rare public warning, the US spy agency says the notorious arm of Russian military intelligence is targeting a known vulnerability in Exim. 2.