news Archive

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.24

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Facebook warns privacy rules could force exit European market (Ars Technica, Sep 22 2020) Facebook official charges Irish regulators haven’t treated Facebook fairly. Companies Can Track Your Phone’s Movements to Target Ads (Wired, Sep 18

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.23

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Get ready for upcoming changes in the AWS SSO user sign-in process (AWS Blog, Sep 18 2020) To improve security, enhance user experience, and address compatibility with future AWS Identity changes, AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) is

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.22

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security How to Keep Facebook From Detecting Fake Accounts in Leaked Manual (VICE, Sep 22 2020) A leaked manual from Blackdot Solutions, a British company that offers social media monitoring services, included a step-by-step guide on

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.21

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Patch by Tonight: CISA Issues Emergency Directive for Critical Netlogon Flaw (Dark Reading, Sep 21 2020) The directive requires all federal agencies to apply a patch for Windows Netlogon vulnerability CVE-2020-1472 by midnight on Sept. 21.

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.09.18

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Virginia’s Largest School System Hit With Ransomware (Dark Reading, Sep 14 2020) Fairfax County Public Schools has launched an investigation following a ransomware attack on some of its technology systems. 2. Russian state hackers are targeting Biden

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.18

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy CISA Named Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority (SecurityWeek, Sep 17 2020) The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has been named a Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority (CNA) and it will be overseeing CNAs that

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.17

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud When you find the Australian Prime Minister’s passport number (Alex, Sep 17 2020) This is one of my favorite reads. Aside from lots of really funny lines, it highlights the curiosity that’s needed in the

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.16

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Research Finds Nearly 800,000 Access Keys Exposed Online (Dark Reading, Sep 15 2020) The researchers searched approximately 150 million entities across GitHub, GitLab, and Pastebin during a 30-day period in August and September to find the

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.15

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Researchers, Companies Slam Mobile Voting Firm Voatz (Dark Reading, Sep 14 2020) In a letter, almost 70 different security firms and individual researchers criticize Voatz for misrepresenting to the US Supreme Court widely accepted security