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Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.21

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Less than a quarter of Americans use a password manager (Help Net Security, May 17 2020) A large percentage of Americans currently do not take the necessary steps to protect their passwords and logins online,

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.20

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Cloud Exposes SMBs to Attack as Human Error Grows (Infosecurity Magazine, May 19 2020) Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report is compiled from an analysis of 32,002 security incidents and 3950 confirmed breaches. The report claimed

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.19

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security DoJ Again Asks for Backdoors After Hacking Shooter’s iPhones (SecurityWeek, May 19 2020) The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday that the FBI managed to gain access to the data stored on two iPhones

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.18

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Chinese Hackers Target Air-Gapped Military Networks (SecurityWeek, May 15 2020) A threat actor believed to be operating out of China has been targeting physically isolated military networks in Taiwan and the Philippines, Trend Micro reports. Attackers

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.05.15

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. US government plans to urge states to resist ‘high-risk’ internet voting (the Guardian, May 11 2020) Department of Homeland Security draft guidelines say practice allows attackers to alter votes and imperil integrity of elections 2. U.S. to

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.15

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Celeb hackers demanding $42M ransom promise to ‘reveal Trump’s dirty laundry’ (The US Sun, May 15 2020) Hacker group REvil doubled their original demand for $21million after stealing confidential files on the firm’s A-list clients including

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.14

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Am I a Jerk for Refusing to Use a Coronavirus Contact Tracing App? (VICE, May 13 2020) Is privacy more important the hypothetical chance to save lives or protect yourself from contagion? We asked an

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.13

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec GitHub Takes Aim at Open Source Software Vulnerabilities (Wired, May 06 2020) GitHub Advanced Security will help automatically spot potential security problems in the world’s biggest open source platform. AWS Foundational Security Best Practices standard now

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.12

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Google Authenticator Can Now Transfer 2SV Secrets Between Devices (SecurityWeek, May 08 2020) The new feature is meant to make it easier for users to manage their Google Authenticator 2SV codes across multiple devices. iOS