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Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.01.30

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Modern Mass Surveillance: Identify, Correlate, Discriminate (Schneier, Jan 27 2020) “These efforts are well-intentioned, but facial recognition bans are the wrong way to fight against modern surveillance. Focusing on one particular identification method misconstrues the

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.01.29

NSA Offers Guidance on Mitigating Cloud Flaws (Dark Reading, Jan 23 2020) A new document separates cloud vulnerabilities into four classes and offers mitigations to help businesses protect cloud resources. Mozilla has banned nearly 200 malicious Firefox add-ons over the last two weeks (ZDNet, Jan 27 2020) Mozilla’s security staff

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.01.28

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Bezos Hack Report Puzzles Cyberexperts (WSJ, Jan 27 2020) A report concluding Saudi Arabia likely hacked into Jeff Bezos’ phone has spurred questions among cybersecurity experts, who say the audit left several major technical questions

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.01.27

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Zero-Day IE Bug is Being Exploited in the Wild (Infosecurity Magazine, Jan 21 2020) CISA and Microsoft sound the alarm but no patch as yet DHS Warns of Increasing Emotet Risk (Dark Reading, Jan 23 2020)

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.01.24

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Microsoft Patches Windows Vuln Discovered by the NSA (Dark Reading, Jan 14 2020) The National Security Agency is publicly acknowledged for its finding and reporting of CVE-2020-0601, marking the start of what it says is a new

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.01.24

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy How Jeff Bezos’ iPhone X Was Hacked (The New York Times, Jan 22 2020) It most likely began with a tiny bit of code that implanted malware, which gave attackers access to Mr. Bezos’ photos and

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.01.23

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud The Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It (The New York Times, Jan 18 2020) A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and “might

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.01.21

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security SIM Hijacking – new study shows measures aren’t helping (Schneier on Security, Jan 21 2020) Phone companies have added security measures since this attack became popular and public, but a new study (news article) shows