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CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.05

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Career Choice Tip: Cybercrime is Mostly Boring (Krebs on Security, May 29 2020) “When law enforcement agencies tout their latest cybercriminal arrest, the defendant is often cast as a bravado outlaw engaged in sophisticated, lucrative, even

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.04

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Twitter getting better at detecting fraudulent accounts (SC Media, Jun 03 2020) Twitter this week said that it removed an account that pretended to be Antifa — the anti-fascist organization President Trump has claimed is

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.03

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec “Sign in with Apple” Vulnerability (Schneier on Security, Jun 02 2020) “Researcher Bhavuk Jain discovered a vulnerability in the “Sign in with Apple” feature, and received a $100,000 bug bounty from Apple. Basically, forged tokens could

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.02

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Apple Patches Recent iPhone Jailbreak Zero-Day (SecurityWeek, Jun 02 2020) Apple on Monday released security patches to address a zero-day vulnerability that had been used to jailbreak iPhones running iOS 13.5. Walmart employees are out

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.06.01

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense 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.

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.05.29

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. What can merchants do to avoid falling victim to large-scale ATO attacks? (Help Net Security, May 21 2020) The most common approach to prevent ATOs is two-factor authentication for login attempts (62%), which can frustrate legitimate customers

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.29

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Maintaining the SOC in the age of limited resources (Help Net Security, May 27 2020) With COVID-19, a variety of new cyber risks have made their way into organizations as a result of remote working and

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.28

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Riding the State Unemployment Fraud ‘Wave’ (Krebs on Security, May 23 2020) “When a reliable method of scamming money out of people, companies or governments becomes widely known, underground forums and chat networks tend to