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15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2021.02.26

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Malware Is Now Targeting Apple’s New M1 Processor (Wired, Feb 17 2021) Two distinct strains of malware have already adjusted to the new silicon just months after its debut. 2. Microsoft says SolarWinds hackers stole source code

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2021.02.26

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Accellion FTA attacks, extortion attempts might be the work of FIN11 (Help Net Security, Feb 23 2021) Mandiant/FireEye researchers have tentatively linked the Accellion FTA zero-day attacks to FIN11, a cybercrime group leveraging CLOP ransomware to

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2021.02.25

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Brussels Okays EU-UK Personal Data Flows (SecurityWeek, Feb 19 2021) The European Commission lifted the threat of crucial data flows between Europe and Britain being blocked in a move that would have crippled business activity

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2021.02.24

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Defending software build pipelines from malicious attack (UK Gov NCSC, Feb 18 2021) Compromise of your software build pipeline can have wide-reaching impact; here’s how to tackle the problem. Half of Apps Contain at Least One

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2021.02.23

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Apple Offers Its Closest Look Yet at iOS and MacOS Security (Wired, Feb 18 2021) In its latest Platform Security Guide, Cupertino raised the curtain on the critical features that protect against hackers. Apple Is

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2021.02.22

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Malware Is Now Targeting Apple’s New M1 Processor (Wired, Feb 17 2021) Two distinct strains of malware have already adjusted to the new silicon just months after its debut. Microsoft says SolarWinds hackers stole source code

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2021.02.19

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Chinese Supply-Chain Attack on Computer Systems (Schneier on Security, Feb 13 2021) “Bloomberg News has a major story about the Chinese hacking computer motherboards made by Supermicro, Levono, and others. It’s been going on since at least

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2021.02.19

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Microsoft: 1000+ Hackers Worked on SolarWinds Campaign (Infosecurity Magazine, Feb 16 2021) Russian-backed cyber-espionage operation is “largest” world has seen U.S. Charges North Korean Hackers Over $1.3 Billion Bank Heists (SecurityWeek, Feb 17 2021) Three North

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2021.02.18

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Virginia is about to get a major CA-style data privacy law (Ars Technica, Feb 11 2021) Virginia’s the first on deck since California’s CCPA in 2018, but more are coming. U.S. Indicts North Korean Hackers