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CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.18

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy The FBI’s Anom Stunt Rattles the Encryption Debate (Wired, Jun 11 2021) The agency spent years running a secure phone network for criminals. So much for “going dark.” Most Ransomware Victims Are Hit Again After Paying

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.16

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec GitHub Starts Scanning for Exposed Package Registry Credentials (SecurityWeek, Jun 10 2021) GitHub this week announced that it has started scanning code hosted on its platform for package registry credentials, including RubyGems and PyPI secrets. Cloud

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.15

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Detecting Deepfake Picture Editing (Schneier on Security, Jun 10 2021) “‘Markpainting’ is a clever technique to watermark photos in such a way that makes it easier to detect ML-based manipulation: An image owner can modify

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.14

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games (VICE, Jun 14 2021) A representative for the hackers explained to Motherboard how the group stole a wealth of data from the game publishing giant. “Once inside

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.11

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Supreme Court narrows interpretation of CFAA, to the relief of ethical hackers (SC Media, Jun 03 2021) Individuals do not exceed authorized computer access if they obtain data to which they are entitled for improper reasons,

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2021.06.10

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud $1 billion piracy ruling could force ISPs to disconnect users (Ars Technica, Jun 07 2021) Increased account terminations would punish “innocent” users, groups tell court. NYPD’s Sprawling Facial Recognition System Now Has More Than 15,000