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15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.09.18

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Virginia’s Largest School System Hit With Ransomware (Dark Reading, Sep 14 2020) Fairfax County Public Schools has launched an investigation following a ransomware attack on some of its technology systems. 2. Russian state hackers are targeting Biden

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.18

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy CISA Named Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority (SecurityWeek, Sep 17 2020) The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has been named a Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority (CNA) and it will be overseeing CNAs that

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.17

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud When you find the Australian Prime Minister’s passport number (Alex, Sep 17 2020) This is one of my favorite reads. Aside from lots of really funny lines, it highlights the curiosity that’s needed in the

Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.16

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cloud Security, DevOps, AppSec Research Finds Nearly 800,000 Access Keys Exposed Online (Dark Reading, Sep 15 2020) The researchers searched approximately 150 million entities across GitHub, GitLab, and Pastebin during a 30-day period in August and September to find the

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.15

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Researchers, Companies Slam Mobile Voting Firm Voatz (Dark Reading, Sep 14 2020) In a letter, almost 70 different security firms and individual researchers criticize Voatz for misrepresenting to the US Supreme Court widely accepted security

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.14

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense Virginia’s Largest School System Hit With Ransomware (Dark Reading, Sep 14 2020) Fairfax County Public Schools has launched an investigation following a ransomware attack on some of its technology systems. Russian state hackers are targeting Biden

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.09.11

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Five Eyes Cybersecurity Agencies Release Incident Response Guidance (SecurityWeek, Sep 07 2020) Cybersecurity agencies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States have published a joint advisory focusing on detecting malicious activity and

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.11

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy What is Threat Modeling and GitHub’s Process (The GitHub Blog, Sep 10 2020) Using Microsoft’s Threat Modeling Tool or OWASP’s Threat Dragon to bring security and engineering teams together to discuss systems. Generating action items that

Identity Mgt & Web Fraud – The Week’s Best News – 2020.09.10

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Identity Management & Web Fraud Insider Attack on the Carnegie Library (Schneier on Security, Sep 08 2020) “Greg Priore, the person in charge of the rare book room at the Carnegie Library, stole from it for almost two decades before