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Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.11

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense US government plans to urge states to resist ‘high-risk’ internet voting (the Guardian, May 11 2020) Department of Homeland Security draft guidelines say practice allows attackers to alter votes and imperil integrity of elections U.S. to

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.05.08

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. LockBit Is the New Ransomware for Hire (Wired, May 03 2020) A recent infection, which managed to plunder a company’s network within hours, demonstrates why the malware has become so prevalent. 2. How Cybercriminals are Weathering COVID-19

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.08

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy Most Attacks Don’t Generate Security Alerts: Mandiant (SecurityWeek, May 05 2020) An analysis conducted by FireEye’s Mandiant Security Validation team revealed that only a small percentage of attacks generate alerts and many intrusions are not detected

AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.05

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security Google Play has been spreading advanced Android malware for years (Ars Technica, Apr 29 2020) Attackers behind the campaign used several effective techniques to repeatedly bypass the vetting process Google uses in an attempt to

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.04

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense LockBit Is the New Ransomware for Hire (Wired, May 03 2020) A recent infection, which managed to plunder a company’s network within hours, demonstrates why the malware has become so prevalent. How Cybercriminals are Weathering COVID-19

15 Bullet Friday – The Best Security News of the Week – 2020.05.01

The Top 15 Security Posts – Vetted & Curated *Threats & Defense* 1. Intelligence Agencies Share Web Shell Detection Techniques (SecurityWeek, Apr 26 2020) The United Sates National Security Agency (NSA) and the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) have issued a joint Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) that provides details on vulnerabilities

CISO View – The Week’s Best News – 2020.05.01

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cybersecurity Management & Strategy The battle against ransomware: Lessons from the front lines (Help Net Security, Apr 28 2020) “Ransomware is arguably the most significant cybercrime innovation in recent history. The ransomware business model is so effective that it is