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AI, IoT, & Mobile Security – The Week’s Best News – 2021.03.02

A Review of the Best News of the Week on AI, IoT, & Mobile Security US ‘unprepared’ to defend against new AI threats, report finds (The Hill, Mar 01 2021) The federal government is “unprepared” to defend the nation against new threats posed by the increased adoption of artificial intelligence

Threats & Defense – The Week’s Best News – 2021.03.01

A Review of the Best News of the Week on Cyber Threats & Defense NSA Publishes Guidance on Adoption of Zero Trust Security (SecurityWeek, Mar 01 2021) The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has published guidance on how security professionals can secure enterprise networks and sensitive data by adopting a

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