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Newsletter 25 – April 25, 2019

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   SECURITY: Interesting case involving Fortinet – https://www.cyberscoop.com/fortinet-legal-settlement-china-us-military/ EC decides there is no evidence Kaspersky is malicious – http://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/european-commission-no-evidence-kaspersky-software-is-malicious/ TajMahal, a sophisticated APT – https://securelist.com/project-tajmahal/90240/ Apparently, there is proof that Huawei was funded by Chinese state  – https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2019/04/20/cia-offers-proof-huawei-has-been-funded-by-chinas-military-and-intelligence/#57b368377208 Stuxnet, goes as far as 2005 actually – https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/stuxnet-family-tree-grows/d/d-id/1334511   […]

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Newsletter 24 – April 19, 2019

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   SECURITY: Some of my thoughts on the future of cyber security – https://medium.com/@tofandan/how-about-the-future-of-cyber-security-ec1515a206c7 Interesting developments in the cyber insurance market – https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/15/technology/cyberinsurance-notpetya-attack.html Top cyber security influencers to follow on social media – https://blog.appknox.com/top-cybersecurity-influencers/     Next steps for Julian Assange – https://www.politico.com/newsletters/morning-cybersecurity/2019/04/12/whats-next-for-julian-assange-581816   SOCIAL: A quick pick […]

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Newsletter 23 – April 10, 2019

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   SECURITY: Some of my thoughts on the future of cyber security – https://medium.com/@tofandan/how-about-the-future-of-cyber-security-ec1515a206c7 Key takeaways from the EU Cyber Security Forum – https://cybersecforum.eu/en/brussels/2019-takeaways/?mc_cid=4fd730efcc&mc_eid=3fb0bc48fe 38 mil. Euros available from EC for cyber security projects – https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/eu38-million-available-digital-security-research-projects-2019-mar-14_en   A little something on cyber security staff retention policies – https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2019/03/04/cybersecurity-staff-retention-tactics/ […]

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Newsletter 22 – February 28, 2019

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   SECURITY: Top 5 Cybersecurity Economic Reports for 2019 – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/top-5-cybersecurity-reports-2019-quick-reference-guide-steve-morgan/ “There is an ongoing and significant risk to key parts of the Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure” – https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-02-22-en ESTI standard on IoT security – https://www.etsi.org/newsroom/press-releases/1549-2019-02-etsi-releases-first-globally-applicable-standard-for-consumer-iot-security CrowdStrike 2018 Global Threat Report – https://www.crowdstrike.com/resources/reports/2018-crowdstrike-global-threat-report-blurring-the-lines-between-statecraft-and-tradecraft/ Senior cyber professionals burnout […]

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Newsletter 21 – February 12, 2019

Some interesting stuff that I found online: SECURITY: Why is it so difficult to cooperate in cyber security – https://medium.com/@tofandan/what-does-it-take-to-cooperate-in-cyber-security-3921e9c0eece Dell Secureworks list of security predictions for 2019 – https://www.secureworks.com/blog/what-to-expect-in-cybersecurity-for-2019 ENISA publishes a tool that supports developers to build secure mobile applications – https://www.enisa.europa.eu/news/enisa-news/better-security-measures-for-smartphones-enisa-has-created-a-smashing-new-tool Russia’s tests on how the country can survive without access to […]

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Newsletter 20 – January 25, 2019

Some interesting stuff that I found online: SECURITY: The glorified values around cyber security – https://medium.com/@tofandan/the-glorified-economic-values-around-cyber-security-7533e12a55ec Full Report on the Equifax breach – https://republicans-oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Equifax-Report.pdf A Pedagogic Cybersecurity Framework A proposal for teaching the organizational, legal, and international aspects of cybersecurity – http://peterswire.net/wp-content/uploads/Pedagogic-cybersecurity-framework.pdf EU Commision’s bug bounty program with prizes from 3.000 to 25.000 EURO – […]

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Newsletter 19 – December 18, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   SECURITY: Top 100 worldwide influencers in cyber security  – http://top100.cisoplatform.com/top-100-influencers/ 60 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019 – https://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2018/12/03/60-cybersecurity-predictions-for-2019/#696f3d7c4352 The worst cyber attacks of the past 10 years – https://www.foxbusiness.com/features/the-worst-cyber-attacks-of-the-past-10-years Secureworks State of Cybercrime Report 2018 – https://www.secureworks.com/resources/rp-2018-state-of-cybercrime The 6 reasons why Huawei gives the US and its allies […]

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Newsletter 18 – November 26, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   SECURITY: Possible jail time for ignoring cyber security – https://www.secureworldexpo.com/industry-news/jail-time-for-cisos-ceos-cpos President Emmanuel Macron launched the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace at UNESCO’s Internet Governance Forum – https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/digital-diplomacy/france-and-cyber-security/article/cybersecurity-paris-call-of-12-november-2018-for-trust-and-security-in Weakest link in cyber security is … infrastructure, apparently – https://motherboard.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/d3bvgy/the-weakest-link-in-cybersecurity-isnt-human-its-the-infrastructure About the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure […]

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Newsletter 17 – November 08, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   SECURITY: Promising, Canadian spy agency releases its top anti-malware analysis tool for free – https://boingboing.net/2017/10/20/national-security-done-right.html Great report from an EU body an Russian cyber strategy and modus operandi – https://www.iss.europa.eu/content/hacks-leaks-and-disruptions-%E2%80%93-russian-cyber-strategies Cyber-crime, to become even more lucrative in the very near future – https://cybersecurityventures.com/top-5-cybersecurity-facts-figures-predictions-and-statistics-for-2019-to-2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigation […]

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Newsletter 16 – October 11, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   SECURITY: Hackers targeting cyber security providers – https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA18-276B Industry’s retaliation on Bloomberg’s big hack story from last week – https://9to5mac.com/2018/10/05/chinese-spy-chip/ Bloomberg again on the “New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom” – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-09/new-evidence-of-hacked-supermicro-hardware-found-in-u-s-telecom Google with a different approach on handling data breaches – https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/08/google-plus-security-breach-wall-street-journal […]

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