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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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Newsletter 15 – October 05, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   Now you can find my stories also on medium.com. Check them at https://medium.com/@tofandan   SECURITY: The big hack – the unbelievable story of how China spied US through some tiny chips – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies Tim Berners Lee on a decentralized platform designed to give every internet user full […]

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Newsletter 14, September 21, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   Now you can find my stories also on medium.com. Check them at https://medium.com/@tofandan   SECURITY: Interesting view from Bruce Schneier: “For safety’s sake, we must slow innovation in internet-connected things” – https://www-technologyreview-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.technologyreview.com/s/611948/for-safetys-sake-we-must-slow-innovation-in-internet-connected-things/amp/ A short insights on how a cyber war might look like – http://scholars-stage.blogspot.com/2018/07/what-cyber-war-will-look-like.html 7 Habits […]

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Newsletter 13, August 30, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   Now you can find my stories also on medium.com. Check them at https://medium.com/@tofandan   SECURITY: 13 ideas, or better said working, for CISOs – https://bricata.com/blog/cybersecurity-ideas-ciso/ Great DARKReading on the 4 tribes of cyber security – https://www.darkreading.com/operations/which-ciso-tribe-do-you-belong-to/d/d-id/1330840 Interesting insights on COBALT DICKENS operations, by Secureworks – https://www.secureworks.com/blog/back-to-school-cobalt-dickens-targets-universities Forrester […]

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Newsletter 12, August 23, 2018

Now you can find my stories also on medium.com. Check them at https://medium.com/@tofandan   Some interesting stuff that I found online: SECURITY: My last article on the history of cyber security and how it become a “thing” – https://medium.com/@tofandan/how-did-cyber-security-become-a-global-issue-and-what-is-to-be-done-about-it-b6f2643e14b1 Microsoft’s Defending Democracy Program offers state-of-the-art cybersecurity protection at no extra cost to all candidates and […]

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Newsletter 11, August 2, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:   Now you can find me also on medium.com. Check all my stories at https://medium.com/@tofandan   SECURITY: A short summary on US cyber security relevant legislation – https://blog.appknox.com/a-glance-at-the-united-states-cyber-security-laws/ EU Commission July infringements package, formal notice to 17 Member States to fully transpose into national laws the EU NIS […]

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Newsletter 10, July 24, 2018

Some interesting stuff:   Have a look at our last blog post  Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) put an end to the human race?!   SECURITY: IEEE Position Statement In Support of Strong Encryption – http://globalpolicy.ieee.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/IEEE18006.pdf Report shows how online players push users into accepting privacy terms – https://www.forbrukerradet.no/side/facebook-and-google-manipulate-users-into-sharing-personal-data Well known SEXTORTION case from last week […]

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Newsletter 9 – July 12, 2018

Some interesting stuff:   SECURITY: Apparently, the future of encryption are Quantum Random Number Generators. They generate random numbers by measuring the unpredictable attributes of subatomic particles. And now we have one that is also fast and efficient: https://phys.org/news/2018-07-game-revolutionise-cybersecurity.html https://spectrum.ieee.org/telecom/security/the-future-of-cybersecurity-is-the-quantum-random-number-generator UK Drone plans on Dark Web –  https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/11/us_military_manual_dark_net_sale/ Forrester Endpoint Security Report Q2 2018: https://www.forrester.com/report/The+Forrester+Wave+Endpoint+Security+Suites+Q2+2018/-/E-RES137973 […]

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Newsletter 8 – July 5, 2018

Some interesting stuff: SECURITY: Thanatos Ransomware Decryptor Released by the Cisco Talos Group – https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/thanatos-ransomware-decryptor-released-by-the-cisco-talos-group/ Splunk Top 20 Critical Security Controls – https://www.splunk.com/en_us/form/top-20-csc-report.html NIST workshop on IoT cyber-security – https://www.nist.gov/news-events/events/2018/07/considerations-managing-iot-cybersecurity-and-privacy-risks-workshop U.S. House Passes Bill to Enhance Industrial Cybersecurity – https://www.icscybersecurityconference.com/u-s-house-passes-bill-to-enhance-industrial-cybersecurity/ American version of GDPR – https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/28/17509720/california-consumer-privacy-act-legislation-law-vote NSA’s hidden spy hubs – https://theintercept.com/2018/06/25/att-internet-nsa-spy-hubs/ UK minimum cyber […]

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