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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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Newsletter 7 – June 28, 2018

Some interesting stuff:   SECURITY: WPA3, the new Wi-Fi standard is out – https://www.securityweek.com/wi-fi-alliance-launches-wpa3-security-standard – https://nakedsecurity-sophos-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/06/27/wpa3-is-here-but-how-will-it-make-wi-fi-more-secure/amp/ – https://www.darkreading.com/operations/wpa3-brings-new-authentication-and-encryption-to-wi-fi/d/d-id/1332145 The “famous” Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report 2018 – https://www.verizonenterprise.com/resources/reports/rp_DBIR_2018_Report_execsummary_en_xg.pdf Ukraine fears a new coordinated attack from Russia – https://www.cnet.com/news/ukraine-fears-a-coordinated-hacking-attack-from-russia-notpetya/ Russia again – https://www.thecipherbrief.com/column/cyber-advisor/dont-underestimate-economic-side-russias-cyber-warfare Six EU states sign declaration on cyber rapid response – https://thedefensepost.com/2018/06/25/lithuania-cyber-rapid-response-pesco/ – https://www-theregister-co-uk.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.theregister.co.uk/AMP/2018/06/27/eu_cyber_force/ […]

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Newsletter 6 – June 14, 2018

Some interesting stuff:   SECURITY: An easy guide on blocking malware – https://www.barkly.com/the-essential-guide-to-blocking-malware-without-a-soc List of most dangerous new top level domains – https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/06/bad-men-at-work-please-dont-click/ NTT Security 2018 Global Threat Intelligence Report – https://insight.nttsecurity.com/post/102eusx/the-2018-global-threat-intelligence-report-is-out-now Comprehensive study on how HABITUATION (decreased response to repeated stimulation) is a serious threat to the effectiveness of security warnings – https://neurosecurity.byu.edu/misq-longitudinal-2018/ https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/06/the_habituation.html […]

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Newsletter 5 – June 07, 2018

Some interesting links:   SECURITY: 10 alarming cybersecurity facts – https://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/article/636083/10-alarming-cybersecurity-facts/ Some DNA that got lost online – https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/06/researcher-finds-credentials-for-92-million-users-of-dna-testing-firm-myheritage/ VPNFilter update – https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/06/vpnfilter-update.html   SOCIAL: “We risk living as Eloi, tended by technology we fail to understand”; “When technology can increasingly do anything, what should human beings do, and why?” – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/artificial-intelligence-collective-cerebella-our-future-wolcott/ Decision by the […]

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