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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 4 – June 04, 2018

Some interesting links:   SECURITY: VPNFilter a new malware targeting different home routers – https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/05/fbi-kindly-reboot-your-router-now-please/ The differences between MSS and MDR – https://digitalguardian.com/blog/what-managed-detection-and-response-definition-benefits-how-choose-vendor-and-more Useful report on cyber insurance claims – https://www.aig.co.uk/insights/cyber-ransomeware-disrupts-business The state of Post Quantum Cryptography – https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/media/press-releases/cloud-security-alliance-releases-the-state-of-post-quantum-cryptography/ How the world’s first national data transfer network was hacked in France during the 1790s – […]

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Newsletter 3 – May 24, 2018

Some links that I have found interesting:   SECURITY: “Gnomon” DARPA project provides funding for research to shorten attack dwell time – https://www.darkreading.com/threat-intelligence/new-research-seeks-to-shorten-attack-dwell-time/d/d-id/1331837 Britain Reveals Its First-Ever Cyber-Attack Against ISIS – https://latesthackingnews.com/2018/05/20/britain-reveals-its-first-ever-cyber-attack-against-isis-will-canada-follow-by-example/ Eight EU states will not be ready to fully enforce the EU’s wide-reaching data protection law set for launch next week – https://euobserver.com/justice/141860 […]

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Newsletter 2 – May 17, 2018

Here are some links that I have found interesting: TECHNOLOGY Video of Google Duplex: A.I. Assistant Calls Local Businesses To Make Appointments SOCIAL About our life in the near future and the impact of technology: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/11/life-in-2030-what-experts-cant-predict SECURITY EU Network and Information Security Directive entry into force in EU on the 9th of May: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-18-3651_en.htm Critical vulnerability […]

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Newsletter 1 – May 3, 2018

Here are some links that I have found interesting: TECHNOLOGY Mozzilla Internet Health Report – https://internethealthreport.org/2018/ SOCIAL Mark Zuckerberg’s speech at F8 developer conference – https://mashable.com/2018/05/01/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-f8-2018-keynote/#UWuGbkZGHOqQ SECURITY A short article with insights from RSA 2018 – https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/04/27/rsa-2018-behind-lines/ U.S. regulators moved to extend a crackdown on China equipment makers as security risks – https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-17/huawei-zte-targeted-as-security-ban-advances-at-u-s-fcc As GDPR […]

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Social Media News of the Week – Snapchat Spectacles Craze, Instagram Stories and much more

We have plenty of social media news this week form all the big platforms. Stay ahead of the game! Exciting news from Snapchat Snapchat  spread the US in the last weeks with bot vending machines that look like minions. They sell Spectacles glasses that allow you to film and take photos, and which are integrated […]

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Social Media News of the Week – YouTube demonetization scandal and more …

Hello there, I am publishing this week’s social media news as picked up from social media. I figured I could do this for you since I am reading all there is about it anyway. I am still trying to figure out which day of the week might work best for you, therefore I am publishing […]

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