Newsletter 11, August 2, 2018

Some interesting stuff that I found online:


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A short summary on US cyber security relevant legislation –

EU Commission July infringements package, formal notice to 17 Member States to fully transpose into national laws the EU NIS Directive: Austria, Bulgaria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, and Spain –

Interesting story about “10,000 WordPress websites hacked and leveraged to manipulate the entire online advertising supply chain”

Interesting writing on the evolution of Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) platforms –

Russian hackers could switch off American lights –

Major Bluetooth vulnerability –

Did SIEMSs and UEBAs became obsolete? –

Reddit had a breach –


Facebook Identifies an Active Political Influence Campaign Using Fake Accounts –



3.5 million cybersecurity job openings by 2021, Cyber security jobs report 2018 – 2021 –

US military drafts a “do-not-buy” list of suppliers –

Facebook’s stock fell off during the company’s earnings call –



The fuss around the use of face recognition technologies in the US –

IBM Watson delivered ‘unsafe and inaccurate’ cancer recommendations –




Quote of the day: “In the future, the cyber threat will equal or even eclipse the terrorist threat” – Robert Mueller (Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation – 2001 to 2013)

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