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 security standard – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-minimum-cyber-security-standard

Google reportedly allows outside app developers to read people’s Gmails – http://uk.businessinsider.com/google-allows-app-developers-to-read-peoples-gmails-report-2018-7?r=US&IR=T

 

SOCIAL:

Facebook Patent for finding out what you’re watching on TV – http://www.iflscience.com/technology/facebook-has-a-patent-application-for-a-program-that-predicts-your-own-future/

About morality in the machines – https://today.law.harvard.edu/feature/morality-in-the-machines/

 

TECHNOLOGY:

First 5G network launched in Finland – https://www.techradar.com/news/worlds-first-5g-network-launches

Safeguarding human rights in the era of artificial intelligence – https://www.coe.int/en/web/commissioner/-/safeguarding-human-rights-in-the-era-of-artificial-intelligence

EU Parliament votes plans to establish a Joint Undertaking for high performance computing – https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/commission-welcomes-parliament-vote-plans-establish-joint-undertaking-high-performance

World’s most valuable brands in 2018, according to Forbes – https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/06/the-world-s-100-most-valuable-brands-in-2018

 

P.S.

Check also my last post on the growth of the cyber-security market in Europe – http://technology-insights.com/blog/eus-cyber-security-regulatory-boost-and-how-it-will-influence-the-security-market/

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