Cybersecurity Essentials


Cybersecurity Essentials publishes only the best Cybersecurity news and links, carefully hand-picked and curated by top cybersecurity experts, enthusiasts and thought-leaders.

On Nov 30, 2020
@politico shared
The Supreme Court will also hear arguments today in a case that will determine how broadly prosecutors can apply a landmark cybercrime law https://t.co/ri61wmzKg3
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Cybercrime law goes to SCOTUS

Cybercrime law goes to SCOTUS

Will defense policy bill create National Cyber Director? — Chris Krebs calls GOP election sabotage a 'travesty'

On Dec 1, 2020
@SecurityWeek shared
Nation-State Cyberspy Group Drops Coin Miners as Distraction Technique https://t.co/ueYPiBtF3B
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Nation-State Cyberspy Group Drops Coin Miners as Distraction Technique

Nation-State Cyberspy Group Drops Coin Miners as Distraction Technique

A nation-state threat actor was observed using cryptocurrency miners to avoid attracting too much attention and establish persistence in targeted networks, Microsoft reports.

On Nov 30, 2020
@e_kaspersky shared
RT @dimitribest: Why all those #redteam tools detections? And what does it mean? Check our report about #cyberattacks on #financial institutions in 2020 what to expect in 2021. https://t.co/1AEd5LRO5d https://t.co/wb8T1rvCey
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Cyberthreats to financial organizations in 2021

Cyberthreats to financial organizations in 2021

We will go through the key events of 2020 relating to financial attacks and make a forecast of financial attacks in 2021.

On Nov 29, 2020
@reach2ratan shared
Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes https://t.co/sqevfFAfyo #CyberSecurity #digital #Hackers #infosec @reach2ratan #malware #cloud #cloudsecurity #dataprotection #Privacy #infosec #informationsecurity #cloudcomputing https://t.co/lvd5XN4BgW
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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes

While 2021 will present evolving threats and new challenges, it will also offer new tools and technologies that will we hope shift the balance towards the defense.

On Dec 2, 2020
@EdgeIotAi shared
RT @Eli_Krumova: Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends For 2021 🎯 ⬇️ https://t.co/bSZqZsp4AX #AI #BigData #ML #NLU #Futureofwork #DigitalTransformation #DX #DigitalStrategy #disruption #DL #IoT #IIoT #IoTPL #InternetOfThings #IOTA #tech #TechTrends #business #Cloud #Edge https://t.co/w2JGh7G1yL https://t.co/y1vo7G5dac https://t.co/70OmuZITR1
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Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends For 2021

Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends For 2021

What will the biggest tech and digital transformation trends be for 2021? In this piece we highlight 10 of the biggest trends that will impact the way we work, live and communicate in the ...

On Dec 2, 2020
@gp_pulipaka shared
#MachineLearning, #DataScience in 2017 via @kdnuggets featuring @gp_pulipaka . #BigData #Analytics #AI #IoT #IIoT #Python #RStats #TensorFlow #Java #JavaScript #ReactJS #CloudComputing #Serverless #DataScientist #Linux #Programming #Coding #100DaysofCode https://t.co/ir3NCqRFK5 https://t.co/ll10eozxlt
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Data Science, Machine Learning: Main Developments in 2017 and Key Trends in 2018

Data Science, Machine Learning: Main Developments in 2017 and Key Trends in 2018

Among main themes were AI and Deep Learning - both real progress and hype, Machine Learning, Security, Quantum Computing, AlphaGo Zero, and more. Read the opinions of Kirk D. Borne, Tom ...

On Nov 30, 2020
@DrInfoSec shared
RT @itsmnsu: Happy National Computer Security Day! Securing your device is highly important since it accesses your personal information every day, like banking, emails, and social media. Taking time to educate ourselves about online safety will help us #BeCyberAware. https://t.co/IZ9NrKl3aP https://t.co/yS0s8QO3wd
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CyberAware, Cybersecurity Information & Resources

CyberAware, Cybersecurity Information & Resources

Welcome to CyberAware, the home for cybersecurity information and resources at Minnesota State University, Mankato. IT Solutions Information Security helps protect your personal information ...

On Nov 27, 2020
@hackernoon shared
"Privacy Protection In The Context of Cybersecurity" by @https://twitter.com/NordVPN/ https://t.co/5MXUXJLqSG #security #privacy
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Privacy Protection In The Context of Cybersecurity

Privacy Protection In The Context of Cybersecurity

The history of hacking is a history of ambiguities.

On Dec 1, 2020
@hackernoon shared
"Identify Wechat's TxBugReport File on your PC Through These Simple Steps" by @gtmars2 https://t.co/9YqRBeAKx7 #application #spyware
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Identify Wechat's TxBugReport File on your PC Through These Simple Steps

Identify Wechat's TxBugReport File on your PC Through These Simple Steps

In this post, we will learn easy steps to turn off the txbugreport.exe process running in your Computer and occupying more memory and prevent this .exe file from sending automated bug ...

On Dec 1, 2020
@e_kaspersky shared
✅ What is #doxing? ✅ Why is doxing dangerous? ✅ What are doxing scenarios? This new research of the darknet database reveals how much do you cost ⇒ https://t.co/ZsBNJvqc5F [next comment contains spoilers] https://t.co/sduGVii4jd
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Dox, steal, reveal. Where does your personal data end up?

Dox, steal, reveal. Where does your personal data end up?

In this report, we will dig deeper into two major consequences of sharing personal data in public — doxing and the selling of personal data on the dark web.

On Nov 28, 2020
@Infosec_Tourist shared
RT @Paula_Piccard: Why Data Protection And Cybersecurity Can't Be Separate Functions #Cybersecurity #security https://t.co/wTTaHeLuJb
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Why Data Protection And Cybersecurity Can't Be Separate Functions

Why Data Protection And Cybersecurity Can't Be Separate Functions

Because data breaches affect various aspects of an organization’s life cycle, the response should be multilateral. In other words, both cybersecurity and data protection specialists should ...

On Dec 1, 2020
@shortxstack shared
RT @DuckDuckGo: With 2021 just around the corner, @DarkReading look ahead to the privacy-related issues, including: * Greater adoption of privacy regulations * Increased concern about the consequences of AI * Focus on the privacy of employees (in addition to consumers) https://t.co/ux5xq1fb77
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What's in Store for Privacy in 2021

What's in Store for Privacy in 2021

Changes are coming to the privacy landscape, including more regulations and technologies.

On Nov 27, 2020
@helpnetsecurity shared
Cyber insurance claims on the rise - https://t.co/ty0ra58CuF - @AGCS_Insurance #cybersecurity #security #infosecurity #itsecurity #cybersecuritynews #securitynews #insurance #ransomware #cyberattack #trends https://t.co/j8NqSa7N0u
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Cyber insurance claims on the rise

Cyber insurance claims on the rise

The number of cyber insurance claims has steadily risen over the last few years, up from 77 in 2016 to 809 in 2019, according to Allianz.

On Dec 2, 2020
@lorenzofb shared
RT @gijn: As phishing campaigns & govt spyware become increasingly sophisticated, newsrooms must realise they are only as strong as their weakest link. @FD, @jsrailton, @lorenzofb & @runasand share tips on cybersecurity at @cijournalism's Logan Symposium https://t.co/hoFUyyRnDm https://t.co/9b7bRMNS37
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What are the latest threats to journalist's cybersecurity?

What are the latest threats to journalist's cybersecurity?

As phishing campaigns and government spyware are becoming increasingly sophisticated, newsrooms must realise they are only as strong as their weakest link

On Dec 2, 2020
@paulsparrows shared
The Kremlin-linked Turla #cyberespionage group is always original. In a previous campaign the threat actor used Gmail as a command and control. In their latest operation, Dropbox is abused to exfiltrate the stolen documents. https://t.co/jxgRvpmOkN
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Cyber espionage campaign opens backdoor to steal documents from infected PCs

Cyber espionage campaign opens backdoor to steal documents from infected PCs

Researchers at security company ESET detail Crutch, a malware backdoor implanted onto the systems of a European foreign ministry by the Kremlin-linked Turla hacking group.

On Dec 1, 2020
@RSAsecurity shared
BIG NEWS! As the #cybercrime landscape expands, so does RSA's team of #fraudfighters. We're excited to welcome Reed Taussig as the new CEO of RSA's Anti-Fraud Business Unit. Read more 👉 https://t.co/RQ2FZA3y8B https://t.co/EoiokC4SnJ
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RSA® Announces Appointment of Reed Taussig as CEO of Anti-Fraud Business Unit

RSA® Announces Appointment of Reed Taussig as CEO of Anti-Fraud Business Unit

RSA announced today Reed Taussig has joined RSA, as CEO of the RSA Anti-Fraud Business Unit.

On Nov 30, 2020
@ISC2 shared
Check out today’s Wall Street Journal article on cybersecurity hiring requirements referencing @ISC2 research and quoting our CEO @clar_rosso https://t.co/Jr2XJykHuU @WSJ https://t.co/Y343jwfMdn
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Companies Urged to Adjust Hiring Requirements for Cyber Jobs

Companies Urged to Adjust Hiring Requirements for Cyber Jobs

Companies need millions more cybersecurity professionals to fill roles around the world, but researchers say outlandish job requirements are the problem, rather than a lack of workers.

On Nov 30, 2020
@chriseng shared
RT @DarkReading: Why Vulnerable Code Is Shipped Knowingly https://t.co/PxNad6oOwM by Chris Eng (@chriseng), Chief Research Officer @Veracode #coding #appsec #securecode #DevOps
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Why Vulnerable Code Is Shipped Knowingly

Why Vulnerable Code Is Shipped Knowingly

The business priority of speed of development and deployment is overshadowing the need for secure code.

On Dec 1, 2020
@CyberSecurityBC shared
2021 Healthcare Cybersecurity Priorities: Experts Weigh In https://t.co/LHBD0SSH9B #cybersecurity
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2021 Healthcare Cybersecurity Priorities: Experts Weigh In

2021 Healthcare Cybersecurity Priorities: Experts Weigh In

Hackers are putting a bullseye on healthcare. Experts explore why hospitals are being singled out and what any company can do to better protect themselves.

On Dec 3, 2020
@cybersecboardrm shared
Cybersecurity in the Biden Administration #Cybersecurity #security https://t.co/FCdeb2uiBy
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Cybersecurity in the Biden Administration: Experts Weigh In

Cybersecurity in the Biden Administration: Experts Weigh In

Security pros and former government employees share their expectations and concerns for the new administration - and their hope for a return to normal.

On Dec 2, 2020
@CybersecuritySF shared
Trending: #Cybersecurity Jobs Report with Statistics, Salary Data, and Infographics. - Michelle Moore, PhD / University of San Diego @uofsandiego. Research from Cybersecurity Ventures @CybersecuritySF https://t.co/S8lgZsmyK9 https://t.co/jIqsgEmWt2
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Cybersecurity Jobs Report [Stats, Salaries, Insights, Infographic]

Cybersecurity Jobs Report [Stats, Salaries, Insights, Infographic]

Cybersecurity Jobs Report: 2020-2021 — Crisis + Opportunity This special report from the University of San Diego’s Online Cybersecurity Master’s Degree program offers a comprehensive review ...

On Nov 30, 2020
@CrowdStrike shared
CrowdStrike Incident Response (IR) Services accelerates response speed after a breach by using the most comprehensive view of attacker activity combined with threat intelligence, so you can prevent active threats from disrupting your business. Learn more: https://t.co/BiVrcIq2Uy https://t.co/FPFVtPtlX7
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Incident Response

Incident Response

CrowdStrike’s Incident Response Services work collaboratively with organizations to handle critical security incidents to resolve immediate cyberattacks.

On Dec 2, 2020
@InfosecurityMag shared
How Incident Response Teams Survived COVID-19 https://t.co/2PcNjRHJr1
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How Incident Response Teams Survived COVID-19

How Incident Response Teams Survived COVID-19

An overview of the incident response trends seen during this year's pandemic

On Nov 26, 2020
@PatrickCMiller shared
How Ransomware Defense Is Evolving With Ransomware Attacks https://t.co/42ppa84ja1
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How Ransomware Defense is Evolving With Ransomware Attacks

How Ransomware Defense is Evolving With Ransomware Attacks

As data exfiltration threats and bigger ransom requests become the norm, security professionals are advancing from the basic keep good backups advice.