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 Mar 26, 2020
@SANSInstitute shared
The FBI has issued a warning of an increase in COVID-19-related fraud schemes, including phony messages from the CDC, phishing emails, and offers of phony COVID-19 treatment. Get the details on this and other news in the latest #NewsBites issue: https://t.co/y1TA0ZsHU3 https://t.co/sZq83ecTfC
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Volume XXII - Issue #24

Computer security training, certification and free resources. We specialize in computer/network security, digital forensics, application security and IT audit.

On Mar 28, 2020
@SANSInstitute shared
Hackers Launching DNS-Hijacking Attacks Against Routers – Get the details in the latest #NewsBites issue, plus commentary from editors @lelandneely & William Hugh Murray: https://t.co/H8wUIUJRxL https://t.co/aX6bfjbexh
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Volume XXII - Issue #25

Computer security training, certification and free resources. We specialize in computer/network security, digital forensics, application security and IT audit.

On Mar 26, 2020
@TheHackersNews shared
Though many of them are clean, some are malicious—listed in the attached screenshot—that range from #ransomware, to SMS-sending #malware, and even #spyware designed to clean out the contents of victims’ devices for personal or financial data. https://t.co/SnmxLH5rnN #tech https://t.co/QuDff0PaJj
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Watch Out: Android Apps in Google Play Store Capitalizing on Coronavirus Outbreak

Android Apps in Google Play Store Capitalizing on Coronavirus and COVID-19 Outbreak

On Mar 25, 2020
@wynandbooysen shared
RT @noikeanolife: 3 trends in #AI🧠#ML⚙️too important to miss @VentureBeat https://t.co/xASDtK2lNA #Cloud #OpenSource #CIO #GDPR #Algorithms #Privacy #DataBreach #InfoSec #CTO #DataPrivacy #Personalization #BigData #Cybersecurity #AIethics #DataSecurity #Ransomware #DeepLearning #RiskManagement https://t.co/j92sASw7Hl
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3 important trends in AI/ML you might be missing

These developments may be going mostly unnoticed at the moment, but they'll have big long-term impacts on the AI sector.

On Mar 25, 2020
@wynandbooysen shared
RT @ConsultingCrmg: Join CRMG's @nickafrost and @wegalvanize Greg Slayton in a webinar on April 1st at 4pm BST on 'Shifting Cybersecurity from a Compliance to a Risk Focus. Find out more and register here: https://t.co/xJcRIRDuI1 #cyberrisk #cybersecurity #compliance https://t.co/Zng2fMDYmt
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Shifting cybersecurity from a compliance to a risk focus

Cybersecurity is compliance-driven and focused on IT controls. But in 2020 and beyond, cybersecurity must become a risk-driven function. Join this webinar to hear the latest cyber risk ...

On Mar 26, 2020
@archonsec shared
RT @BosBorn1: Dear future victim, please panic https://t.co/gMWKP6qjzQ via @CSOonline #CyberSecurity #infoec #hacking #COVID19 cc: @ChuckDBrooks @AudreyDesisto @Paula_Piccard @Fabriziobustama @archonsec @CisoFromHell @cybersec_feeds https://t.co/ejON2FpSWG
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Dear future victim, please panic

I am the opportunistic infection, THE DORMANT CYBER PATHOGEN now awakes! While you're worried about COVID-19 infection, I'm already inside your networks!

On Mar 28, 2020
@VladoBotsvadze shared
RT @DrJDrooghaag: 🔵 Proud to be #1 Voice in #CyberSecurity with amazing friends! By @AghiathChbib via @risedotglobal 👉 https://t.co/k0lZdAVbTW 👏 @digitalcloudgal @Fabriziobustama @Kevin_Jackson @antgrasso @sallyeaves @VladoBotsvadze @avrohomg 🙏 @Dahl_Consult @archonsec @fogle_shane @AkwyZ https://t.co/RFbLKbwoxT
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The cybersecurity Power 100

  We use Kred scores to rank influencers. Kred takes into account social media activity and engagement across many social networks including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. If you'd like ...

On Mar 30, 2020
@insurtechforum shared
Supply Chain Economics and Cybersecurity #InternetOfThings #cybersecurity #security https://t.co/4sarJKYHxB
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Supply Chain Economics and Cybersecurity

A massive challenge is to incorporate effective cybersecurity in the supply chain so that deployed products and systems are resilient and safe.

On Mar 25, 2020
@EU_Startups shared
🔐 6 steps to make your remote team cybersafe 🔐 For newly remote #startup teams, there might not be any 'working from home' #cybersecurity policies put in place. Check out this article with some simple, but effective, steps to take into consideration 👉 https://t.co/aX55AqoEfN https://t.co/1kGQZABKUh
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6 steps to make your remote team cybersafe

Much has been discussed in the last few weeks about remote work, as many startups around the globe adopt this mode of virtual presence to cope with daily tasks and keep business processes ...

On Mar 26, 2020
@BrianHonan shared
RT @ICCLtweet: "At least as worrying is that, right now, the majority of such data is gathered, owned and sold on by private companies, with minimal oversight – typically, far less scrutiny than if the same data were gathered by governments." via @klillington https://t.co/eplrNJdNXn
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Data privacy erosions could leave a dangerous legacy

Net Results: ‘Decisions made in haste are typically disastrous policymaking’

On Mar 26, 2020
@Infosec_Tourist shared
RT @techreview: Privacy vs. security? It’s not a zero-sum game, says privacy expert @AnnCavoukian. Listen to the latest episode of Business Lab. (In partnership with @msftsecurity) https://t.co/XbPmbJHjdQ
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Leading with a security-first mentality

With cyberthreats increasing every day, the way to set your company apart is by getting ahead of privacy and security concerns, argues Ann Cavoukian.

On Mar 28, 2020
@BrianHonan shared
RT @dhh: If you’re still using Zoom, you should really read Doc Searls excellent summary of the litany of privacy issues still present, as well as the detailed breakdown of their terrible privacy policy. https://t.co/gSqB9Oklgp
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Zoom needs to clean up its privacy act

As quarantined millions gather virtually on conferencing platforms, the best of those, Zoom, is doing very well. Hats off. But Zoom is also—correctly—taking a lot of heat for its privacy ...

On Mar 30, 2020
@paulsparrows shared
Coronavirus and home working: Cyber criminals shift focus to target remote workers https://t.co/TA5kpSgBri
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Coronavirus and home working: Cyber criminals shift focus to target remote workers

Hackers will look to exploit the increase in remote working - and healthcare facilities could be targeted with cyberattacks, warns police agency.

On Mar 28, 2020
@SANSInstitute shared
Hackers Launching DNS-Hijacking Attacks Against Routers – Get the details in the latest #NewsBites issue, plus commentary from editors @lelandneely & William Hugh Murray: https://t.co/H8wUIUJRxL https://t.co/aX6bfjbexh
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Volume XXII - Issue #25

Computer security training, certification and free resources. We specialize in computer/network security, digital forensics, application security and IT audit.

On Mar 26, 2020
@SANSInstitute shared
The FBI has issued a warning of an increase in COVID-19-related fraud schemes, including phony messages from the CDC, phishing emails, and offers of phony COVID-19 treatment. Get the details on this and other news in the latest #NewsBites issue: https://t.co/y1TA0ZsHU3 https://t.co/sZq83ecTfC
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Volume XXII - Issue #24

Computer security training, certification and free resources. We specialize in computer/network security, digital forensics, application security and IT audit.

On Mar 24, 2020
@SCMagazine shared
Although cybersecurity asset management isn’t as sexy as AI, ML, and some of the other hot topics in cyber tech today, it’s an issue whose time has come. More with #CybersecurityAssetManagement presented by @AxoniusInc: https://t.co/8mgGxgLPG1
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Cybersecurity asset management: Where we are and how we got here

It’s 2020, and the topic of asset management and its relationship to cybersecurity has been resurrected. Although cybersecurity asset management isn’t as sexy as AI, ML, and some of the …

On Mar 23, 2020
@SCMagazine shared
Join us in the windy city for #RiskSec 2020 on September 23rd. Free to attend with access to priceless knowledge. https://t.co/tS8LMw1WjZ
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RiskSec 2020 Agenda

We explore the causes and effects of these attacks and discss ways to shore up security controls to help protect not only the integrity of the election process, but countries' critical ...

On Mar 27, 2020
@StephaneNappo shared
#Cybersecurity Crisis Management During the #Coronavirus Pandemic. Cybercriminals thrive on chaos, making cybersecurity crisis management vital. by Brian Buntz c/o @Bradford_Sims https://t.co/oXkXnCfs8M #InfoSec #defstar5 S.N., #CISO
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Cybersecurity Crisis Management During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Cybercriminals thrive on chaos, making cybersecurity crisis management vital. 

On Mar 26, 2020
@cybersecboardrm shared
Singapore most exposed, but also most prepared in cybersecurity: Deloitte | ZDNet #Singapore #CyberSecurity #Deloitte ⁦@ZDNet⁩ https://t.co/NN5T9VhRuV
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Singapore most exposed, but also most prepared in cybersecurity: Deloitte

With a high internet adoption rate, the city-state faces the highest cybersecurity risk in Asia-Pacific, but also is the most prepared to deal with it in terms of policies and ...

On Mar 26, 2020
@InfosecurityMag shared
The Short-Term Impact of #COVID19 on the Cybersecurity Industry https://t.co/Izc8dH0CVW
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The Short-Term Impact of #COVID19 on the Cybersecurity Industry

A look at the short term impact of COVID-19 on the cybersecurity industry

On Mar 27, 2020
@cybersecboardrm shared
Financial industry spends millions to deal with breaches https://t.co/qltPdCadQh #finance #breaches #banking #CyberSecurity @techrepublic https://t.co/NW3OBrVYXB
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Financial industry spending millions to deal with breaches in 2019

A new study says financial services organizations experienced an average of 10 attacks a year and spent an average of $1.3 million to restore services after each DNS attack.

On Mar 26, 2020
@likethecoins shared
RT @RobertMLee: Apr 2 - Dragos/SANS ICS ATT&CK demo https://t.co/NUWAR3JdrW Apr 9 - SRP/Dragos ICS Conference https://t.co/mh01bWi5gl Apr 17 - Dragos/SANS webcast on Managed Hunting in ICS https://t.co/iD5bwuLHL9 Apr 30/May 1 Dragos-SANS ICS NetWars CTF and Conference https://t.co/lQgIwlzBDC
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MITRE ATT&CK for ICS Live Demonstration

MITRE released its new ATT&CK for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) as a community resource on the tactics and techniques of ICS threats and a common lexicon for the community. This ...

On Mar 26, 2020
@likethecoins shared
RT @RobertMLee: Apr 2 - Dragos/SANS ICS ATT&CK demo https://t.co/NUWAR3JdrW Apr 9 - SRP/Dragos ICS Conference https://t.co/mh01bWi5gl Apr 17 - Dragos/SANS webcast on Managed Hunting in ICS https://t.co/iD5bwuLHL9 Apr 30/May 1 Dragos-SANS ICS NetWars CTF and Conference https://t.co/lQgIwlzBDC
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Leveraging Managed Threat Hunting for an Effective ICS/OT Cybersecurity Program

Managed Detection and Response and Managed Threat Hunting solutions have been available for the Enterprise IT networks for many years but have been lacking in ICS/OT. Until now.Dragos is ...

On Mar 28, 2020
@olafhartong shared
RT @brysonbort: @olafhartong BTW, Olaf has done some really cool work @MITREattack @splunk. Write-up and links: https://t.co/xfKu5SkppT
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ATT&CKized Splunk – Threat Hunting with MITRE’s ATT&CK using Splunk

Most of us know MITRE and the ATT&CK™ framework that they have come up with. What a splendid job they have done for the cyber security community by bringing most of the key attack vectors ...