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.

General News

On Oct 10, 2019
@hrbrmstr shared
Go here for the code — https://t.co/5CUtDVrNIM — and here for the dataset — https://t.co/nlAqTt80LB // 'FinalBlacklist' to help businesses hone cybersecurity https://t.co/sSqIaJNiax
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'FinalBlacklist' to help businesses hone cybersecurity

Researchers have released the "largest publicly available data set" of malicious activity to help businesses hone their cybersecurity capabilities.

On Oct 10, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about Genesee County Systems Pwned #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/vbRDNqPgBC by Charles Parker @InfoSecPirate who we hope to see @IPEXPO #CDM https://t.co/CRs1aK7jVD
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Genesee County Systems Pwned!

Systems Down By Charles Parker, II; Cybersecurity Lab Engineer There are vast numbers of municipalities of various sizes adjacent to each other throughout each state in the ...

On Oct 9, 2019
@Treadstone71LLC shared
Cybercrime is becoming bolder with data at the centre of the crime scene | Europol https://t.co/H9Z1i2xZpB
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Cybercrime is becoming bolder with data at the centre of the crime scene

Europol’s 2019 cybercrime report provides insights into emerging threats and key developments. Cybercrime is continuing to mature and becoming more and more bold, shifting its focus to ...

Innovations and Trends

On Oct 12, 2019
@bobgourley shared
RT @AIWorldExpo: @OODA’s @bobgourley and @MattDevost will partake in “The Future Adversaries: An Interactive Red Teaming Exercise” panel at #AIWORLD. Learn more about this session & our other programs: https://t.co/d2IiqLKMYO
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Seminar: AI in Cybersecurity

AI & Cybersecurity seminar at AI World addresses developing AI algorithms in the most secure manner possible.

On Oct 9, 2019
@darryl_macleod shared
RT @ciranews: NEW: We just released our 2019 Cybersecurity Survey Report, which provides an overview of the Canadian #cybersecurity landscape. Get the full report here: https://t.co/1jPxdULLit #CyberSecurityAwarenessMonth https://t.co/NQW5Ond7M9
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2019 CIRA Cybersecurity Survey

This perception is a sharp contrast to the findings of CIRA’s recent report: Canadians deserve a better internet, which indicated that only 19 per cent of Canadians would continue to do ...

On Oct 15, 2019
@SPCoulson shared
RT @PaulInfoSec: Wow, go UK security, good to see that we still achieve, UK cybersecurity firm Sophos agrees £3.1bn takeover https://t.co/lebfv7Lpxb
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UK cybersecurity firm Sophos agrees £3.1bn takeover

US private equity group Thoma Bravo to buy Abingdon-based company, which has 3,400 staff

Startups and Investments

On Oct 9, 2019
@darryl_macleod shared
RT @ciranews: NEW: We just released our 2019 Cybersecurity Survey Report, which provides an overview of the Canadian #cybersecurity landscape. Get the full report here: https://t.co/1jPxdULLit #CyberSecurityAwarenessMonth https://t.co/NQW5Ond7M9
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2019 CIRA Cybersecurity Survey

This perception is a sharp contrast to the findings of CIRA’s recent report: Canadians deserve a better internet, which indicated that only 19 per cent of Canadians would continue to do ...

On Oct 13, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
RT @HerjavecGroup: We have been named Editor’s Choice of MSS on the Hot 150 List! “Herjavec Group is pushing the envelope with their cutting edge service innovations such as managed phishing and splunk managed services.” - @CybersecuritySF More here- https://t.co/yNN3gDvGrb
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Herjavec Group Named on Cybersecurity Ventures Hot 150 List

Great news - Herjavec Group has been named in the first-ever Hot 150 list of pure-play cybersecurity companies by Cybersecurity Ventures.

On Oct 9, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
It’s official - the #cybersecurity companies we named at @FutureCon2019 this morning https://t.co/S1XAS8BPtm
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The Hot 150 Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2020

Annual list of the world’s hottest pure-play cybersecurity companies

Data Privacy

On Oct 14, 2019
@PrivacyMatters shared
RT @ICOnews: ❓Will GDPR prevent me from sharing information with other local retailers about people I’ve banned from my shop? Our FAQs for local retailers will help you understand how to comply with GDPR https://t.co/rr8l66xhYV https://t.co/dXZqctah54
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) FAQs for small retailers

Will GDPR prevent me from sharing information with other local retailers about people I’ve banned from my shop? However, if you’re deciding whether to share information about banned ...

On Oct 13, 2019
@AnnCavoukian shared
RT @cybersecboardrm: California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): What you need to know to be compliant https://t.co/GI6Os6EwKy #CyberSecurity #infosec
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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): What you need to know to be compliant

California's new privacy law, AB 375, might not burden security as much as the GDPR, but details are subject to change.

On Oct 15, 2019
@PaulO_Rourke shared
“Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” A mantra to remember this #CyberSecMonth https://t.co/7hrpPJ7o3h #Cybersecurity
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Celebrating Cybersecurity Month By Emphasizing Employee Privacy

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which means that the most prominent cybersecurity problems and the most prescient solutions will be top of mind for companies and ...

Threats and Attacks

On Oct 10, 2019
@ISSAINTL shared
Europol has released its annual cybercrime report the Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) from @ZDNet https://t.co/00GjEDfunr
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Ransomware: Prepare for hackers launching even more destructive malware attacks

The 'wiper' ransomware used in state-backed attacks like NotPetya is gaining round among cyber criminals, warns EU law enforcement annual cybercrime report.

On Oct 11, 2019
@InfoSecHotSpot shared
Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about how Trend Micro’s partnership with Snyk will advance DevSecOps.... https://t.co/f9FUO4WZ3Y via @InfoSecHotSpot https://t.co/F1AZk0tUoz
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This Week in Security News: How a Partnership can Advance DevSecOps and Cybersecurity Issues in the Midwest and South U.S.

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about how Trend Micro’s ...

On Oct 10, 2019
@TheHackersNews shared
#Halloween and Cybersecurity goes together, especially by October. Join the eight part webinar series to enhance #cyber awareness, grab #cybersecurity books and more. https://t.co/tfOwK15m4S via @GiridharaRaam https://t.co/y7T9IzctJn
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Halloween Cyber Street

Halloween and cyberattacks have a lot in common: they can be scary, sneaky, dangerous, and extremely popular. Unlike Halloween however, the threat of cyberattacks is very real; cyberattacks ...

Companies and Services

On Oct 9, 2019
@SANSInstitute shared
Live Simulcast | Register for the SANS Cloud Security Operations Solutions Forum and hear about #cloudsecurity operations solutions that work, led by SANS @KennethGHartman and experts from @Microsoft @cloudpassage @Cisco and @swimlane >> https://t.co/ztiAZskbvl https://t.co/o1iYM2y8vg
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SANS Cloud Security Operations Solutions Forum

{{!In the Denver area? Join us at the Live Event. Register here.}}Forum Chairman: Kenneth HartmanAll organizations must protect their confidential information. After all, it is this ...

On Oct 9, 2019
@SonicWall shared
SonicWall is honored to host members of the South Africa #Cybersecurity and Data Protection Solutions Reverse Trade Mission, a delegation tasked with identifying technologies and services that support South Africa's goals of securing its cyber networks. https://t.co/A1JgI9VENK https://t.co/i2yZzQGG99
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South Africa Cybersecurity and Data Protection Solutions Reverse Trade Mission

USTDA is hosting a South African delegation scheduled to meet with leading U.S. providers of cybersecurity and data protection technologies and services that can support the country’s goals ...

On Oct 10, 2019
@SearchSecurity shared
"Not all service providers or offerings are equivalent. ⚖ There is liable to be significant overlap as features develop and players in the space continue to innovate." Learn more about #SOCaaS from @securitycurve. https://t.co/AxFbQwso51
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Defining and evaluating SOC as a service

SOC as a service may sound similar to an MSSP or MDR, but there are differences. Explore what SOCaaS entails, how it differs from other models and how to evaluate if it fits your ...

Business and Industries

On Oct 9, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
Traditionally IT Security came as an after thought, as an additional layer to good IT infrastructure practices. Security in context is now more fundamental than all other IT infrastructure. https://t.co/myj4aNerrU
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Nerds on Site Increases Focus on Cybersecurity Services

INCREASING RANSOMWARE, CYBER CRIMINAL ATTACKS PRESENT GROWTH OPPORTUNITY TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Nerds On Site Inc. ("NERDS" or the "Company") (CSE:...

On Oct 10, 2019
@Gartner_inc shared
#Cybersecurity isn't just an #IT issue; #SupplyChain leaders must address weaknesses as well. Read more in a new #blog by Gartner expert, @AtwoodGartner. https://t.co/AsmbmvKFIr #CSCO #GartnerSC @Gartner_SC https://t.co/tEHqHymWiT
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Fortifying Supply Chain Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is not just an IT issue. There are potentially major weaknesses in the supply chain that must be addressed, or supply chain leaders put their companies at significant risk. ...

On Oct 9, 2019
@IT_SecGuru shared
Should Schools Teach Cybersecurity?... https://t.co/tAVfhAad2q https://t.co/Psw9Ea7Uis
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Should Schools Teach Cybersecurity?

By Jonny Mackley, Copywriter For some schoolchildren today, technology has been in and around their lives for as long as they can remember. Approximately 9 out of 10 households have access ...