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On Sep 29, 2020
@WeldPond shared
IT has become mission critical for schools. https://t.co/ckgUeltmUy
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Hacker Releases Information on Las Vegas-Area Students After Officials Don’t Pay Ransom

Hacker Releases Information on Las Vegas-Area Students After Officials Don’t Pay Ransom

A hacker published grades, Social Security numbers and financial information after a Las Vegas-area school district refused to pay ransom to get back control of their servers—an acute ...

On Sep 24, 2020
@SCMagazine shared
New research from BlueVoyant found that 92% of U.S. organizations suffered a breach in the past 12 months as a result of weakness in their supply chain. @BlueVoyant https://t.co/eO8gQOcnZm
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Supply chain weak security link for 92 percent of U.S. companies

Supply chain weak security link for 92 percent of U.S. companies

The devastating Target breach – the result of an earlier attack on the retail giant’s HVAC vendor – wasn’t an anomaly. New research from BlueVoyant found

On Sep 28, 2020
@GlasswingVC shared
[email protected] CTO Salvatore Stolfo weighs in: Cybersecurity Conundrum: Who's Responsible for Securing IoT Networks? - https://t.co/io9K4hy23C via @technewsworld https://t.co/8rJRYJCmmx
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Cybersecurity Conundrum: Who's Responsible for Securing IoT Networks?

Cybersecurity Conundrum: Who's Responsible for Securing IoT Networks?

Surely spurred by the work-from-home necessities of 2020, people have connected a multitude of non-business devices to their corporate networks, making it progressively difficult to ...

On Sep 27, 2020
@StephaneNappo shared
#infosec #Career misconceptions and challenges, early warning signs of #ransomware. #CyberSecurity #CISO https://t.co/d1KvjyI7r6
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Week in review: Infosec career misconceptions and challenges, early warning signs of ransomware

Week in review: Infosec career misconceptions and challenges, early warning signs of ransomware

Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news and articles: CISA orders federal agencies to implement Zerologon fix If you had any

On Sep 26, 2020
@hackerfantastic shared
I did an interview with @dradisfw @dradispro about my background and the Hands-On Hacking book from @myhackerhouse & @Jennifer_Arcuri :-) You can even win a copy of our book by filling in your email at the end of the article! Happy Hacking! https://t.co/5iOgtLSyGH
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Interview with Matthew Hickey

Interview with Matthew Hickey

Matthew is a professional hacker with over 20 years experience providing security services to a global client base.

On Sep 28, 2020
@SCMagazine shared
The company CHSPSC, which was breached in 2014, reached a settlement earlier this year with the Dept. of HHS over HIPAA violations. Details of the agreement, revealed last week, show how the long-term impact can be costly. @SolveCyberRisk @digitalshadows https://t.co/iqseTykJkK
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What one company’s deal with the feds tells us about the long tail of data breaches

What one company’s deal with the feds tells us about the long tail of data breaches

A recently published corrective action plan between HHS and CHSPSC over a 2014 hack underscores how long companies must deal with the fallout of a harmful breach.

On Sep 29, 2020
@StephaneNappo shared
#Botnets and #IoT devices are forming a perfect storm for IT staff wrestling with WFH employee security. #CyberSecurity #CyberCrime #CISO #infosec #Mirai #Gh0st https://t.co/s8CueuhZIQ
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The Network Perimeter: This Time, It’s Personal

The Network Perimeter: This Time, It’s Personal

Botnets and IoT devices are forming a perfect storm for IT staff wrestling with WFH employee security.

On Sep 28, 2020
@tonymorbin shared
CISOs have been thrust into a pivotal role with responsibility and expectations placed on technical leaders to keep their companies safe, and cybersec an integral part of the company budget to maintain operations. #cybersecurity https://t.co/AajK82tjr2
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The changing role of the CISO in uncertain times

The changing role of the CISO in uncertain times

COVID-19 has dramatically altered the world of cybersecurity and gravened the threat poised to companies that are increasingly shifting assets online, beyond th