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Annual Report 2019

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 138 influencers like Rob Lewis and Graham Cluley, discussing hashtags such as #GDPR , #cybersecurity and #privacy.
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On Nov 15, 2019
@opexxx shared
RT @Adam_K_Levin: “Data security is important in any field, but when that data relates to the personal details of an individual’s health, it is of the utmost importance as this is the last frontier of data privacy.”

I'm the Google whistleblower. The medical data of millions of Americans is at risk

When I learned that Google was acquiring the intimate medical records of 50 million patients, I couldn’t stay silent

On Dec 3, 2019
@WeldPond shared
My "prediction".

141 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2020

141 predictions for 2020 from key participants in the cybersecurity defense industry, highlighting all that’s hot today and tomorrow

On Nov 30, 2019
@BrianHonan shared
RT @3mm4h3ff: Great blog post from the @bhconsulting team with a recap on #irisscon last week. Make sure to have a read: 👏

Irisscon 2019: the human factor as a cybersecurity threat

An overview of IRISSCON 2019. In depth knowledge and advice on many issues in the industry such as the human factor as a cybersecurity threat were shared.

On Nov 14, 2019
@BrianHonan shared
RT @Enterprisenxt: #SecurityTips: Avast CISO Jaya Baloo developed a series of tenets from previous jobs as a #security manager. Here are 10 of them. @avast_antivirus @jayabaloo #cybersecurity

CISO faces breach on first day on the job

CISO Jaya Baloo has learned many things from her years as a security manager, including how to place people above systems and create a solid infrastructure plan, and the best ways to fight ...

On Dec 2, 2019
@healthinfosec shared
What are your best tips for surviving and responding to a #cyberattack and #databreach?

To Survive a Data Breach, Create a Response Playbook

Surviving a data breach requires having a plan, and experts say such plans must be continually tested, practiced and refined. They describe seven essential

On Nov 18, 2019
@Infosec_Tourist shared
RT @InfosecurityMag: New research has found that while companies are very aware of business and technology risk, they’re not that good at managing it. Learn more #risk #cyber

Cybersecurity Risk is Growing, and We Are Not Ready

Research from Infosecurity Group and ISACA reveals a big gap between knowledge of cybersecurity risk and preparedness for it

On Nov 22, 2019
@ZeljkaZorz shared
RT @edri: #ePrivacy: EU Member States push crucial reform on #privacy norms close to a dead end #EUdataP @EUCouncil @EU2019FI #PressRelease

ePrivacy: EU Member States push crucial reform on privacy norms close to a dead end

In this era of disinformation and privacy scandals, refusing to ensure strong privacy protections in the ePrivacy Regulation is a step backwards for the EU.

On Nov 12, 2019
@KennethGeers shared
UK #CyberAttack —> Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) targets Labour Party

General election 2019: 'Cyber-attack' on Labour Party digital platforms

The party says the DDoS attack against its systems failed, but an online campaign tool was disrupted.

On Nov 13, 2019
@ghayslip shared
Great article by Yoav Leitersdorf, as I have mentioned before as a #CISO I want to consolidate and integrate my stack. Give em a technology that helps me solve serval problems, integrates with my stack, shares data with my current…

Attention cybersecurity entrepreneurs: CISOs want simplicity!

The cybersecurity market has matured from reactive to proactive cybersecurity technology integration. Top CISOs and industry experts weigh in on how new entrants into the cybersecurity ...

On Nov 26, 2019
@Dejan_Kosutic shared
New blog post! ISO 27001 for banks: A game-changing security investment | 27001Academy

ISO 27001 in the banking industry: “One standard to rule them all”

ISO 27001 offers an excellent framework that can bring together different laws, regulations, and contractual requirements that the banks need to comply with.

On Nov 23, 2019
@Dejan_Kosutic shared
EDPB Publishes Guidelines on Data Protection by Design and by Default | Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

EDPB Publishes Guidelines on Data Protection by Design and by Default

On November 13, 2019, the European Data Protection Board published its draft guidelines 4/2019 on the obligation of Data Protection by Design and by Default set out under Article 25 of the ...

On Dec 6, 2019
@RSAsecurity shared
RT @ekingham: Tech Trends and Challenges for CIOs and CTOs in 2020 - Who doesn't like a good predictions piece? Good stuff @Zulfikar_Ramzan @RSAsecurity

Tech Trends and Challenges for CIOs and CTOs in 2020

CIO and CTO 2020 will have new challenges and tech trends to consider. Silicon asks CIOs and CTOs what the tech landscape will look like and, what challenges they expect to face.

On Nov 14, 2019
@BrianHonan shared
RT @zackwhittaker: Encrypted messaging app Wire confirms $8.2 million raise, and responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the U.S. Great scoop by @ingridlunden and @riptari.

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US

Big changes are afoot for Wire, an enterprise-focused end-to-end encrypted messaging app and service that advertises itself as “the most secure collaboration platform”. In February, Wire ...

On Nov 30, 2019
@gcluley shared
Data breach at audio streaming platform Mixcloud. Over 20 million user accounts exposed

Mixcloud data breach exposes over 20 million user records

The data is for sale on the dark web for $4,000, or about 0.5 bitcoin.

On Nov 12, 2019
@matthew_d_green shared
RT @MiKaVienna: @matthew_d_green Here's (like usual) a slightly different angle from the register:

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Transcending Infosec BS. KSE OS controls/trusted computing vs Insider Threat/espionage. Langsec,algebraic modelling, automated WAF attack denial,Red Team fails

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Award-winning computer security expert, writer, and keynote speaker. Fighting cybercrime since early 1990s. Host of @SmashinSecurity podcast. Europhile. He/His

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InfoSec Consultant, Blogger, Author, Founder & Head of Ireland's CSIRT @irisscert, & former Special Advisor on CyberSecurity to Europol. PGP ID 0xF1B5CF7D

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PGP: A80C890B8AC6DE59910F76EFDEFF681566678BE4

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Expert in information security management (ISO 27001 standard) and business continuity management (ISO 22301/BS 25999-2 standard)

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UK Cyber Information Security Expert, Blogger, Writer & Security Professional CISSP, certified Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator, ISO27001 Lead & PCI ISA.

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30 years researching information security, data privacy, and the mess that patriarchy has made of technology | CISSP | #HeForShe | #hemochromatosis #hemopause

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Co-founder and CTO Veracode. Black Hat Review Board. Former L0pht security researcher. Hackers make trouble.

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HealthcareInfoSecurity brings you the most up-to-date healthcare security, #HIPAA and risk management news. Part of the @ISMG_News network.

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Zeljka Zorz, Managing Editor of Help Net Security and (IN)SECURE Magazine.

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Job seeking — Cybersecurity / National Security — Fellow, Atlantic Council / NATO Cyber Centre / DSI Berlin

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#CISO #tinkertribe #Cyber #Veteran #howl #Hacker #Gamer #Startups #Freemason #DataPrivacy #Christian #Father #Neurodiversity #SDSU #Aztec - my views are my own

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Business-driven security solutions that link business context with security incidents to help organizations manage digital risk and protect what matters most.

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I teach cryptography at Johns Hopkins.

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Mirko Zorz, Editor in Chief of Help Net Security and (IN)SECURE Magazine.

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Privacy/infosec lawyer @BrexHQ. Hacker, badgelifer & founder @Cryptovillage. Fighting for privacy, digital civil liberties & the users. Prev. @EA @FTC views=own

Follow 17.1k Followers

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Hacker, CTO, founder of Grokability. I made Snipe-IT. Open sourcerer, author, speaker, devops, infosec, atheist, NSFW, shitty runner, worse puns, she/her

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CRO at F-Secure ● Reverse Engineer ● TED Speaker ● Supervillain

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journalist covering hackers/crime/platforms for @motherboard. Signal ☎️+44 20 8133 5190. Wickr 📳 josephcox. XMPP 🔑 [email protected] 📨[email protected]

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Independent investigative journalist. Writes about cybercrime. Author of 'Spam Nation', a NYT bestseller. Wrote for The Washington Post '95-'09

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