Top news of the week: 14.02.2020.

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Threats And Attacks

On Feb 10, 2020
@securityaffairs shared
RT @paulsparrows: I have just published the first #CyberAttacks timeline of 2020, where have collected 68 events. Just a sneak peek: Iran is very active, and malicious actors continue to exploit vulnerabilities to implant ransomware.

1-15 January 2020 Cyber Attacks Timeline

The first timeline of 2020 is finally here! In the first half of January I have collected 68 events, a number that shows how the new year has started with an apparent decrease.

On Feb 11, 2020
@teamcymru shared
Massive #DDoS attack brought down 25% #Iranian Internet connectivity

Massive DDoS attack brought down 25% Iranian Internet connectivity

Iran comes under cyber-attack again, a massive offensive brought down a large portion of the Iranian access to the Internet. Iran infrastructures are under attack, a massive cyberattack ...

Innovations And Trends

On Feb 10, 2020
@archonsec shared
RT @alcgroup: Five ways cyber deception can help boost IT security via @ITBrief #cybersecurity cc: @empressbat @tgravel @TylerCohenWood @fogle_shane @dak970 @avrohomg @DrJDrooghaag @archonsec @Microsmallbusi1 @threatvectorAUS @SMcCavanaugh

Five ways cyber deception can help boost IT security

With organisations constantly on the hunt for ways to improve the security of their IT infrastructures, they are affording growing attention to a technique dubbed ‘cyber deception'.

On Feb 11, 2020
@EdgeIotAi shared
RT @learndomainB: What exactly is internet of things IOT? #AI #Imageannotation #VirtualReality #IOT #Artficialintelligence #DeepLearning #MachineLearning #DigitalTransformation #4IR #innovation #cognitivecomputing #EdgeComputing

The WIRED Guide to the Internet of Things

What you need to know about the promise (and peril) of networked lightbulbs, ovens, cameras, speakers and, well … everything.

Data Privacy

On Feb 8, 2020
@matthew_d_green shared
RT @lukOlejnik: My opinion article in @WIRED about an element in India's data protection law proposal that might threaten privacy (and security) research. Outright banning re-identification, without proper considerations, may weaken data protection and systems security.

India's Data Protection Bill Threatens Global Cybersecurity

Banning re-identification discourages researchers from finding weaknesses, and encourages criminals to exploit them.

On Feb 10, 2020
@stevewerby shared
RT @campuscodi: FBI is investigating more than 1,000 cases of Chinese theft of US technology - 19 arrests made in January 2020 alone - New indictments are being prepared for hacking-related activities as well - FBI: "We have been deceived too long"

FBI is investigating more than 1,000 cases of Chinese theft of US technology

US officials talk about all the methods the Chinese government and its agents have been using to target US companies and universities to steal intellectual property.

Startups And Investments

On Feb 11, 2020
@EU_Startups shared
Spanish startup @Arengu raises €500K pre-seed to expand its secure sign-up form tool 🚀 The funding round was led by VC fund @Kfundvc, business angel group @lanaipartners, and business angel Rafael Garrido Rodrigo 👍

Spanish startup Arengu raises €500K pre-seed to expand its secure sign-up form tool

Spanish startup Arengu, helping companies to automate forms and improve security and user experience, has announced …

On Feb 8, 2020
@hackernoon shared
"3 Simple Upgrades to Improve SMB Cybersecurity" by @andrejtl #smb #cybersecurity

3 Simple Upgrades to Improve SMB Cybersecurity

If there's one thing that there's no shortage of, it's small businesses. In the US alone, there are over thirty million of them. And by and large, they're doing a miserable job of ...

Companies And Services

On Feb 11, 2020
@Ascend_EDU shared
RT @ISC2: How can ransomware affect your business and how can you prepare, or ... if comes to it ... respond? Read the blog:

Ransomware and Your Business

By Diana Contesti, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, CSSLP, SSCP Ransomware is in the news lately with attacks on Norsk Hydro, multiple cities in Florida, Baltimore and Atlanta, not to mention the ...

On Feb 7, 2020
@RSAsecurity shared
How are YOU accessing your #finances? While the increase in digital touchpoints are convenient for consumers in the era of #DigitalTransformation, RSA's @iFraudFighter reveals how it's widening the attack surface! Read more in @FinTech_Mag:

RSA Security: cybersecurity in financial services

The risk of cyber attack for financial services companies only increases. With that in mind, we revisit a conversation we had with RSA Security's Daniel Cohen Cohen is Director of Fraud & ...

Business And Industries

On Feb 12, 2020
@cybersecboardrm shared
Is AI cybersecurity's salvation or its greatest threat? | VentureBeat #AI #artificialintelligence #CyberSecurity #salvation #threat @VentureBeat

Is AI cybersecurity’s salvation or its greatest threat?

AI for cybersecurity is helping defend against a rising tide of attacks. But some fear unintended consequences when bad actors seize the same tools.

On Feb 11, 2020
@CIOonline shared
Innovative, but safe – that’s the balancing act enterprises face as they implement #digitaltransformation initiatives. @BobViolino looks at how some #CIOs are accomplishing this. #security @IUPedu @debbiblyth @OITColorado @octanner @BrandonJonesCIO

Security vs. innovation: IT's trickiest balancing act

An innovative initiative is only as successful as it is secure. Here’s how CIOs are balancing risk-taking with risk aversion.

Mitre Att&ck

On Feb 13, 2020
@likethecoins shared
RT @redcanaryco: Invoke-AtomicRedTeam, a PowerShell framework that makes it easier to execute Atomic Red Team tests, is now an open source project of its own. This will make contributions and maintenance of both projects faster and easier for all involved!

redcanaryco / invoke-atomicredteam

Contribute to redcanaryco/invoke-atomicredteam development by creating an account on GitHub.

On Feb 11, 2020
@rickhholland shared
Work with ⁦@swannysec⁩ - Job Application for Senior Incident Responder - PSIRT ⁦@github⁩