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Monthly report: October 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 144 influencers like RSA Conference and WhiteHat Security, discussing hashtags such as #cybersecurity , #security and #malware.
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Iranian hacking tools hijacked by Turla group to perform cyber-espionage

On Oct 23, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Russian hackers masqueraded as Iranian threat group OilRig by using its tools to perform spying attacks in 35 countries https://t.co/Y6FghHlQ8F
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Russian hackers masqueraded as Iranian threat group OilRig by using its tools to perform spying attacks in 35 countries, says NSA and NCSC. The joint

www.2-spyware.com
On Oct 23, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
Iasiello_E: Russian hackers masqueraded as Iranian threat group OilRig by using its tools to perform spying attacks in 35 countries https://t.co/Y6FghHlQ8F
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Iranian hacking tools hijacked by Turla group to perform cyber-espionage

Russian hackers masqueraded as Iranian threat group OilRig by using its tools to perform spying attacks in 35 countries, says NSA and NCSC. The joint

Preparing for the Future: An Assessment of Emerging Cyber Threats

On Oct 25, 2019
@RSAConference shared
#RSAC 2019 Keynote speaker and judge for RSAC Innovation Programs @NiloofarHowe testified before a House Subcommittee Tuesday on a new approach to cybersecurity and cyber defense, citing RSAC Innovation Sandbox and Launch Pad in her testimony. https://t.co/vOYeMF8DQI @NewAmerica
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Niloofar Razi Howe testified before the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation Subcommittee.

www.newamerica.org
On Oct 25, 2019
@RSAConference shared
#RSAC 2019 Keynote speaker and judge for RSAC Innovation Programs @NiloofarHowe testified before a House Subcommittee Tuesday on a new approach to cybersecurity and cyber defense, citing RSAC Innovation Sandbox and Launch Pad in her testimony. https://t.co/vOYeMF8DQI @NewAmerica
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Preparing for the Future: An Assessment of Emerging Cyber Threats

Niloofar Razi Howe testified before the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation Subcommittee.

Cybercrime Tool Prices Bump Up in Dark Web Markets

On Oct 18, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Prices for data, services and toolkits available for cybercriminals are becoming more expensive and sophisticated on the Dark Web. #darkweb #infosec https://t.co/uzV7y7kt0P
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A report reveals data, services and toolkits available for cybercriminals are becoming more expensive and sophisticated.

threatpost.com
On Oct 18, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Prices for data, services and toolkits available for cybercriminals are becoming more expensive and sophisticated on the Dark Web. #darkweb #infosec https://t.co/uzV7y7kt0P
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Cybercrime Tool Prices Bump Up in Dark Web Markets

A report reveals data, services and toolkits available for cybercriminals are becoming more expensive and sophisticated.

Calypso APT Emerges from the Shadows to Target Governments

On Nov 1, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Newly formed group, dubbed 'Calypso' is targeting Government organisations in India, Brazil,Kazakhstan, Russia, Thailand and Turkey. https://t.co/SoQq9s0M1h
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Researchers believe the threat group is based in China.

threatpost.com
On Nov 1, 2019
@kaspersky shared
Newly formed group, dubbed 'Calypso' is targeting Government organisations in India, Brazil,Kazakhstan, Russia, Thailand and Turkey. https://t.co/SoQq9s0M1h
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Calypso APT Emerges from the Shadows to Target Governments

Researchers believe the threat group is based in China.

15 Years Later, Metasploit Still Manages to be a Menace

On Oct 23, 2019
@FireEye shared
RT @threatpost: Hackers are still using #Metasploit and a highly effective technique called Shikata Ga Nai to slip past modern day endpoint protections, said @FireEye researchers. https://t.co/OnyB6WMtrl
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A fresh look at the penetration testing tool Metasploit reveals the 15-year old hacking tool still has some tricks up its sleeves even against modern defenses.

threatpost.com
On Oct 23, 2019
@FireEye shared
RT @threatpost: Hackers are still using #Metasploit and a highly effective technique called Shikata Ga Nai to slip past modern day endpoint protections, said @FireEye researchers. https://t.co/OnyB6WMtrl
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15 Years Later, Metasploit Still Manages to be a Menace

A fresh look at the penetration testing tool Metasploit reveals the 15-year old hacking tool still has some tricks up its sleeves even against modern defenses.

Top cybersecurity certifications to consider for your IT career

On Nov 2, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
RT securityaffairs "Top cybersecurity certifications to consider for your IT career https://t.co/5LM6oXrVWd"
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With the right cybersecurity certifications, you can attain your goals seamlessly and in a fast way and speed up your career. Cyber attacks are making headlines almost every day in today’s era. The attacks have increased both in number and complexity. ...

securityaffairs.co
On Nov 2, 2019
@CTIN_Global shared
RT securityaffairs "Top cybersecurity certifications to consider for your IT career https://t.co/5LM6oXrVWd"
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Top cybersecurity certifications to consider for your IT career

With the right cybersecurity certifications, you can attain your goals seamlessly and in a fast way and speed up your career. Cyber attacks are making headlines almost every day in today’s ...

7 views on the important lessons of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

On Oct 30, 2019
@whitehatsec shared
Everyone should own IT, secure IT and protect IT! Little changes in behavior can make a big difference for protecting personal information. Read more tips: https://t.co/6LY98hG6zp via @infomgmt #NCSAM #BeCyberSmart
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This month is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a time for organizations and individuals alike to think about their data, likely security threats and best practice defense strategies.

On Oct 30, 2019
@whitehatsec shared
Everyone should own IT, secure IT and protect IT! Little changes in behavior can make a big difference for protecting personal information. Read more tips: https://t.co/6LY98hG6zp via @infomgmt #NCSAM #BeCyberSmart
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7 views on the important lessons of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This month is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a time for organizations and individuals alike to think about their data, likely security threats and best practice defense strategies.

Cybersecurity & data privacy trends in 2020

On Oct 26, 2019
@whitehatsec shared
5G and IoT are changing the cyber scene. @ITproPortal shares the upcoming trends for cyber security in 2020: https://t.co/TgXVGR8bzg
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2020 will be the year when multiple nascent cybersecurity trends converge.

www.itproportal.com
On Oct 26, 2019
@whitehatsec shared
5G and IoT are changing the cyber scene. @ITproPortal shares the upcoming trends for cyber security in 2020: https://t.co/TgXVGR8bzg
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Cybersecurity & data privacy trends in 2020

2020 will be the year when multiple nascent cybersecurity trends converge.

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#RSAC: Helping you stay ahead of an ever-changing #security landscape.

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WhiteHat Security helps prevent website attacks by providing the most complete Web security solution for companies of any size.

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Aggregating high-quality CTIN member sources with real-time posting on threats | ISAOs | CTI-TC | OSINT | Analytics | ThreatIntel | CyberSecurity | Malware

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Threatpost is the first stop for fast-breaking security news, conversations and analysis from around the world.

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Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of Internet security solutions for businesses and consumers.

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The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is a nonprofit that empowers people to use the Internet safely & securely. Co-founder of @STOPTHNKCONNECT campaign.

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News and information on IT security, helping information security pros manage the balance between data protection and user access.

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Prevent #cyberattacks with #ArtificialIntelligence. Need support? Contact @CylanceSupport.

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The only magazine dedicated to the strategy and technology of information security, delivering critical business and technical information for IT professionals.

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Intelligence and insights to increase security effectiveness and improve business resilience. https://t.co/9dfUu8mIMs

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Internet and Enterprise Security News, Threats, Insights and Expert Analysis #SCADA #infosec Coverage

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Intelligence, Cyber Counterintel, intel tradecraft, threat intelligence analysis, training, clandestine Cyber HUMINT, Business and Competitive Intelligence

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FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade #threatintel, and world-renowned @Mandiant consulting.

Follow 243.7k Followers

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Capitol Hill, Silicon Valley and beyond. News, analysis and commentary from cybersecurity’s cutting edge. A @ScoopNewsGroup property.

Follow 938.0 Followers

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Journalist cybersecurity/national security. Author COUNTDOWN TO ZERO DAY: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon. Conference speaker. Signal

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"suh-ROOS" / I mostly cover privacy, surveillance, and law for @arstechnica / [email protected] / Signal/WhatsApp: 510-394-5485 / Tips welcome.

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Security Researcher, Speaker & Trainer | Member of the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) at @Kaspersky Lab | PGP Key: A5517F19 | Tweets are my own.

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The Official Twitter account of the Talos Group at Cisco.

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SANS is the most trusted and by far the largest source for computer security, IT and information security training, certification and research in the world.

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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