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Monthly report: October 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 84 influencers like Steve Morgan and Rob Lewis, discussing hashtags such as #cybersecurity , #infosec and #ransomware.
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Where top VCs are investing in cybersecurity

On Oct 29, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
Where top VCs are investing in cybersecurity https://t.co/ELpGhmYYZn by @zackwhittaker https://t.co/SqFD9eroSN
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Security is one of the toughest things to get right; a hacker only needs to win once, but businesses have to get it right every single time. Not every company faces the same field of threats. That’s what makes security particularly difficult — there are no panaceas, and the cybersecurity ...

techcrunch.com
On Oct 29, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
Where top VCs are investing in cybersecurity https://t.co/ELpGhmYYZn by @zackwhittaker https://t.co/SqFD9eroSN
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Where top VCs are investing in cybersecurity

Security is one of the toughest things to get right; a hacker only needs to win once, but businesses have to get it right every single time. Not every company faces the same field of ...

Security firm says Chinese hackers intercepted text messages

On Oct 31, 2019
@dwire shared
RT @latams: China doesn't have to hack you directly to steal your text messages, cybersecurity firm @FireEye says. Their hackers already intercepted thousands of texts by hacking telecom networks. #APT41 https://t.co/Kp7q3jCg0b
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers with a history of state-sponsored espionage have intercepted the text messages of thousands of foreigners in a targeted campaign that planted eavesdropping...

apnews.com
On Oct 31, 2019
@dwire shared
RT @latams: China doesn't have to hack you directly to steal your text messages, cybersecurity firm @FireEye says. Their hackers already intercepted thousands of texts by hacking telecom networks. #APT41 https://t.co/Kp7q3jCg0b
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Security firm says Chinese hackers intercepted text messages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers with a history of state-sponsored espionage have intercepted the text messages of thousands of foreigners in a targeted campaign that planted ...

Cybercrime Bytes: Who’s Being Phished, Security Help Wanted, SheHacks 2019

On Oct 24, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
What we followed this week... and you should too #cybercrime #cybersecurity https://t.co/jGnEWD5cnS via Cybercrime Magazine
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Weekly news that keeps you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity

cybersecurityventures.com
On Oct 24, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
What we followed this week... and you should too #cybercrime #cybersecurity https://t.co/jGnEWD5cnS via Cybercrime Magazine
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A Career in Cybersecurity: 2025

On Oct 16, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
RT @ec_univ: According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the cybersecurity industry will witness 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021. What do you think the #cybersecurity industry will look like in 2025? Learn more: https://t.co/e2cATFvzJV #eccu #cybersecurityawarenessmonth https://t.co/OFgz7Xfolu
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The future of the cybersecurity industry is booming, as are the opportunities to pursue a career in cybersecurity. Here is what you need to be a part of one of the most cutting-edge technology-based professions - a degree, certifications, and networking opportunities.

blog.eccu.edu
On Oct 16, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
RT @ec_univ: According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the cybersecurity industry will witness 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021. What do you think the #cybersecurity industry will look like in 2025? Learn more: https://t.co/e2cATFvzJV #eccu #cybersecurityawarenessmonth https://t.co/OFgz7Xfolu
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A Career in Cybersecurity: 2025

The future of the cybersecurity industry is booming, as are the opportunities to pursue a career in cybersecurity. Here is what you need to be a part of one of the most cutting-edge ...

Security spend now outpaces IT spend

On Oct 18, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
A report from @CybersecuritySF that suggests the immediate costs of a #cyberattack can be significant, but the damage to a business’s reputation could cost just as much or even more in the long term. https://t.co/afDESbaKJ3 via @bbrief1
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Security spend has already started outpacing IT spend. The global cybersecurity market is booming, the demand for cybersecurity solutions is huge.

www.bbrief.co.za
On Oct 18, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
A report from @CybersecuritySF that suggests the immediate costs of a #cyberattack can be significant, but the damage to a business’s reputation could cost just as much or even more in the long term. https://t.co/afDESbaKJ3 via @bbrief1
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Security spend now outpaces IT spend

Security spend has already started outpacing IT spend. The global cybersecurity market is booming, the demand for cybersecurity solutions is huge.

Is a cybersecurity insurance policy a worthy investment?

On Oct 19, 2019
@Infosec_Tourist shared
RT @partnercomm: Is cybersecurity insurance a wise investment for your company? Remember: such policies cover financial risk, but can't stop an incident from happening or the damage that can do to your systems. https://t.co/ofrtumMN4y via @searchsecurity #cybersecurity #insurance #HR #IT #data
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A cybersecurity insurance policy is a preemptive way to address risks incurred by variables such as third-party business partnerships. Read this expert answer to determine if a cybersecurity insurance policy is right for your business.

On Oct 19, 2019
@Infosec_Tourist shared
RT @partnercomm: Is cybersecurity insurance a wise investment for your company? Remember: such policies cover financial risk, but can't stop an incident from happening or the damage that can do to your systems. https://t.co/ofrtumMN4y via @searchsecurity #cybersecurity #insurance #HR #IT #data
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Is a cybersecurity insurance policy a worthy investment?

A cybersecurity insurance policy is a preemptive way to address risks incurred by variables such as third-party business partnerships. Read this expert answer to determine if a ...

The Insecure Elephant in the Room

On Oct 28, 2019
@kennethholley shared
RT @Paul__Walsh: @MetaCert Here's an article I wrote about why I believe we face so many cybersecurity issues today - particularly attacks that start with phishing. I explain at the end, the solution that has a 98% success rate - no software is perfect so I won't say 100%. https://t.co/S78IEeNmzh
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Using the web is like playing a game of Russian roulette these days — both require luck. When a dangerous link slips through security, most users must rely on their intuition when it comes to trusting the website on the other end. And they must rely on luck to get it right. Over 90% of …

casecurity.org
On Oct 28, 2019
@kennethholley shared
RT @Paul__Walsh: @MetaCert Here's an article I wrote about why I believe we face so many cybersecurity issues today - particularly attacks that start with phishing. I explain at the end, the solution that has a 98% success rate - no software is perfect so I won't say 100%. https://t.co/S78IEeNmzh
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The Insecure Elephant in the Room

Using the web is like playing a game of Russian roulette these days — both require luck. When a dangerous link slips through security, most users must rely on their intuition when it comes ...

11 Stats on CISO Spending to Inform Your 2020 Cybersecurity Budget

On Oct 15, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
Budgets for #cybersecurity are on the rise. Spending data from @Gartner_inc and @CybersecuritySF, and others https://t.co/pLuwSfhyoM
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A bigger cybersecurity budget is a tool to address security risks, business needs and industry changes. Here are 11 statistics on CISO spending to help inform your 2020 cybersecurity budget.

securityintelligence.com
On Oct 15, 2019
@CybersecuritySF shared
Budgets for #cybersecurity are on the rise. Spending data from @Gartner_inc and @CybersecuritySF, and others https://t.co/pLuwSfhyoM
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11 Stats on CISO Spending to Inform Your 2020 Cybersecurity Budget

A bigger cybersecurity budget is a tool to address security risks, business needs and industry changes. Here are 11 statistics on CISO spending to help inform your 2020 cybersecurity budget.

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Founder & Editor-In-Chief @ Cybersecurity Ventures. Cybercrime Researcher, Publisher, Journalist. Track Cybersecurity Companies. Launching Cybercrime Magazine!

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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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Breaking technology news, analysis, and opinions from TechCrunch. Got a tip? [email protected]

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#CISO #CIO Top 25 Rated Global #ThoughtLeader, #Speaker w/ Real-World Exp in #CyberSecurity #AI #IoT #Cloud #Enterprise #ISSMP, Digital Business Leader @Netsync

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100% Geek, Listener & Learner CISO and Advisory Board Member, #CyberSecurity Influencer, Researcher & Author, Tweets my own ▶️https://t.co/BHuLIrQTkI

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Enterprise tech junkie and comms guy for @FireEye but my own thoughts live here. Reachable as needed - 415-895-2101

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#CyberSecurity recruitment & HR specialist | International MD & Founder at @BeecherMadden | Contributor for @Forbes | Judge for @cybersec_awards |Public Speaker

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ONE autonomous platform to prevent, detect, respond, and hunt. Do more, save time, secure your enterprise: https://t.co/usvJvCYz9d 🐱‍💻

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Cisco Umbrella (formerly OpenDNS) provides the first line of defense against threats on the internet wherever users go. Support: [email protected]

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