Mon.Aug 08, 2022

WSJ: "Cyber Insurance Prices Soar"


The WSJ reported Aug 8, 2020: It is becoming more expensive and difficult for companies to get or renew cyber insurance. The price of U.S. cyber insurance policies increased by 79% from a year earlier. Insurers have made it harder to get or keep a policy, too. Cybersecurity

US Treasury Sanctions Tornado Cash, Freezes Its Assets

Data Breach Today

Penalties for Anyone in US Jurisdiction Who Uses the Cryptocurrency Mixer The federal government today sanctioned Tornado Cash.


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GUEST ESSAY: How to secure ‘Digital Twins’ to optimize asset use, while reducing exposures

The Last Watchdog

Our technological world is advancing at dizzying speeds. Related: The coming of a ‘bio digital twin” Over the last decade, we have seen the introduction of 4G and 5G telecommunication service, the iPad, Instagram, and the introduction, acceptance, and adoption of cloud services from Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, as well as cloud computing.

John Watters on Why Google and Mandiant Are Better Together

Data Breach Today

Watters Can't Wait to Combine Google Analytics With Mandiant Intelligence Engine Combining the data analytics of Google Chronicle with Mandiant's ability to identify signals of abnormal behavior is an unbeatable combination, says Mandiant President and COO John Watters.

Modernizing Workloads with the Cloud: How to Improve Performance & Reduce Costs

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to migrate workloads to Azure and optimize performance for your serverless and containerized applications in Azure.

NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography Standards

Schneier on Security

Quantum computing is a completely new paradigm for computers. A quantum computer uses quantum properties such as superposition, which allows a qubit (a quantum bit) to be neither 0 nor 1, but something much more complicated.

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Cybersecurity Training and Tech Aren’t Enough; ‘Culture Change’ Needed

eSecurity Planet

Companies spend a staggering amount of money on cybersecurity products to defend their networks and data from hackers, but a couple of industry pros say that money is wasted if companies don’t change their internal cybersecurity culture.

Cyberattack on NHS Vendor Already Offering Critical Lessons

Data Breach Today

Incident Spotlights Vendor Risk and Criticality of Business Continuity Plans As the U.K.'s

We Have the Tech to Scale Up Open Source Vulnerability Fixes — Now It's Time to Leverage It

Dark Reading

Q&A with Jonathan Leitschuh, inaugural HUMAN Dan Kaminsky Fellow, in advance of his upcoming Black Hat USA presentation

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Beyond Security: Forrester's Bot Management Q2 Trends

Data Breach Today

Forrester's Sandy Carielli Advises Collaborating on Bot Management Strategies Sandy Carielli, principal analyst at Forrester, shares research on the latest bot management trends.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

10 Malicious Code Packages Slither into PyPI Registry

Dark Reading

The discovery adds to the growing list of recent incidents where threat actors have used public code repositories to distribute malware in software supply chain attacks


US Gets Russian Accused of Crypto Laundering Extradited

Data Breach Today

Alexander Vinnik Makes First Appearance in US Federal Court Accused cryptocurrency money launderer Alexander Vinnik made his first appearance in U.S. federal court today.

Deepfakes Grow in Sophistication, Cyberattacks Rise Following Ukraine War

Dark Reading

A rising tide of threats — from API exploits to deepfakes to extortionary ransomware attacks — is threatening to overwhelm IT security teams

Orchard botnet uses Bitcoin Transaction info to generate DGA domains

Security Affairs

Experts spotted a new botnet named Orchard using Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s account information to generate malicious domains.

Prioritizing Customer Experience Using SLIs & SLOs: A Case Study from The Telegraph

Service Level Indicators (SLIs) and Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are a key pillar of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and are the principal tool for eliminating needless alerts and focusing on what really matters to the business.

Dark Reading News Desk: Live at Black Hat USA 2022

Dark Reading

LIVE: Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat USA 2022


Twilio discloses data breach that impacted customers and employees

Security Affairs

Communications company Twilio discloses a data breach after threat actors have stolen employee credentials in an SMS phishing attack. Communications company Twilio discloses a data breach, threat actors had access to the data of some of its customers.

Pipeline Operators Are Headed in the Right Direction, With or Without TSA's Updated Security Directives

Dark Reading

A worsening threat landscape, increased digitization, and the long-term positive effects of modern security strategies are pushing critical infrastructure operators to do better

LogoKit update – The phishing kit leveraging Open Redirect Vulnerabilities

Security Affairs

LogoKit – Threat actors leveraging Open Redirect Vulnerabilities popular in online services and apps to bypass spam filters in phishing campaigns. Resecurity, Inc.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

HYAS Infosec Announces General Availability of Cybersecurity Solution for Production Environments

Dark Reading

HYAS Confront provides total visibility into your production environment, giving you insight into potential issues like cyber threats before they become problems

A Phone Carrier That Doesn’t Track Your Browsing or Location

WIRED Threat Level

The new Pretty Good Phone Privacy service for Android hides the data linking you to your mobile device. Security Security / Privacy

Cybercriminals Go to College with New Phishing Attacks


The summer is winding up, and the traditional academic year is approaching. And amid the welcomes from the deans of students, the activities coordinators, the academic advisors and so on, the new crop of undergraduates can also expect to be greeted by phishing scams.

Github Moves to Guard Open Source Against Supply Chain Attacks

WIRED Threat Level

The popular Microsoft-owned code repository plans to roll out code signing, which will help beef up the security of open source projects. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks Security / Security News

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Twilio hacked by phishing campaign targeting internet companies


Communications giant Twilio has confirmed hackers accessed customer data after successfully tricking employees into handing over their corporate login credentials. Social Engineering Phishing

Most Organizations Do DMARC Wrong. Here’s How to Do It Right.

eSecurity Planet

When organizations implement Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance ( DMARC ), they expect to tighten email security and protect against spoofing and other spam email attacks.

What Adjustable Dumbbells Can Teach Us About Risk Management

Dark Reading

A new workout leads to five smart lessons about the importance of converging security and fraud into a unified risk function

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i-SIGMA Appoints New CEO

IG Guru

Check out the post here. i-SIGMA Nate Campbell


Understanding Cadence Workflow for Developers and Architects

Explore the basics of Cadence and understand the benefits it can provide to your organization. This whitepaper will dive into a brief history of Cadence, how workflows can be put into practice, and how you can apply Cadence to your data infrastructure.

Russian Federation Passes Data Protection and Information Governance Reforms

Hunton Privacy

In July 2022, Maria Ostashenko from ALRUD Law Firm reports that the Russian Parliament passed, and the President of the Russian Federation signed into law, major reforms in data protection and information governance. The reforms include: Significant changes to Federal Law No.

CHINA: Draft Rules on Privacy Policies Released – Is Your Privacy Policy Compliant?

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

On 26 May 2022, the TC260 released the Draft Requirements on Privacy Agreements for Internet Platforms, Products and Services (“ Draft Requirements ”) for public consultation.

Delight Your Digital Natives

Micro Focus

Attracting and retaining digital native customers and employees in a highly competitive market requires digital transformation. The post Delight Your Digital Natives appeared first on Micro Focus Blog.