Cybercriminals Have a Heyday with WinRAR Bug in Fresh Campaigns

Threatpost

With new attacks on the Israeli military and social-work educators, exploitation of the 19-year-old flaw shows no signs of slowing down. Vulnerabilities Web Security active exploits backdoor campaigns FireEye in the wild israeli military vulnerability WinRAR

How the U.S. Army Served its Movie-Mad GIs during World War II

Unwritten Record

Army Signal Corps as part of its “Film Bulletin” series , showcases the military’s efforts to produce and bring films to soldiers overseas during the Second World War. The military went to tremendous lengths to supply a steady diet of fiction and nonfiction film to its troops with great speed.

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MY TAKE: Michigan’s cybersecurity readiness initiatives provide roadmap others should follow

The Last Watchdog

Merit is an acronym for the Michigan Educational Research Information Triad. Other hubs followed at military bases, other state universities and even a high school and a non-profit community arts and tech center. The early Cyber Range hubs were mainly used to help educate and certify military technicians and cybersecurity professionals at selected companies. military unit, MEDC and TARDEC this summer hosted the second annual Commercial CyberTruck Challenge.

NEW TECH: DataLocker introduces encrypted flash drive — with key pad

The Last Watchdog

DataLocker honed its patented approach to manufacturing encrypted portable drives and landed some key military and government clients early on; the company has continued branching out ever since. This could be in high security areas, relating to the government or military, or you might be in different countries, where secure Internet connections are not available. DataLocker actually got traction, early on, selling to the military.

Attention U.S. Veterans: The CIP Exam Has Been Approved for Reimbursement Under the GI Bill

AIIM

I am very pleased to announce that the Certified Information Professional (CIP) exam has been approved for reimbursement under the Veterans Education Benefit program for Licensing and Certification reimbursements administered by the U.S.

Guy Fawkes Day – LulzSec Italy hit numerous organizations in Italy

Security Affairs

Included in the breaches were Italy’s National Research Center , The Institute for Education Technologies , the ILIESI Institute for the European Intellectual Lexicon , National Mining Office for Hydrocarbons and Geo-resources , Ministry of Economic Development , State Police Association , Fratelli D’Italia , Lega Nord Trentino , Partito Democratico Siena , TV Trentino , Technapoli Equitalia , State Archives S.I.A.S. Military Personnel.

GCHQ implements World War II cipher machines in encryption app CyberChef

Security Affairs

UK intelligence agency GCHQ, as part of the celebration of its centenary , has released emulators for World War II cipher machines that can be executed in the encryption app CyberChef released for educational purposes.

WinRAR CVE-2018-20250 flaw exploited in multiple campaigns

Security Affairs

This campaign was carried out by threat actors impersonating an educational accreditation council to hit users in the United States. The attackers used decoy documents apparently coming from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), a US association representing social work education.

Watch out! Malware Analysis Sandboxes could expose sensitive data of your organization

Security Affairs

CENTCOM requisition form for use of military aircraft. We predict that this problem is likely to get worse as more companies add sandboxing to their security pipeline, underscoring the importance of educating employees now.”

Russia-linked STRONTIUM APT targets IoT devices to hack corporate networks

Security Affairs

The STRONTIUM APT group (aka APT28 , Fancy Bear , Pawn Storm , Sofacy Group , and Sednit ) has been active since at least 2007 and it has targeted governments, militaries, and security organizations worldwide.

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Court Denies Criminal Defendant’s Motion to Suppress Evidence Obtained via Warrantless Search: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance. In United States v. Caputo, No. 3:18-cr-00428-IM (D. Or Nov.

First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation

CILIP

Its strategic partnership with the Ministry of Defence dates back to 1984 when Cranfield was awarded a contract to provide education for the Royal Military College of Science. s Defence Academy, in 2002, Cranfield now offers a unique gateway for teaching, research and consultancy utilising a unique set of capabilities, expertise and facilities to deliver practical solutions that make a real difference to the lives of military personnel and civilians across the world.

MY TAKE: Michigan’s Cyber Range hubs provide career paths to high-schoolers, underutilized adults

The Last Watchdog

Meanwhile, Pinckney’s Darga has taken the initiative to spearhead efforts to cater to military veterans and to disabled individuals, as well, particularly persons with autism. They’d come into our hub to get educated and attain excellent cybersecurity skills, including leadership development programs.

Government By Numbers: Some Interesting Insights

John Battelle's Searchblog

Examples include identity (from driver’s licenses and SSNs to Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Facebook), delivery of important information and items (from the Post Office to Telcos, Internet, and FedEx and UPS), and protection (outsourcing both prisons and military jobs to private companies).

Summer Road Trip: Los Angeles

Unwritten Record

The film is part of the Ford Educational Weekly series which was produced by the Ford Company from 1916 through 1921. Military personnel enjoy their day while riding the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad , Jungle Cruise , Submarine Voyage , Matterhorn Bobsleds , and It’s a Small World.

Cartographic Records Relating to African American History

Unwritten Record

It was intended to provide a temporary home for freedpersons while they obtained the basic education and vocational skills necessary to obtain work and become self -sufficient. Military. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library.

Have We Become Apathetic About Breaches?

Thales eSecurity

One such example is the recent disclosure that military personnel wearing Strava devices are revealing highly sensitive information about their locations and activities. Another day, another breach. It’s sarcastic, it’s comical, but it’s also real.

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Spotlight: Operationalizing Deep Web and Dark Web Intelligence

The Security Ledger

» Related Stories Spotlight Podcast: Flashpoint’s Allison Nixon on SIM Swapping and the Looming Online Identity Crisis Taking the Long View of Breach Fallout Analysis of 85K Remote Desktop Hacks Finds Education, Healthcare Top Targets.

It’s Time to Combine Security Awareness and Privacy Awareness

MediaPro

He’s got info security folks requiring him to take annual training, posting educational videos, and sending simulated phishing email all the time. This article was originally published on CPO Magazine. . Meet Bob. Bob’s an employee at BigCorp, and he’s confused.

Remembering Vietnam

Archives Blogs

This groundbreaking exhibit uses original National Archives documents, artifacts, and film footage to explore the policies and decisions that initiated and then escalated American economic and military aid to South Vietnam.

#ModernDataMasters: Carl Smith, PZ Cussons

Reltio

My dad was a military man – now retired – and a very practical, adaptable person. . Education. The CDO owns the data strategy – it’s the people who generate the data that are the ones that need to be educated. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

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#ModernDataMasters: Carl Smith, PZ Cussons

Reltio

My dad was a military man – now retired – and a very practical, adaptable person. “I Education. The CDO owns the data strategy – it’s the people who generate the data that are the ones that need to be educated.

Catches of the month: Phishing scams for February 2020

IT Governance

The military intelligence unit that’s allegedly tied to this scam was previously indicted for hacking emails from the Democratic National Committee and the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s campaign during the 2016 presidential race. Educate your staff on how to spot suspicious emails by enrolling them on our Phishing Staff Awareness E-Learning Course.

Microsoft says Russian hackers continue targeting 2018 midterm elections

Security Affairs

The Russian APT group tracked as APT28 (aka Fancy Bear , Pawn Storm , Sofacy Group , Sednit , and STRONTIUM ) has been active since at least 2007 and operates under the Russian military agency GRU and continues to target US politicians. Security guidance and ongoing education.

Will Lawyers Ever Embrace Technology?: eDiscovery Best Practices, Part Two

eDiscovery Daily

A 2014 Gallup poll showed more people had confidence in our military than the criminal justice system. Editor’s Note: Tom O’Connor is a nationally known consultant, speaker, and writer in the field of computerized litigation support systems.

Cyber is Cyber is Cyber

Lenny Zeltser

This might be because the industry continues to embrace the lexicon used in government and military circles, where cyber reigns supreme. If our goal is to engage with and educate as broad a range of people as possible, using ‘cyber’ will help us do that.

“Remembering Vietnam” this Veterans Day

Archives Blogs

November 11 marks the annual observance of Veterans Day, a day on which we honor the courageous men and women who have served in the United States military.

2019 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review, Part 3

eDiscovery Daily

eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance.

On Finding Rabindranath Tagore

Unwritten Record

Tisha is a National Archives Volunteer and Judy is the manager of Volunteer and Education Programs at Archives II in College Park, Maryland. Educators and students in Urbana who drew inspiration from Tagore’s poetry, music, and art, became known as the Tagore Circle.

Court Plays Referee in Search Term Dispute Between Parties: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

or “hardware” or “software” or “cloud” or “system” or “(law /2 enforcement)” or “military” or “advantage!” In Digital Ally, Inc. Taser Int’l, Inc., 16-cv-2032-CM-TJJ (D. 11, 2018) , Kansas Magistrate Judge Teresa J.

SEC and FINRA Issue 2020 Examination Priorities for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

Data Matters

OCIE will continue to examine municipal advisors (including broker-dealers and RIAs dually registered as municipal advisors) for compliance with registration, professional qualification and continuing education requirements. The U.S.

Q&A: Cloud Providers and Leaky Servers

Thales eSecurity

Before handing off resumes of people with top-secret clearance or military secrets to a vendor , the RFP and service-level agreements must spell out how to protect the data.

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Is the federal government ready for robotic process automation?

CGI

Don’t think of the shambling, clanking humanoid automatons from 1950s sci-fi, or even the sleek bomb-disposal robots used today by the military and police departments. The conference runs from July 22-25, with an agenda full of educational deep dives, intriguing talks and engaging networking social events. Is the federal government ready for robotic process automation? harini.kottees…. Thu, 07/19/2018 - 04:38.

Profile: The EPIC quest to build privacy rights on a foundation of integrity

Privacy Surgeon

Those were the days when advocates still needed to motivate and educate funders about the meaning of privacy. And it requires affirming basic political rights, even in a time of crisis: to express dissent, to question military action, and to oppose the expansion of executive authority.

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SEC and FINRA Issue 2020 Examination Priorities (Including Cybersecurity) for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

Data Matters

OCIE also will focus on recommendations and advice provided to retail investors, with a particular emphasis on seniors, retirees, teachers and military personnel, as well as products that the SEC considers higher risk (e.g., OCIE will continue to examine municipal advisors (including broker-dealers and RIAs dually registered as municipal advisors) for compliance with registration, professional qualification and continuing education requirements. The U.S.

A Flurry of Recent Cybersecurity Activity from the Trump Administration

Data Matters

Awareness and education are needed ,” as users, developers, manufacturers, and infrastructure operators all can lack the knowledge and capabilities to protect the Internet. Increase awareness and education across the ecosystem.”. Soon after he took office, President Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13800, Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.

Student Societies of Amherst Academy & Their Questions

Archives Blogs

Is memory more dependent upon nature than upon habit and Education?”. Ought ladies and gentlemen to obtain their education in separate academies and seminaries?”. Which is the more powerful, Education or wealth?”. Have military heroes been beneficial to the world?”.

What Role Government?

John Battelle's Searchblog

Education. Once almost entirely the realm of the government, we’ve watched our public education system crumble, and we’re still not really sure what to replace it with.

Serbian Commissioner Emphasizes Data Protection Awareness

Hunton Privacy

In a July 9, 2012 press release issued by Rodoljub Sabic, Serbia’s Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection, the Commissioner commented on his meeting with Hunton & Williams’ Lisa Sotto, who was invited to Serbia by the Commissioner and the USAID-funded Judicial Reform and Government Accountability Project to provide advice and education on data protection issues. But, definitely we need to work hardest in the area of education.

House Passes Two Cybersecurity Bills

Hunton Privacy

Another amendment provides that the federal government may not use shared “information that identifies a person” contained in (1) library circulation records, (2) library patron lists, (3) book sales records, (4) book customer lists, (5) firearms sales records, (6) tax return records, (7) educational records, or (8) medical records. On April 26, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA” or H.R.