Phishing

Trump’s Not Crazy To Secure @POTUS with Gmail. Here’s Why.

In-brief: is having the Chief Executive’s Twitter account secured by a Google Gmail account really a security lapse? Not necessarily.

Revived Shamoon Virus Causing Disruptions in Saudi Oil Sector

In-brief:The security firm Symantec said it is investigating a string of cyber attacks in the Middle East linked to Shamoon, a piece of destructive malicious software linked to the government of Iran.

Surveillance Technology Vendor Cellebrite Has Customer Data Stolen

In-brief: Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that sells mobile phone forensic tools, was the victim of a hack that stole information on customers – many of them law enforcement agencies and governments.

Don’t Be The DNC: An Introduction to Enterprise Threat Hunting

In-brief: The New York Times expose on the hack of the Democratic National Committee is a case study in how not to respond to a cyber attack. In this video interview with Tim Bandos of Digital Guardian, we talk about how to do it right. His new ebook on hunting digital threats in the enterprise explains that incident response doesn’t have to cost a fortune. 

Opinion: the Lack of Women in Cybersecurity is both a Problem and a Threat

In-brief: The author argues that the devaluation of traditionally “soft” skills like empathy, communication and collaboration in the information security space may be hampering the ability of IT security teams to respond to human-focused threats and attacks.