The Cybersecurity (CS) Digest is a curated bi-weekly news summary for cybersecurity professionals. It is transmitted in an HTML-formatted email and provides links to articles and news summaries across a spectrum of cybersecurity topics.
Department of Interior moving out with $10 Billion Cloud-basing program, following lead of Fed CIO
Amazon’s GovCloud upgrade hints at CIA cloud tech - The Register
Provides sample templates to automatically provision AWS cloud resources and run applications for WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla
AES-128 provided free by default, but may only protect you from an outsider threat
Syrian Electronic Army Denies New Data Leaks - KrebsonSecurity
But wait, Syrian Electronic Army now in retreat before the French, while rumored to have an RU connection
Syrian Electronic Army Hacks USMC .com recruiting site, after attacks on the NY Times and Financial Times, in response to President Obama's Syrian announcement
Lawrence Livermore and the U.K.’s Science and Technology Facilities Council Agree to Collaborate on HPC - Lab Manager
International Gov.-to-Gov. collaboration agreement intended to support industrial competitiveness
Credential vulnerability advisory released to distribute special root certificate for Windows Phone 8 and 7.8 devices
Energy Dept. Hack Details Emerge - Information Week
Chief Financial Officer's Outdated ColdFusion app hacked, PII of 6000 employees compromised, down from 14,000. Lack of funds to maintain blamed
Israel launches first Brain Hack event - Jerusalem Post
Brain Computer Interface (BCI) research promises to be a billion dollar a year enterprise, with broad application.
U. of W demonstrates remote control of another human body via Brain Computer Interface breakthrough
Department of Energy Cyberattack: 5 Takeaways - Information Week
Report card on DOE shows failure to apply targeted system updates and to follow SANS top 20 Critical Security Controls
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