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.
In this episode of The CSIAC Podcast, Sean Bird talks with James Rice, a Cybersecurity Instructor at Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) and the Lead Instructor for the GenCyber cybersecurity summer camp at MVCC.
This presentation will review various Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) R&D projects in which Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) has been involved including an overview of Operational Technology-Software Defined Networking (OT-SDN).
China Has Stolen Vast Amounts of Navy Submarine, Missile Data in Multiple Breaches from Contractor’s Servers - USNI
Chinese government-sponsored cyber thieves stole hundreds of gigabytes of data related to sensitive Navy undersea warfare programs from a government contractor earlier this year, a defense official familiar with details of the breach told USNI News on Friday.
The FBI has seized a domain linked to what's believed to be a Russian botnet composed of 500,000 infected routers around the world. According to the Department of Justice, the botnet -- that is, a network of computers infected with malware -- is under the control of Russian hacking group "fancy bear" or "Sofacy."
The data breach of the ticket and event company Ticketfly exposed the email addresses and other personal data of more than 26 million people, according to an analysis by Troy Hunt, of HaveIBeenPwned.com.
Digital IDs should be brought in to end online anonymity that permits "mob rule" and lawlessness online, the security minister has said.
For a period of four days in May, about 14 million Facebook users around the world had their default sharing setting for all new posts set to public, the company revealed Thursday.
Facebook Says it “Disagrees” With the New York Times’ Criticisms of its Device-Integrated APIs - TechCrunch
Facebook has responded to a New York Times story that raises privacy concerns about the company's device-integrated APIs, saying that it "disagree[s] with the issues they've raised about these APIs."
Under the Sea, Microsoft Tests a Datacenter That’s Quick to Deploy, Could Provide Internet Connectivity for Years - Microsoft
Microsoft is leveraging technology from submarines and working with pioneers in marine energy for the second phase of its moonshot to develop self-sufficient underwater datacenters that can deliver lightning-quick cloud services to coastal cities. An experimental, shipping-container-size prototype is processing workloads on the seafloor near Scotland’s Orkney Islands, Microsoft announced today.
An Austrian court has ruled that video-sharing platform YouTube can be held partly liable for copyright breaches in videos uploaded by its users, in a ruling that may have far-reaching implications.
The Obama-era net neutrality regulations that barred broadband providers from slowing or blocking internet traffic expired Monday, a major milestone in a debate that continues in the courts and Congress as Democrats press to restore the rules.
Making a world-class supercomputer with thousands of processors and the power appetite of a small town isn't as easy as it used to be.
This week, researchers at MIT unveiled their latest creation: Norman, a disturbed AI.
Google: Our AI Won’t be a Weapon - Engadget
A new manifesto by CEO Sundar Pichai explains what they'll allow their AI to do.
Operation Prowli Profits On Weak IoT Devices, Servers - Threat Post
A malicious campaign has compromised more than 40,000 machines globally, carrying out traffic-hijacking and cryptomining.
VPNFilter Can Also Infect ASUS, D-Link, Huawei, Ubiquiti, UPVEL, and ZTE Devices - Bleeping Computer
The VPNFilter malware that infected over 500,000 routers and NAS devices across 54 countries during the past few months is much worse than previously thought.
Many companies have a red team, or several, and they generally share the same purpose-to play the role of an attacker, probing releases new and old for vulnerabilities, hoping to catch bugs before the bad guys do. Few of them, though, focus on a target as ubiquitous as Windows, an operating system that still boasts nearly 90 percent market share for laptop and desktop computers worldwide. When Windows breaks, the whole world hears the shatter.
Microsoft is acquiring GitHub. After reports emerged that the software giant was in talks to acquire GitHub, Microsoft is making it official today.
White House: Federal Agencies Remain Highly Vulnerable to Data Breaches Three Years After OPM - NextGov
Many federal agencies don't know how hackers are targeting them, can't tell when hackers steal large amounts of their data and aren't efficiently spending the cybersecurity money they have, according to a report and action plan released last week.
Pentagon Bans Personal Devices from Classified Areas - Defense One
The Defense Department on Tuesday issued a sweeping electronics policy banning personal and government-issued mobile devices from secure spaces within the Pentagon.
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