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.
Which Cloud Providers had the Best Uptime Last Year? - Computer World
Cloud providers are becoming more reliable, but some still had downtime issues.
The US Energy Department issued the guidance "Energy Sector Cybersecurity Framework Implementation Guidance" for organizations operating in the industry.
At least three official German websites were inaccessible on Wednesday after an apparent cyberattack.
The UK and US are to carry out "war game" cyber attacks on each other as part of a new joint defence against online criminals.
U.K. Power Grid Under Cyber-Attack Every Minute; Government Hikes Defenses - Insurance Journal
The U.K. government is one step ahead of hackers trying to turn off the country's lights - for now.
A German report released just before Christmas, that hackers had struck an unnamed steel mill in Germany.
The National Security Agency scrambled to break into the computer systems of a country considered one of the most impenetrable targets on earth.
Report: DHS Leaving Federal Buildings Open to Cyber Attacks - Federal Times
The Department of Homeland Security has not developed a strategy to protect federal buildings from cyber attacks, leaving thousands of buildings vulnerable, according to a Government Accountability Report.
The FBI is investigating the cyber attack against Twitter and YouTube accounts belonging to the U.S. Central Command, which oversees the U.S.-led airstrikes on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Google published the details of a new privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows just as Microsoft was preparing to patch it.
143 Million New Malware Samples Recorded in 2014 - Softpedia
Statistics about the amount of new malicious software show a rise in the occurrence of new threats during 2014, the total count being 143 million.
Bitstamp, a Slovenia-based exchange that raised $10 million last year, suspended its service following a suspected breach.
SECURING CYBERSPACE – President Obama Announces New Cybersecurity Legislative Proposal and Other Cybersecurity Efforts - White House
President Obama Announces New Cybersecurity Legislative Proposal and Other Cybersecurity Efforts.
A security researcher has discovered a way to infect Macs with malware virtually undetectable, that "can't be removed," and which can be installed using a modified Apple gigabit Ethernet Thunderbolt adapter.
A service running on ASUS routers with root privileges can be exploited for unauthenticated command execution by an attacker in the network, giving access to the configuration of the device.
Fake SSL Certificates Enable Variety of Security Threats - Search Security
Experts say the security industry's 'blind trust' may result in a new wave of security threats caused by fake SSL certificates, including man-in-the-middle and DNS attacks.
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