Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. Non-Compliance Lesson, DSSv4 related, Skimmers, Other Payments. New breaches: 7 breachers per capita, Shields &...
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. DSS v4.0 Summary, and Secure Payment Terminal Software. New breaches: Cookies, FermiLab, Glovo, Telestra, Twillo, Peleton, … New Ransomware: Pipeline Hack, Scripps, SmileDirect, Pirate, DDoS. Follow-ups & Fall-out: Apple, Ostriches, Lawyers, Therapy, and Disputes. Privacy: Facebook, Google, and EU Cloud. Laws & Regs - Canada: C-10. US: Scraping, CryptoEx, CFAA and the Cloud, Deplatforming, Astroturfing the FTC, Fines. Standards: Healthcare, Space-cyber. Defense: Kids, Buffs, Bounty, Containers, Tools, Doxing. Vulnerabilities: DNS, Spectre. Drone v. Telsla. Cybercrime - Trends: Nation States. Crime: Defogging BitCoin. Other Risks: Password Day, Missiles, TLDs. Exploit Ban, Tabs. Health, Safety & Environment. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Waves, and Variants. Response. Immunity. Impact. Covid Compliance. And more.
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud, and Payment Related Compliance.
Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, ransomware (as potential breach), and their fallout.
New Ransomware and "Incidents":
Follow-ups and fall-out:
Articles about privacy related news, risks, and trends.
News about laws, regulations, platform rules, and standards affecting security, privacy, technology, and public interest.
Covering developments and opportunities that may help improve security.
Articles about newly discovered vulnerabilities and research.
News covering active trends, alerts, events.
Trends, Alerts, and Events (other than major breaches):
Nation State Actors:
Crime & Arrests, etc.:
Articles covering other types of risks.
Health, Safety & Environment:
COVID related articles. We have been following coronavirus risks since https://controlgap.com/blog/this-weeks-insecurity-issue-147.
The spread, curves, spikes, waves, reinfection, and variant strains:
Guidance, Response, and Recovery:
Treatments, Testing, Triage, Trials, and things we Learned:
Immunity and Vaccinations:
Masks, anti-maskers, distancing, compliance, and repercussions:
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.
PCI DSS can be hard and not preparing for it just makes things harder. Following this advice is guaranteed to make it both more exciting and painful.