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. PCI WFH FAQs, Standard updates, Mercari breach, Hashes Unsafe. New breaches: 23 Android Apps, Air India, Daily Quiz. New Ransomware: Banning payouts, Double Encryption. Follow-ups & Fall-out: SolarWinds, Codecov, Water Plant. Privacy: Apple, Cams, Health tools. Laws & Regs - Canada: C-10, Vaccine Patents. US: Pipeline Bills, IRS Crypto, Lawsuit backfires, Snapchat suit, Tesla review. UK, EU, HK: Facebook probe, WhatsApp, Sanctions, Crypto wars, USK MSP regs. Standards: Data Classification. Defense: ZeroDays, Phone numbers, Passwords, Simuland, Russian Keyboards, Explorer RIP. Vulnerabilities: Android, Windows RCE, Tool Abuse, Planes, (no trains), Automobiles. Cybercrime - Trends: Apple, Stuffing, Bizarro, Lazy Ransomware? Nation States. Crime. The2011 RSA Hack. Other Risks: Stress, Critical Infrastructure, Gig risgs, Busted for weak Wi-Fi? Just daft. Health, Safety & Environment: Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Waves, and Variants. Response. Immunity. Learned. Covid Ugly. Covid Compliance. And more.
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud, and Payment Related Compliance.
3 new PCI FAQs:
PCI Updates for 3DS, SPoC, Secure Software:
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:
Things we learned:
More of the good, the bad, and the ugly:
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.