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Jan 16, 2022 7:59:00 AM
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI and payments: PCI updates: Card Production. Carders. Training. New breaches, New Ransomware: bankruptcy, jail, DDoS. Major outages, Follow-ups & Fall-out: Lawyers vs Insurance, Accellion, Maryland. Privacy: Apple Private Relay. Laws & Regs - Canada: location data. US: DMCA, Carrier breach rules, DeFi, Facebook anti-trust, Celebrities sued. World: Europol, GDPR & Tech, China & tech. Standards: NIST drafts, Randomness. Defense: Protecting Open Source, Blocking stingray, ICS Security, C-Level, CSSLP. Vulnerabilities, Zerodays. Other Vulnerabilities: WordPress, React & NPM, MacOS, Defender, Patching: CISA must patch list, Adobe, AWS, Cisco. WordPress, L2TP. cryptography, Cybercrime: Trends: Self-inflicted, Multi-OS backdoor, Beware USB sticks. Nation States: Spyware for hire, Russia v Ukraine. Crime & Enforcement: Revil Arrests, Ukrainian arrests, Crypto theft. Other Risks: Great Resignation, QR fakes, Real war? Sowing division. Health, Safety & Environment: Tsunami, Tesla, Sharks, Wild-fires. Covid-19: Spread, Curves, Waves, and Variants; Response; Treatments; Immunity; Learned; Innovation and more.
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud, and Payment Related Compliance.
Other educational events, webinars, courses:
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.
Other Zero-day news:
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:
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.
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