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Mar 27, 2022 10:21:00 AM
Welcome to This Week’s [in]Security. PCI and payments: PCI updates: DSSv4 update, Training & events: Quantum Cybersecurity. New breaches: Okta & Microsoft, Hubspot, Morgan Stanley, Argentina's Senate, Nestle? New Ransomware: Conti decryptor & source, performance cook-off, Bridgestone & Toyota, NRC, Deadbolt, No honour … Major outages: GitHub. Privacy: Data brokers, Ads, stalking, proctoring, Amazon, oops. Laws & Regs - Canada: Oversight, M&A. US: Kaspersky & Chinese Telcos. Digital licenses, DCMA abuse. World: US/EU Data, app store. Standards: NIST ciphers. Defense: Tech alone isn't the answer, software pipelines, RNG, social media, AI bias, Finland. Vulnerabilities, Zerodays: Chrome. Other: CISA alerts. Sophos, printers, Delta Energy Mgmt, libsox, Honda Civics. Patching: Firmware, Carbon Black, MyCloud NAS, MS Bluetooth. Crypto-research: e-voting. Cybercrime: Trends: Browser-in-browser, Azure/NPM, Protestware. Nation States and mercenaries: Russia, China. Crime & Enforcement: theft & fraud, charges, arrests, sentencing, DNA. Other Risks: The un-apped, National Security, photo-radar, Disinformation, Health, Safety & Environment. Russia v. Ukraine. Innovation and more. Qubits.
News and announcements relating to Payment Security, PCI, Card Brands, Payments, Payment Malware and Fraud, and Payment Related Compliance.
Educational events, webinars, courses, etc:
Covering breaches, leaks, data exposures, ransomware (as potential breach), and their fallout.
New Ransomware and "Incidents":
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.
Cryptography and Cryptographic 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:
News and announcements relating to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Reaction and response:
Sanctions & economic Impact:
Cyber-attacks and the potential for cyber-war:
A variety of scientific, technical, historical, and more light-hearted news.
Innovations & Inventions:
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