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Breach Trends & Insights – February 2021





This report summarises the top breaches between mid – January till 24th February 2021. 

The report will help you to keep track…

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Added by CISO Platform on March 5, 2021 at 11:24am — No Comments

Automation Mistakes: Avoiding Your Next Failure

Quality Assurance processes today thrive on software test automation techniques. Automation has been a revolutionary tool for the testing community simply due to its effectiveness and reliability. Test automation is the practice of utilizing special tools to carry out pre-configured tests automatically. These tests are required to determine the performance, reliability, and functionality of an application. Automation also allows for regression tests to be…

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Added by Ray Parker on March 4, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Securing the Immediate Shift to Remote Work

Securing the Immediate Shift to Remote Work

Securing a Network Infrastructure has never been a static activity. Adjustments are always needed but are normally related to disruptive technologies that are introduced over time. What we are experiencing now is a massive shift in network architecture in an unprecedented short period of time. The migration of a workforce from inside a network to remote locations has already strained…

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Added by Abhishek Pratap Singh on March 2, 2021 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Microsoft Teams -Potential Misuse Leading To Cloud Based Data Leakage’

Microsoft Teams ‘Potential Misuse Leading To Cloud Based Data Leakage’

Article By: Abhishek Pratap Singh

Cyber Security and ISA Leader, Speaker & Author

https://www.linkedin.com/in/abhishek-pratap-singh-85b23a33

During Covid-19 outbreak, in order to support business, IT support explored multiple virtual…

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Added by Abhishek Pratap Singh on March 2, 2021 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Another Creepy Case of Hackers Watching People in their Homes

[Posted On Behalf of Matthew Rosenquist, CISO & Cybersecurity Strategist]

Protect yourself from creepy hackers that watch people on their home cameras.When it comes to cameras installed inside of homes, there is always a risk of so..

Added by CISO Platform on February 26, 2021 at 7:05pm — No Comments

CyberPro Podcast - Focus of Cybersecurity is to Manage Digital Risk – Matthew Rosenquist

I had such a great time talking about the challenges, chaos, and importance of cybersecurity to preserve trust in digital technology.

6 Questions in a 9 Minute format!

Thanks Rick Mischka and …

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on February 25, 2021 at 3:10am — No Comments

Fireside Chat - Running A Cyber Crisis Drill For The US Government, Homeland Security & Tabletops For Enterprise Board Members

In our recent Fireside chat episode, we had a very well known author and cybersecurity professional, Dan Lohrmann, presently the CSO and Chief  Strategist at Security Mentor Inc, and Bikash Barai, Co-Founder FireCompass discuss a bunch of things on how to effectively run a cyber crisis drill with the US Government and tabletops for…

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Added by Priyanka Aash on February 17, 2021 at 1:30pm — No Comments

More Supply-Chain Cyberattacks are in the Wind

It appears France is the main victim for this recent attack which has several uncanny similarities to the SolarWinds exploitation that exposed thousands of U.S. government agencies, critical…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on February 17, 2021 at 10:58am — No Comments

Announcing Nominations For 'Top 100 CISO Awards, 2021'

CISO Platform 100, 2021 (India):

Applications for the Top 100 CISO Awards is open for 2021. Kindly fill in your responses asap.

We are very happy to announce that nominations are now open for the 13th Edition of Top 100 CISO Awards - India's 1st Security…

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Added by Priyanka Aash on February 11, 2021 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Safety Risks Rise Due to Critical Infrastructure Cyber Attacks

The recent attempt by malicious hackers to poison a Florida city water supply, highlights the public risks and exposure of critical infrastructures.  Luckily, this incident was detected by an observant technician and mitigated before people were hurt, but it…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on February 10, 2021 at 1:49am — No Comments

Top 10 Tools For Recon

Statistics indicate that over 4.5 billion records of data were compromised in 2019. With hackers increasingly adopting modern cyber tools, these figures will increase in 2020. One strategy that hackers use when attacking a system is to gather relevant information about the target. This step is called…

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Added by CISO Platform on February 8, 2021 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Panel Discussion On 'Challenges Of Securing Edge Devices'

IoTForum and CISOPlatform co-organized IoTSecurity Panel brings together CyberSecurity veterans from large security consulting companies, Fortune 1000 …

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Added by pritha on February 1, 2021 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Falsely Vilifying Cryptocurrency in the Name of Cybersecurity

I get frustrated by shortsighted perceptions, which are misleading and dangerous is far easier to vilify something people don't fully understand.

Here is another article, titled Bitcoin is Aiding the Ransomware Industry, published…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on January 31, 2021 at 11:14am — No Comments

U.S. the 4th Worst Privacy Offender for Government Collection of Biometric Data

Researchers ranked 96 countries by their collection and use of biometric data.  Biometrics are gathered and stored as part of international travel, banking, law enforcement, healthcare tracking, and general surveillance by governments.

The worst offenders from a privacy perspective were:

  1. China
  2. Costa…
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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on January 29, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

Check to See if EMOTET Botnet Has Your Email Password

Happy Privacy Day!  Now go check to see if EMOTET botnet has stolen your email and password. 

Europol and a team of global law enforcement have successfully taken down part of the EMOTET botnet infrastructure and seized private data harvested by the cybercriminals.  Europol had made it easy for users to check to see if their email is part of…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on January 29, 2021 at 1:33am — No Comments

Finding the Next SolarWinds Type of Supply Chain Attack

The SolarWinds compromise showed that supply-chain attacks are possible and the ramifications can be tremendously impactful. Other nation states will be investing in efforts to duplicate this success. That makes IT tools, security products, hardware & firmware vendors, and cloud service providers prime targets for…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on January 21, 2021 at 2:43am — No Comments

Breach Trends and Insights – January 2021

This report summarises the top breaches between mid – December till 15th January 2020. The report will help you to keep track of the latest hacks and add insights to safeguard your organization by looking at the trends. 

Most common data breach trends identified…

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Added by CISO Platform on January 18, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

WhatsApp Still Needs to Prove it is Trustworthy

In the aftermath of WhatsApp’s privacy notification to users, that they will again be sharing data with Facebook, there is still a lack of clarity.  I see a lot of statements from WhatsApp and general chatter regarding what data they will NOT be sharing.  But I have yet to find any specificity on what exact data they WILL be sharing with Facebook. …

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on January 17, 2021 at 6:21am — No Comments

Cybersecurity Value is About Protecting Intangible Assets

Intangibles now account for 90% of the S&P’s total assets and it is no accident that the core of cybersecurity has evolved to protect those aspects of the business.  It is a natural progression for security to align with protecting the most important assets.  This is a crucial element when communicating the value and relevance to…

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Added by Matthew Rosenquist on January 15, 2021 at 1:14am — No Comments

New Paper: “Future of the SOC: SOC People — Skills, Not Tiers”

Originally posted at Anton on Security.

Back in August, we…

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Added by Dr. Anton Chuvakin on January 14, 2021 at 12:33am — No Comments

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Security Trends and Emerging Technologies That A CISO Should Adopt In 2021

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What are the challenges you as a CISO have been facing since the last year and share some security trends that are catching up? Help the community by sharing your knowledge and personal views on this subject. Or if you have any specific questions…Continue

CISO as an enabler

Started by Maheshkumar Vagadiya Jul 30, 2020. 0 Replies

Share the instances where you were able to convince the Executive management /board that CISO function is enabler rather then a hindrance.Thanks youMaheshContinue

Has Anyone Evaluated Digital Signature (like Docusign)?

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by Yogesh Nov 19, 2020. 2 Replies

(question posted on behalf of a CISO member)Has anyone evaluated digital signature (like Docusign), any specific risk/ security areas to be looked into while finalising a vendor? Any and all inputs will be very much appreciated.Continue

What are your strategies for using Zoom in your organization after recent vulnerabilities in news about Zoom platform?

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by ANAND SHRIMALI May 20, 2020. 4 Replies

(question posted on behalf of a CISO member)What are your strategies for using Zoom in your organization after recent vulnerabilities in news about Zoom platform?Related Question: …Continue

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