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CINS ARMY BRIEF

Go, Team!

(This is our CINS Army Brief for January 2020. Learn more and subscribe here.)

The culmination of practiced plans, spectacular performance, and expensive cost.

Super Bowl? Nah, I’m talking cyber-attacks, with ransomware and phishing taking centerstage at the halftime show.

Just as football teams adopt a new play as their opponent picks up on their strategy, so should we modify our security procedures to fight the ever-refined and increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks.

Gather the IT Team and Go!

  • Ransomware Situation Goes From Bad to Worse
    One of the first 2020 preview-type articles, with Ransomware front-and-center.
    https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/ransomware-situation-goes-from-bad-to-worse/d/d-id/1336664
  • What are “Reasonable Security Procedures” under the CA Consumer Privacy Act?
    The CCPA is getting a lot of buzz, and is another good example of where Privacy and Security intersect.
    https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=6e36a665-a47a-4b68-9ebc-7dec066f3dd0
  • Malware report shows Christmas decline but Emotet retains top threat title
    We’ve seen an uptick here – keep your users vigilant, for sure.
    https://www.scmagazineuk.com/malware-report-shows-christmas-decline-emotet-retains-top-threat-title/article/1671894
  • New Ryuk Info Stealer Targets Government and Military Secrets
    What’s old is new again!
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-ryuk-info-stealer-targets-government-and-military-secrets/
  • Is Your Security Strategy Dumbing Down Your Smart Factory?
    Standards and frameworks can help you bring your infrastructure security into the 21st century.
    https://www.industryweek.com/technology-and-iiot/article/21121189/is-your-security-strategy-dumbing-down-your-smart-factory
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