A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking Attacks

A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking Attacks

The U.S. government — along with a number of leading security companies — recently warned about a series of highly complex and widespread attacks that allowed suspected Iranian hackers to siphon huge ...
U.S. Senators Concerned by Government Employees’ Use of Foreign VPNs

U.S. Senators Concerned by Government Employees’ Use of Foreign VPNs

Two U.S. Senators expressed their concern that federal government employees could be undermining the United States’ national security by using VPNs made by foreign companies. In a letter dated 7 February 2019, ...
DHS Issues Emergency Directive on DNS Infrastructure Tampering

DHS Issues Emergency Directive on DNS Infrastructure Tampering

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an emergency directive that requires federal agencies to mitigate the threat of Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure tampering. In “Emergency Directive 19-01,” DHS explains ...

US Government Shutdown, Privacy at CES 2019, Mobile Location Data Controversy – WB51

Watch this episode on our YouTube Channel! This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for January 14th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The US government shutdown and ...

Midterm Election Security, Gait Recognition Surveillance Technology, Caller ID Authentication – WB42

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for November 12, 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Midterm Election Security, Gait Recognition Surveillance Technology and Caller ID Authentication Silent ...

More commentary on China, Apple, and supply-chain hacking

More links in the Apple (and Amazon etc.) supply chain security mystery ...
Secretary of Homeland Security

Secretary of Homeland Security: We’re Ready for Election Day Interference

| | DHS, Election Security
About a month ahead of the midterm elections, the Washington Post’s cybersecurity reporter Derek Hawkins interviewed Kirstjen Nielsen, United States Secretary of Homeland Security, about the current state of the nation’s election ...
Security Boulevard

25% of Federal Agencies Have Yet to Start Compulsory DMARC Compliance Journey, Researchers Find

There is a saying that “security is a process, not a destination.” It means organizations can’t fulfill their information security responsibilities with just a checklist. Instead enterprises must continuously adapt their defenses ...

Oh, BTW, The Russians Cyberattacked the U.S. Critical Infrastructure

While we have been distracted by the dalliances of an errant president, the exfiltration from Facebook of personal information belonging to a gazillion users, and the use of those data to influence ...
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