09 Aug Weekly Rundown: Ransomware Shuts Down Factory, Black Hat Trends, Girl Scouts on Cyber
News and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity
– Kerry Morgan, Cybercrime Reporter
Northport, N.Y. — Aug. 9, 2018
- Cisco acquires Duo Security for $2.35 billion to advance their cloud computing operations.
- New BlackBerry Workspaces platform features ransomware recovery capability that can help businesses more quickly recover from an attack.
- Ransomware attack on iPhone chip manufacturer causes factory shut down.
- Security bugs put health records of 100 million patients at risk.
- Why the U.S. should shift focus from cyber espionage to cybercrime.
- What ransomware really costs — all expenses included.
- Rapid7 penetration testing finds numerous software flaws in companies — in 84 percent of tests, pen testers exploited at least one vulnerability.
- Job skills of the future that AI’s and robots can’t do better than humans.
- Three security trends to watch for at Black Hat 2018.
- Dark web is 5,000 times larger than the surface web, and growing at a rate that defies quantification.
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– Kerry Morgan is a Cybercrime Reporter for Cybercrime Magazine.