Security Stack Sheet #91

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Word of the Week “Deceptively Simple” – Prioritising Security Improvements In most organizations you are constantly upgrading your security controls. This is for many reasons, including: New threats induce higher risk exposure and require new forms of mitigation New assets or business processes change the risk profile requiring better controls Old controls, or wider mitigation….

Security Stack Sheet #90

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Word of the Week “Cyber Security Skills Gap” Useless Certs, Too Few Women, Poor Training Link HERE Word of the Week Special “What to do after leaking credentials and API keys?” 1. Revoke the secret or credentials 2. (Optional) Permanently delete all evidence of the leak 3. Check access logs for intruders 4. Implement future….

Security Stack Sheet #89

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Word of the Week “Cyber cannot fix the humans” The security challenges of complexity, alert fatigue, knowledge gaps, resource scarcity, and staff burn-out aren’t new.  When you consider them alongside the staggering investments that we’ve made in security, it doesn’t seem right.  Check the record and you’ll see that over the past 8 years ( 2011-2019….

Security Stack Sheet #88

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Word of the Week “Chief Automation Officer – CAO” What is a chief automation officer? A chief automation officer handles the process automation of an organisation, positioning the right people and technologies across departments Links HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE Word of the Week Special “Root of Trust”: Intel x86 Root of Trust:….

Security Stack Sheet #87

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Word of the Week “Surfing attack” Hacks Siri, Google with ultrasonic waves Researchers use ultrasound waves vibrating through tables to access cell phones Link HERE and paper HERE Word of the Week Special “Cloud Snooper” Attack Bypasses Firewall Security Measures In the course of investigating a malware infection of cloud infrastructure servers hosted in the….