Security Stack Sheet #93

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Word of the Week “Honeysploit: Exploiting the Exploiters“ Lessons learnt: Everyone please never assume the code you’re using is trusted! Link HERE Another security researcher posted his perspective as a victim of this honeypot HERE   “Contact Tracing Technology Raises Concerns” Several groups have expressed concerns about privacy issues in contact tracing apps, which are….

Security Stack Sheet #92

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Word of the Week  “COVID-19 Government Mobile Apps” Iran, Colombia, and Italy Put Citizens at Risk with COVID-19 Government Mobile Apps BEWARE OF FAKE APPS! CHECK THE CREATOR & TRUSTED SOURCES THOROUGHLY! Also Apple and Google Team Up to ‘Contact Trace’ the Coronavirus Links HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE….

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….