Cyber Weekly Roundup – July 28, 2017

ICYMI – Mac malware, how IoT is helping the Tour de France (and putting it at risk), the latest in online privacy, Facebook AI gets too smart and is shut down, ransomware is definitely a profitable business, and an end to Adobe Flash.

The Internet of Things: Providing Convenience at the Expense of Security

In the United States, critical infrastructure is defined as “systems and assets, whether physical or virtual, so vital to the United States that the incapacity or destruction of such systems and assets would have a debilitating impact on security, national economic security, national public health or safety, or any combination of those matters.”

Cyndi Barreda Named NetCentrics CEO

NetCentrics Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise IT, cloud and cybersecurity services to the federal government, today announced that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Cyndi Barreda as the company’s next CEO. Barreda, who currently serves as NetCentrics’ president, will succeed Bob Dougherty, one of the company’s founders and the current CEO.

Cyber Weekly Roundup – July 14, 2017

ICYMI: Hackers Linked to NotPetya Ransomware Decrypted a File for Us, Owners of “VirusTotal-for-Crooks” Service Arrested, FBI-DHS “amber” alert warns energy industry of attacks on nuke plant operators, cyber threats could cost lives unless NHS improves security, and new ransomware threatens to send your browsing history & private pics to all your friends.

Cyber Weekly Roundup – July 7, 2017

ICYMI: DoD starts testing behavior-based authentication, Ukrainian police seize software company’s servers, researchers find BlackEnergy APT links in ExPetr code, and dark web site creates Robocalls to steal people’s credit card PINs.