Cyber Weekly Roundup – August 10, 2018

ICYMI: And after the Space Force a Subterranean Force?; West Virginia to introduce mobile phone voting for midterm elections; Comcast customer portal vulnerabilities exposed sensitive data; US braces for possible cyberattacks after Iran sanctions; The Pentagon’s Startup Outreach Office is No Longer an Experiment.

Cyber Weekly Roundup – August 3, 2018

ICYMI: Reddit had a security incident – here’s what you need to know; DHS details electrical grid attacks by Russian Agents; Scams Exposed – eFoil for $199 from Sponsored Facebook ads? Town dusts off typewriters after cyber-attack; and, Iran Hacks Israel in Cyber Attack.

Cyber Weekly Roundup – July 27, 2018

ICYMI: China, Russia, Iran pose grave cyber espionage threat to US: Report; Russia, Accused of Faking News, Unfurls Its Own ‘Fake News’ Bill; NSA Hasn’t Implemented Post-Snowden Security Fixes, Audit Finds; China Is Still Stealing America’s Business Secrets, U.S. Officials Say; From today, Google Chrome starts marking all non-HTTPS sites ‘Not Secure’.

Cyber Weekly Roundup – July 20, 2018

ICYMI: Waging cyber war without a rulebook; Hackers Used Malicious MDM Solution to Spy on ‘Highly Targeted’ iPhone Users; New Gmail feature could open more users to phishing risks: Government officials; Mueller indicts 12 Russians for DNC hack, election interference; Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence.

How consistent security reporting in government could prevent the next WannaCry exploit

Robert Schofield, a Senior Solutions Architect for NetCentrics, and Thomas Cook, a Senior Systems Engineer for NetCentrics, recently published an article in Cyber Defense Magazine. Titled How consistent security reporting in government could prevent the next WannaCry exploit, the article explores the concept of data aggregation as a means to improved cybersecurity in the federal space. Robert and Thomas explain that the abundance of tools results in an equal abundance of information, which isn’t always consistent when compared to data collected from other tools.