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Daily Briefing 10.19.17

Leviathan is phishing for maritime intelligence. ATM malware sells for $5k in black market. NYPD may not be backing up evidence data. Minecrafters beware: Sockbot gets into Google's Play Store.

Supported by Recorded Future.
Daily Podcast 10.19.17

Leviathan group exploits patched .NET flaw. North Korean cyber ops. Russian suspicions. Cutlet Maker ATM malware, Sockbot Minecraft malware. Ransomware and backups.

Supported by Recorded Future and E8 Security.
Week that Was 10.15.17

Breaches at Accenture and Deloitte. More trouble for Experian (and TransUnion). Cyber espionage and Kaspersky. Influence and inspiration. Patch notes, and industry news.

Supported by Telos, Delta Risk, Authenticat8, and Cylance.
The Facts on Equifax
John Wetzel is head of threat intelligence training at Recorded Future, and he joins us today to help make sense of what happened to Equifax, how it might have been prevented, and what a breach of this size means for all of us.
Research Saturday

Peter Ney is a PhD candidate in the Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington where he is advised by Professor Tadayoshi Kohno. His current research is focused on understanding computer security risks in emerging technologies like DNA synthesis and sequencing and the new threats posed by maliciously crafted, synthetic DNA...

Supported by Cybrary
GDPR: Privacy from Across the Pond - Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, we’ll ask some cyber security experts about GDPR, what it means for privacy and data use, the right to be forgotten, the penalties for noncompliance, and what it means for organizations outside the EU.
Supported by Cylance.

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NYC CISO Geoff Brown Protects the Greatest City in the World
Geoff Brown is the chief information security officer for New York City, and he’s our special guest today. He heads up New York City Cyber Command, a new cybersecurity organization for the city of New York that works across more than 100 agencies and offices to prevent, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats.
Cosmic AES Signals and Space, October 2017
North Korea this month tested another long-range ballistic missile. The flightpath took it over Japan, to Japan's discomfiture, and the missile is generally thought to be capable of delivering a warhead to its target. Such doubts as to whether the system was capable of doing so seem now to have been false hopes...
NIST Cybersecurity Framework: A CyberWire Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, we’ll examine frameworks in general and the NIST cybersecurity framework specifically, to see if adopting them is worth the time, energy and expense it takes.
Supported by Cylance.
4th Annual Women in Cyber Security Reception
The CyberWire is pleased to present the 4th Annual Women in Cyber Security Reception in cooperation with our partner the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland (CAMI) on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in Baltimore, MD.
The Equifax breach: an overview.

On September 7, 2017 Equifax, one of the big-three US credit bureaus, disclosed a major data breach. It affects 143 million individuals, mostly Americans, although data belonging to citizens of other countries, for the most part Canada and the United Kingdom, were also hit. While not the largest data breach ever (Yahoo! still holds that record), it may be among the most damaging in its effect.

The CyberWire Quarterly Report, Q2 2017

he second quarter of 2017 opened with doubts about espionage and influence operations in cyberspace. As this quarter comes to an end, we're witnessing the effective eclipse of both cybercrime and hacktivism by state action, indeed, by hybrid warfare...

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