Russian hackers hide in Ukraine telecoms for months.
Sandworm was in Kyivstar's networks for months. Museums face online outages. Emsisoft suggests a ransomware payment ban. An ambulance service suffers a data breach. Mandiant’s social media gets hacked. GXC Team's latest offerings in the C2C underground market. 23andMe blames their breach on password reuse. Lawyers are using outdated encryption. On today’s Threat Vector segment, David Moulton chats with Garrett Boyd, senior consultant at Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 about the importance of internal training and mentorship in cybersecurity. And in Russia, holiday cheers turn to political jeers.
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On today’s Threat Vector segment with David Moulton features Garrett Boyd, a senior consultant at Unit 42 by Palo Alto Networks with a background as a Marine and professor, discusses the importance of internal training and mentorship in cybersecurity. He provides insights into how training prepares professionals for industry challenges and how mentorship fosters professional growth and innovation. Garrett emphasizes the need for a mentorship culture in organizations and the responsibility of both mentors and mentees in this dynamic. The episode highlights the transformative impact of mentorship through personal experiences and concludes with an invitation for listeners to share their stories and a reminder to stay vigilant in the digital world.
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Museum World Hit by Cyberattack on Widely Used Software (The New York Times)
Mandiant’s account on X hacked to push cryptocurrency scam (Bleeping Computer)
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