The CyberWire Daily Podcast 4.8.24
Ep 2041 | 4.8.24

A possible breakthrough in data privacy legislation.

Show Notes

Might there be motion from Congress on data privacy legislation? Maryland passes a pair of privacy bills. A database allegedly from the EPA shows up on Russian cybercrime forums. HHS issues an alert for the Healthcare and Public Health sectors. CISA gears up for their Cyber Storm. A leading UK veterinary service provider suffers a cyber incident. A hardcoded backdoor is discovered in deprecated Network Attached Storage devices. NSA’s new cybersecurity director takes the reins. Guest Caleb Barlow, CEO of Cyberbit, shares his insights on the evolving role of the CISO. The bull market for Zero-days.

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CyberWire Guest

Guest Caleb Barlow, CEO of Cyberbit, discussing how we need to think about the role and position of the CISO.

Selected Reading

A Breakthrough Online Privacy Proposal Hits Congress (WIRED)

Maryland Passes 2 Major Privacy Bills, Despite Tech Industry Pushback (The New York Times)

US Environmental Protection Agency Allegedly Hacked, 8.5M User Data Leaked (HACKREAD)

U.S. Department of Health warns of attacks against IT help desks (Security Affairs)

CISA’s ‘Cyber Storm’ will help it update National Cyber Incident Response Plan (Federal News Network)

Veterinary Giant CVS Reveals Major Cyber-Attack (Infosecurity Magazine)

Over 92,000 exposed D-Link NAS devices have a backdoor account (Bleeping Computer)

NSA Appoints Dave Luber as Cybersecurity Director (SecurityWeek)

Price of zero-day exploits rises as companies harden products against hackers (TechCrunch) 

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