Power grids, accidents, the challenge of forensics, and the nature of deterrence. BlueKeep considerations. Third- and fourth-party risks.
Investigation into Argentina’s power failure continues, with preliminary indications suggesting “operational and design errors were responsible for the outage. Russia reacts to reports that the US staged malware in its power grid. Iran says it stopped US cyberespionage. ISIS worries about its vulnerability to BlueKeep. A breach at EatStreet illustrates some of the features of third-party risk. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on a Virginia license plate reader ban. Guest is Jack Danahy from Alert Logic on the troubling issue of adversary dwell time and the IT vigilance gap.