Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


CHANGES TO THE CISSP EXAM LENGTH COMING SOON

Beginning June 1, 2022, additional pretest items and time will be added to the CISSP exam for the Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) format.The current CISSP CAT exam contains 25 pretest (unscored) items. The addition of 25 more items will bring the total count to 50 ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


NSA Releases Network Infrastructure Security Guidance

Original release date: March 3, 2022

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a new Cybersecurity Technical Report (CTR): Network Infrastructure Security Guidance. The report captures best practices based on the depth and breadth of experience in supporting customers and responding to threats. Recommendations include perimeter and internal network ...

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Identifying and Authenticating Internet of Things (IoT) Objects

by Arthur Rowley

Explore what identifying and authenticating IoT (Internet of Things) is all about. This article discusses schemes available for IoT identification and authentication in depth. You will also get to know why it is essential to carry out both processes.

IoT refers to technology known as the Internet of Things. It is a transformative and beneficial ...

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Weekend Update

Happy New Year!!

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Serious Security: OpenSSL fixes “error conflation” bugs – how mixing up mistakes can lead to trouble

Have you ever seen the message “An error occurred”? Even worse, the message “This error cannot occur”? Facts matter!


Security and Your Phone:  What the Risks Are and How to Stay Safe

A great article and infographic ...

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The Importance of IT Asset Disposal

Perhaps your company has purchased secondhand phones or computers, only to discover that the previous owners had left personal information on them.  Or perhaps you’ve heard of major corporations getting penalized millions of dollars for improperly disposing of their IT assets.
Or perhaps you’ve read frightening news reports of landfills stacked high with discarded devices in poor countries, ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


China’s New Data Policy and What It Means

China enacted the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) on August 21, 2021 as part of that country’s growing scrutiny of its high tech sector. This law goes into effect on November 1, 2021 and will impose a new set of obligations for data security, especially when combined China’s Data Protection Law. ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


LANtenna hack spies on your data from across the room!

Are your network cables acting as undercover wireless transmitters? What can you do if they are?


A few posts from Bruce Schneier


FBI Had the REvil Decryption Key

[2021.09.22] The Washington Post reports that the FBI had a decryption ...

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