Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.  250th edition

It is nearly five years since I started curating this weekly Saturday cybersecurity news round-up.  I hope you are finding this column useful.


“Change Password”

[2022.03.17] Oops: – Instead of telling you when it’s safe to cross the street, the walk signs in Crystal City, VA are just repeating ‘CHANGE PASSWORD.’ Something’s gone terribly ...

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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 ...

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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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Weekend Update

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


DHS Sounds Alarm on New Russian Destructive Disk Wiper Attack Potential

CNN just reported on a Jan 23 Intelligence Bulletin from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that warned state and local governments and critical infrastructure operators about the risk of Russia hitting the US with cyber attacks in retaliation for a possible US or NATO ...

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Weekend Update

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


Central bank digital currencies: The fiat future of cryptocurrency?

CBDCs are here, and coming on stronger than ever. Their impact on the world is still unknown, but they could transform finance for good.


Plundered bitcoins recovered by FBI – all 3,879-and-one-sixth of them!

Phew! An audacious crime… that didn’t work out.  But $189 million recovered.


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