Friday Squid Blogging: More Materials Science from Squid Skin

Posted on May 31st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

A90210 • May 29, 2019 11:36 AM https://www.vox.com/2019/5/29/18644237/robert-mueller-remarks-transcript [TL;DR video about 10 minutes] “Here’s a full transcript of Robert Mueller’s remarksThe former special counsel held a surprise news conference on Wednesday. [ at the Department of Justice (DOJ) ] […] [ Mueller speaking: ] Thank you for being here. Two years ago, the Acting Attorney […]

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NSA Hawaii – Schneier on Security

Posted on May 31st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

NSA HawaiiRecently I’ve heard Edward Snowden talk about his working at the NSA in Hawaii as being “under a pineapple field.” CBS News recently ran a segment on that NSA listening post on Oahu. Not a whole lot of actual information. “We’re in office building, in a pineapple field, on Oahu….” And part of it […]

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The most stressful aspects of being a cybersecurity professional

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Talk with any cybersecurity professional, and you’re sure to hear them talk about the challenges they’re up against. What stresses them out the most? Keeping up with the security needs of new IT initiatives. That’s according to a third annual research report, The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals, recently published by ESG and the Information Systems […]

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The 3 Cybersecurity Rules of Trust

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Every day, keeping anything secure requires being smart about trust. The rules of trust will keep you and your data safer. Do you trust me? Why wouldn’t you? I’m honest, have strong credentials in cybersecurity, and helped design security solutions for top technology companies and government entities. But hold on — you don’t know me […]

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Learn to Hack Non-Competes & Sell 0-Days at Black Hat USA

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Plus, hear from key figures about the history and the enduring influence of The Cult of the Dead Cow this August in Las Vegas. The cybersecurity community is larger and more vibrant than ever, and Black Hat USA is the place to be if you want to learn all about it while you’re right in […]

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How Technology and Politics Are Changing Spycraft

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Interesting article about how traditional nation-based spycraft is changing. Basically, the Internet makes it increasingly possible to generate a good cover story; cell phone and other electronic surveillance techniques make tracking people easier; and machine learning will make all of this automatic. Meanwhile, Western countries have new laws and norms that put them at a […]

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Friday Squid Blogging: Detecting Illegal Squid Fishing with Satellite Imagery

Posted on April 13th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Interesting. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here. Tags: squid Go to Source Author: Bruce Schneier

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TajMahal Spyware – Schneier on Security

Posted on April 13th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

TajMahal SpywareKaspersky has released details about a sophisticated nation-state spyware it calls TajMahal: The TajMahal framework’s 80 modules, Shulmin says, comprise not only the typical keylogging and screengrabbing features of spyware, but also never-before-seen and obscure tricks. It can intercept documents in a printer queue, and keep track of “files of interest,” automatically stealing them […]

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What your antivirus software doesn’t tell you, and how to get that data

Posted on March 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Since the beginning, antivirus software vendors have lied about their accuracy. Many claim 100 percent accuracy in detecting bad programs and we, despite nearly every computer being protected by an antivirus program, are still exploited by malware. Submit any malware program to Google’s VirusTotal and get it scanned by 67 to 70 antivirus programs. Never […]

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Friday Squid Blogging: Restoring the Giant Squid at the Museum of Natural History

Posted on March 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

It is traveling to Paris. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here. Tags: squid Go to Source Author: Bruce Schneier

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