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== Jeff's Stories ==
== Jeff's Stories ==
Revision as of 15:51, 15 May 2019
Recorded May 16, 2019 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!
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Interview: Julian Zottl, Raytheon - 6:00-6:30PM
Julian Zottl is a Cyber and Information Operations Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business. IIS is a leader in intelligence, surveillance reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; weather and environmental solutions and information-based solutions for homeland security. It also provides training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counter-proliferation and counterterrorism markets.
Tech Segment: How To Fix Identity & Access Management, Federico Simonetti - 6:30 - 7:30PM
- Former ethical hacker (DDT)
- Former professor of operating systems security at the University of Milan
- Developed software for the Italian anti-terrorism and anti-pedophile police
- Serial entrepreneur with several successful exits in his past
- Hardcore software designer, with award-winning software titles on his resume
Topic: How to fix Identity and Access Management
All IAM solutions are logically flawed from a security standpoint, they either ask for a synchronized copy of the identity database or for open inbound ports on the firewall. But there is a design that fixes all those issues, making IAM much safer.
Security News - 7:30PM-8:30PM
- Microsoft plugs wormable RDP flaw, new speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities - Help Net Security
- Passwords Are Dead, Long Live The Password
- A flaw in Google Titan Security Keys expose users to Bluetooth Attacks
- Severe Linux kernel flaw found in RDS
- Microsoft Releases Security Updates to Address Remote Code Execution Vulnerability | US-CERT
- More Attacks against Computer Automatic Update Systems - Schneier on Security
- Google 0Day In the Wild project tracks zero-days exploited in the Wild
- Singapore passes anti-fake-news law Requires debate to be based on a foundation of truth, honor and honesty. The definitions of falsehood and public interest in the bill remain concerns. This is one to watch.
- White label GPS trackers hacked Generic GPS trackers SIM can be reset by hackers to enable and change functionality such as enabling the microphone. Security appears to be an afterthought. Also the question of why these features exist in a GPS tracker comes to mind.
- Microsoft RDP/wormhole patch Microsoft issues patch for RDP services to close RCE hole. Patch includes Windows XP update.
- WhatsApp used to distribute malware WhatsAPP on Android and iOS can be used to distribute malware. Update released 5.13 resolves the flaws.
- US House of Representatives requires Information Security trainng The US House of Representatives is just requiring itself to complete annual cyber training. In today's threat environment, quarterly and monthly training is more the norm, and NIST SP 800-53 already requires it for federal information system users.
- Supply Chain Security training legislated Training proposed for acquisition officials on the heals of ASUS and other similar hardware issues. Supply chain defects bypasses traditional perimeter protections, and has to apply to anyone processing your dats.
- Cisco Router bug in boot Trust Anchor While not being actively exploited, update your cisco routers NOW, check the Cisco Advisory for specific products and updates
It's been a banner week for vulnerability disclosures...
- Microsoft Issues Urgent Fix for Windows in First XP Patch since Wannacry Wait, what? Nobody is still using XP are they???
- Major Security Issues Found in Cisco Routers
- WhatsApp Vulnerability Exploited to Infect Phones with Israeli Spyware
- Install updates now to address a vulnerability in most Intel CPUs