The New Vulnerabilities Equities Policy and Process Charter

An updated “Vulnerabilities Equities Policy and Process for the United States Government” charter was released on 15 NOV 2017 and describes the decision-making process for determining whether new vulnerabilities found by US government departments and agencies are disclosed or restricted.   According to the White Continue Reading

Global Weekly Executive Summary, 29 SEPT 2017

Deloitte Data Breach Multinational accounting and auditing firm Deloitte was the victim of a major cyberattack that lead to unauthorized access to the company’s internal email systems. Staff and client data was stolen, including usernames, passwords, IP addresses, business diagrams, and health information and email Continue Reading

Global Weekly Executive Summary, 22 SEPT 2017

Kaspersky Products Banned from US Federal Government Systems The US Department of Homeland Security ordered a purge of all security products originating from Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab over national security concerns. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on 13 September “issued a Binding Continue Reading

Global Weekly Executive Summary, 07 SEPT 2017

Equifax Breach | Ehdoor Info-stealing Malware Equifax Breach affects 143 Million in the US Credit reporting agency Equifax announced a massive data breach on 7 September that it says could potentially impact 143 million US customers. Read More Ehdoor/EHDevel info-stealing malware targets Pakistan and India Continue Reading

Global Weekly Executive Summary, 01 SEPT 2017

Turla Group, the Gazer Backdoor, and WhiteBear Activity This week, two security researchers published reports relating to well-known cyberespionage APT group,Turla. Security researchers from ESET, an IT security company based in Slovakia, wrote about a previously undocumented backdoor called Gazer which appears to be the Continue Reading