These past couple weeks have been an adjustment for everyone, but they have also allowed me to engage a lot more with the community. We’ve been recording many more and who are willing to share their time and wisdom in order to help us all navigate our way through the challenges of our times. It’s heart-warming to see so many people coming together in different ways, despite the requirement that we remain physically distanced from each other.
As the days pass and we try to define the lines between work and personal lives at home, it’s easy to see everything blending into one. Some of us may have even forgotten that there is anything else going on in the world. So, to bring you up to speed on anything you might have missed, here’s a look at some of the most important security headlines of the week.
Apr. 17: The Hill reported, “Leading tech industry groups on Thursday and ward off cybersecurity threats during the COVID-19 pandemic, as Americans move online and networks are put under increasing stress.”
Apr. 15: Larry Cashdollar set up a docker image honeypot with SSH that ran for 24 hours and found, “Attackers who were using certain password combinations would use the docker image for different criminal activities.”
Apr. 14: Threatpost , “Recent malware campaigns reveal that cybercriminals aren’t sparing healthcare firms, medical suppliers and hospitals on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.”
Apr. 13: A survey published by the Cyber Readiness Institute found that most or a cybersecurity plan to address the risks of a remote workforce.