InfoSecSherpa Newsletter — 19 May 2021

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  1. Unpacking the President’s Executive Order on Digital Security
    (JD Supra / Womble Bond Dickinson, 19 May 2021)
    The administration proposes using both a carrot and stick to encourage/force sharing of private cyber breach information.
  2. Developing a Culture of Security
    (Bank Info Security, 19 May 2021)
    How Security and HR Teamed Up to Raise the Bar on Awareness Training.
  3. Columbus State U. hires news CISO, promotes CIO
    (Ed Scoop, 19 May 2021)
    Columbus State University in Georgia announced this week it’s selected a new chief information security officer and promoted its interim chief information officer to a permanent role.
  4. How Cybersecurity Fits into Your Compliance and Ethics Program
    (The National Law Review, 19 May 2021)
    Cybersecurity wasn’t necessarily a significant issue for in-house counsel 10–15 years ago. But now, companies have so many more obligations regarding information security and data privacy than they did even a decade ago.
  5. Cybersecurity Journeys: The Case For Gender Diversity In Cybersecurity
    (Forbes, 19 May 2021)
    The IT environment is dynamic, and so are the threats and APT (advanced persistent threats) groups that leverage security gaps. All countries and governments should increase their investment in women’s development in the cybersecurity industry.
  6. Cybersecurity Metrics That Matter
    (Gov Info Security, 19 May 2021)
    Cisco’s Wendy Nather on How to Make a Security Program More Successful.
  7. Nigeria to Benefit from UK’s £22m Cyber Capacity Building Fund
    (This Day, 20 May 2021)
    The British Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, has announced £22 million of new investment to build cyber security resilience in developing countries and globally, particularly in Africa and the Indo-Pacific.
  8. How a single click led to Waikato hospitals chaos
    (PR Deadlines Australia, 20 May 2021)
    Doctors, surgeons, nurses and administrative staff at Waikato Hospital were taking notes using pen and paper on Wednesday morning, following a cyber attack.
  9. Man scans QR code 22 times, loses Rs 4.6L
    (The Times of India, 20 May 2021)
    Hyderabad: Posing as a buyer interested in purchasing an item put up for sale by an engineer on an e-classifieds portal, a cyber fraudster duped 28-year old engineer Kanhiya Mishtra of Rs 4.65 lakh by making him scan the QR codes 22 times on e-wallets.
  10. Apple’s Craig Federighi believes Macs are too susceptible to malware
    (Neowin, 19 May 2021)
    According to a report from CNBC, Craig Federighi, Apple’s head of software, believes that Macs are too susceptible to malware because macOS allows people to download and install programs from the internet.
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