InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Monday, August 2, 2021

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  1. The cybersecurity jobs crisis is getting worse, and companies are making basic mistakes with hiring
    (ZDNet, August 2nd)
  2. California has the first cybersecurity committee of any state legislature. Will it get anything done?
    (Cal Matters, August 2nd)
  3. Data-driven ransomware is the only way to scale
    (Venture Beat, August 2nd)
  4. NSA Warns Public Networks are Cybercriminals Playground
    (Softpedia News, August 2nd)
  5. Judge preliminarily approves Wawa data breach settlement that would pay customers in gift cards
    (The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 2nd)
“A federal judge has preliminarily approved a settlement that would require Wawa to pay customers up to $9 million in gift cards and cash after a massive data breach exposed customers’ payment card numbers.” (Photo: The Philadelphia Inquirer)

6. New machine learning-based tech to safeguard computer networks in vehicles
(Times Drive, August 2nd)

7. Hacking and Cybercrime in Ghana: What Does the Law Say?
(Mfidie, August 2nd)

8. GTMaritime Product Upgrades Strengthen Cyber Resilience
(Maritime Executive, August 2nd)

9. Gamification can redefine the cybersecurity demo experience
(Help Net Security, August 2nd)

10. Cyber Security Bill referred back to Zimbabwe Senate
(Newsday, August 2nd)

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