InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Saturday, January 22, 2022

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“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.” — Chinese Proverb
  1. Are embedded devices the next ransomware target?
    (Tech Crunch, January 22nd)
  2. School District reports a 334% hike in cybersecurity insurance costs
    (Bleeping Computer, January 22nd)
  3. NSA, FBI, and CISA Issue Joint Cybersecurity Alert on Russian State-Sponsored Attacks on Critical Infrastructure, Government, and Aviation Networks
    (CPO Magazine, January 21st)
  4. Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider — January 2022 #3
    (JD Supra / Robinson & Cole LLP, January 21st)
  5. U.S. Power Grids Need Stronger Cybersecurity, Top Regulator Says
    (Data Knowledge Center, January 21st)
  6. Dutch cybersecurity agency warns of lingering Log4j risks
    (Bleeping Computer, January 22nd)
  7. UK Students Found Guilty of Launching DDoS Attacks Against School Networks
    (Tech Times, January 22nd)
  8. A chat channel for banks, tech firms to swap cyber-threat intel
    (American Banker, January 21st)
  9. Valley Regional Transit: cyber attack against VRT put personal information at risk
    (KTVB7, January 21st)
  10. Nepal Telecommunication Authority calls for Strict Cyber Security Act
    (Khabarhub, January 22nd)
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