InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Sunday, January 16, 2022

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It’s a big American football weekend! Did your team play?
  1. For security alone, we could try paying open source projects properly
    (ZDNet, January 16th)
  2. Why Hawaii Needs A Chief Data Officer — Now
    (Honolulu Civil Beat, January 16th)
  3. Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL) faces data breach, over 5.4mn emails allegedly released online: Report
    (Mint, January 16th)
  4. Revealed: UK Gov’t Plans Publicity Blitz to Undermine Privacy of Your Chats
    (Rolling Stone, January 16th)
  5. Prince Harry’s Security Was “Compromised” During His Last Trip to the UK
    (Marie Claire, January 16th)
  6. Why cyber defense in Japan is so unreliable
    (The Japan Times, January 17th)
  7. Could take ‘two weeks’ to restore Tonga internet cable
    (The Times of India, January 17th)
  8. New cross-sector alliance aims to improve cybersecurity for South Africa
    (CIO, January 16th)
  9. Scammers Targeting Gen Z and Millennials Become More Social Media Savvy
    (The Wall Street Journal, January 16th)
  10. ‘Lock it down and piss people off’: How quick thinking stopped a ransomware attack from crippling a Florida hospital
    (CNN, January 16th)
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