InfoSecSherpa’s News Roundup for Thursday, January 20, 2022

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“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. Suspicious withdrawals were indeed a ‘security incident,’ $30M stolen, says
    (CyberScoop, January 20th)
  2. UK mulls making MSPs subject to mandatory security standards where they provide critical infrastructure
    (The Register, January 20th)
  3. Fortune 500 Marketing Giant Targeted by New Ransomware Attack: Conti Hacking Group Allegedly Behind the Breach
    (Tech Times, January 20th)
  4. Small Cities Worry Cybersecurity Money Won’t Reach Them
    (Pew Trusts, January 20th)
  5. Research: Why Employees Violate Cybersecurity Policies
    (Harvard Business Review, January 20th)
  6. Criminal Indictments Are Major — But Not Only — Tool of U.S. Cyber Defense Agencies
    (Insurance Journal, January 20th)
  7. More than 70 Ukrainian government websites have been defaced in cyberattacks
    (NPR, January 19th)
  8. Merck’s $1.4 Billion Insurance Win Splits Cyber From ‘Act of War’
    (Bloomberg Law, January 19th)
  9. Military innovation and technological change: Preparing for the next generation of cyber threats
    (Brookings, January 2022)
  10. Inside Prometheus, a traffic delivery service used by threat actors
    (IT World Canada, January 19th)
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