Sunday, July 27, 2014

Top 5 Infosec links of the week (XXXV)

"Educational resources for security professionals, digital supernovae, ransomware script, why attacks on companies and the power of friendship". The five top post this week, directly in the Sunday compilation.

If you like security and have a summer without many worries, what better way to pass forming with the OxWord publisher. 8 books recommended us Yago Jesus, editor of the blog Security By Default, which would allow us to go from 0 to security professional in two months.

Because with need security experts, as astronomers to the discovery of the universe, to locate and manage the many digital supernovae are exploding today in the third environment. Security breaches involving data from thousands of people, and large-scale attacks sadly inhabit the large connected space.

The best example? The new ransomware raging Argentina, and no longer in charge of lock files, but access to browsers, under threat of revealing the dirtiest user to friends and family secrets.

And is that digital supernova affect not only individuals but also companies such as U-Tad study notes 10 points that make a company more attractive to an attacker. BYOD security policies and mismanaged, the most delicious dishes.

Not to forget the Achilles heel of any network user: Social engineering. A social engineering that uses the friendships we have in social networks to attack us and steal our information, and if possible, also our wallet.

Top five topics of the week. News Five drinking from the same source. The value of information.


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