In the Weeds: InfoSec Round-Up January 12, 2018

So the theme of 2018 thus far seems to be “oh, can’t see how that could go wrong…”

/sarcasm for those needing such a hammer.

First up:

Marketing ads, soon to be screening on your car dashboard

I had to laugh about this one. And #infosec is not a laughing matter.

EMC-VMWare Security Bugs Throw Gasoline On Cloud Security Fire

However, this one, I actually laughed about. Sorry, haven’t been a MAC fan since 1994.

Mac High Sierra Vulnerability

But I don’t want you to think everything is a flaming shithole, even at moments it feels like it. There is some hope:

Senator Susan Collins Needs Another GOP Friend

My experiment with Alexa vs. Google Home is going well and I’m excited about this improvement from Google:

Google amps up privacy with display screen.

This week I’d like to ask for some reading recommendations for someone only a year into her #infosec exploration and education. What book, podcast, article, what should I read, digest, and devour? Leave your recs below.

As in weeks past, feel free to leave a comment here about any of those articles. Let’s learn from one another. Okay, have pity on the noob and let me learn from you.

Have another great week InfoSec geeks. See you next week.






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