DEVOPS digest – “Shift Left” has become an ever-present meme amongst DevOps and the security folk concerned about or working with DevOps. To “shift left” means to attend to something as early in development as possible, based on the assumption of left-to-right mapping of development activities.
Dark Reading – As nation-states and rogue actors increasingly probe critical infrastructure, policy and technology experts worry that satellite and space systems are on the front lines.
ITSPmagazine – If you think about it, most painters won’t select only a brush or a roller to paint a whole house. The same can be said for IT security managers looking to paint a robust security management picture for their organization. In most cases, they need the breadth and scale that a crowd-enabled research team can provide coupled with the precision of a very focused research team. During the Infosecurity Europe event in London, Bugcrowd and IOActive announced a new partnership that’s designed to provide the brush and the…
GeekWire – How can banks innovate and take risks without losing the trust of customers or running afoul of regulators? That’s one of the weighty questions being pondered this week inside JPMorgan Chase, as employees around the world prepare for the financial services giant’s annual companywide hackathon. Employees participating in the event are thinking not just about the cool stuff they could build but also about the impact their projects could have — positive or negative — if they’re ultimately adopted by the company.
BBC News – A Florida town has decided to pay malicious hackers $600,000 (£475,000) to get its computers working again. Municipal computers for Riviera Beach, a suburb of Palm Beach, were rendered unusable by the ransomware attack. The virus disabled email, hit emergency response systems and forced staff to use paper-based admin systems. The local council for the community of 35,000 people voted to pay off the hackers after employing cyber-security consultants to investigate.