December 5, 2017 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “Grinch” Edition

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Good morning! Sit with Carbon Black this morning over a cup of coffee (or tea) and browse a few industry headlines to get the day started. We’ve got just enough information below to get you through that first cup…enjoy!

December 5, 2017 – Headlines

IT help wanted, cybersecurity experience preferred – CSO

Why Cybersecurity Teams Need To Build Bridges – Forbes

Changing Cybersecurity Regulations that Global Financial Services Firms Need to Know About – CSO

Three Simple And Effective Ways To Stay Ahead Of Cybersecurity Challenges – Forbes

2018 Predictions – Rise of IoT adoption will increase cybersecurity attacks – Security Boulevard

NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Illegally Retaining National Defense Secrets – Dark Reading

PayPal’s TIO Networks Suffered Data Breach Exposing Data on 1.6 Million Customers – Dark Reading

The Rising Dangers of Unsecured IoT Technology – Dark Reading

Tips for Writing Better Infosec Job Descriptions – Dark Reading

When in doubt, layer and share – CSO Online

Did You Know?

The man who sang the famous Grinch song in the animated movie, Thurl Ravenscroft, is the voice of Tony The Tiger!

Quote of the Day

“All right, you’re a reindeer. Here’s your motivation: Your name is Rudolph, you’re a freak with a red nose, and no one likes you. Then, one day, Santa picks you and you save Christmas. No, forget that part. We’ll improvise… just keep it kind of loosey-goosey. You HATE Christmas! You’re gonna steal it. Saving Christmas is a lousy ending, way too commercial. ACTION!” – The Grinch

Today’s Video of the Day

Today’s Trivia!

What town does the Grinch attempt to steal Christmas from?

Yesterday’s Question: In the movie Elf, while roaming the NYC streets, buddy is excited to find the world’s best what?

Answer: Cup of Coffee

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