November 15, 2017 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “Lewis and Clark” 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!

November 15, 2017 – Headlines

Carbon Black in the News: Some senators want to ‘protect’ consumers’ credit — but they’re vague on details – MarketWatch

British Cybersecurity Chief Warns of Russian Hacking – NYTimes

Russia tried to hack UK media, telecoms, and energy – Business Insider

UK industry targeted by Russian hackers, says cybersecurity chief – UK Tech News

Research confirms the cybersecurity skills shortage is an existential threat – CSO

Russian Cybersecurity Software Found on U.S. Government Computers – Wall Street Journal

Cyber security predictions for 2018 – Information Age

2017 Has Broken the Record for Security Vulnerabilities – Dark Reading

Microsoft Word Vuln Went Unnoticed for 17 Years: Report – Dark Reading

Enterprise Physical Security Drives IoT Adoption – Dark Reading

Defense Department’s vulnerability disclosure program racks up 2,837 security flaws – SC Magazine

Did You Know?

Today in 1805, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and their party reach the mouth of the Columbia River, completing their trek to the Pacific.

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