November 17, 2017 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “Hamilton” 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 17, 2017 – Headlines

Carbon Black in the News: Inside the Real-World Fight Against Ransomware – BizTech Magazine

Smart behaviors that can improve your cybersecurity – CNBC

Schools focus on cyber security after warning from FBI – WXII

Acute cybersecurity skills shortage areas – CSO

NHS prioritising cyber security to improve patient care and trust – Information Age

Lessons Learned from Cyber Awareness Month – Part Two – National Law Review

We’re Still Not Ready for GDPR? What is Wrong With Us? – Dark Reading

Terdot Banking Trojan Spies on Email, Social Media – Dark Reading

Is fake news dangerous? Security pros say yes – CSO 

FDA approves micro-chipped pill that tells doc if you took meds – CSO 

Did You Know?

Though he never attained the highest office of his adopted country, few of America’s founders influenced its political system more than Alexander Hamilton. He was a member of the Continental Congress, an author of the Federalist Papers, a champion of the Constitution and the first secretary of the Treasury. But there’s so much more to Hamilton’s legacy. While serving in the Treasury, Hamilton helped found the first national bank, the U.S. Mint and the Revenue Cutter Service, a tax collection bureau that would later become the U.S. Coast Guard. 

Quote of the Day

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” – Alexander Hamilton

Today’s Video of the Day

Today’s Trivia!

Who shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel in New Jersey?

Yesterday’s Question: After playing for the Chicago Bulls, what NBA team did Michael Jordan finish his career with?

Answer: Washington Wizards

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