October 3, 2017 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “Tom Petty” 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!

October 3, 2017 – Headlines

Equifax Says Cyber Attack May Have Hit 2.5 Million More U.S. Consumers – NYTimes

Private Information of Two People Compromised in SEC Hack: Chairman – NYTimes

WannaCry ransomware was the biggest challenge of the year, says cybersecurity center – ZDNet

Equifax hack casts policy shadow over ‘cybersecurity month’ – Washington Examiner

Microsoft, Facebook, Equifax And The Fast-Moving Front Line of Cybersecurity – Forbes

As CIO role evolves, cybersecurity policy becomes more important than ever – State Scoop

Closing the cybersecurity gap with military veterans – Colorado Springs Independent

FBI Won’t Have to Reveal iPhone-Cracking Tool Used in Terror Case – Dark Reading

Google Tightens Web Security for 45 TLDs with HSTS – Dark Reading

FBI asks people for digital evidence of Las Vegas shooting – CSO Online

Did You Know?

Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as “Refugee,” “Free Fallin’” and “American Girl,” died at age 66.

Quote of the Day

“Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There’s not some trick involved with it. It’s pure and it’s real. It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things.” – Tom Petty

Today’s Video of the Day

Today’s Trivia!

Tom Petty was the lead signer for what band?

Yesterday’s Question: In October 1971, what world-famous theme park in Orlando Florida opened its doors?

Answer: Walt Disney World

Beat the Streak! Our current longest streak of correct answers comes from @kimwh, who has achieved correct answers for 26 days straight. Can you beat the streak?

Current Streaks
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@xcelr8 – 22 days
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Felicia A. – 17 days
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Thomas B. – 9 days
Helen C. – 4 days

Hall-of-Fame Streaks
@kimwh – 197 days 
Cait R. – 106 days 
Kevin F. – 85 days

Tweet the correct answer to @CarbonBlack_Inc and get a shout out in tomorrow’s Morning Coffee and your Twitter handle in a #FF tweet at the end of the week!

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