October 4, 2017 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “Nobel Prize” 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 4, 2017 – Headlines

Carbon Black in the News: Kangaroo Ransomware uses unique technique to infect and cover tracks – SC Magazine

All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Were Affected by 2013 Attack – NYTimes

Foreign Government Code Reviews ‘Problematic’: White House Cyber Official – NYTimes

Europe Gets Tougher on Tech’s Taxes – NYTimes

Leaderships’ evolving role in cybersecurity – CSO Online

Poor access control dooms federal cybersecurity, watchdog finds – CIO Dive

We’re All In This Together: National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – Security Intelligence Blog

There’s no law they can pass against stupid, House committee tells ex Equifax CEO – USA Today

DHS to launch federal CDM dashboard later this month – Federal News Radio

New Standards Will Shore up Internet Router Security – Dark Reading

Did You Know?

Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution,” the Nobel committee announced Wednesday.

Quote of the Day

“Cryo-electron microscopy is about to completely transform structural biology.”

Today’s Video of the Day

Today’s Trivia!

In what country are all Nobel prizes (except for the peace prize) awarded?

Yesterday’s Question: Tom Petty was the lead signer for what band?

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