September 21, 2017 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “American Revolution” 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!

September 21, 2017 – Headlines

Carbon Black in the News: IF I KNEW THEN…Eric O’ Neill – Crain’s

Carbon Black in the News: What is a fileless attack? How hackers invade systems without installing software – CSO

SEC discloses cybersecurity breach – Politico

SEC Chairman Clayton Issues Statement On Cybersecurity

The number of devastating cyberattacks is surging — and it’s likely to get much worse – CNBC

Three big lessons to learn from the Equifax data breach – CNBC

4 Vital Cyber Security Measures Every Safety-Conscious Entrepreneur Needs to Take – Entrepreneur 

Cisco SMI Still Exposing Network Switches Online – Dark Reading

Mobile Ransomware Hits Browsers with Old-School Techniques – Dark Reading

1.9 Billion Data Records Exposed in First Half of 2017 – Dark Reading

Did You Know?

On this day in 1780, during the American Revolution, American General Benedict Arnold meets with British Major John Andre to discuss handing over West Point to the British, in return for the promise of a large sum of money and a high position in the British army. The plot was foiled and Arnold, a former American hero, became synonymous with the word “traitor.”

Quote of the Day

“The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.”

Today’s Video of the Day

Today’s Trivia!

Who was America’s second president?

Yesterday’s Question: By topping 36 percent of pizza orders, what meat topping is thought to be the most popular in America?

Answer: Pepperoni 

Beat the Streak! Our current longest streak of correct answers comes from @kimwh, who has achieved correct answers for 19 days straight. Can you beat the streak?

Current Streaks
@kimwh – 19 days
Cait R. – 16 days
@xcelr8 – 15 days
@spaceykate – 15 days
Felicia A. – 10 days
@ORION_Hunts – 3 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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Carbon Black is the leading provider of next-generation endpoint security. Carbon Black’s Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV) solution, Cb Defense, leverages breakthrough prevention technology, “Streaming Prevention,” to instantly see and stop cyberattacks before they execute. Cb Defense uniquely combines breakthrough prevention with market-leading detection and response into a single, lightweight agent delivered through the cloud. With more than 7 million endpoints under management, Carbon Black has more than 2,500 customers, including 30 of the Fortune 100. These customers use Carbon Black to replace legacy antivirus, lock down critical systems, hunt threats, and protect their endpoints from the most advanced cyberattacks, including non-malware attacks.

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