Managing Online Risk’s Monthly Recap (Apr. 2014) – Stories Relating to Online Security & Risk

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Welcome to our monthly recap of stories relating to Online Security and Risk. This month’s stories cover many issues including: 9 rules of risk management; 3 sides to data security; a look at the cyber-arms race; 2013 was the year of the mega breach; SEC & FBI on cyber security; empowering women in IT security; Heartbleed; corporate security threats; IoT & security; hackers lurking within soda machines; ransomware; World Backup Day; and more.

These are some of the articles, reports, posts, etc. that caught our attention this week. We originally send them out through our twitter account @DGOnlineSec, so follow us to get them as we find them. But many of them are such great resources we don’t want you to miss them, so we’ve decided to put them as a weekly recap. The links will take you to their original sources, whether Lexology, PC Mag, SC Mag, NLR, and/or others. Enjoy and let us know some of the stories you’ve found interesting this week. Just share in the comments below.

  • 9 Rules of Risk Management | The Reformed Broker http://ow.ly/wkdk7
  • Florida Legislature Seeks to Overhaul Existing Data Security Law | The National Law Review http://ow.ly/wkcRq
  • The Three Sides To Data Security — Firmology http://ow.ly/whJJy
  • How Is Digital Security Changing With The Rise Of Mobile? http://ow.ly/weN5O
  • Former CIA Tech Chief: Inside Look At Cyberarms Race, Snowden Leaks, Amazon Cloud Contract | CRN http://ow.ly/weL3r
  • ISACA launches cyber-security skills programme http://ow.ly/weJlE
  • 2013 was ‘year of the mega breach’ – Internet security threat study | SciTech | GMA News Online http://ow.ly/weJ3w
  • Lobbying Efforts Intensify After F.C.C. Tries 3rd Time on Net Neutrality – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/w9BSr
  • Physicians Find Security In The Cloud – InformationWeek http://ow.ly/w9BfR
  • Mobile Devices Still Unsecured in the Workplace http://ow.ly/w9B4v
  • F.B.I. Informant Is Tied to Cyberattacks Abroad – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/w77N7
  • F.C.C., in a Shift, Backs Fast Lanes for Web Traffic – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/w77zH
  • Data Security Outlook Remains Uncertain Despite Flurry of Bills | Bloomberg BNA http://ow.ly/w4CZy
  • SEC Takes on Cybersecurity | Law Technology News http://ow.ly/w4CBJ
  • Empowering Women in Information Security – The State of Security http://ow.ly/w29L4
  • SEC seeks data on cyber security policies at Wall Street firms – Computerworld http://ow.ly/w29Cw
  • Heartbleed Will Require Rehab – InformationWeek http://ow.ly/w29wE
  • ‘BYOS’ Should Replace BYOD – InformationWeek http://ow.ly/w1Kmo
  • 7 Must-Have Cloud Security Controls for Every Company | Egnyte Blog http://ow.ly/w1JWN
  • Cyber insurance protects against data breach damage http://ow.ly/w1JRC
  • Compliance can pay cyber security dividends – Business Technology http://ow.ly/vZcUR
  • Ensuring security in the digital age | Columbia Daily Herald http://ow.ly/vZcK1
  • U.S. Promotes Network to Foil Digital Spying – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vZbRn
  • To prevent data theft, businesses race to adopt new technology http://ow.ly/vZavD
  • $110 BN LOST IN CYBERCRIMES | Oman Observer http://ow.ly/vZalI
  • Revamped Verizon security report to help funnel funds into the right holes http://ow.ly/vZagT
  • Adrianne Wadewitz, 37, Wikipedia Editor, Dies After Rock Climbing Fall – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vX431
  • Michaels Stores’ Breach Involved 3 Million Customers – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vX3XN
  • White House Updating Online Privacy Policy http://ow.ly/vX3IJ
  • Twitter app downloads could put users at risk | PCWorld http://ow.ly/vX3Dp
  • Your Internet security relies on a few volunteers – Apr. 18, 2014 http://ow.ly/vX3lg
  • Mobile App Development: 5 Worst Security Dangers – InformationWeek http://ow.ly/vX3dA
  • Mobility: Who Bears The Brunt Of Data Security & Privacy http://ow.ly/vX39a
  • Social Media Explodes as Twitter Users Issue Bomb Threats | Security Management http://ow.ly/vQzSC
  • 7 signs of Internet security trouble | IT World Canada Slideshow http://ow.ly/vQzNC
  • Corporate Security Threats http://ow.ly/vL8tl
  • Obama allows NSA to keep some Internet security flaws secret, officials say – Nation – The Boston Globe http://ow.ly/vL88Q
  • Court reverses conviction of US “security hacker” (Update) http://ow.ly/vJAmY
  • Federal Court Upholds FTC’s Authority To Bring Enforcement Actions Over Data-Security Standards; Will Class Actions Follow? | Class…
  • The Internet of Things: An exploding security minefield | CSO Online http://ow.ly/vJAiu
  • Internet security flaw, Heartbleed bug, puts millions at risk | Local News – Home http://ow.ly/vJA7o
  • NSA reportedly used Heartbleed glitch to obtain data for more than two years | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram…
  • Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras Are Among the Recipients of the Polk Award – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vJzLQ
  • A Gentle Reminder about Security – ProfHacker – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education http://ow.ly/vGBrj
  • Massive Internet Security Vulnerability – Here’s What You Need To Do – Forbes http://ow.ly/vGB4D
  • Cloud Infographic: Data Security Risk And Prevention – http://CloudTweaks.com : Cloud Information http://ow.ly/vEia8
  • Judge Rules FTC Can Sue Wyndham Over Cyber Security Lapses | Fox Business http://ow.ly/vEi4T
  • Video: How significant is security bug Heartbleed? | Watch PBS NewsHour Online | PBS Video http://ow.ly/vEhV7
  • Overturned data retention law will hamper the NSA, but won’t kill mass surveillance | ZDNet http://ow.ly/vB9cm
  • The Target Data Breach: A Risk Management Industry Perspective – The Epoch Times http://ow.ly/vB73t
  • Bill Clinton discusses privacy, national security | Mail Online http://ow.ly/vB6NM
  • Experts Find a Door Ajar in an Internet Security Method Thought Safe – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vB5Fv
  • Do Robots Have Rights | Law Technology News http://ow.ly/vB5qO
  • Robots 2014 | a University of Miami School of Law blog http://ow.ly/vB5ma
  • Real Threats in Real Time: Kaspersky Lab Launches Worldwide Interactive Cyberthreat Map | http://NEWS.GNOM.ES http://ow.ly/vyxV1
  • Fake Social Media Accounts Have Flourished In The Wake Of The Malaysian Airline Disappearance http://ow.ly/vyxiz
  • Smartphone fingerprint technology and its implications for data security | Information Age http://ow.ly/vyxd0
  • The 2013 Internet Security Threat Report: Year of the Mega Data Breach | Symantec Connect Community http://ow.ly/vyx7b
  • Reputation: The Hardest Risk to Manage http://ow.ly/vywZW
  • Technology’s Man Problem – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vyrzi
  • Snowden to Receive Truth-Telling Prize – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vyqpJ
  • Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vypLz
  • Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vymlQ
  • Financial firms and social media remain top Phishing targets | CSO Online http://ow.ly/vqxOd
  • Over cyber security Billions spent but much of it wasted http://ow.ly/vqxvJ
  • If security is hampering your business, you need to look at your security policy | http://ITProPortal.com http://ow.ly/vqxkW
  • Understanding Mobile Security in the BYOD Era – Dataquest http://ow.ly/vqwMg
  • Getting Ready to Microchip the Entire Human Race : Natural Society http://ow.ly/vox9n
  • New Privacy Guidance for Security Tech – DataBreachToday http://ow.ly/vowDy
  • IT Security Journal | Computer Security Products, Technologies and Best Practices » A Fistful of (Crypto) Dollars: Bitcoin and the Future…
  • How to write your company’s IT security policy | Enterprise | Real World Computing | PC Pro http://ow.ly/vov08
  • Ransomware Article Explains a Growing Data Security Threat – Press Release – Digital Journal http://ow.ly/vouJw
  • Stolen Social Media Account Info Is Worth More Than Credit Cards http://ow.ly/vkY8K
  • A better approach to online security: Think of the cloud as someone else’s computer | ITworld http://ow.ly/vkXWN
  • Reg and risk burdens up year over year – ABA Banking Journal http://ow.ly/vkXIR
  • SEC Struggles on Cyber-Security – TBG Security – IT Security Specialists http://ow.ly/vkXu5
  • Security in 2014 – Bigger Threats, Better Defences – The Information http://Daily.com http://ow.ly/vkXiK
  • A Revolution in Money – http://NYTimes.com http://ow.ly/vkWyY
  • Businesses unaware of social media legal risks, warns SocialSafe – Press Release – Digital Journal http://ow.ly/vjh88
  • On Restoring Trust After a Data Breach | The State of Security http://ow.ly/vhyK4
  • Rand Secure Data Highlights Importance of Data Backup and Recovery on World Backup Day – MarketWatch http://ow.ly/vhyGN
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