The Global Frequency

21 April 2019 | Curated by Matt Devost

Greetings from the National Capital Region, and a Happy Easter to those who celebrate the day.  This week on the Global Frequency...

Over the years I've often been asked what executives and others can do to protect themselves from cyber threats while traveling.  We've written this guide "A Traveling Executive's Guide to Cybersecurity" to provide detailed recommendations to improve you cyber risk profile and they are applicable for anyone looking to improve their security profile. (Read More)

Do American businesses turn a blind eye to Chinese cyber espionage and IP theft? (Read More)

Source code of Iranian cyber espionage tools released on Telegram. (Read More)

Hackers could read the contents of your inbox for over six months.  (Read More)

More on insurance and cyber. (Read More)

Outsourcing company Wipro targeted with persistent breach utilized to probe and target their customers. (Read More)

Is the Kremlin secretly behind the campaign of Ukrainian presidential candidate and former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy? (Read More)

The mathematics of cracking passwords. (Read More)

A USB Killer device was used to destroy computers at a college. (Read More)

A ransomware attack took the Weather Channel off the air. (Read More)

Using quantum computing to see 16 possible futures.  Interesting, but very early research. (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:
"Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries" by Safi Bahcall provides a great examination of not only some great historical and current loonshots, but deeply explores the culture and leadership basis (or lack thereof) that made them possible.  Lots of great examples and insights in this book for anyone interested in innovation.

Quote of the Week:
“An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.” – Oscar Wilde

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