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The Global Frequency

28 February 2021 | Curated by Matt Devost


I've collected a lot of cybersecurity lessons learned over the years, but not once has it include blaming interns for systemic risk issues.  This week on the Global Frequency...

China was using NSA hacking tools long before they were released into the public domain. (Read More)

Ukraine claims new large-scale cyberattack originating from Russia. (Read More)

SolarWinds attackers used cloud resources in their campaign. Of course, they did. (Read More)

NBA Moments for sale follows the blockchain cyberpunks model and sees unreal value appreciation.  These are just digital GIFs. (Read More)

Biden pledges international cooperation on cyber. (Read More)

Biden to order sweeping review of U.S. supply chain. (Read More)

NSA releases guidance on Zero Trust architectures. (Read More)

The convergence between cybercriminals and nation states continues. (Read More)

Do we need data trusts to look after the personal data collected online? (Read More)

An interesting, if not accusatory, look at the complexities of managing personal data across many different realms and a divergent international regulatory environment.  (Read More)

Coinbase claims the biggest risk to Bitcoin is Satoshi. (Read More)

Facebook settles Illinois privacy lawsuit over unauthorized use of facial recognition in their iPhone App for $650m (Read More)

India's restrictions on social media continue to grow.  Here is the latest list. (Read More)

The wave of Covid bankruptcies starts to crest. (Read More)

The WSJ weighs in on the tech company office situation in post-pandemic world. (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:
Perhaps like many of you, I've become a fan of the trader Keith Patrick Gill aka DFV/Roaring Kitty.  Prior to the his Congressional testimony on the Gamestop stock run-up, I watched a few of his videos and not only was his personality endearing, his analysis was thorough and sound.  I decided to seek out other unknown traders, which lead me to the Market Wizards book series and the feature on unknowns in "Unknown Market Wizards: The best traders you've never heard of" by Jack D. Schwager.  There are some great case studies in here and if you aren't interested in the technical components of their trades, lots of lessons on business, decision-making, and risk management as well. (Amazon Link)

Quote of the Week:
"It is the business of the future to be dangerous." – A.N. Whitehead

Recommendation of the Week:
Pumpkin seeds are an allowable snack (in moderation) for me and these are my favorite. (Link)

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