The Global Frequency

12 May 2019 | Curated by Matt Devost

To all the mothers on this list, Happy Mother's Day!  I owe my own love of reading to my mom who fostered a love of books and visits to bookstores at a young age, so if you enjoy the book reviews each week, you have her to thank.  This week on the Global Frequency...

The Israeli's trace back the source of a hack and then bomb the building. (Read More)

Russia's AI reversal looks similar to their early cyber policy deceptions. (Read More)

The Chinese were using NSA developed tools in their cyberattack year before they were known to be in the wild. (Read More)

The conspiracy to kill Internet Explorer 6. Fascinating personal account from inside the Google bubble. (Read More)

Ransomware continues to plague Baltimore city government systems. (Read More)

90% of cybersecurity breaches occur in California and New York or do they just have more robust reporting requirements? (Read More)

An interesting case study on the legalities of using user-submitted photos to train facial recognition technologies. (Read More)

Details of Iranian cyber operations get leaked on Telegram and the Dark Web. (Read More)

China-based attackers indicted for 2015 Anthem breach and other high profile attacks. (Read More)

U.S. CERT releases detailed report on North Korean ElectricFish tool. (Read More)

CISOs need to stop focusing on cybersecurity.  Well articulated viewpoint. (Read More)

Five AI trends for the investment industry. (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:
Daniel Suarez is the best author of near-term science fiction currently putting pen to paper.  His ability to tackle issues like cybersecurity and DNA editing highlight his ability to identify issues right on the emerging edge and describe them with unmatched technical accuracy.  Imagine may delight when he decided to focus his current novel on the billionaire space race and asteroid mining.  If you want to live a few years in the future, and also get educated on the realities of near-space exploration, you won't be disappointed with Delta-v by Daniel Suarez. (Amazon Link)

Quote of the Week:
"You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps." —David Lloyd George

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