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The Global Frequency

17 January 2021 | Curated by Matt Devost

All 50 states are on alert for January 17-21 threats. Stay safe out there.  This week on the Global Frequency...

Twitter takes down 70k accounts. (Read More)

Rob Joyce to NSA Cyber Director.  A great pick for the position. (Read More)

Post-truth is pre-fascism.  The lie outlasts the lier.  A powerful perspective. (Read More)

Mimecast certs used to gain unauthorized access to client email. (Read More)

High pressure.  Two more password attempts before $220m is gone forever. (Read More)

Are the Russians spies sending postcards again? (Read More)

NGA launches pilot program for neurodiverse workforce. (Read More)

DoD wants better testing for offensive cyber ops. (Read More)

CISA recommendations for securing cloud environments. (Read More)

Interesting article on how Wikipedia struggled to find consensus on how to describe the events of January 6th. (Read More)

Russian media pushes narrative that Capitol attackers were Antifa.  Joint Threat Assessment noted this as well. (Read More)

Fact or Fiction:
If you are ready to dig deeper into Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, this excellent compilation of Satoshi works is about as foundational as you can get.  "Kicking the Hornet's Nest: The Complete Writings, Emails, and Forum Posts of Satoshi Nakamoto, the Founder of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency" brings together everything produced under the Nakamoto name.  (Amazon Link)

Quote of the Week:
"Learning to live with ambiguity and uncertainty is a necessary precondition for more opportunity.” Taylor Pearson

Recommendation of the Week:
Perfect storage for my memory cards from the trusted brand Pelican. (Link)

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