Thursday, June 14, 2018

What I am reading 6/14/2018

Cyberscoop - Forcepoint CEO: Stop focusing on tech and start focusing on people
Forcepoint CEO Matt Moynahan says the cybersecurity industry’s focus is flawed.

According to Moynahan, way too much time and effort has been spent on securing technology stacks. If the security paradigm is to change, there must be more effort placed on modifying people’s behavior when they use technology.
 I don't disagree with the need to focus more on behaviors but you can't just ignore the technical side either.  (Or maybe you can, what do I know, I am just a cog in the corporate machine.  No one asks my opinion).

Oracle - Internet Intelligence MapTracks major internet outages, if that's your thing

Gizmodo - Researchers Reach Obvious Conclusion That Bitcoin's Price Was Artificially Inflated
Specifically Amin Shams and Professor John Griffin’s 66-page paper looks at the relationship between Bitcoin and Tether, a “stablecoin” supposedly backed by and pegged to the US dollar. The paper, as summarized in the New York Times, “identified several distinct patterns that suggest that someone or some people at [Bitfinex] successfully worked to push up prices when they sagged at other exchanges,” using Tether as the mechanism to inflate those prices.
Wow, what a surprise!











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