News: Head of US Cybersecurity Fired, Mobile Phishing, Verizon Report
Events: Career Panel, Hack The Box Walk-through, Serverless in AWS
Jobs: Entry level GRC, Internship, Fellowship
Resources & Black in Cyber CFP Open
What’s good everybody! Hope you had a great week. Another newsletter for you featuring some pretty cool upcoming events, some even I plan to attend. Next week is Thanksgiving here is the U.S and whether you are gathering virtually or otherwise, I hope you are safe and get to stuff your faces (even if its from Uber Eats!).
See you next time!
~ Dominique ~
This Week’s Cybersecurity News
CISA Chief Christopher Krebs Fired By White House: President Trump fired US cybersecurity chief over Twitter Tuesday, an act widely condemned within the cybersecurity community. Government officials and cybersecurity experts alike condemned President Trump’s firing of Christopher Krebs by tweet Tuesday, as the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) became the latest victim of the president’s house cleaning efforts after his failed bid at a second term.
Cyber Espionage Campaigns Have Become Severe: Verizon Report: In the past several months, the cyber espionage landscape has been evolving rapidly. Recently, Verizon, the American telecommunications company, released its first analytical report on cyber espionage attacks. The report, titled Cyber Espionage Report (CER), provides several insights and trends about recent cyber attacks.
Mobile Phishing Attacks Now Focusing on Malware Delivery: Cybercriminals behind mobile phishing attacks have now changed their tactics while targeting pharmaceutical companies. Now, they are more focused on malware delivery instead of credential theft. Additionally, they are looking for critical research data related to COVID-19 vaccine from pharmaceutical companies.
WARNING: Unpatched Bug in GO SMS Pro App Exposes Millions of Media Messages: GO SMS Pro, a popular messaging app for Android with over 100 million installs, has been found to have an unpatched security flaw that publicly exposes media transferred between users, including private voice messages, photos, and videos.
Cybersecurity Events Happening Around The Globe
Check out the full calendar line-up here and add directly to your Google Calendar. Have an event you want to be added? Leave a comment or reply directly to this newsletter.
11/21: Cyber Virtual Talks Webinar - WTXInfosec
11/25: Hack The Box Walk-through - Hack The Box Meetup: Ottawa
11/25: CISM Certification Study Group - Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu
11/28: How does social identity guide women to become great leaders? - Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu
11/29: Serverless Observability in AWS : A Learner's Journey - OWASP Devslop
12/6: Game Day - Introduction to Containerization and Docker - OWASP Devslop
Cyber / Tech Job and Opportunities
Go secure that bag! The jobs posted here I have either been directly contacted to post or have come across them in my network. Either way, apply anyway even if you don’t check every box. Click the pink links to apply.
Role: Fellowship | Company: The Synack Academy | Apply here
Role: Federal Information Security Analyst II | Company: HMS | Apply here
Role: Internship | Company: National CyberWatch Center | Apply here
Role: Data Engineer | Company: New Georgia Project | Apply here
Role: Entry level GRC position | Company: Hire Right | Apply here
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