Cybersafety Sentinel November 2023 Week 1

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Claudiu’s Top Post

Healthcare data protection failures often start with vague privacy claims and end with half-hearted public apologies. But the arc of each unfortunate incident lacks no amount of heroic bravado. Read More

President Biden Issues Order For Safe And Trustworthy AI

As AI’s capabilities grow, so do its implications for Americans’ safety and security. With this Executive Order, the President directs the most sweeping actions ever taken to protect Americans from the potential risks of AI systems. Read More

Ragnar Locker Ransomware Group Shut Down

Europol on Friday announced the takedown of the infrastructure associated with Ragnar Locker ransomware, alongside the arrest of a “key target” in France.” Read More

SolarWinds CISO Charged With Fraud

The SEC announced on Monday evening that it plans to charge SolarWinds Chief Information Security Officer Timothy Brown with fraud for his role in allegedly lying to investors by “overstating SolarWinds’ cybersecurity practices and understating or failing to disclose known risks.” Read More

UWaterloo Recieves $3.3M In Cybersecurity Funding

Researchers at the Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute (CPI) at the University of Waterloo have received funding from the National Cybersecurity Consortium (NCC) under the Cyber Security Innovation Network (CSIN) program. Read More

Toronto Public Library Services Down After Cyberattack

The cybersecurity incident that downed some of Toronto Public Library’s services and website is part of a more troubling trend in cyber attacks on public institutions, cybersecurity experts say. It’s also another example of how vulnerable public institutions are to cybersecurity attacks. Read More