Irish Information Security Forum

Security Hot Topic Predictions 2023 Fri, 27th 2023: A series of short presentations, expert predictions and commentary on some key cybersecurity topics / trends for 2023 Protecting Against Malicious Use of RMM Software Wed, 25th 2023: CISA, NSA, and MS-ISAC warn network defenders about malicious use of legitimate remote monitoring and management (RMM) software. RedDelta Targets European Government Organizations Fri, 20th 2023: Chinese state-sponsored threat activity group RedDelta targeting organizations within Europe and Southeast Asia using a customized variant of the PlugX backdoor Analysis of China’s Cyber Activity in Cross-Strait Relations Fri, 20th 2023: This report examines how China conceptualizes and executes cyber coercion and cyber warfare, with a focus on Taiwan. Yet another DPC fine for Meta, this time over WhatsApp Fri, 20th 2023: DPC has fined WhatsApp, owned by Meta, in a case that will raise questions for organisations that rely on contracts rather than consent to comply with GDPR when offering behavioural advertising Microsoft Releases Critical Security Updates Tue, 10th 2023: Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Adobe Releases Critical Patch Updates Tue, 10th 2023: Adobe has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe software. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. Meta faces another €390M fine from DPC Thu, 5th 2023: DPC announced the conclusion to an inquiry into Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (MPIL) in connection to its Facebook and Instagram services. 2022 Adversary Infrastructure Report Thu, 22nd 2022: A study of malicious command-and-control (C2) infrastructure identified using proactive scanning and collection methods throughout 2022 Reducing Cyber Risks in the Nuclear Supply Chain Mon, 19th 2022: The purpose of this publication is to assist Member States in raising awareness of cyber risks in the nuclear supply chain and help to identify critical issues and mitigation techniques.


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