The Black Hat security conference will kick off next week in Barcelona, with training sessions and briefings from some of the most talented security researchers in the industry. Facebook’s chief security officer, Max Kelly, is scheduled for a keynote presentation on Wednesday morning following two days of training sessions. Read the full article. [Computerworld]
Yahoo has hired former Twitter and Rapid7 security executive Bob Lord as its new CISO, taking over for Alex Stamos, who this summer left Yahoo for Facebook.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week: How Facebook will begin warning users of nation-state attacks, all the Apple and Oracle patches, and the latest attacks against the Network Time Protocol (NTP).
Facebook will inform users when it believes their account has been targeted by an attacker or compromised by a nation-state campaign.