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Welcome to the C-IT Security website, where corporate leaders are informed of the latest news relating to information assurance, protection and privacy. This website is not just for the IT professional, but any professional who is concerned about his/her company ending up in the news. We will brief you on the latest security news around the globe and provide suggestions for high level controls to explore in your organization. By no means is this podcast a consulting service. The idea is to foster creative thinking for the prudent business leader to make intelligent decisions based upon the impact other businesses are experiencing by current threat actors.

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Fostering creative thinking for the prudent business leader to make intelligent security decisions
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last modified
2014-08-27 19:39
last episode published
2014-08-25 14:43
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Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author  
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
25.08.2014

8-25-14 An attack targeting JP Morgan and Chase Customers in the United States

“Diligence is the mother of good fortune and idleness, its opposite never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.” -Miguel De Cervantes JPMorgan Chase customers targeted in massive phishing campaign http://www.scmagazine.com/jpmorgan-chase...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
21.08.2014

8-20-14

“Out there in some garage is an entrepreneur who’s forging a bullet with your company’s name on it.” -Gary Hamel Cybercriminals Deliver Point-of-Sale Malware to 51 UPS Store Locations http://www.securityweek.com/cybercriminals-deliver-point-sale-malwar...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
19.08.2014

8-19-14

Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
18.08.2014

8-18-14 The problem with former employees retaining access to companies they no longer work for

Bulk of Ex-Employees Retain Access to Corporate Apps: Survey http://www.securityweek.com/bulk-ex-employees-retain-access-corporate-apps-survey http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/uk-smbs-manage-exemployee-risk/ C-IT Recommendation Verify your com...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
13.08.2014

8-13-14 A tech support scam targeting trusting users, a report describing 2014 as the year of the data breach, Microsoft’s plan to stop supporting older versions of Internet Explorer

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin Windows tech support scammers take root in the U.S. http://www.csoonline.com/article/2464030/security-leadership/wi...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
12.08.2014

8-12-14 The PCI Council publication advising companies how to ensure security compliance with third party service providers, New malware that hides in media files, Microsoft patch Tuesday bulletins

“It doesn’t take great men to do things, but it is doing things that make men great.” -Arnold Glasow PCI Council Publishes Guidance on Working With Third-party Providers http://www.securityweek.com/pci-council-publishes-guidance-working-third-party-pro...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
12.08.2014

8-11-14 A letter issued to Automotive CEOs to beef up automobile security, New bank malware activity in the United States, a website vulnerability that your company may need to fix

“Great men undertake great things because they are great; fools, because they think them easy.” -Luc de Vauvenargues Hackers Demand Automakers Get Serious About Security http://www.securityweek.com/hackers-demand-automakers-get-serious-about-security h...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
7.08.2014

8-7-14 A report by Cisco Systems alleging most enterprises are exposed to browser attack, 1.2 Billion email accounts globally hacked by a Russian attack group

“The purpose of business is to create and keep a customer.” ― Peter F. Drucker Over 90% of Enterprises Exposed to Man-in-the-Browser Attacks: Cisco http://www.securityweek.com/over-90-enterprises-exposed-man-browser-attacks-cisco http://www.csoonline.c...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
5.08.2014

8-5-14 Data thieving software posing as a security application on Android Devices, a report explaining that most top free and paid mobile apps pose threats to organizations

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety–nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas A. Edison Android malware SandroRAT disguised as mobile security app http://www.scmagazine.com/android-malware-sandrorat-disguised-as-mobile-security-app/article/364455/...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
4.08.2014

8-4-14 A report that shows many c-level executives have little respect for their Information Security Leaders, a social engineering campaign that takes advantage of Microsoft Word weaknesses, The US Department of Homeland Security’s report on Point of

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc C-Level Execs to CISOs: No Seat for You! https://www.securityweek.com/c-level-execs-cisos-no-...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
31.07.2014

7-30-14 Weakness in the Android software that could allow attackers to take over devices, Major security flaws in the majority of networkable tvs, webcams, alarm systems and other home and office electronics, a security issue with Instagram on Apple mobi

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison Vulnerability impacting multiple versions of Android could enable device takeover http://www.scmagazine.com/vulnerability-impacting-multiple-v...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
29.07.2014

7-29-14 Attacks originating from an Amazon cloud based technology platform, fourteen companies fined $5M pretending to provide AV Software the request from the Electronic Frontier Foundation to declare the NSA activities unconstitutional

“The golden rule for every business man is this: Put yourself in your customer’s place.” Orison Swett Marden Cybercriminals Abuse Amazon Cloud to Host Linux DDoS Trojans http://www.securityweek.com/cybercriminals-abuse-amazon-cloud-host-linux-ddos-troj...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
28.07.2014

7-28-14 A weakness impacting between 50,000 and 2 million websites, a survey highlighting how a significant number of organizations are leaving themselves open to cyber threats

“My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people’s.” ―Oscar Wilde WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Exploited to Compromise Thousands of Websites https://www.securityweek.com/wordpress-plugin-vulnerability-exploited-compromise-thousands-we...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
25.07.2014

7-25-14 A class action law suit filed against eBay after data breach, Sony’s $15 Million Settlement pay out for its 2011 data breach

“Good executives never put off until tomorrow what they can get someone else to do today.” -Anonymous eBay faces class-action suit over breach http://www.scmagazine.com/ebay-faces-class-action-suit-over-breach/article/362670/ http://www.csoonline.com/a...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
24.07.2014

7-24-14 A cyber attack that may have cost ticket sales giant StubHub $10 million in tickets, a survey revealing the continued concerns of companies’ bring your own device practices

“The two basic processes of education are knowing and valuing.” -Robert J. Havighurst StubHub Hit in Cyber-Attack That May Have Stolen $10M in Tickets http://www.securityweek.com/stubhub-hit-cyber-attack-may-have-stolen-10m-tickets http://www.scmagazin...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
23.07.2014

7-23-14 Consumer distrust of retailers handling of their personal information, Wall Street Journal and Vice.com hack, a possible hack of Goodwill Industries

“Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.” -Plautus Quarter of UK Shoppers Don’t Trust Retailers on Card Fraud http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/39417/quarter-of-uk-shoppers-dont-trust-retailers...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
22.07.2014

7-22-14 A study revealing prevalent password misuse in American businesses, Wall Street Journals Facebook account compromised Backdoor, a severe weakness in the Apple mobile device software that reveals private information

“He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.” -Sir William Drummond Password Misuse is Rampant at US Businesses http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/39408/password-misuse-is-rampant...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
18.07.2014

7-18-14 A report revealing that over half of company executives speak to their security teams less than twice a year, a study revealing that privileged user accounts are the root to most breaches

“The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.” –Roy L. Smith 31 percent of IT security teams don’t speak to company execs http://www.scmagazine.com/report-31-percent-of-it-security-teams-do...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
17.07.2014

7-17-14 The prevalance of malware on Amazon web hosted services web sites, the lack of budget being provided for increased protection for computers in companies

“We generate fears while we sit. We over come them by action. Fear is natures way of warning us to get busy.” -Dr. HenryLink Amazon Web Services Increasingly Used to Host Malware http://www.securityweek.com/amazon-web-services-increasingly-used-host-ma...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
16.07.2014

7-16-14 A major system weakness existing in 95% of fortune 1000 companies, a survey revealing the incorrect reporting of the majority of organizational security incidents, Oracle’s quarterly patch releases

“Even if you are on the right track, You’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers Active Directory flaw opens enterprise services to unauthorized access http://www.scmagazine.com/active-directory-flaw-opens-enterprise-services-to-unauthori...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
15.07.2014

7-15-14 An espionage incident targeting US military contractors, a serious vulnerability in a popular business surveillance system, a new financial data targeting malware being sold on the black market

“You are not your resume, you are your work.” – Seth Godin Chinese man charged with hack of Boeing, Lockheed Martin aircraft data http://www.scmagazine.com/chinese-man-charged-with-hack-of-boeing-lockheed-martin-aircraft-data/article/360786/ C-IT Recom...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
14.07.2014

7-14-14 A government warning to the hospitality industry regarding malware compromising guests information, a study revealing concerns about protecting our nations critical infrastructure systems which include transportation, energy, water, wastewater sy

“ Progress comes from the intelligent use of experience. ” — Elbert Hubbard Hotel Business Centers Fall Victim to Key Logger Malware http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/07/beware-keyloggers-at-hotel-business-centers/ Government recommendations Display a ba...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
11.07.2014

7-11-14 A heist distributing handheld scanners embedded with malicious softwares, a study relating to cybersecurity with mergers and acquisitions, a gmail app vulnerability on Apple devices that allows attackers to intercept emails

“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” -Theodore Roosevelt Hackers Attack Shipping and Logistics Firms Using Malware-La...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
10.07.2014

7-10-14 Brute force attacks using remote connectivity to compromise Point Of Sales systems, a vulnerability that is exploitable on 60% of all Android devices in use, McAfee’s strategic participation in the Open Interconnect Consortium

“Hopeless cases: Executives who assert themselves by saying No when they should say Yes.” -Malcolm Forbes Attackers brute-force POS systems utilizing RDP in global botnet operation http://www.scmagazine.com/attackers-brute-force-pos-systems-utilizing-r...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
9.07.2014

7-9-14 A global report revealing that organizations are steps behind the bad guys, a vulnerability exposure in a suite of software that was designed to protect computers systems, Adobe’s critical update release

“A man doesn’t need brilliance or genius, all he needs is energy.” -Albert Monroe Greenfield AV, anti-malware most used controls for APT defense http://www.scmagazine.com/study-av-anti-malware-most-used-controls-for-apt-defense/article/359932/ http://w...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
8.07.2014

7-8-14 The compromise of a food system services provider of point of sales systems, a series of data leaks resulting from Blue Shield of California mishandling sensitive data, a hack of a popular video viewing website that compromised visitor computers

“Lack of will power and drive cause more failure than lack of imagination and ability.” -Dennis Mahon Restaurants in Pacific Northwest Face Card Compromises http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/39193/restaurants-in-pacific-northwest-face-card-comp...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
7.07.2014

7-7-14 Attack using a popular feature in Microsoft Word, Site hijacking by the Syrian Electronic Army, Microsoft’s patch releases for July 2014

“Ignorance is not innocence but sin.” – Robert Browning Spear phishers abuse Word programming feature to infect targets http://www.scmagazine.com/spear-phishers-abuse-word-programming-feature-to-infect-targets/article/359387/ C-IT Recommendation Ensure...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
3.07.2014

7-3-14 Podcast References

“Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear. ” — William Shakespeare Brazilian ‘Bolware’ Gang Targeted $3.75B in Transactions, RSA finds http://www.scmagazine.com/brazilian-bolware-gang-targeted-375b-in-transactions-rsa-finds/article...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
2.07.2014

7-2-14 Podcast References

“Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.” —Caterina Fake Houston Astros hacked, trade conversations posted online http://www.scmagazine.com/houston-astros-hacked-trade-conversations-posted-online/article/358952/ C-IT Re...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
1.07.2014

7-1-14 Podcast References

“Don’t be cocky. Don’t be flashy. There’s always someone better than you.” —Tony Hsieh ‘Lite Zeus’ has fewer tricks, but updated encryption http://www.scmagazine.com/lite-zeus-has-fewer-tricks-but-updated-encryption/article/358593/   EMOTET banking mal...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
30.06.2014

6-30-14 Podcast References

“I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” —Jeff Bezos Rare SMS worm targets Android devices http://www.csoonline.com/article/2369336/rare-sms-worm-targets-android-devices.html C-IT Recommen...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
27.06.2014

6-27-14 Podcast References

“Anything that is measured and watched, improves.” —Bob Parsons US airports compromised during major APT hacking campaign, says CIS http://www.csoonline.com/article/2369043/us-airports-compromised-during-major-apt-hacking-campaign-says-cis.html C-IT Re...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
26.06.2014

6-26-14 Podcast References

“Every day that we spent not improving our products was a wasted day.” —Joel Spolsky Montana Notifying 1.3 Million After State Health Agency Server Hacked http://www.securityweek.com/montana-notifying-13-million-after-state-health-agency-server-hacked ...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
25.06.2014

6-25-14 Podcast References

“Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career.” — Ryan Freitas Caphaw trojan being served up to visitors of AskMen.com, according to Websense http://www.scmagazine.com/caphaw-trojan-being-serve...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
25.06.2014

6-17-14 Podcast References

“ Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow. ” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Domino’s extortion breach highlights rise in ransom-based attacks http://www.scmagazine.com/dominos-extortion-breach-highlights-rise-in-ransom-based-attacks/arti...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
25.06.2014

6-16-14 Podcast References

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou Target top security officer reporting to CIO seen as a mistake http://www.csoonline.com/article/2363210/data-protec...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
25.06.2014

6-13-14 Podcast References

“Vigilance is not only the price of liberty, but of success of any sort.” -Henry Ward Beecher P.F. Chang’s Confirms Credit Card Breach http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/06/p-f-changs-confirms-credit-card-breach/ Article Resources P.F. Chang’s Security Co...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
25.06.2014

6-12-14 Podcast References

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” –Jim Rohn P.F. Chang’s Investigates Possible Breach of Customer Credit Cards http://www.securityweek.com/pf-changs-investigates-possible-breach-customer-credi...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
25.06.2014

6-10-14 Podcast References

“An amazing thing, the human brain. Capable of understanding incredibly complex and intricate concepts. Yet at times unable to recognize the obvious and simple.” -Jay Abraham Cybercrime Costs Businesses More than $400 Billion Globally: Report http://ww...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
16.06.2014

6-9-14 Podcast References

“We can evade reality but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.” –Ayn Rand RIG Exploit Kit Used to Deliver “Cryptowall” Ransomware http://www.securityweek.com/rig-exploit-kit-used-deliver-cryptowall-ransomware http://www.infosecurity-mag...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
16.06.2014

6-6-14 Podcast References

“To see what is right and not do it is a lack of courage.” –Confucius Seven vulnerabilities addressed in OpenSSL update, one enables MitM attack http://www.scmagazine.com/seven-vulnerabilities-addressed-in-openssl-update-one-enables-mitm-attack/article...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
16.06.2014

6-5-14 Podcast References

“For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.” -Harry F. Banks Android/Simplocker could be the first Android ransomware to encrypt files http://www.scmagazine.com/androidsimplocker-could-be-the-first-android-ransomware-to-encrypt-files/art...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
16.06.2014

6-4-14 Podcast References

“Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.” -Thomas A. Edison Soraya Malware Mixes Capabilities of Zeus and Dexter to Target Payment Card Data http://www.securityweek.com/soraya-malware-mixes-capabilities-zeus-and-dexter-target...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
16.06.2014

6-3-14 Podcast References

“Truth is the cry of all, but the game of the few.” -George Berkeley Gameover Zeus, CryptoLocker Hit in Massive Takedown Operation http://www.securityweek.com/gameover-zeus-cryptolocker-hit-massive-takedown-operation http://www.infosecurity-magazine.co...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
4.06.2014

5-28-14 Podcast References

Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
4.06.2014

5-27-14 Podcast References

Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
4.06.2014

5-26-14 Podcast References

Senate committee OKs bill to give DHS broader security hiring authority http://www.scmagazine.com/senate-committee-oks-bill-to-give-dhs-broader-security-hiring-authority/article/348427/ C-IT Recommendation Assess your organization’s security capability...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
23.05.2014

5-23-14 Podcast Resources

“The measure of progress of civilization is the progress of the people.” – George Bancroft Sleeping companies lose big from employee, executive fraud http://www.csoonline.com/article/2158625/fraud-prevention/sleeping-companies-lose-big-from-employee-ex...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
22.05.2014

5-22-14 Podcast Resources

“In business, what’s dangerous is not to evolve.” -Jeff Bezos eBay hacked, all users asked to change passwords http://www.scmagazine.com/ebay-hacked-all-users-asked-to-change-passwords/article/347967/ http://www.securityweek.com/after-cyberattack-ebay-...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author
17.05.2014

5-15-14 Podcast Resources

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” – Stephen Covey Man pleads guilty to selling compromised POS systems, loading up Subway gift cards http://www.scmagazine.com/man-pleads-guilty-to-selling-c...
Charles Whitby: Business Security Thought Leader author