Bluepurple Pulse: week ending September 4th
No one wants to be Montenegro..
Welcome to the weekly highlights and analysis of the blueteamsec subreddit (and my wider reading).
Operationally this week it has been about Montenegro, the US Embassy issued an alert, France sent ANSSI down to help (très bon!) and Montenegro thanked them, the FBI said it was supporting.. A supposed Cuba ransomware group has publicly claimed responsibility but technical details and independent validation are pending. What is clear is there is material disruption to a country. Everyone doing what they can to work out who/how etc.
In the high-level this week:
New Cybersecurity Regulations Are Coming. Here’s How to Prepare - from Harvard Business Review with a US focus, but global appreciation
“In the United States, a whole suite of new regulations and enforcement are in the offing: the Federal Trade Commission, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are all working on new rules. In addition, in …