Cybersecurity links for April 24, 2019

NCSA and NASDAQ Advise Risk Managers to Look ‘Beyond IT’ Following a Breach


Mission possible: How to fend off online trackers


10 tips to improve your Internet privacy


How Nest, designed to keep intruders out of people’s homes, effectively allowed hackers to get in:

“This is like stupidly bad security, like, extremely bad.” He also said he would remove the capability to log into Nest accounts, which he said he added last May when one of his customers asked for it, if the company asked. Pragma would not identify himself, for fear of getting in “some kind of serious trouble.”


Computer scientists design way to close ‘backdoors’ in AI-based security systems