Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-07-06

ACSC Releases Updated Essential Eight Maturity Model

www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/07/05/acsc-releases-updated-essential-eight-maturity-model The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released updates to its Essential Eight Maturity Model. The model assists organizations in determining the maturity of their implementation of the Essential EightACSCs list of the top mitigation strategies to help organizations protect their systems against adversary threats. The model identifies three levels of maturity for each mitigation strategy.. link:

www.cyber.gov.au/publications/essential-eight-maturity-model

Inside Facebooks information warfare team

www.ft.com/content/70b86214-9e77-11e9-9c06-a4640c9feebb Social media giants info ops team is at frontline of its war on disinformation

What if All Your Slack Chats Were Leaked?

www.nytimes.com/2019/07/01/opinion/slack-chat-hackers-encryption.html Unless the company makes changes to its encryption and retention policies, using Slack could put your data at risk.. Slack is one of many Silicon Valley unicorns going public this year, but its the only one that has admitted it is at risk for nation-state attacks.

Beware of Fake Microsoft OneNote Audio Note Phishing Emails

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/beware-of-fake-microsoft-onenote-audio-note-phishing-emails/ This campaign comes in the form of an email with the subject “New Audio Note Received” and claims that you have received a new audio message from a contact in your address book. In order to listen to the message, though, you will need to click on a link to listen to it.

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