Defense in Brief - Issue #5: Russian Spear Phishing Tactics; $155M Fine for Bad Software; Big Budget Cuts for HIPAA Enforcement

Welcome to the fifth issue of Defense in Brief, the Aptible team’s curated selection of the best secu
Defense in Brief - Issue #5: Russian Spear Phishing Tactics; $155M Fine for Bad Software; Big Budget Cuts for HIPAA Enforcement
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Welcome to the fifth issue of Defense in Brief, the Aptible team’s curated selection of the best security, compliance and DevOps articles from around the Internet. We hope you enjoy!
- Chas Ballew, CEO

News & Current Events
Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before 2016 Election
DOJ Fines EMR Vendor $155M for Faulty Software
Trump Proposes Hefty HHS Budget Cuts for OCR, ONC
Retail Breaches Down; Health Care Breaches Up
Educational
Dirty COW and why lying is bad even if you are the Linux kernel
How to Build Your Own VPN
Aptible
Introducing Container Recovery
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