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Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

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Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch is an award-winning journalist who strives to shed light on how security issues impact not only businesses and defenders on the front line, but also the daily lives of consumers.

In her previous position at Threatpost, Lindsey covered all aspects of the cybersecurity industry - from data privacy regulatory efforts to the evolution of underground cybercriminal marketplaces. Prior to that, Lindsey specialized in writing about microprocessors, enterprise business technology and the Internet of Things at CRN. In Lindsey’s spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and traveling.

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Decipher Podcast: Source Code 11/5

Welcome to Source Code: Decipher’s new behind the scenes look at the weekly news with input from our sources. Topping the headlines this week are two key cybersecurity-related moves by the U.S. government. These include the government blocking exports to NSO Group, Positive Technologies and other companies, and creating a catalog of known, actively exploited vulnerabilities that federal agencies must address. In other news, researchers have uncovered a threat group targeting vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers with ransomware. A new report also shed light on various network access brokers selling credentials that they claimed belonged to logistics companies.

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CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Hundreds of Known Flaws

Under a new binding operational directive (BOD), CISA has developed a catalog of known, exploited vulnerabilities that federal agencies must address.

Government Agencies, Cisa, Vulnerabilities, Vulnerability Management

Cybercriminals Target Transport and Logistics Industry

Cybercriminals claim they have access to various shipping and logistics company networks, causing what researchers say could be a “precarious situation” for the struggling supply chain sector.

China, Cybercrime

Google Fixes Two Chrome Zero-Day Flaws

The two zero-day flaws were part of eight vulnerabilities patched this week in Google Chrome.

Google Chrome, Chrome Security, Zero Day

FTC Beefs Up Security Mandates For Financial Sector

The FTC has made changes to the Safeguards Rule aimed at securing consumer data in the financial industry.

Ftc, Financial Services, Finance Security