Anti-Malware , Breach Preparedness , Data Breach

Profiling DHS Secretary-Designate Kirstjen Nielsen Also, Equifax, TransUnion Plagued by Dubious Code
Profiling DHS Secretary-Designate Kirstjen Nielsen
President Trump looks on as his nominee for Homeland Security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, speaks at the White House.

A look at President Donald Trump's pick for the Department of Homeland Security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.

Also in the Security Report, you hear (click on player to listen):

  • ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk report on security researchers discovering websites run by credit bureaus Equifax and TransUnion were affected by dodgy code that redirected users to adware and malware;
  • BankInfoSecurity Executive Editor Tracy Kitten memorialize the late Doug Johnson, a cybersecurity thought leader at the American Bankers Association.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our Oct. 10 and Oct. 13 editions, which respectively analyze how to replace Social Security numbers as an identifier for individuals and the cyber gang "The Dark Overlord" threating some U.S. school districts with extortion.

The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, Oct. 20.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.




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