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Jay Ferron

I am a self proclaimed geek who has authored, may technical training courses. As a speaker Jay has presented at many events including, user groups, Computer trade shows, DOD and federal conferences, ISPCON, TechEd, and WPC. Jay is on the global board member of GITCA. Past President of ISACA-CT, Past president APCUG and is a Microsoft MVP Enterprise Security. Jay has been a MVP in in Windows, HPC, and Azure.

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December 22nd, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Microsoft is aware of a sophisticated attack that utilizes malicious SolarWinds software. On December 17, 2020, Brad Smith posted a blog sharing the most up to date information and detailed technical information for defenders. As this is an ongoing investigation, Microsoft cybersecurity teams - Read More
 
December 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Browser extensions are usually useful, sometimes fun —  and occasionally dangerous.That’s the case for at least 28 browser extensions analyzed by Avast Threat Intelligence researchers after the threat was identified by Czech researchers at CZ.NIC. The affected - Read More
 
December 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Intended audience:  CNAs (CVE Numbering Authorities), Authorized Data Publishers] NIST announces the publication of NISTIR 8246, Collaborative Vulnerability Metadata Acceptance Process (CVMAP) for CVE Numbering Authorities (CNAs) and Authorized Data Publishers. The number of - Read More
 
December 16th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 If you trust Google, and trust Chrome, the Chrome web store is a trusted place to look for extensions. Some are extremely useful, some are capable of blocking-ads, some make the browser look like a game, and some have a little more than expected. Over 80 million Chrome users installed one of - Read More
 
December 16th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Attacks on specific chips or chipsets usually have wide reaching implications. Devices tend to use off the shelf chips inside rather than develop their own for a number of reasons. For Android phones the most popular processor chip family is the Qualcomm Snapdragon family of system on a chip (SoC - Read More
 
December 16th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Title: Cyberattacks targeting health care must stopURL: https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2020/11/18/cyberattacks-targeting-health-care-must-stop/Overview: In recent months, we’ve detected cyberattacks from three nation-state actors targeting seven prominent companies directly - Read More
 
December 16th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is aware of active exploitation of a vulnerability in SolarWinds Orion Platform software versions 2019.4 through 2020.2.1, which was released between March 2020 through June 2020.In response CISA has published an urgent Current Activity - Read More
 
December 16th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Defining IoT Cybersecurity Requirements: Draft Guidance for Federal Agencies and IoT Device Manufacturers (SP 800-213, NISTIRs 8259B/C/D)An incredible variety and volume of Internet of Things (IoT) devices are being produced. IoT devices are ever more frequently becoming integral elements of - Read More
 
December 16th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Title: Microsoft Information Protection and Microsoft Azure Purview: Better TogetherURL: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-security-and/microsoft-information-protection-and-microsoft-azure-purview/ba-p/1957481Overview: Data is growing exponentially. Organizations are under pressure - Read More
 
December 16th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Microsoft latest security blogs, including some with more information about recent attacks.Title: Announcing EDR in block mode general availabilityURL: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-defender-for-endpoint/announcing-edr-in-block-mode-general-availability/ba-p/1972064Overview - Read More
 

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