Infosec Reading List – December 2021

On a monthly basis I will publish my reading recommendations which mainly focus on Information Security and Outdoor Sports.

All InfoSec Reading Lists can be found here.

Best of Twitterverse

InfoSec

  • 3 part series about securing the digital identity:
    • #1 – Securing your digital life, part one: The basicslink
    • #2 – Securing your digital life, part two: The bigger picture—and special circumstanceslink
    • #3 – Securing your digital life, part three: How smartphones make us vulnerablelink
  • If You’re Not Doing Continuous Asset Management You’re Not Doing Security – I agree with most of the points, however, I doubt that just “hiring a full time resource” is the right approach for all organizations – the need to adhere to solid asset management processes needs to be pushed and lived from the top, especially within IT/tech organizations, since it affects various teams (e.g. engineering, operations etc.) – link
  • Want to Build Better Leaders? Focus on Mindset, Skills, Knowledgelink
  • Swiss Firm Executive Operates Secret Surveillance Operation, Sources Saylink
  • Inside Ireland’s Public Healthcare Ransomware Scarelink
  • Connect with Empathy, But Lead with Compassionlink
  • The human toll of log4j maintenance  – interesting, theoretic approach “The team then sends a quote for the fix (to be made open source, of course), for $50,000. That’s peanuts to Alibaba. Their market cap alone is nearly 7 million times that quote. They stand to lose untold amounts of money with a vulnerability like Log4Shell.”link
  • CISO: Archeologist, Historian or Explorer?link

Outdoor

  • Planning a Himalayan Traverse using Open Street Maps link
  • Dealing with Loneliness on Adventureslink
  • Only Humanlink

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