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Community Project - 30/60/90 Plan For Success

Take full advantage of the detailed information in this guide built with, by and for members of the Blue Lava Community. You will appreciate the guidance, language and experiences shared from our project champions.


Community Project - CISO Board Presentation Template

This customizable slide deck was built with, by and for members of the Blue Lava Community who are looking to enhance their board presentations. Guided by a team of 6 experienced CISOs as well as dozens of other community champions.


On-Demand Recording: Cognitive Warfare - The Weaponization of the Mind

The human mind becomes the battlefield in cognitive warfare on the ground in the virtual world. The goal is to change not only what an audience thinks, but also how they think and act.


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The Blue Lava Community is built with, by and for CISOs and also welcomes those who aspire to lead security teams in the future.

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  • The victim shaming website operated by the cybercriminals behind 8Base -- currently one of the more active ransomware groups -- was until earlier today leaking quite a bit of information that the crime...
  • In December 2022, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that a cybercriminal using the handle "USDoD" had infiltrated the FBI's vetted information sharing network InfraGard, and was selling the contact information...
  • Microsoft today issued software updates to fix at least five dozen security holes in Windows and supported software, including patches for two zero-day vulnerabilities that are already being exploited...
  • In November 2022, the password manager service LastPass disclosed a breach in which hackers stole password vaults containing both encrypted and plaintext data for more than 25 million users. Since then...
  • Domain names ending in “.US” — the top-level domain for the United States — are among the most prevalent in phishing scams, new research shows. This is noteworthy because .US is overseen by the U.S. government...
  • The U.S. government today announced a coordinated crackdown against QakBot, a complex malware family used by multiple cybercrime groups to lay the groundwork for ransomware infections. The international...
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