August 1, 2017 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “August” Edition

2017-08-01T13:16:04
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Reporter Ryan Murphy
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Good morning! Sit with Carbon Black this morning over a cup of coffee (or tea) and browse a few industry headlines to get the day started. We’ve got just enough information below to get you through that first cup…enjoy!

**August 1, 2017 - Headlines


Carbon Black in the News:** [Carbon Black Appoints Former Microsoft and Dropbox Global Executive Thomas Hansen to Lead Worldwide Sales

](<http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170801005027/en/Carbon-Black-Appoints-Microsoft-Dropbox-Global-Executive>)Carbon Black in the News: US could lose spies in Moscow embassy - CNN

Carbon Black in the News: Dropbox, Microsoft Vet Named Carbon Black’s Chief Revenue Officer - Channel Partners

Carbon Black in the News: Tech Moves: Microsoft vet joins Carbon Black, Galvanize CEO shifts to new role, and more - Geek Wire

Carbon Black in the News: A Former Dropbox Exec Just Joined a Smaller Startup in Boston — Here’s Why - BostInno

Carbon Black in the News: Avoid the liability inherent in running end-of-life operating systems - CSO

Carbon Black in the News: Waltham cybersecurity firm recruits Dropbox exec to lead sales efforts - Boston Business Journal

Report: 71% of SMBs are not prepared for cybersecurity risks - Tech Republic

Two U.S. lawmakers think the government has a new cybersecurity problem: The Internet of Things - Recode

We’re Thinking about Cybersecurity All Wrong - MIT Technology Review

Virgin America Computer Systems Hacked - New York Times

Joining Apple, Amazon’s China Cloud Service Bows to Censors - New York Times

Iranian Hackers Ensnared Targets via Phony Female Photographer - Dark Reading

Ransomware Attack on Merck Caused Widespread Disruption to Operations - Dark Reading

The CSO guide to top security conferences - CSO Online

Did You Know?

In the original Roman calendar the month of August was called Sextilis. This was because it was the sixth month of the year. Later, after January and February were added to the calendar, it became the eighth month of the year. At the time the month had 29 days. When Julius Caesar created the Julian calendar in 45 BC, two days were added giving the month 31 days. The month was later renamed Augustus in honor of the first emperor of Rome, Caesar Augustus.

Quote of the Day

"I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble." - Caesar Augustus

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