December 19, 2017 – Morning Cyber Coffee Headlines – “NHL” Edition

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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!

December 19, 2017 – Headlines

WannaCry cyberattack: White House adviser says North Korea was behind ransomware rampage – USA Today

Cyber-attack: US and UK blame North Korea for WannaCry – BBC News

North Korea Behind Massive Cyberattack Earlier This Year, U.S. Government Says – HuffPost

The Internet of Things Is Going to Change Everything About Cybersecurity – Harvard Business Review

Trump: Cybersecurity is a national defense priority – CNET

Cybersecurity in the Trump Era – Wall Street Journal

The Problem with Cybersecurity Regulations – Infosecurity Magazine

Top 8 Cybersecurity Skills IT Pros Need in 2018 – Dark Reading

Massive Cloud Leak Exposes Alteryx, Experian, US Census Bureau Data – Dark Reading

Russians suspected of gearing up to hit Ukraine power-grid over holidays? – SC Media

Did You Know?

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first games in NHL history. On Dec. 19, 1917, the Montreal Wanderers defeated the Toronto Arenas 10-9 and the Montreal Canadiens skated to a 7-4 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

Quote of the Day

“Ice hockey is a form of disorderly conduct in which the score is kept.”

Today’s Video of the Day

Today’s Trivia!

There are three NHL teams that play in New York state. Name two of them.

Yesterday’s Question: What is a group of cats called?

Answer: Clowder

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Tweet the correct answer to @CarbonBlack_Inc and get a shout out in tomorrow’s Morning Coffee and your Twitter handle in a #FF tweet at the end of the week!

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