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A new study shows there’s a cyber attack every 39 seconds, and it’s not just the big attacks that are getting attention. There are also small attacks that affect one in three Americans each year. They’re caused by non-secure passwords and the apps we use.

A hacker group linked to Iran took control of a water system in the Pittsburgh area. It could cause contamination or lead to a blackout. ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports.

The US is often reluctant to talk about its cybersecurity capabilities, but Defense Department deputy assistant secretary for cyber policy Mieke Eoyang did share a bit at TruCon2022. She says it’s not just adversarial nation states that pose a threat to the U.S. — criminal hackers are also a problem.

In the latest edition of Cyberthreat News, we have a special report with some of the most disturbing attacks and threats of the year. Plus, an Apple security expert talks about how hackers are evolving their tactics to attack iPhones and iPads.

We also look ahead to 2024. A few of the major trends that cybersecurity leaders see:

This newsletter is geared toward enterprise security decision makers and CSOs, but anyone with an interest in infosecurity will find it useful. It covers everything from data breaches to cyberattacks, vulnerabilities and malware. It has 8 million monthly readers, which include “leading security researchers, geeks, techies, business grads and CISOs.” It offers articles, whitepapers and virtual conferences.