Week in review: How CISSP can change a career, rural hospitals cybersecurity, Patch Tuesday forecast

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Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles and interviews:

Attackers are exploiting zero-day RCE flaw to target Windows users (CVE-2021-40444)
Attackers are exploiting CVE-2021-40444, a zero-day remote code execution vulnerability in MSHTML (the main HTML component of the Internet Explorer browser), to compromise Windows/Office users in “a limited number of targeted attacks,” Microsoft has warned.

September 2021 Patch Tuesday forecast: It’s new operating system season
Microsoft has released Server 2022 and Windows 11 is coming in October. Apple also has the beta available for the next version of macOS. But let’s start by focusing on a new Office vulnerability before next week’s Patch Tuesday.

Researchers pinpoint ransomware gangs’ ideal enterprise victims
Researchers with threat intelligence company KELA have recently analyzed 48 active threads on underground (dark web) marketplaces made by threat actors looking to buy access to organizations’ systems, assets and networks, and have found that at least

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