Cybersecurity News Headlines Update on August 24, 2020

A research report from ESG and ISSA (The Life and Times of Cybersecurity Professionals 2020) show the shortage of global cybersecurity skills is getting worse. Research data indicates that a general lack of improvement of cybersecurity skill due to increasing workload on the existing cybersecurity staff, long-standing open jobs, an increase in hiring and training junior personnel, and an inability to learn or utilize security technologies to full potential.

TLS-based attacks demo at DEF CON: Safe Mode. Chinese government updated the Great Firewall of China to block HTTPS traffic with the latest TLS version. The topic got even more attention when security researchers offered workarounds to TLS-enabled censorship and demonstrated potential TLS-based attacks at DEF CON: Safe Mode.

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