This Week’s [in]Security – Issue 53 - Anniversary Edition

Posted on 02 Apr 2018.

Welcome to the first anniversary edition of This Week’s [in]Security. This week we take a look back at the last year in security, the big stories, the surprises, and as always we’ve collected and grouped together a selection of this week’s news, opinions, and research. Quickly skim these annotated links organized by topic: compliance and payment security, breaches, regulation, bugs, privacy, hacking/malware, other security & risk, and more. We hope you enjoy and find them useful.

A Year of [in]Security

Our first issue debuted on April 3rd, 2017 and covered 27 articles taken from 13 web sites. After 52 issues plus a special issue on the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal (  we've summarized and served up links for 2391 articles taken from 300 websites!

A Year of News

This last year we've seen a number of big and surprising stories and trends:

There's a lot more including coverage of cyber-research, new tools and techniques, the ongoing war against encryption, GDPR, AI, blockchain, and more.

A Year of Insight

We've brought you insightful articles about understanding PCI, including:

We covered a number of  developments over the year that have compliance implications:

PCI Compliance and Payments

Breaches / Leaks

Laws & Regulations / Standards


Bugs / Design Flaws

Hacking / Malware / Cybercrime

Other Security / Risk


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