The Facebook Outage is a Cybersecurity Issue | Infosec News

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, three of the largest social media platforms in the world, suffered a large outage today impacting over 3 billion users. This does not appear to be the result of a cyber attack, however I wanted to talk about this as it impacts the Availability wing of the CIA triad.


0:00 Intro
1:03 What is BGP?
2:10 This is a Cybersecurity Issue
5:02 Potential Facebook Hacking Story
7:11 Conclusion

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