Tuesday, September 25, 2018

DtSR

Security. Some assembly required. Security is HARD, and ‘real security’ is a compromise between usability and security while knowing you’re still accepting risk. This podcast alternates between interesting interviews and news analysis every other week – tune in, subscribe and join the conversation on REAL security issues relevant to your enterprise.

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DtSR Episode 315 – Women in Cybersecurity-Mary Cheney

On this episode of the Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast, Mary Cheney joins us fresh off her talk to the North Texas ISSA Women in Security group. She has such a colorful background and such great stories to tell...
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DtSR Episode 314 – None of This Crap is Secure

This week, on DtSR Episode 314, the infamous (that's more than famous) John Strand joins us. No, not the male model ...the guy who's been an InfoSec legend since before you could walk.   Highlights from this week's show include......
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DtSR Episode 313 – Cyber Law Update Sept 2018

Friends welcome to yet another edition of the Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast - as we invite perennial favorite, Shawn Tuma onto the show! Shawn has a new office, a new law firm, and is giving us his take...
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DtSR Episode 312 – Ann Johnson on Mental Health

This week Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast welcomes two very cool ladies from the InfoSec realm. First Ann Johnson of Microsoft (if you don't know Ann, you're living under a rock, honestly) is here to discuss a tweet she...
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DtSR Episode 311 – Further the Browser

This week we dive into the world of the web browser. A brief history, some discussion about what's wrong and how it's broken - and a few suggestions for what to do next. This is a complicated discussion -...
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DtSR Episode 310 – RFP POC OMG

This week, Rafal & James discuss one of the bigger challenges that an enterprise security team faces today - evaluating new/replacement security tools and services. Listen close if you're on the enterprise side, and listen closer if you're selling...
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DtSR Episode 309 – Digital Transformation, Take 2

This week Nate Smolenski - Director, Cloud Architecture Services - joins us for an insightful discussion on the concept of digital transformation for the enterprise. Many companies are undergoing a digital transformation, or have done so already, and it's...
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File Progress DtSR Episode 308 – Theoretical and Applied Futurism

Friends, this week's episode is truly unique. We talk to a gentleman whose job it is to think big, and into the future in a big way. Jeremy Nulik is the "Evangelist Prime" at Big Wide Sky - an...
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DtSR Episode 307 – Building and Teaching in Chicago

On this episode of the Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast, Rafal is in Chicago for a few days and visiting with a long-time friend and colleague, Don Donzal. Don has some great history in the Chicago hacking and security...
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DtSR Episode 306 – Balancing Family and Career

This week, we tackle a topic that should not have taken 306 episodes to get to - balancing family and work while growing a career in Information Security. Britney hits the high points with us, and takes us down...
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DtSR Episode 305 – Security for the Mid-market

Do you work at a company that's too big to be "small business" but too small to be "large enterprise"? You're probably in that place known as the "mid-market". Many of the large vendors don't pay attention to you,...
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DtSR Episode 304 – Transforming Security

This week, James and I interview a former Optiv colleague and advisor to many Fortune 250 CISOs in his long career, our friend Ron Kurisczak. Ron's long and successful career has included time spent truly transforming the way security...
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DtSR Episode 303 – Advising Security Leadership

Thanks to my friend Brian Wrozek for joining us this week on Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast. Brian's long career as a CISO has broken several 'typical' molds... so he's a fantastic person to join us to talk about...
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DtSR Episode 302 – InfoSec Superhero Syndrome

This week, as DtSR rolls on to Episode 302, we talk with John Svazic who is a Cloud Security Architect for a day job and runs the Purple Squad Security Podcast in his spare time. His perspective on the idea...
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DtSR Episode 301 – Julie Conroy on eFraud and Identity

This week on Episode 301, James is off and I take a one on one conversation with Julie Conroy from Aite group on the topic of global fraud. It's a fascinating conversation that winds through the fringes and often...

Breach at US Retailer SHEIN Hits Over Six Million Users

Breach at US Retailer SHEIN Hits Over Six Million UsersUS fashion retailer SHEIN has admitted suffering a major breach affecting the personal information of over six million customers. The women’s clothing company revealed at the end of last week that...
The Register

Bug? Feature? Power users baffled as BitLocker update switch-off continues

Microsoft claims issue confined to older kit Three months on, users continue to report that Microsoft's BitLocker disk encryption technology turns itself off during security updates.…
ZDNet

UK issues first-ever GDPR notice in connection to Facebook data scandal

Canadian firm AggregateIQ, linked to the Facebook & Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is the first to be put on notice.
SecurityWeek

Symantec Completes Internal Accounting Investigation

Symantec announced on Monday that it has completed its internal accounting audit, and while some issues have been uncovered, only one customer transaction has an impact on financial statements. read more

Are Colleges Teaching Real-World Cyber Security Skills?

The cybersecurity skill shortage is a well-recognized industry challenge, but the problem isn’t that there are too few people rather that many of them lack suitable skills and experience. Cybersecurity is a fast-growing profession, and talented graduates are in...