Wednesday, June 19, 2019


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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Deeper Into the Microsoft Security Ecosystem

Thank you to Microsoft for sponsoring this show, and our podcast over the years...   Highlights from this week's show include... Rob discusses what "Microsoft Threat Protection" is, isn't, and why it's relevant today Rob gives us some context...
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DtSR Episode 350 – Deep Learning on Deep Packets

Show Note: As most of you know, this show has long refused to use advertisements, or ad revenue to keep itself going. That said, I openly welcome organizations who have something interesting to say and some extra marketing dollars to...
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DtSR Episode 349 – Verizon 2019 DBIR Double-Live Part 2

Friends & listeners - welcome to the 2nd half of the 2019 Verizon DBIR 2-part extravaganza. Gabe Bassett, one of the authors of the DBIR, joins Rafal & James to talk stats and lessons we can take away from...
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DtSR Episode 348 – Verizon 2019 DBIR Double-Live Part 1

Friends & listeners - welcome to the 2019 Verizon DBIR 2-part extravaganza. Gabe Bassett, one of the authors of the DBIR, joins Rafal & James to talk stats and lessons we can take away from the report. Highlights from...
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DtSR Episode 347 – Inside the RH-ISAC

This week, Tommy McDowell who is the Vice President at the Retail and Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center, joins Rafal in person, in Dallas. Highlights from this week's show include... Tommy gives us a background on himself, and the RH-ISAC...
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DtSR Episode 346 – Green Waxes Mostly Academically

This week, Rafal gets the rare occasion of sitting down face-to-face with someone and do an interview in person. Andy Green is a great if not sharky fellow, who helped me get over my PG rating for this podcast....
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DtSR Episode 345 – RaffCon the Podcast

This week on the podcast, Rafal gets some one on one time with Raffael Marty ... and it's #RaffCon.   Highlights from this week's show include... Raf & Raffy discuss the origins of #RaffCon Raffy talks through Artificial
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DtSR Episode 344 – You’ve Probably Been Pwned

This week, Rafal is joined by the man, the myth, the Aussie legend - Troy Hunt. We basically talk about whatever is on his mind - which, as it turns out is a lot. Take a listen, we may...
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DtSR Episode 343 – The 31st Human Right

This week, on a riveting edition of Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast Raf sits down with Richie Etwaru, a human data ethicist and Founder and CEO of What's a human data ethicist, you ask? Listen to the podcast,...
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DtSR Episode 342 – Michael Coates Has Things to Say

This week on episode 342, Michael Coates joins Rafal & James for the 2nd time. Michael's first episode was way, way back in 2015 on episode 134 titled "Fundamental Security". Looks like things haven't changed much. We highly recommend...
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DtSR Episode 341 – Discussing Security Reference Architecture

This week, in the final installment of "Live from RSA Conference 2019" Rafal interviews Mark Simos, who is the definitive source for reference architectures at Microsoft. He's the Lead Architect in the Enterprise Security Group and he's doing some...
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DtSR Episode 340 – Diana Kelley from RSA 2019

This week, Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast is publishing episode 3 of 4 which were recorded LIVE at RSA Conference 2019. This episode features Diana Kelley, of Microsoft, talking about the latest security report and other goodies. Highlights from this...
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DtSR Episode 339 – Insuring Against Acts of Cyber War

This week, driven by the news cycle, and an interesting story... Rafal & James invite George and Shawn, as actual experts, onto the show.   Highlights from this week's show include... This news story - George & Shawn discuss...
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DtSR Episode 338 – Failure of Risk Management

This week, part 2 of a four-episode set recorded live from RSA Conference 2019. This time, it's Phil Beyer's turn to have a turn at the microphone...  Highlights from this week's show include... Phil talks up "The failure of...
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DtSR Episode 337 – Insights on Cyber Talent

This week, in the first of a four-part "Live from RSA Conference 2019" series, Rafal interviews Deidre Diamond. Deidre knows a little something about cybersecurity talent having worked in the field most of her professional career. We discuss all...

How AI-enhanced malware poses a threat to your organization

Malware controlled by artificial intelligence could create more convincing spam, avoid security detection, and better adapt itself to each target, says a new report from Malwarebytes.

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud’s debacle

This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job.
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ACLU tells Ga. Supreme Court Fourth Amendment should apply to personal data stored by cars

Fourth Amendment protections should apply to personal data in a car’s Event Data Recorder, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will argue before the Georgia Supreme Court today. The state’s high court is hearing oral arguments in Mobley v. State, which challenges law...
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Can Anything Protect Us From Deepfakes?

Along with fake news, forged videos have become a national security concern, especially as the 2020 presidential elections draw near. Researchers at the University of Surrey have developed a solution that might solve the problem.

How Hackers Emptied Church Coffers with a Simple Phishing Scam

Cyber thieves aren't bound by a code of ethics. They look for weak targets and high rewards, which is exactly what Saint Ambrose Catholic offered.