Saturday, November 17, 2018


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 322 – The Ethics of Cyber Security Panel

This week #DtSR tackles the topic no one else wants to - ethics in cybersecurity. There are a lot of things to be said, so rather than writing them down here, go listen to the episode. Repeatedly. Highlights from...
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DtSR Episode 321 – Putting Threats In Perspective

** Go Vote ** Do your civic duty, and go vote. Heck, while you're standing in that long line to vote, listen to the podcast, we're not picky. This week, Rob Graham joins Rafal and James (who's back!) to...
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DtSR Episode 320 – Specializing in Forensics

This week, James Habben joins me in studio for what turns out to be an introspective walk through the evolving world of forensics.   Highlights from this week's show include... James gives us some background on how he got...
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DtSR Episode 319 – Striking Out On Your Own

This week, my good friend and entrepreneur Rock Lambros (of the newly formed Rock Cyber) joins me to talk about getting the itch to go out on your own and actually doing it. Many of us have thought about...
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DtSR Episode 318 – War, Cyber and Policy

This week the DtSR podcast tackles one of the thornier issues going around in the news. As the accusations of Russsian hacking continue to mount, international leaders are speaking out and making bold statements that impact policy on a...
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DtSR Episode 317 – Protecting Higher Education

While James is away, Raf will podcast all day ...or something like that.   Highlights from this week's show include: Bill talks about what it's like to jump into a higher education system and try and play defense We...
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DtSR Episode 316 – NCSAM 2018

So, it's October 2018, and it's National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Again. James and I have a bit of an issue with this, as you'd guess. Why are we still talking about awareness when we need action? Are there really...
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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...
SC Magazine

Instagram flaw exposes user passwords

A security flaw in Instagram’s recently released “Download Your Data” tool could have exposed some user passwords, the company reportedly told users. The tool, revealed by Instagram right before the GDPR regulation went into effect, is designed to let users...

Julian Assange Charges, Japan’s Top Cybersecurity Official, and More Security News This Week

Safer browsing, more bitcoin scams, and the rest of the week's top security news.
The Register

SMS 2FA database leak drama, MageCart mishaps, Black Friday badware, and more

Plus, why is Kaspersky Lab getting into chess? Roundup  What a week it has been: we had the creation of a new government agency, a meltdown flashback, and of course, Patch Tuesday.…

Is retaining a cybersecurity attorney a good idea for your business?

Cybersecurity is so complicated that businesses, large and small, are retaining legal counsel specializing in security. Learn two more steps businesses should take before a cyberattack hits.

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints

Researchers have refined a technique to create so-called DeepMasterPrints, fake fingerprints designed to get past security.