Friday, June 5, 2020
Purple Squad Security

Episode 71 – A Casual Conversation with The Cyber Mentor

Heath "The Cyber Mentor" Adams stops by to have a nice casual chat about how he got into infosec, what he's currently working on, and how he's giving back to the community in a rather novel way. Definitely...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 70 – Mul-Tea-Factor with Kat Sweet

Kat Sweet (@TheSweetKat) sits down to chat about incident response and security operations, all while sipping tea with me. Some links of interest: Kat's Twitter - @TheSweetKat Kat's Blog - thesweetkat.com Want to reach out to the show?  There's a few ways to...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 69 – 2020 Show Update

John sits down to talk solo about the show and what's in store for 2020. Some links of interest: EliteSec Website - https://elitesec.io EliteSec Twitter - @EliteSec_io Want to reach out to the show?  There's a few ways to get in touch! Purple Squad...
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Episode 68 – All About The Diana Initiative with Circuit Swan

Circuit Swan stops by the show to talk all things Diana Initiative. If you're going to Hacker Summer Camp 2020, you may want to consider adding the Diana Initiative to your list of cons to attend. Some links of...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 67 – A casual conversation with Snow

Snow stops by during the winter months to share with us the true origin of her hacker handle, stories from some physical penetration testing, a quick note on her Kringlecon talk, and so much more! A great way...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 66 – Fireside Chat with Adrian Cheek

Adrian Cheek stops by the show this week to have a nice fireside chat with me. We talk about passive DNS, which Adrian first introduced to me a few years ago, and then move on to threat hunting....
Purple Squad Security

Episode 65 – Fireside Chat with The Gibson

I'm trying a slightly different format for the next few episodes, and I'd appreciate any feedback you may have. In this episode I sit down with The Gibson, mayor of hackers.town, to talk about a variety of things...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 64 – Fireside Chat with Tanya Janca

I'm trying a slightly different format for the next few episodes, and I'd appreciate any feedback you may have. In this episode I sit down with the amazing Tanya Janca for a fireside chat about her new company,...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 62 – Backdoors & Breaches with John Strand

Oh what I treat I have for you today! John Strand, former SANS instructor, long time co-host on Enterprise Security Weekly, Founder of Black Hills Information Security, and a whole lot more has taken time out of his...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 63 – Backdoors & Breaches with John Strand

Oh what I treat I have for you today! John Strand, former SANS instructor, long time co-host on Enterprise Security Weekly, Founder of Black Hills Information Security, and a whole lot more has taken time out of his...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 62 – #ginfosec with InfoSecSherpa – Empathy as a Service

It's been long enough, and it's time for Tracy "InfoSecSherpa" to return for another #ginfosec episode! This time around we're going to talk about Empathy as a Service, a talk that she recently did at DerbyCon. Soft...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 61 – Anniversaries and Updates

Ah, I love anniversaries. This is an anniversary episode celebrating 2 years of Purple Squad Security! Just a few personal rants and discussions for those interested in a bit of a behind the scenes view of things...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 60 – Tabletop D&D with Ken Johnson & Seth Law from Absolute AppSec

The hiatus is over! Welcome back everyone to the latest episode of the Purple Squad Security podcast! In this episode we have Ken Johnson and Seth Law from the Absolute AppSec Podcast joining me for the latest...
Purple Squad Security

Episode 57 – Tinker After Dark – Tinker Tales by the Fire

There were more than a few of you who were anxiously awaiting his return, and he's back!  Tinker joins me once again to share some stories from his adventures in hackerland.  In addition, I have given Tinker free reign...
The Register

British Army pulls up its SOC: New regiment to do infosec work even civvies will recognise

That's Systems Operating Centre to you. Chuffed with that, says Royal Signals brigadier The British Army has raised a new regiment that will take charge of its in-house security operations centre, a move calculated to make cyber defence a...

FTC Slams Children’s App Developer for COPPA Violations

Children's app developer HyperBeard must pay $150,000 after the FTC claimed it violated privacy laws.
SecurityWeek

Business Services Provider Conduent Hit by Ransomware

Business process services provider Conduent has been the victim of a ransomware attack that appears to be the work of Maze operators. Formed in 2017 as a divestiture from Xerox and headquartered in New Jersey, the company offers digital platforms...
SC Magazine

Cisco security advisories address 47 flaws, three critical

Cisco Systems on Wednesday, June 3 released a series of security advisories addressing a total of 47 vulnerabilities, including three critical bugs that were found and fixed in IOS or IOS EX software. Among the most series flaws is a...

Electrolux, Others Conned Out of Big Money by BEC Scammer

Kenenty Hwan Kim has pleaded guilty to swindling the appliance giant and other companies in a set of elaborate schemes.