Thursday, July 19, 2018

Risky Biz Soap Box: Cylance: Driving machine learning model development with threat research

There’s no weekly show this week, I’m on a beach somewhere tropical right now and I prepared this one so we’d have something to run while I’m away. The Soap Box is one of our wholly sponsored podcasts here...

Snake Oilers 6 part 2: Proofpoint on cred phishing, Exabeam defines next-gen SIEM

Snake Oilers is a wholly sponsored podcast series we a few times a year here at Risky Biz HQ. The idea is we get a bunch of vendors together and they pitch their tech in a straightforward way. Less...

Risky Business #506 — How security teams can work with PR

On this week’s show we’re chatting with a PR pro who specialises in information security. Melanie Ensign currently works at Uber, but she also served as a security PR for Facebook and before that, AT&T. She drops in this...

Risky Business #505 — Sanger vs FireEye, Reality Winner cops a plea

No feature interview in this week’s show, we go long on news instead. Adam Boileau joins the podcast to talk through the week’s infosec news, including: Confusion reigns in David Sanger vs FireEye spat Reality Winner pleads guilty ...

Snake Oilers 6 part 1: InsightIDR from Rapid7, whitelisting with Airlock Digital and testing your SOC personnel with AttackIQ

First up in this edition of Snake Oilers we speak with Rapid7. Listeners of the regular show would have heard me talk about their UserInsight software for years. That’s because I knew people who used it and they swore...

Risky Business #504 — Latest email frauds and changes to money muling

On this week’s show we’re chatting with Alex Tilley. He’s with Secureworks in Australia these days, but before that he spent a big chunk of his career with the Australian Federal Police. He did a presentation a few weeks back...

Risky Business #503 — North Korean tech in the global supply chain

You might have noticed North Korea’s been in the news over the last couple of days. Well, we’re sticking with the theme – we’ve got a great feature interview for you this week with Andrea Berger. She’s a senior...

Risky Business #502 — Inside China’s hacker scene

On this week’s show we chat with Peter Wesley. Peter’s well known around the Australian security scene, but a few years back he relocated to China, where security is booming. He did a presentation at the AusCERT conference on...

Risky Business #501 — Trisis: signalling, deterrence or escalation?

On this week’s show we’ll be talking about a whole bunch of stuff – the FBI taking down a botnet in a very FBI way, we go deep on the Trisis malware popping up in the US following America’s...

Risky Biz Soap Box: Kill your own meat with EclecticIQ

Soap Box is not our regular weekly show, it’s the monthly podcast here at Risky Biz HQ where vendors pay to come on to the show to talk about what it is they actually do. Before EclecticIQ sponsored this edition,...

Risky Business #500 — Web asset discovery is getting useful

In this week’s feature interview we’ll be chatting with Shubham Shah and his friend Lord Tuskington about continuous asset discovery’s impact on testing methodologies. Shubs has worked as both a pentester and as a very successful bug bounty hunter....

Risky Business feature interview: Hacking PUBG

Here it is – this week’s feature interview with Marisa Emerson! Marisa is a security researcher who did a great talk at BSides Canberra in March all about game cheating. She was specifically talking about the cheating techniques PUBG gamers...

Risky Business #499 — Is PGP actually busted and Signal pwnt? Noooope

In this week’s weekly show we’re just going to drill in to the week’s extra long security news section with Adam Boileau then go straight to the sponsor interview. I’ve got a fantastic feature interview for you this week,...

Risky Business #498 — There sure is a lot of Microsoft Defender out there these days

On this week’s show we’re taking a look at some recent data out of Microsoft trumpeting its Defender antivirus install figures on Windows. They’ve got 18% market share on windows 7/9 and 50% on Win10. For the AV and endpoint...

Risky Biz Soap Box: Root9b on agentless threat hunting

In this edition of Soap Box we’re chatting with Root9b. They’ve just launched an updated version of their ORION platform. And I guess the way you’d describe Root9b is as a threat hunt product maker and managed threat hunt...

Why the Best Defense Is a Good Offensive Security Strategy

When many people think about offensive security, they picture a mysterious figure wearing a hoodie, sitting behind a black-and-green terminal, diligently typing away as he probes enterprise networks. But the cybersecurity world has evolved well beyond this Hollywood hacker...

Google hit with $5.1b fine in EU’s Android antitrust case

This could mean the end of free Android. In the meantime, Google plans to appeal.

Privacy Advocates Say Kelsey Smith Act Gives Police Too Much Power

This bill making its way through Congress would allow law enforcement to more easily uncover location data for cell phones from mobile carriers in an emergency.

IDG Contributor Network: Hack like a CISO

I have written several times over the last couple of years about how the role of today’s CISOs have changed and are now more tuned to support business activities and the management of enterprise risk. Serving an organization as...

Cisco patches critical vulnerabilities in Policy Suite

One of the worst security flaws permits attackers to act as root and execute arbitrary code.