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The Silver Bullet

The Silver Bullet Security Podcast with Gary McGraw is published once a month. The series started in April 2006. The podcast features in-depth conversations he has with his fellow security gurus. Guests include technologists, academics, business people, authors, the press, and government officials.

The Silver Bullet Podcast

Show 150: Filippo Valsorda discusses programming languages and the dynamic world of cryptography

Listen as Gary and Filippo discuss programming languages and the role they play in software security, getting started in cryptography, open source security, blockchain and cryptocurrency, and more.
The Silver Bullet Podcast

Show 149: Brittany Postnikoff discusses the maker culture and the problems with robots

Listen as Gary and Brittany discuss the maker culture, including embedded security for new technologies such as 3D printers and hands-on electronics, the problems with robots, from movement to the ethics of human-robot interactions, and more.
The Silver Bullet Podcast

Show 148: G��ran Breivik discusses how he works to align Bergen, Norway’s goals as a city with their software security needs.

Listen as Gary and G��ran discuss what it���s like to work for a city government and how to align the city���s goals with software security. They also examine how to get the city to pay attention to security along...
The Silver Bullet Podcast

Show 147: Kathleen Fisher discusses DARPA research vs. Black Hat/DefCon research

Listen as Gary and Kathleen discuss scientific research versus hacking "research,"����programming languages and software security, hacking (or not hacking) autonomous helicopters at DARPA, why machine learning looks pretty similar to how it looked 25 years ago, and more.
The Silver Bullet Podcast

Show 146: Nicholas Weaver discusses network security, botnets, and cryptocurrency

Listen as Gary and Nicholas discuss the Spectre vulnerability, botnet attacks, research tech transfer, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, and more.
The Silver Bullet Podcast

Show 145: Tanya Janca discusses transitioning from developer to software security guru

Listen as Gary and Tanya discuss the transition from development to security, election security, DevOps, and more.
The Silver Bullet Podcast

Show 144: Ron Gula discusses government versus commercial security solutions

Listen as Gary and Ron discuss government and commercial security solutions, the NIST framework, tech transfer, technical advisory boards, and more.
SC Magazine

Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro hit by an unspecified cyberattack

Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro was hit by a cyber attack which began Monday evening and escalated into the night. The Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) declined to comment on what type of attack it was but said the extent...
SC Magazine

Glitch exposes Sprint customer data to other users

A bug has allowed some Sprint customers to see the personal data of other customers from their online accounts. The information visible includes names, cell phone numbers as well as calls made by other users and, and a Tech Crunch report cited...

6 Ways Mature DevOps Teams Are Killing It in Security

New survey shows where "elite" DevOps organizations are better able to incorporate security into application security.
The Register

Ransomware drops the Lillehammer on Norsk Hydro: Aluminium giant forced into manual mode after systems scrambled

Norway the power and metals wrangler could have seen this one coming Norwegian power and metals giant Norsk Hydro is battling an extensive ransomware infection on its computers.…

Old Tech Spills Digital Dirt on Past Owners

Researcher buys old computers, flash drives, phones and hard drives and finds only two properly wiped devices out of 85 examined.