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Unsupervised Learning

Every week Daniel Miessler spends 5-20 hours consuming books, articles, and podcasts in the areas of Security, Technology, and Humans. He then takes that content and curates it into a concise, 30 minute summary that’s ready for you every Monday morning.

Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

News & Analysis | No. 248

Everyday Threat Modeling, Why I Like TikTok So Much, Windows XP Leak, SSH 8.4, Renée DiResta's Latest, Student Visas Changes, Cisco IOS Vulns, QAonon Gamification, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism… Support...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Why Creators Should Move to Direct Support Monetization

My essay about why I think creators—especially in InfoSec—should be setting up their own domains and moving to a direct model for monetization. Support the show: https://danielmiessler.com/support/ See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

No, Changing Your SSH Port Isn’t Security by Obscurity

My latest essay on the timeless debate on SSH ports and Security by Obscurity. I talk about why changing your port is not usually obscurity, and give what I believe to be an airtight method of how you can...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

News & Analysis | No. 247

SSH Port Obscurity, The TikTok Deal, Ransomware Death, Chinese Espionage CRM, Amazon Bribery, Instant Domain Admin, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism… Support the show: https://danielmiessler.com/support/ See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Book Summary | Naked Statistics, by Charles Wheelen

In this episode, I review the book Naked Statistics, by Charles Wheelen. I cover: My one-sentence summary of the text The table of contents, which is super helpful to see the structure of the argument My capture of the main points My takeaways, questions,...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

News & Analysis | No. 246

Gullibility vs. Disinformation, Russia, Iran, and China Attacking US Elections, Oracle TikTok, US Revokes Chinese Visas, China vs. US Cyber, Patch Tuesday, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism… Support the show: https://danielmiessler.com/support/ See...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Book Summary | Atomic Habits, by James Clear

In this episode, I review the book Atomic Habits, by James Clear. I cover: My rating of the book My one-sentence summary of the text The table of contents, which is super helpful to see the structure of the argument My capture of the...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Unsupervised Learning: No. 245

Anxiety and Freedom, Microsoft Deepfake Detection, Facebook Disinformation, Replacing Huawei, India China Apps, JEDI Oracle, A Text Scam, Cisco Jabber Flaw, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism… Support the show: https://danielmiessler.com/support/ See omnystudio.com/policies/listener...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Unsupervised Learning: No. 244

Russian attempted hack of Tesla, New Zealand SE DDoS, Drone Assassinations, China Unified Social Credit System, Cisco Sabotage, Stolen Gaming Accounts, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism… Support the show: https://danielmiessler.com/support/ See omnystudio.com/policies/listener...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Unsupervised Learning: No. 243

InfoSec Creator Monetization, Initiating Contact with a Mentor, The Dark Side of Bounty/Creator Life, Facebook Election Threat Scenarios, Uber CISO Arrested, Spy HR Review Goes Bad, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Unsupervised Learning: No. 242

Clearview AI ICE, NSA/FBI Fancy Bear Malware, Indian Health Card, Trump TikTok 90 Days, Startups Dying, Uber/Lyft vs. Courts, Android Earthquakes, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism… Support the show: https://danielmiessler.com/support/
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Unsupervised Learning: No. 241

State Department Russian Media, Clean Network Plan, Cap One Fine, NSA Tracking Warning, YouTube Account Ban, Amazon Malls, No More Pixel 4, Audio RPGs, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism…Support the...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Unsupervised Learning: No. 240

FBI Twitter Suspects, Recorded Future China Vatican, TikTok Microsoft Sep 15th, Amazon and Shopify Thriving, Forrester Ad Spending, Samsung Out of China, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism…Support the show: https://danielmiessler.com/support/
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Unsupervised Learning: No. 239

Pentagon Information Warfare, Fancy GRU Attacks, 2 Chinese COVID Hackers, Chief Software Officer, Space Force DEVOPS, FBI Chinese Tax Software, DJI Drone Vulns, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends & Analysis, Discovery, Recommendations, and the Weekly Aphorism…Support the show:...
Unsuperivsed Learning Podcast

Unsupervised Learning: No. 238

Twitter's Breach, The US Attacked IRA, Bloomberg FBI Sabre, Iran Keeps Getting Hacked, Russia's Cozy Bear, Cloudflare Outage, UIPath Automation, Verizon Uses Google AI to Automate Customer Service, Gamers Are Spending More, Technology News, Human News, Ideas Trends &...

When Coffee Machines Demand Ransom, You Know IoT Is Screwed

A researcher reverse engineered an internet-connected coffee maker to see what kinds of hacks he could do with it. The answer: quite a lot.
Tripwire

Russian Gets 7 Years in Prison for Linkedin, Dropbox & Formspring Hacks

A Russian man received a seven-year prison sentence for having hacked into computers belonging to LinkedIn, Dropbox and Formspring. On September 30, Honorable William H. Alsup, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, sentenced Yevgeniy Alexandrovich Nikulin,...
Bruce Schneier

Detecting Deep Fakes with a Heartbeat

Researchers can detect deep fakes because they don’t convincingly mimic human blood circulation in the face: In particular, video of a person’s face contains subtle shifts in color that result from pulses in blood circulation. You might imagine that these...
SecurityWeek

Anthem to Pay Nearly $40M Settlement Over 2015 Cyberattack

Health insurer Anthem has agreed to another multimillion-dollar settlement over a cyberattack on its technology that exposed the personal information of nearly 79 million people. read more

#BeCyberSmart – why friends don’t let friends get scammed

Friends don't let friends get scammed. Because cybercrime hurts us all.