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Episode 171: Stopping the 21st Century’s Plumbers – Defending Digital Campaigns from Hackers

The Security Ledger - Wed, 12/11/2019 - 8:37am

In this week’s episode of the podcast (#171): as voters go to the polls in the UK and primaries loom here in the U.S., we sit down with Michael Kaiser, the CEO of a new group: Defending Digital Campaigns and Joel Wallenstrom, the CEO of secure collaboration platform Wickr to discuss efforts to extend an information security lifeline to political...

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Passwordless? Imagining the Future of Authentication

The Security Ledger - Mon, 12/09/2019 - 7:00am

The average employee in the workplace has 191 passwords. Will we ever rid ourselves of them and, if so, how? Gerald Beuchelt, the Chief Information Security Officer at LogMeIn talks about how changes in authentication may deliver a passwordless future.

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Episode 170: Cyber Monday is for Hackers

The Security Ledger - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 11:26pm

This Cyber Monday may have been the biggest yet - and not just for shoppers and online retailers. Hackers use the year's biggest online shopping day to cover their tracks. Brendon Macareg of Signal Sciences joins us to talk about Cyber Monday and the rising tide of e-commerce hacks.

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Episode 169: Ransomware comes to the Enterprise with PureLocker

The Security Ledger - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 11:16pm

In this episode of the podcast, sponsored by PureVPN, Michael Kajiloti of the firm Intezer Labs joins us to talk about the origins and makeup of PureLocker, a new family of ransomware designed to target production servers in the enterprise.

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Spotlight Podcast: Two Decades On, Trusted Computing Group tackles IoT Insecurity

The Security Ledger - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 7:07pm

In this spotlight edition of the podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group* Steve Hanna joins us to talk about TCG's 20th anniversary and how the group is tooling up to confront the challenge of securing billions of Internet of Things devices.

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Suit against Estée Lauder spotlights 401k Distribution Fraud

The Security Ledger - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 3:04pm

A former Estée Lauder employee is suing the company after $99,000 in retirement savings disappeared from her account. Experts say the case raises troubling questions about the security of $5.7 trillion stored in 401k retirement plans.

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Episode 168: Application Security Debt is growing and Securing Web Apps in the Age of IoT

The Security Ledger - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:33pm

In this week’s episode of the podcast (#168), sponsored by Signal Sciences, Chris Eng of Veracode joins us to talk about the 10th annual State of Software Security Report and the problem of application security debt. Also, Brendan Macaraeg of Signal Sciences talks about the expanding landscape of web application attacks and defenses.

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