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Spotlight Podcast: Global Audit Finds Small Firms struggle with Password Hygiene

The Security Ledger - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 6:22pm

In this Spotlight edition of our podcast sponsored by LastPass* we’re joined by LogMeIn Chief Information Security Officer Gerald Beuchelt to talk about LastPass’s third annual Global Password Security Report, which finds password hygiene improving at large companies, but lagging at smaller firms. To paraphrase the author F. Scott...

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Episode 164: Who owns the Data Smart Cars collect? Also: making Passwords work.

The Security Ledger - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 10:06pm

In this episode of Security Ledger Podcast (#164): your car is spying on you. But who owns the data it collects? Also: LastPass’s Dan DeMichele joins us to talk about why password security is still so hard.

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Episode 163: Cyber Risk has a Dunning-Kruger Problem Also: Bad Password Habits start at Home

The Security Ledger - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 6:49pm

In this episode of Security Ledger Podcast (#163) sponsored by LastPass: companies are spending more than ever on cyber security, but feel less secure. Why? Kevin Richards of the insurer Marsh joins us to talk about that company's Cyber Risk Perceptions Survey. Also Yaser Masoudnia of LastPass* joins us to talk about the blurry line between...

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Spotlight Podcast: Breaking Bad Password Habits to Fight Advanced Threats

The Security Ledger - Thu, 09/26/2019 - 1:41pm

In this Spotlight edition of the Security Ledger podcast, Rachel Stockton of LastPass * joins us to discuss the myriad of challenges facing companies trying to secure users’ online activities, and simple solutions for busting insecure user behaviors to address threats like phishing, account takeover and more. Twenty years ago, if you ran a...

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Episode 162: Have We missed Electric Grid Cyber Attacks for Years? Also: Breaking Bad Security Habits

The Security Ledger - Wed, 09/25/2019 - 12:32pm

In this episode of the podcast #162: according to the non profit that oversees it, the first disruptive hack of the U.S. grid happened in March of this year. Our guest, Joe Weiss, said it really happened more than a decade ago and that hundreds more like it have been overlooked or mis-classified. Also: Rachel Stockton of the firm LastPass* joins...

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