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Category: Podcast

April 13, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: Mike Mimoso
It’s been a while since we’ve seen the kind of drama surrounding a Microsoft zero-day bug that we saw this week with the Word vulnerability. Details of the flaw began emerging last week and attackers have been targeting it for several months, but Microsoft didn’t saw a thing about it publicly until it patched the…
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April 5, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: Katie Moussouris
Katie Moussouris has pretty much seen it all in her nearly two decades in the security industry as a pen tester, consultant, Microsoft employee, and many other roles. Now she’s putting that experience and knowledge to work helping governments and enterprises work out the problem of vulnerability disclosure and response with her company Luta Security.…
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March 16, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: Chris Camacho
Threat intelligence and business risk intelligence have become key ingredients in enterprise security programs as companies try to make sense out of the ever-changing threat landscape. To help wade through all of the information and figure out what’s important, Dennis Fisher talks with Chris Camacho, chief strategy officer at Flashpoint, and a former VP of…
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March 1, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: Gary McGraw
There probably isn’t anyone more closely associated with the field of software security than Gary McGraw. He’s been thinking, writing, speaking, and studying the practice for more than two decades and has helped some of the world’s largest organizations develop and improve software security programs. In this episode, Dennis Fisher talks with Gary about his…
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February 24, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: Nick Sullivan on the Cloudflare Memory Leak
Cloudflare is one of those companies that most normal Internet users may never have heard of, but rely on every day. The company’s infrastructure protects a large fraction of the global Internet’s sites and so when a bug emerges in its systems, it’s a Big Deal. The memory leak vulnerability that Cloudflare disclosed this week…
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February 17, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: RSA 2017
As the RSA Conference was winding down this week in San Francisco, we gathered a few reporters and other friends to talk about all the security news from the conference, what we liked, things we didn’t like so much, and a lot of other topics. Guests this year include Brian Donohue from Cyber4Sight, Chris Brook…
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February 13, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: RSA Preview with Mike Mimoso
It’s been 16 years since the first time I went to the RSA Conference and a whole lot of things have changed since then. For one, there are about 30 times as many people now. And the conference has morphed from being a crypto-heavy gathering to a sales feeding frenzy. So I called up my…
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February 10, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: Roger Anderson
Last year, we talked to Roger Anderson about his Jolly Roger Telephone company bot, a system he designed to frustrate and annoy telemarketers by sending them through an infinite loop of robot responses. Now, Anderson is taking aim at the Windows support scammers who try to scare victims into calling them and paying for fake…
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January 30, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: Jeremiah Grossman
Jeremiah Grossman is one of the more well-respected and accomplished members of the security community and after more than a decade building WhiteHat Security, he recently joined SentinelOne as chief of security strategy. He’s been working on and thinking about the ransomware problem and trying to come up with answers for why it’s turned into…
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January 25, 2017
On the Wire Podcast: Rick Holland
Criminals, like legitimate merchants, rely on their reputations in order to attract customers. When that reputation suffers, so does their business. And criminals don’t take lightly the subset of their community that preys on other criminals, stealing money or failing to deliver the goods they’ve promised. So criminals need to be very careful about who…
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