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February 29, 2016
On the Wire Podcast: Roger Anderson
Roger Anderson is a self-proclaimed phone geek, the kind of guy who loves getting into the guts of a telco network and figuring out how it works. So when he decided that he’d had enough calls from telemarketers and robocallers, he didn’t cancel his landline, he built the Jolly Roger Telephone Company, a bot that…
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February 10, 2016
On the Wire Podcast: Mike Mimoso
In a remote episode of the podcast, Dennis Fisher talks with Mike Mimoso of Threatpost about the sessions from the Security Analyst Summit in Tenerife, Spain. The discussion touches on IoT security, the security development lifecycle, and whether device security will improve anytime soon.
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February 8, 2016
On the Wire Podcast: Adam Shostack
Adam Shostack has done just about everything in the security community over the course of his career. He spent years at the late, lamented privacy start-up Zero Knowledge Systems, then moved to Microsoft, where he worked on a variety of projects. But he’s probably best known for his work on threat modeling at Microsoft and…
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February 1, 2016
On the Wire Podcast: Bruce Schneier
Bruce Schneier, the well-known cryptographer, author, and security expert, is today’s guest on the On the Wire podcast. Dennis Fisher talks with Schneier about the pervasiveness of commercial and government surveillance and tracking, the emerging problem of IoT security, and what can be done to address the technical and policy issues all of this entails.…
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January 29, 2016
On the Wire Podcast: Vijay Balasubramaniyan
Dennis Fisher talks with Vijay Balasubramaniyan, CEO of Pindrop, about the company’s $75 million funding announcement with investments from Google Capital and Google Ventures, the future direction of the company, and the role that voice authentication and security is playing in the emerging Internet of Things era.
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January 22, 2016
On the Wire Podcast: Steven Murdoch
Steven Murdoch is a researcher at University College London and this week published a detailed technical analysis of the MIKEY-SAKKE protocol that is implemented in the U.K.’s Secure Chorus standard for voice encryption. Secure Chorus is set up for key escrow by design, a fact that Murdoch explains in his analysis. In this podcast, Dennis…
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January 15, 2016
On the Wire Podcast: Mike Hanley
Mike Hanley is the program manager for research and development in Duo Security‘s Labs division, and is a former senior member of the technical staff at the CERT/CC at Carnegie Mellon University. In today’s podcast, Dennis Fisher talks to Mike about the ways in which two-factor authentication is deployed right now, how 2FA use has changed,…
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January 7, 2016
On the Wire Podcast: Paul Roberts
Dennis Fisher talks with journalist Paul Roberts (@paulfroberts) of the Security Ledger about the state of security in the Internet of Things. The discussion touches on the way vendors are responding to security researchers who report bugs in their products, whether regulation is needed, emerging IoT protocols, and how the IoT security landscape mirrors the Internet…
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December 28, 2015
On the Wire Podcast: James Chappell
Dennis Fisher talks with James Chappell of Digital Shadows about the state of the underground economy, how he goes about his research into the economy, and the evolution of fraud and attacks. Music by Chris Gonsalves and Ken Montigny. Image from Flickr stream of Dean Hochman.
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December 23, 2015
On the Wire Podcast: Wendy Nather
In this episode, the guest is Wendy Nather, research director at the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC). Dennis and Wendy discuss the challenges of fighting fraud, the biggest security threats facing retailers right now, and the effectiveness of information sharing. Music by Chris Gonsalves and Ken Montigny.
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