In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast (#156), we’re joined by Michael Coates, the former Chief Information Security Officer at Twitter and the CEO and co-founder of Altitude Networks.* With “hacker summer camp” kicking off in Las Vegas, Michael and I talk about the pre-eminent challenge for the information security industry: how to do security at the massive scale and speed of cloud environments like AWS.
Episode 150: Microsoft’s Tanya Janca on securing Azure and Armor Scientific’s CTO on Life after Passwords
In this week’s episode, #150: Microsoft cloud evangelist Tanya Janca joins us to talk about securing Azure and the challenges of pushing security left. Also: we continue our series on life after passwords as we speak with Nick Buchanan, CTO of Armor Scientific joins us to talk about the imminent demise of the password and what might replace it.
Episode 146: Elections Loom, Political Parties struggle with Cyber Security and Securing Cloud with Aporeto’s Amir Sharif
his week’s episode, #146: we speak with the researchers behind a new analysis of more than 40 political parties in the US and Europe showing that many suffer from poor cyber security. Also: DEV-OPS methodologies are transforming the way organizations are creating and consuming software. But security technology is stuck in the past. In our second segment, we speak with the Amir Sharif of the firm Aporeto*, a provider of identity-based access control for the cloud.
Researchers have found an unsecured Microsoft-hosted cloud database that holds personal information from 80 million U.S. households, exposing sensitive data and putting people at risk for identity theft, ransomware and other cybercrimes.
Data-management Veeam found itself in need of some self-help after mismanaging its own data with a misconfigured server that exposed more than 440 million e-mail addresses and other types of customer information.