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Episode 170: Cyber Monday is for Hackers

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.

OSINT University: are Colleges and Universities protecting Student Data?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (31.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | https://www.securityledger.com/subscribeIn-brief: Colleges and universities collect reams of student data – including personally identifying information- as part of their student “directory” files. They then distribute it to – basically – whomever asks. In this podcast, we talk with researcher Leah Figueroa who has researched the issue. Also: where are all those Devil’s Ivy attacks? And: companies are desperate for tools and talent to beat back sophisticated threats. Is artificial intelligence the answer? We talk with Endgame about the results of a new survey. 

Verizon: No ‘Real World’ Internet of Things Risk. Really?

In-brief: Verizon said in its 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report that it found no “real world” data on cyber incidents tied to Internet of Things technologies. Really?

HBR: Security, Privacy will Make or Break Companies on IoT

In-brief: a new report out from Harvard Business School that looks at the business impact of Internet of Things technologies cautions that security and privacy concerns can’t be ignored but will, instead, be an important differentiator for consumers. 

The Internet of Things has an Infrastructure Problem

In-brief: will the development of the Internet of Things stall because of a lack of investment in supporting wireless infrastructure? A panel at a recent conference warned that it is possible.