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Episode 248: GitHub’s Jill Moné-Corallo on Product Security And Supply Chain Threats

In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast, Paul speaks with Jill Moné-Corallo, the Director of Product Security Engineering Response at GitHub. Jill talks about her journey from a college stint working at Apple’s Genius bar, to the information security space – first at product security at Apple and now at GitHub, a massive development platform that is increasingly in the crosshairs of sophisticated cyber criminals and nation-state actors.

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Spotlight: How Secrets Sprawl Undermines Software Supply Chain Security

Mackenzie Jackson, the Developer Advocate at GitGuardian joins Paul to discuss how “secrets sprawl” on sites like GitHub threatens software supply chains.

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Dispute Over Data Leak Highlights Legal Risks for UK Researchers

An expensive, months-long legal tussle between a UK engineer and a healthcare non-profit is spurring calls for reform to the country’s 30 year-old Computer Misuse Act, which Dyke and others contend criminalizes the work of ‘Good Samaritan’ security researchers acting in the public interest.

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Researchers Test UN’s Cybersecurity, Find Data on 100k

Independent security researchers testing the security of the United Nations were able to compromise public-facing servers and a cloud-based development account for the U.N. and lift data on more than 100,000 staff and employees, according to a report released Monday.

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Episode 124: The Twitter Accounts Pushing French Protests. Also: social engineering the Software Supply Chain

In this week’s podcast (#124):  we speak with French security researcher Baptiste Robert about research on the social media accounts pushing the french “Yellow Vest” protests. Surprise, surprise: they’re not french. Also: Brian Fox of the firm Sonatype joins us to talk about the recent compromise of the Github event-stream project and why social engineering poses a real risk to the security of the software supply chain.