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Episode 148: Joseph Menn on Cult of the Dead Cow also Veracode CEO Sam King on InfoSec’s Leaky Talent Pipeline

In this week’s episode of the podcast: Joseph Menn’s new book Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World hit store shelves this week. We reprise our March interview with Joe and talk about the origins of CDC. Also: is the talent pipeline for information security empty, or has it sprung a leak? We’re joined by Veracode CEO Sam King to talk about one of the top problems facing organizations: how to cultivate and keep information security talent.

Do Cities deserve Federal Disaster Aid after Cyber Attacks?

As cyber attacks on municipalities mount, is it time to start treating them like the manmade disasters they are?

Microsoft ‘Bluekeep’ Flaw threatens Medical Devices, IoT

Microsoft’s worm-friendly Bluekeep flaw affects medical devices and other Internet of Things endpoints, security experts are warning.

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Researchers Hack Aircraft Landing System with $600 Radios

Airplane radio navigation systems are vulnerable to manipulation using software defined radio, researchers have shown.

Report: Companies Still Grappling with IoT Security

Data breaches relating to unsecured Internet of Things devices have jumped by more than 10 percent since 2017, suggesting security efforts aren’t keeping pace with the growth of the Internet of Things, a new study finds.