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Spotlight Podcast: Building Resilience into the IoT with Rob Spiger

In this Spotlight edition of the Security Ledger Podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group*: we’re joined by Rob Spiger, a principal security strategist at Microsoft and co-chair of the cyber resilient technologies working group at Trusted Computing Group. Rob talks to us about efforts to make more resilient connected devices and how the advent of the Internet of Things is changing TCG’s approach to building cyber resilient systems.

Spotlight Podcast: RSA CTO Zulfikar Ramzan on confronting Digital Transformation’s Dark Side

In this Spotlight Edition of the podcast we’re speaking with RSA Chief Technology Officer Zulfikar Ramzan about how his company is adapting to help its customers confront the dark side of digital transformation initiatives: increased digital risk, including from cloud, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

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Episode 167: Made in America? Trade Tensions highlight Supply Chain Risk

In this episode of the podcast (#167): two stories this week – one from Pittsburgh and one from New York – have highlighted anxiety about Chinese made cameras and other security gear deployed in U.S. government agencies and in cities and towns. We’re joined by Terry Dunlap the co-founder of ReFirm Labs to talk about why software supply chain risks are real -and growing.

Episode 162: Have We missed Electric Grid Cyber Attacks for Years? Also: Breaking Bad Security Habits

In this episode of the podcast #162: according to the non profit that oversees it, the first disruptive hack of the U.S. grid happened in March of this year. Our guest, Joe Weiss, said it really happened more than a decade ago and that hundreds more like it have been overlooked or mis-classified. Also: Rachel Stockton of the firm LastPass* joins us to talk about changing users troublesome password behavior to make companies more secure.

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Spotlight Podcast: Security Automation is (and isn’t) the Future of Infosec

In this Spotlight Podcast, we speak with David Brumley, the Chief Executive Officer at the security firm ForAllSecure and an expert on the use of machine learning and automation to cyber security problems. We talk about the growing demand for security automation tools and how the chronic cyber security talent shortage in North America and elsewhere is driving investment in automation.