Podcasts

Hosted by Paul Roberts, The Security Ledger podcast features interviews with leading minds in the area of cyber security, threats and attacks. The Security Ledger is an independent security news website that explores the intersection of cyber security with business, commerce, politics and everyday life. Security Ledger provides well-reported and context-rich news and opinion about computer security topics that matter in our IP-enabled homes, workplaces and daily lives.

Tractor Repair

Episode 218: Denial of Sustenance Attacks -The Cyber Risk To Agriculture

Forget about Colonial Pipeline and JBS. A coordinated cyber attack on U.S. agriculture could, in short order, lead to foot shortages and hunger in the U.S. and abroad. And history has shown us that when food gets scarce, things get ugly – fast. How likely is such an attack? More likely than you might think, says Rob Wood of NCC Group, our guest on this week’s podcast.

Pirate_Flag

Episode 217: What Fighting Pirates Teaches Us About Ransomware

Criminal gangs swoop in on unsuspecting merchants to seize their goods. Behind the scenes, rival nations turn a blind eye or offer them safe harbor, in exchange for cooperation. Sound familiar? It should.

Digital Signature Concept

Episode 216: Signed, Sealed and Delivered: The Future of Supply Chain Security

In this episode of the podcast
(#216) we talk with Brian Trzupek, Digicert’s Vice President of Product, about the growing urgency of securing software supply chains, and how digital code signing can help prevent compromises like the recent hack of the firm SolarWinds.

McFury

Episode 215-2: Leave the Gun, Take the McFlurry

In part II of our interview with Jeremy O’Sullivan of the IoT startup Kytch. We hear about how what Kytch revealed about Taylor’s soft ice cream hardware put him at odds with the company and its long-time partner: McDonald’s.

McDonalds Ice Cream Cones

Episode 215-1: Jeremy O’Sullivan of Kytch On The Tech Serving McDonald’s Ice Cream Monopoly

Jeremy O’Sullivan, co-founder of the IoT analytics company, Kytch brings us the cautionary tale of his company’s travails with the commercial ice cream machine manufacturer, Taylor, whose equipment is used by the likes of Burger King and McDonalds.