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.

Episode 233: Unpacking Log4Shell’s Un-coordinated Disclosure Chaos

In this episode of the podcast (#233) Mark Stanislav, a Vice President at the firm Gemini, joins Paul to talk about what went wrong with disclosure of Log4Shell, the critical, remote code execution flaw in the Log4j open source library. Mark talks about how the Internet community can come together ahead of the next vulnerability to make sure the mistakes that are evident in the response to Log4j aren’t repeated. 

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Episode 232: Log4j Won’t Go Away (And What To Do About It.)

In this episode of the podcast (#232), Tomislav Peričin of the firm ReversingLabs joins us to talk about Log4Shell, the vulnerability in the ubiquitous Log4j Apache library. Tomislav tells us why issues related to Log4j won’t be going away anytime soon and how organizations must adapt to deal with the risk it poses.

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Episode 231: Solving the US’s Endemic Cybersecurity Worker Shortage

Rodney Petersen, the director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) talks about the massive shortage of information security workers at the United States – estimated at more than 400,000 workers.

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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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Episode 230: Are Vaccine Passports Cyber Secure?

In this episode of the podcast (#230) Siddarth Adukia, a regional Director at NCC Group, joins host Paul Roberts to talk about the (cyber) risks and (public health) rewards of vaccine passport systems: how they work, how they can be compromised and what to do about it.