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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.

ransomware concept

Episode 214: Darkside Down: What The Colonial Attack Means For The Future of Ransomware

Intel 471 CISO Brandon Hoffman joins us to to discuss Darkside, the ransomware group that attacked the Colonial Pipeline, why the crew may have bitten off more than it can chew and what the attack says about the state of America’s Critical Infrastructure.

Application Security

Want To Prevent Another SolarWinds? Start With Developers

An all-star roundtable of security experts tackles the question of how to prevent another SolarWinds.

UK Cybercrime

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.

Storm over farm

Seeds of Destruction: Cyber Risk Is Growing in Agriculture

In this episode of the podcast (#213): Molly Jahn of DARPA and University of Wisconsin joins us to talk about the growing cyber risk to the Food and Agriculture sector, as industry consolidation and precision agriculture combine to increase the chances of cyber disruption of food production.