Tag: critical infrastructure

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 228: CISA’s Eric Goldstein on being Everyone’s Friend in Cyber

Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), says the agency is all about helping companies and local government to keep hackers at bay. But are organizations ready to ask for help?

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Episode 227: What’s Fueling Cyber Attacks on Agriculture ?

In this episode of the podcast (#227) we speak with Allan Liska, the head of the CSIRT at the firm Recorded Future. about the spate of attacks in recent months targeting food processing plants, grain cooperatives and other agriculture sector targets. Allan and I talk about the how these attacks are playing out and why, all of a sudden, the agriculture supply chain is under attack.

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Spotlight: When Ransomware Comes Calling

With the attention given to the threats posed by ransomware, why do organizations still fall victim to these attacks? Max Henderson, the Manager of Incident Response at Pondurance joins us to talk about what companies get wrong in responding to ransomware and other threats.

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Episode 222: US Rep. Himes on Congress’s About-face on Cybersecurity

In this week’s podcast, we speak with Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) about Congress’s sudden focus on cybersecurity – an about face that Rep. Himes says was encouraged by the devastating Colonial Pipeline hack.