How does a flaw potentially affecting the integrity of printer management application get a “critical” severity rating and one affecting the integrity and operation of anesthesia machines get a “moderate” severity rating? It has to do with our evolving and still immature system of rating (and therefore thinking about) cyber risk.
Cybersecurity luminaries including Bruce Schneier, Gary McGraw, Joe Grand, Chris Wysopal and Katie Moussouris are backing securepairs.org, countering industry efforts to paint proposed right to repair laws in 20 states as a cyber security risk.
Podcast Episode 136: The Geopolitics of Cyber Attacks with LookingGlass and Bruce Schneier on Public Interest Cyber
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:29 — 48.6MB)Subscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSHow will the collapse of the North Korean summit affect that country’s malicious activity online? LookingGlass* joins us to discuss. Also: how to attract more technologists to public interest work. Note: this week’s podcast episode (#136) is sponsored by the firm LookingGlass Cyber Solutions. President Trump has been courting North Korea, while punishing Iran. In our second segment, we talk with Olga Polishchuk of the firm LookingGlass Cyber Solutions about how geopolitical tensions influence cyber activity online. But first: the information security industry is bigger and more diverse than ever. This week, it will converge on San Francisco for the 28th annual RSA Conference. The annual event, which started as a small, clubby gathering of cryptographers, now draws upwards of 40,000 people to downtown San Francisco. As always this year: there’s plenty […]
Congress, non profits and government agencies could all use technology and cyber security expertise. The RSA Conference is pondering what it will take to foster cyber security pros to work in the public interest.
In this week’s podcast: as 2018 winds down, we invited David Aitel, the Chief Security Technical Officer at Cyxtera Technologies, to talk about the biggest stories of the year, including the supply chain attack on Super Micro, China’s continued attacks on western firms, U.S. indictments of Russian and Chinese hackers and what 2019 may have in store.