Tag: Policy

Three Decades On: RSA Labs Sets Course for Future

RSA Chief Technology Officer and head of RSA Labs Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan says his company, which pioneered commercial applications of public key cryptography, is setting its sites on the future as it looks to embrace the disruptive security solutions of the future. 

Spotlight Podcast: Arctic Wolf on Nurturing Talent for the Evolved SOC

In this Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by Arctic Wolf Networks: sessions at this month’s Black Hat Briefings on PTSD and substance abuse among security workers are proof that the high pressure, high stakes world of information security can take its toll. So what  does it take to find, train and nurture information security pros? Sam McLane, the Chief Technology Services Officer at the firm Arctic Wolf Networks joins us to talk about how his company holds on to top security talent. 

Podcast Episode 109: What’s The US Freedom Army? Ask Russia.

In this week’s episode of the Security Ledger Podcast (#109): what lurks in the dark recesses of online information operations? How about a secret “US Freedom Army” linked to Russia? Dave Aitel of Cyxtera joins us to talk about it. Also: hacking critical infrastructure isn’t just for nation states anymore. Cybereason joins us to talk about its recent report on cyber criminals hacking into industrial control systems. 

Parisa Tabriz of Google at Black Hat

Special Black Hat Coverage: Google’s Parisa Tabriz Says Don’t Be A Jerk

In this special Black Hat edition of the Podcast, sponsored by UL: Parisa Tabriz, Google’s Director of Engineering for the Chrome Web browser, brought some strong medicine to Las Vegas for her Black Hat keynote speech. We talk about why her simple message was so groundbreaking. Also: Ken Modeste of UL joins us from the Black Hat briefings to talk about UL’s efforts to make cyber security as important to consumers in the 21st century as product safety was in the 20th.

As Election Threats Mount, Voting Machine Hacks are a Distraction

Beating up on direct record electronic (DRE) voting machines has been popular sport in security circles for more than a decade. But is it a distraction from other, more present and dangerous threats to the integrity of elections? A growing body of evidence says “yes.”