Tag: ransomware

Pride Summit 2021

At Pride Summit: A Warning On Cyber Literacy

Poor cyber literacy is at the root of many of the cybersecurity problems plaguing the U.S. economy, according to Dr. Alissa Abdullah, Deputy CSO at MasterCard.

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Episode 220: Unpacking The Kaseya Attack And Securing Device Identities on the IoT

In this episode of the podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group we dig deep on this week’s ransomware attack on the Kaseya IT management software with Adam Meyers of CrowdStrike and Frank Breedijk of the Dutch Institute of Vulnerability Disclosure. Also: Tom Laffey, a product security strategist at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise firm, and co-chair of the Network Equipment working group at TCG about how that group is adapting its technology to make it easier for new generations of connected devices to attest to their integrity.

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Episode 218: Denial of Sustenance Attacks -The Cyber Risk To Agriculture

Forget about Colonial Pipeline and JBS. A coordinated cyber attack on U.S. agriculture could, in short order, lead to foot shortages and hunger in the U.S. and abroad. And history has shown us that when food gets scarce, things get ugly – fast. How likely is such an attack? More likely than you might think, says Rob Wood of NCC Group, our guest on this week’s podcast.

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Episode 217: What Fighting Pirates Teaches Us About Ransomware

Criminal gangs swoop in on unsuspecting merchants to seize their goods. Behind the scenes, rival nations turn a blind eye or offer them safe harbor, in exchange for cooperation. Sound familiar? It should.

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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.