Tag: ransomware

grain elevators

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.

Desktop Protection

Spotlight: Operationalizing MDR with Pondurance CISO Dustin Hutchison

Pondurance CISO Dustin Hutchison joins me to talk about how companies can operationalize MDR within their environment.

Ransomware Concept

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.

Security Services

Spotlight: Is There A Cure For InfoSec’s Headcount Headache?

In this Spotlight Podcast, Lyndon Brown, the Chief Strategy Officer at Pondurance joins host Paul Roberts to talk about how changes in both the threat landscape and the workplace are driving demand for managed detection and response (MDR) services, in which companies hire outside security talent to help keep sophisticated cyber adversaries at bay.

A public school computer offline because of ransomware

Episode 223: CISA Looks To Erase The Security Poverty Line

In this week’s episode of the podcast (#223), we are joined by Josh Corman and Lisa Young of the COVID task force at CISA to talk about the agency’s work to improve the security of critical sectors of the U.S. economy. Job #1: erase the so-called security “poverty line” that keeps small, poorly resourced firms from obtaining the skills and talents they need to protect their networks, data and IT assets.