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.
The question of whether or not Russia has been involved in ongoing cybercrime is on the minds of many. A new report by Analyst1 offers new intelligence on the matter.
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.
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.
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.