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Ted Julian on Data Breach Response and Incident Analysis

Dennis Fisher talks with Ted Julian of CO3 about why even the more enlightened organizations still find themselves unprepared when hit with a data breach, the need for more public data to help analyze the nature and effects of breaches and how third-party breaches affect organizations.

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Botnet Takedown: Researcher Describes How Kelihos Fell

Categories: Compliance, Malware, Podcasts

Dennis Fisher talks with Kaspersky Lab Researcher Tillmann Werner about the takedown of the Kelihos botnet, the network’s unique multi-tiered architecture, its custom protocol and the ethics and legality of pushing updates to disable bots on users’ machines.

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Gary McGraw on the BSIMM3 Data Release

Categories: Government, Podcasts

Dennis Fisher talks with Gary McGraw of Cigital about the release of the data collected during the BSIMM 3 software security measurement project, the most pressing challenges facing companies involved in software security programs and the reasons that the US government is falling farther behind on this front.

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Mark Russinovich on His Novel Zero Day and Coordinated Cyber Attacks

Dennis Fisher talks with Mark Russinovich of Microsoft about his novel Zero Day, the idea of a coordinated cyber attack by terrorists and the difficulty of writing a technical novel for a mainstream audience.

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Katie Moussouris on the Microsoft Blue Hat Prize

Categories: Compliance, Podcasts

Dennis Fisher talks with Katie Moussouris of Microsoft about the company’s new Blue Hat Prize for innovative defensive security technology, why Microsoft didn’t start a bug bounty program and whether this will become an annual contest.

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Podcast: Culture of Lax Security Prevails Among Medical Device Makers

The news last week was that the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee has asked the Government Accountability Office to investigate the security of the software that runs medical devices. But a prominent researcher says that security flaws in such devices are common, and that more federal oversight is necessary to change what he describes as a culture of lax security among medical device makers.

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Josh Shaul on Broken Security, Targeted Attacks and Database Security

Dennis Fisher talks with Josh Shaul of AppSec about the current run of targeted attacks and data breaches, the state of denial among some security and IT staffs about the extent of the problem and what can be done to address the issues.

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Anup Ghosh on Targeted Attacks and the Need for Security Innovation

Dennis Fisher talks with Anup Ghosh of Invincea about the current wave of targeted attacks against high-profile companies such as RSA, the IMF and Citigroup and how the lack of innovation on the defensive side of the fence has made life easier for the attackers.

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Dennis Fisher and Paul Roberts on the MacDefender Malware and Google Wallet

Dennis Fisher and Paul Roberts discuss the re-emergence of the MacDefender malware, Apple’s decision to push out an OS X update to protect against and the release of Google Wallet and the security implications of the system.

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Dennis Fisher and Paul Roberts on the Sony Data Breach and National Cybersecurity

Dennis Fisher and Paul Roberts talk about the data breach of the Sony PlayStation Network, Sony’s response to the attack and whether the recent legislation proposed by the White House and its new cyberspace strategy will have any effect.

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