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David Mortman on compliance, the changing job of the CSO and baking bread

Categories: Compliance, Podcasts

Digital Underground podcast with Dennis Fisher

In this episode of the Digital Underground podcast, Dennis Fisher talks with David Mortman, CSO-in-residence at Echelon One and longtime security executive, about whether we’ve become too reliant on compliance, the changing nature of the CSO’s job and how network security is like baking artisan bread. Really.

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Conficker virus and the ‘scareware’ link

Categories: Malware, Podcasts

Ryan Naraine on KGO AM 810 Newstalk Radio – April 10, 2009

Ed and Jen from San Francisco’s KGO talk radio talk again with Threatpost editor Ryan Naraine. It looks like Conficker is stirring to life (after doing absolutely nothing on April 1) and Ryan says it’s linked to “scareware programs” that pop up warning windows telling users that their computer is infected and that they need to drop some cash on a (fraudulent) anti-virus program to wipe it out.

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Adam Shostack on the Science of Security and Value of Thinking Differently

Dennis Fisher t[img_assist|nid=2479|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]alks to Adam Shostack of Microsoft, about the evolution of thinking around “The New School of Information Security,” his new group blog and what surprised him most when he went to work at Microsoft.

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Rich Mogull on the Conficker Response and DLP Adoption

Categories: Podcasts, Web Security

Dennis Fisher talks wi[img_assist|nid=2486|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]th Rich Mogull, founder of Securosis, about the behind-the-scenes effort by the Honeynet Project and others to identify Conficker-infected PCs, as well as the hype surrounding the DLP market and the level of DLP adoption.

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Dino Dai Zovi on Mac security, ‘no more free bugs’

Categories: Podcasts, Vulnerabilities

Digital Underground podcast with Dennis Fisher

In this episode, Dennis Fisher talks with Dino Dai Zovi, a security researcher and co-author of “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook,” about the ease of exploiting Mac OS X, the value of vulnerability research and his “no more free bugs” campaign.

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