Dennis Fisher talks with Chris Hoff of Juniper Networks about his childhood scaring sheep on a farm in New Zealand, his early days hacking on the first wave of personal computers, his misadventures in a college computer lab and how he ended up as an itinerant security guy.
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Dennis Fisher talks with Bruce Schneier about the effects of the Boston Marathon bombing, how the psychology of fear plays into people’s reactions to these events and what the political aftermath could be.
Dennis Fisher talks with Gary McGraw, CTO of Cigital, about his childhood as a violin prodigy, his early introduction to personal computers with the Apple II, his start in software security and the state of the discipline today.
Dennis Fisher talks with Paul Judge, the CTO of Barracuda Labs, about his roots in the security industry, his near-miss with organic chemistry, the start-up and security community in Atlanta and what his next venture might be.
Dennis Fisher talks with Chris Wysopal of Veracode about his journey from a teenage BBS user to member of the L0pht to respected security researcher. Known as Weld Pond since his days at the L0pht, Chris also discussed his time at @stake and how the L0pht’s road trip to DC to testify before Congress almost went very wrong.
Dennis Fisher talks with security researcher Dino Dai Zovi about how he got his start in security, the value of learning by doing, how he got root on his high school’s server and why his shellcode for a Windows vulnerability ended up in one of the more infamous Internet worms of the last 10 years.
Dennis Fisher talks with Wade Williamson of Palo Alto Networks about the use of compromised FTP accounts in targeted attacks and malware campaigns, and how attackers are adapting their techniques.
Dennis Fisher talks with Adrian Stone, the head of security response at BlackBerry, about the new security model in BlackBerry 10, the partition between private and work data and the challenges of dealing with app developers who might not know a whole lot about security or privacy.
With Dennis Fisher out of pocket at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Ryan Naraine hijacks the Digital Underground podcast and gets on the phone with Kaspersky Lab research guru Costin Raiu to talk about the intricacies of the miniDuke malware campaign.
Dennis Fisher talks with Anup Ghosh of Invincea about the recent wave of companies admitting to being hacked by APT groups, the difference between cyberespionage and cyberwar, what the government can do to encourage more intelligence sharing and whether compromised companies are spending enough time on attribution.