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49: Have You Met? L8 Solutions

4/16/2019
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In this latest Have You Met? podcast, Greg Mooney chats with L8 Solutions on their continued success as an Ipswitch partner and how they are providing stellar IT solutions and services to their clients in the UK.

Duration:00:11:33

47: What is DevSecOps?

4/8/2019
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Duration:00:19:22

Defragging March 2019

4/3/2019
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We're bringing you March's security and IT news!

Duration:00:16:10

46: How DevOps Teams are Using Network Monitoring Tools

3/11/2019
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If your company isn’t developing software, just wait five minutes. Many companies that never dreamed they’d be developing their own software are having to “roll their own.” Sometimes it’s an internal use only, as a custom layer over an existing platform like Salesforce, sometimes as a product they’re selling. All this development means having to create your own development operations team. Development Operations (DevOps) has brought IT operations and development teams a lot closer than...

Duration:00:16:44

45: Log Management Basics - What should You Collect?

2/14/2019
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Log Management is a hot topic these days, especially in the way it pertains to organizational data security. So in this episode of Defrag This your host Mark Towler sits down with Jim Cashman to quiz the latter on his sysadmin experience with Log Management. This discussion covers what logs an admin should be collecting, why to focus on those logs and what specifically to look for. It’s a great answer to the sysadmin who sets up a Log Management solution, watches the logs roll in and then...

Duration:00:13:11

44: 12 Years Later: How the TJX Hack Changed Security and Compliance

2/12/2019
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In this episode of Defrag This, we’re taking a look back at one of the most monumental events in hacker history—the 2007 hack of TJX companies, which was, at the time, the biggest breach of consumer data in the history of the United States.

Duration:00:12:12

43: AI vs Automation For SecOps Teams

2/1/2019
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Automated systems are not always AI, but AI is an automated system. It’s easy to get the two terms confused because they both run off the same thing—data. However, the differences are far reaching and it’s important to know the differences between AI and Automation. Security Operations teams, or SecOps, are increasingly using AI along with automation to tackle advanced persistent threats, but what are the differences?

Duration:00:11:13

42: State of GDPR and Brexit 2019

1/31/2019
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With Brexit in limbo and the GDPR already handing out fines to companies in noncompliance, companies who work in the confines of the EU and UK are left with little details as to how to navigate the minefield that is compliance. We talked to a lawyer who is an expert in GDPR compliance to learn more on how the GDPR is sizing up.

Duration:00:15:53

41: What it's like to Start Your Own IT Website

1/25/2019
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Well-known PowerShell expert and Ipswitch contributer Adam Bertram, AKA Adam the Automator, discusses leaving his day job to start Techsnips.io, an e-learning platform for IT professionals.

Duration:00:19:01

40: State of Data Security

1/24/2019
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Enterprise companies are coming under increasing scrutiny for their data security practices, or lack thereof depending on who you are talking about. Last month we looked at what transpired over the past year in data security news, but today we are going to take a look into the future of 2019.

Duration:00:23:15

36: GDPR Effectiveness

10/11/2018
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Cybercrime has only increased and GDPR has yet to be effective. More and more, traditional crime is moving online to the internet because it’s far easier to get away with. The laws in place to help regulate society, such as Money Laundering and CCTV Regulations, just aren’t on the internet. That’s why at the end of the day, the internet is the New Frontier: It’s the Wild, Wild West, where the rules don’t apply. Luckily, a hero comes proverbially roaring in to save the...

Duration:00:15:46

35: Monitoring Security In AWS

10/11/2018
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How do you ensure the security of a third of America’s web traffic? By comprehensively understanding the different attack vectors around the cloud at the API level, specifically AWS (Amazon web services). And being prepared to react fast. I recently got together with Will Bengtson, a security researcher with over a decade of experience in cybersecurity who works at Netflix. “The biggest thing for me is that we have a lot of accounts, a lot of instances, a lot of change in our environment....

Duration:00:17:59

34: API Security In The Cloud

10/11/2018
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Too many IT professionals believe that cloud platforms, such as AWS or Google Cloud, handle any cloud-related security. Unfortunately, far too many are caught off guard when they learn that the security of these web services is limited. Yes, you are purchasing a service from them, but the truth is, IT security within a shared API is a shared responsibility. Brad Geesaman sees it far too often. He’s been in IT security and infrastructure for over 15 years, working with Symantec, Blackfin,...

Duration:00:15:39

33: Dark Web Traffic Analysis

8/28/2018
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Case studies show that more than half of the traffic on the dark web is illicit, and even the anonymized licit data has no place on the company network. In this episode we talked with Mark Towler, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Ipswitch, and Jim Cashman, Principal Product Manager at Ipswitch and Product Owner of WhatsUp Gold, about the challenges of dark web traffic and how a new feature of WhatsUp Gold gives IT teams a tool to address this problem.

Duration:00:07:42

32: Dark Web Traffic Analysis

8/28/2018
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Case studies show that more than half of the traffic on the dark web is illicit, and even the anonymized licit data has no place on the company network. In this episode we talked with Mark Towler, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Ipswitch, and Jim Cashman, Principal Product Manager at Ipswitch and Product Owner of WhatsUp Gold, about the challenges of dark web traffic and how a new feature of WhatsUp Gold gives IT teams a tool to address this problem.

Duration:00:10:50