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CYBER24 is a weekly podcast designed to bridge the knowledge gap between cybersecurity experts, business leaders and policy makers. We talk with experts who share their knowledge in an easily understandable format designed to arm public and private sector leaders with the information they need to protect their organizations.

CYBER24 is a weekly podcast designed to bridge the knowledge gap between cybersecurity experts, business leaders and policy makers. We talk with experts who share their knowledge in an easily understandable format designed to arm public and private sector leaders with the information they need to protect their organizations.
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United States

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CYBER24 is a weekly podcast designed to bridge the knowledge gap between cybersecurity experts, business leaders and policy makers. We talk with experts who share their knowledge in an easily understandable format designed to arm public and private sector leaders with the information they need to protect their organizations.

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@cyber24_

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English

Contact:

801.839.5416


Episodes

Episode 55: Cyber attacks as part of military responses

10/8/2019
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Cyber warfare is at the heart of a potential U.S. response to incidents in the Middle East, according to published reports. While attacks and responses to attacks have traditionally been held on the battlefield, that battlefield is increasingly moving to the cyber world. In this week’s podcast we discuss how the U.S. uses cyber attacks, […] The post Episode 55: Cyber attacks as part of military responses appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:29:16

Episode 54: Shocking hacker creativity and how your mood impacts your security

10/1/2019
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One thing you should never underestimate? The astounding creativity of cybercriminals. As security services and our overall cybersecurity posture continue to improve, the bad guys need to come up with more and more innovative ways to get access to the data they want. In this week’s episode of CYBER24, we take a look at a […] The post Episode 54: Shocking hacker creativity and how your mood impacts your security appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:31:21

Episode 53: An entire country gets hacked

9/24/2019
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Sometimes you read something and just can’t believe it. Sometimes the numbers involved in cyber breaches are just overwhelming. And then there’s this one. The entire country of Ecuador got hacked. Not it’s biggest bank. Not its largest company. Nope. A database that had staggering amounts of data on, essentially, everyone in the entire country. […] The post Episode 53: An entire country gets hacked appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:34:00

Episode 52: How state government is helping Utah cities protect themselves from hackers

9/17/2019
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Cybercriminals have found small cities and towns to be easy targets for ransomware. In fact, 45 percent of attacks on municipalities have been aimed at cities with populations under 50,000 and a quarter of all attacks on those smaller than 10,000 residents. One reason these smaller towns make great targets is that they hold important […] The post Episode 52: How state government is helping Utah cities protect themselves from hackers appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:25:09

Episode 51: Ransomware attacks double, cities frequent, soft targets

9/10/2019
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One topic has dominated our podcast the past few weeks, and for good reason. Ransomware attacks have more than doubled this year and the majority of them have been targeted at state and local government. According to a study by Barracuda Networks, 55 ransomware attacks targeted state and local governments from January to July of […] The post Episode 51: Ransomware attacks double, cities frequent, soft targets appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:31:35

Episode 49: Ransomware breakout in Texas

8/27/2019
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As the federal and state governments have worked to enhance their cybersecurity infrastructure, cyber criminals have now seemingly set their sights on a new and, evidently, far more vulnerable target: cities and towns. Texas learned this the hard way earlier this month when more than 20 smaller local government entities were targeted in what authorities […] The post Episode 49: Ransomware breakout in Texas appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:35:21

Episode 48: Protecting data when employees work remotely

8/20/2019
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Last month, Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox announced a pilot program testing the benefits of state employees teleworking showed increased productivity, reduced carbon output by eliminating the commute to an office and allows for more efficient use of state office space. But with more employees working from home – many handling sensitive data – the […] The post Episode 48: Protecting data when employees work remotely appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:28:20

Episode 47: Cyber hacks on schools lead to a state of emergency

8/13/2019
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Across the country, parents are busy with back-to-school shopping while kids are squeezing every minute of rest and relaxation they can out of the final weeks of summer vacation. As schools prepare to welcome students back, many are becoming targets of hackers. In this week’s episode of CYBER24, our panel of cybersecurity experts discusses the […] The post Episode 47: Cyber hacks on schools lead to a state of emergency appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:34:46

Episode 46: What (or who)’s in your wallet?

8/6/2019
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Sometimes the numbers are so big you can’t ignore them. And when two business giants are involved it gets even harder to miss. The latest headline-grabbing cyber breach involves Capitol One, a former employee of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and a breach impacting 106 million people. On this week’s episode of CYBER24, our panel of […] The post Episode 46: What (or who)’s in your wallet? appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:30:17

Episode 45: Trends to watch in cybersecurity this year

2/12/2019
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If there’s one thing we’ve learned through two seasons of the CYBER24 podcast (besides you need to do better managing your passwords) it’s that the bad guys are always going to be a step ahead of the good guys. It’s the nature of playing defense. Just when you stop the current attack, they are already […] The post Episode 45: Trends to watch in cybersecurity this year appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:30:09

Episode 44: CISA’s first emergency directive

2/6/2019
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In late January, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued agency’s first Emergency Directive, outlining current and potential risks posed to Federal agencies. The attack was a combination of simplicity over sophistication and outside-the-box thinking and it is the kind of attack that could put businesses and local governments at risk. […] The post Episode 44: CISA’s first emergency directive appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:24:12

Episode 43: How is the Federal Government Shutdown Impacting Cybersecurity?

1/23/2019
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As we sat down to record this week’s pod, the federal government had been shut down for 26 days with no end in sight. While the battle over a board wall continues in the nation’s capital, we at CYBER24 wanted to take a look at how a shutdown impacts our nation’s cybersecurity. We welcome back […] The post Episode 43: How is the Federal Government Shutdown Impacting Cybersecurity? appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:29:10

Episode 42: Protecting Data on Campus

1/15/2019
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In this week’s episode of CYBER24, we head back to campus to discuss the cybersecurity challenges faced by universities. We sit down with Bret Ellis, vice president of information technology at Weber State University. From protecting student data, to ensuring professors can teach and grade their students, to the stuff you might not consider – […] The post Episode 42: Protecting Data on Campus appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:29:39

Episode 41: Fortnite hackers – Battle Royale

1/12/2019
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In this week’s episode, we look into the game causing relationship stress and carpal tunnel syndrome across the globe. Fortnite is the biggest thing in video games right now and, despite the fact that it is free to play, hackers have been breaking into accounts, taking control and selling them to other players. We’ll take […] The post Episode 41: Fortnite hackers – Battle Royale appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:22:26

Episode 40: Time to SOAR

12/21/2018
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The post Episode 40: Time to SOAR appeared first on Cyber24.

Episode 39 – Hacks at Facebook, Marriott raise eyebrows

12/12/2018
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The post Episode 39 – Hacks at Facebook, Marriott raise eyebrows appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:26:23

Episode 38: Cybersecurity Expert Panel – Part II

12/2/2018
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The post Episode 38: Cybersecurity Expert Panel – Part II appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:22:54

Episode 37: Cybersecurity Expert Panel – Part I

11/23/2018
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The world of cybersecurity faces some significant challenges over the next several years. In this week’s episode of CYBER24, we bring you a panel discussion we led at a recent cybersecurity summit hosted by VLCM. Our panel of experts includes: Matt Sorensen, Secuvant CISO Kevin Howard, Secuvant Chief Security Architect Trent Bond, Pluralsight CISO Dan […] The post Episode 37: Cybersecurity Expert Panel – Part I appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:31:41

Episode 36: Federal Regulation of Consumer Data

11/16/2018
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It can be amazing to think back to a quaint time when the internet didn’t touch every part of your life. Just ten years ago, for example, I recall setting up the very first Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and YouTube accounts where I worked. It has been a decade of rapid innovation and changes to our […] The post Episode 36: Federal Regulation of Consumer Data appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:25:59

Episode 35: Keys to safely dispose of old technology

11/9/2018
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In our last episode, I talked about some new tech at our house and the chain reaction of resetting computers, reinstalling operating systems, updating passwords and other security measures. We outlined the top ten things you need to do before connecting a new computer to the internet. One thing we did not discuss is that […] The post Episode 35: Keys to safely dispose of old technology appeared first on Cyber24.

Duration:00:23:05