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"Data at Rest" is an accessible but informed discussion of current concepts, best practices, and personal experiences in computer security, network security, and information security overall, including interviews with expert guests and the history of each topic. Brought to you by UNC Chapel Hill's Information Security Office.

"Data at Rest" is an accessible but informed discussion of current concepts, best practices, and personal experiences in computer security, network security, and information security overall, including interviews with expert guests and the history of each topic. Brought to you by UNC Chapel Hill's Information Security Office.
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"Data at Rest" is an accessible but informed discussion of current concepts, best practices, and personal experiences in computer security, network security, and information security overall, including interviews with expert guests and the history of each topic. Brought to you by UNC Chapel Hill's Information Security Office.

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English


Episodes

Data at Rest 01x08: Episode X

9/13/2019
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Data at Rest - Episode 01x08: Episode X Welcome to the end of Season One! We give some updates on earlier episodes and topics, talk about Season Two, and get in a few laughs before signing off. Thanks for listening - see you next season!

Duration:00:18:30

Data at Rest 01x07: Popular Culture!

9/13/2019
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Data at Rest - Episode 01x07: Popular Culture Movies and TV! How is Information Security represented in popular culture? What movies or shows or comics or books influenced us to get into this field? And if you're concerned about your own information security practices, and how you can reduce the risk to yourself and to your computer at home, what are the three simple things we think you should do to keep yourself safe? Special guest: Tashia McCormick. Hackers (IMDB) War Games (IMDB)

Duration:00:56:10

Data at Rest 01x06: Ethical Hacking

9/13/2019
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Data at Rest - Episode 01x06: Ethical Hacking Is there such a thing as "ethical hacking"? What does it mean? How can you gain the benefits of it, and what should you keep in mind if you engage with one? And if you're interested, how can you hack yourself for fun, education, and profit? Special guest: Jared Perdue. Hacking for Dummies (Goodreads) Red Team Field Manual (Goodreads)

Duration:00:42:32

Data at Rest 01x05: Working in Information Security

9/13/2019
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Data at Rest - Episode 01x05: Working in Information Security How did we get started in Information Security? If you're in Information Security, what certifications are good to advance your career? And if you're not in Information Security, how can you get in? Special guest: Larry Fritsche. The Cuckoo's Egg (Goodreads)

Duration:00:46:07

Data at Rest 01x04: Perimeter Security

9/13/2019
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Data at Rest - Episode 01x04: Perimeter Security What is the "perimeter" of your network, and how has the definition of that concept changed over time? Also: the history of several physical and geographical border walls through history (spoiler: they don't seem to work) and what the new metaphorical border of the network will be going forward. Special Guest: Adair Thaxton. Dr. Stephanie Forrest (ASU) Kenneth Ingham (consulting site) Paul Vixie (Twitter)

Duration:00:50:46

Data at Rest 01x03: Threat Detection

9/13/2019
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Data at Rest - Episode 01x03: Threat Detection What is a threat? What is an exploit? Plus: the history and evolution of how we think about "insider" threats versus "outsider" threats. The Orange Book (PDF) James Anderson (obituary at IEEE) Dorothy Denning (Wikipedia) Peter Neumann (Wikipedia) Clipper Chip (Wikipedia)

Duration:00:45:58

Data at Rest 01x02: Endpoint Protection

9/13/2019
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Data at Rest - Episode 01x02: Endpoint Protection What is a virus? Is there a difference between a virus and "malware"? And what can you do to protect your systems and your data? Join us for a discussion about endpoint protection, antivirus, and the good and bad behaviors that can influence your odds of getting infected and being hurt by it. Special guest: Brian Penders. John von Neumann at Wikipedia The Creeper at Wikipedia

Duration:00:37:58

Data at Rest 01x01: Phishing

9/13/2019
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Data at Rest - Episode 01x01: Phishing What is Phishing? What are some other common email scams, and how can you detect them? And did anyone ever free that Spanish prisoner? Join us for an accessible and entertaining discussion of email scams, how to handle them, what to do if you think an email is suspicious, and our own experiences with it. Spanish Prisoner Scam on Wikipedia (they say it originated in the late 19th century, but I've seen other sources cite 1588). SANS user awareness...

Duration:00:21:09

Data at Rest 01x00: Welcome & Introductions

9/6/2019
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Welcome to Episode Zero of Data at Rest, an information security podcast intended to present accessible, informed discussions of various topics in computer, network, and information security. If you're curious about what to do when you receive a phishing email, the history of threat detection, or pop culture representations of the industry overall, this is the podcast for you! Most episodes feature an expert guest, a history lesson, and a discussion of the current state of the topic. All...

Duration:00:09:14