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Founded in 1989, the Information Security Forum (ISF) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a Membership comprising many of the world’s leading organisations featured on the Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 lists. We are dedicated to investigating, clarifying and resolving key issues in information security and risk management, by developing best practice methodologies, processes and solutions that meet the business needs of our Members.

Founded in 1989, the Information Security Forum (ISF) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a Membership comprising many of the world’s leading organisations featured on the Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 lists. We are dedicated to investigating, clarifying and resolving key issues in information security and risk management, by developing best practice methodologies, processes and solutions that meet the business needs of our Members.
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Founded in 1989, the Information Security Forum (ISF) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a Membership comprising many of the world’s leading organisations featured on the Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 lists. We are dedicated to investigating, clarifying and resolving key issues in information security and risk management, by developing best practice methodologies, processes and solutions that meet the business needs of our Members.

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Episodes

Threat Horizon 2021: Digital Competitors Rip Up the Rule Book

5/14/2019
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Competing in the digital marketplace will become increasingly difficult, as threat to businesses grow in speed and precision: Software and application weaknesses will continue to be leaked online with ever-decreasing time to fix them. The break-up of tech giants will plunge those reliant on their products and services into disarray and organisations rushing to deliver ambitious digital transformations will expose their vulnerabilities instead of cementing their resilience. In the final...

Duration:00:12:16

Threat Horizon 2021: Digital Competitors Rip Up the Rule Book

5/14/2019
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Competing in the digital marketplace will become increasingly difficult, as threat to businesses grow in speed and precision: Software and application weaknesses will continue to be leaked online with ever-decreasing time to fix them. The break-up of tech giants will plunge those reliant on their products and services into disarray and organisations rushing to deliver ambitious digital transformations will expose their vulnerabilities instead of cementing their resilience. In the final...

Duration:00:12:21

Threat Horizon 2021: Digital Cold War Engulfs Business

5/7/2019
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The race to develop strategically important, next generation technologies is laying the foundation for nation state-backed espionage where intellectual property (IP) is targeted. Cloud services will become a prime target for sabotage and drones will become both the weapon and target of choice as attackers turn their attention skywards. The question is, how can organisations, who are increasingly reliant on the cloud, prepare for this environment? In this podcast, Steve Durbin, Managing...

Duration:00:12:10

ISF Podcast: Threat Horizon 2021: Digital Connectivity exposes hidden dangers

4/30/2019
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Today, digital connectivity is essential in everyday life, and this is only set to increase over the next two years as we see technology such as the Internet of things (IoT) playing a vital role in business success. By 2021, vast webs of intelligent devices, combined with increased speeds, automation and digitisation will bring new possibilities within reach of businesses and consumers. However, increasingly complex digital connectivity will increase the number of attack surfaces, amplifying...

Duration:00:13:24

Threat Horizon 2021: Digital Connectivity exposes hidden dangers

4/30/2019
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Today, digital connectivity is essential in everyday life, and this is only set to increase over the next two years as we see technology such as the Internet of things (IoT) playing a vital role in business success. By 2021, vast webs of intelligent devices, combined with increased speeds, automation and digitisation will bring new possibilities within reach of businesses and consumers. However, increasingly complex digital connectivity will increase the number of attack surfaces, amplifying...

Duration:00:13:27

Threat Horizon 2021 Overview

4/23/2019
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By 2021 the world will be heavily digitised and connected. The race to develop next generation technologies will enable innovative, digital business models, yet this will leave society critically dependent on technology to function. Coupled with heightened global mistrust and rising geopolitical tensions, this will lead to cyber threats that are relentless, targeted and disruptive. In the first episode of our four-part Threat Horizon 2021 series, Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF will...

Duration:00:18:35

Threat Horizon 2021 Overview

4/23/2019
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By 2021 the world will be heavily digitised and connected. The race to develop next generation technologies will enable innovative, digital business models, yet this will leave society critically dependent on technology to function. Coupled with heightened global mistrust and rising geopolitical tensions, this will lead to cyber threats that are relentless, targeted and disruptive. In the first episode of our four part Threat Horizon 2021 series, Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF will...

Duration:00:18:38

ISF Podcast: The enemy is the state: Cybersecurity and nation-state attacks

4/10/2019
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Nation-state cyber-attacks have increasingly occupied news headlines in the past few years from alleged Russian electoral interference to accusations of Iranian backed cyber-terrorist groups and Chinese theft of high-value intellectual property. In the final episode of this two-part series, Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF, speaks with journalist Mike Eckel about the threats posed by nation-state-led cybercrime. Is it the government’s responsibility to protect you? Is your organisation a...

Duration:00:14:02

ISF Podcast: The Enemy is the State: Cybersecurity and Nation-State Attacks (Mike Eckel in conversation with Steve Durbin, part 2)

4/9/2019
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Nation-state cyber-attacks have increasingly occupied news headlines in the past few years from alleged Russian electoral interference to accusations of Iranian backed cyber-terrorist groups and Chinese theft of high-value intellectual property. In the final episode of this two-part series, Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF, speaks with journalist Mike Eckel about the threats posed by nation-state-led cybercrime. Is it the government’s responsibility to protect you? Is your organisation a...

Duration:00:14:04

ISF Podcast: The Origins of Russian Cyber Terrorism (Mike Eckel in conversation with Steve Durbin)

4/2/2019
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The power and influence of Russian cyber actors continue to rise, but where did this ability for cyber terrorism and espionage originate? In the first episode of this two-part series, Steve Durbin, Managing Director ISF, speaks with journalist and Senior Washington correspondent for Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty Mike Eckel on the origins of Russian cyber terrorism. Together they discuss how the power and influence of Russian cyber actors have grown and the end game for Russian sponsored...

Duration:00:14:03

The CEO vs The CISO: The Security Breach Blame Game

3/19/2019
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Organisations focus most of their efforts on meeting strategic and financial targets. However, the board and security leaders need to be aware that this is when cyber criminals are most likely strike – leading to reputational damage and disruption to financial bottom line. When a security breach happens, it is the CISO who takes the blame. In this podcast, Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF, discusses how cyberspace is not just the responsibility of one or two individuals – but the whole...

Duration:00:10:32

ISF Podcast: Holding the Board Accountable for Security

3/13/2019
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Even after many devastating examples of the impact of cyber-attacks on business, cyber is still drastically underestimated. Organisations must implement a successful security programme, with the board who are held accountable and have a thorough understanding of the risks to prepare for and the risks they are willing to accept. In the final episode of this three-part series, Jeff Engle, Veteran of US Army Special Operations Commands and Vice President of Federal for United Data technologies,...

Duration:00:10:57

ISF Podcast: How Security Leaders can Communicate with the Board

3/12/2019
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In the second episode of this three-part series, Jeff Engle, Veteran of US Army Special Operations Commands and Vice President of Federal for United Data technologies talks with Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF about the importance of effective communication and knowing your audience when collaborating with enterprises successfully to combat cyber threats. Jeff and Steve discuss the need for security professionals to receive broader training so that they can communicate with the board on...

Duration:00:13:35

ISF Podcast: What can Businesses Learn from Military Security Strategies?

3/5/2019
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People can either be your first line of defence, or your weakest link – it is up to organisational leadership and how they approach risk management to determine which one they are. In the first episode of this three-part series, Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF talks with Jeff Engle, Veteran of US Army Special Operations Commands and Vice President of Federal for United Data technologies, about his background as a military veteran and a private sector cybersecurity leader. Jeff shares...

Duration:00:13:46

ISF Podcast: The life of a cybercriminal

2/26/2019
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In the second episode of this series, former US most-wanted cybercriminal Brett Johnson, the ‘Original Internet Godfather’, speaks with Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF about his career as a cybercriminal. Brett offers an insider account, from his first scam he committed on eBay, to becoming a part of a worldwide cyber-criminal organisation. Together, Steve and Brett discuss how the collaborative nature of cybercriminals has allowed them to evade law enforcement and commit crimes...

Duration:00:18:04

ISF Podcast: The Myth of Supply Chain Assurance

2/19/2019
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The global supply chain is increasingly complex, diverse and hyper-connected so that gaining assurance of its security, safety and reliability is becoming more myth than reality. The recent rise in data breaches highlights these supply chain vulnerabilities and third parties are being heavily criticised for both inadequate preparation and protection. In the final episode in this four-part series which explores the greatest cyber threats in 2019, Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF discusses...

Duration:00:15:10

ISF Podcast: Inside the mind of today's cybercriminals

1/25/2019
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In 2017, Cybercrime was an estimated $600billion industry affecting approximately 2.8 million victims a day. The rise in ransomware attacks (an estimated 350%) and trend in spearfishing aimed at senior executives, is a further testament to the increasing sophistication, diligence and patience of today’s cybercriminals. In this first of two episodes, Former US most-wanted cybercriminal Brett Johnson, the ‘Original Internet Godfather’, speaks with Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF about the...

Duration:00:18:19

ISF Podcast: The Impact of Legislation in 2019

1/22/2019
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Legislation by its nature is government and regulator driven, resulting in a move towards national regulation at a time when cross border collaboration is needed. Organizations will struggle to keep abreast of such developments which may also impact business models which many have taken for granted. This will be a particular challenge to cloud implementations where understanding the location of cloud data has been an oversight. In the second episode in this four-part series which explores...

Duration:00:16:34

ISF Podcast: Governments and the Challenge of Rapid Digitalisation

1/10/2019
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As the threat landscape evolves, digitalisation is an ongoing challenge for governments and politicians, making it increasingly difficult to secure networks, personal information and critical infrastructure. Governments must keep abreast of developments in cyber security and ensure that best practices are communicated to businesses, and awareness is raised amongst the public. In the first of two episodes Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF talks with Dr Reinhard Brandl, a member of the...

Duration:00:12:23