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Recorded Future takes you inside the world of cyber threat intelligence. We’re sharing stories from the trenches and the operations floor as well as giving you the skinny on established and emerging adversaries. We also talk current events, technical tradecraft, and offer up insights on the big picture issues in our industry. Join the Recorded Future team, special guests, and our partners from the CyberWire to learn everything you want to know (and maybe some things you’d rather not know) about the world of cyber threat intelligence.

Recorded Future takes you inside the world of cyber threat intelligence. We’re sharing stories from the trenches and the operations floor as well as giving you the skinny on established and emerging adversaries. We also talk current events, technical tradecraft, and offer up insights on the big picture issues in our industry. Join the Recorded Future team, special guests, and our partners from the CyberWire to learn everything you want to know (and maybe some things you’d rather not know) about the world of cyber threat intelligence.
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Recorded Future takes you inside the world of cyber threat intelligence. We’re sharing stories from the trenches and the operations floor as well as giving you the skinny on established and emerging adversaries. We also talk current events, technical tradecraft, and offer up insights on the big picture issues in our industry. Join the Recorded Future team, special guests, and our partners from the CyberWire to learn everything you want to know (and maybe some things you’d rather not know) about the world of cyber threat intelligence.

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Episodes

117 A Passion for Pen Testing

7/22/2019
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Our guest is Jason Bernier. He’s a penetration tester, working to help organizations ensure their systems are secure, and helping them understand where their weaknesses may be. He’s got some insightful stories to share from his work, along with practical advice for folks looking to find their place in the industry. To be sure, it’s serious work, but there’s no question Jason is passionate about his job, and he has a good time doing it.

Duration:00:15:19

116 Darknet DDoSer Does Damage to Dread

7/15/2019
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Criminal markets on dark web forums are the online version of a bad neighborhood, complete with sellers, buyers, and people who make their living connecting those groups. They tend to be self-policing, and so when an individual discovers a fundamental flaw in the technical foundation of the community and then decides to take advantage of that flaw to hold entire markets for ransom, that tends to get people’s attention. It’s a high-stakes game. Daniel Byrnes is a senior threat intelligence...

Duration:00:21:59

115 Intelligence for the OSINT Curious

7/8/2019
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Our guest today is Micah Hoffman. He’s principal consultant at Spotlight Infosec, and one of the founders of the OSINT Curious web site, an online destination for enthusiasts and students of open source intelligence gathering and analysis techniques. He shares his professional journey from psychology to information security, his insights on the growing availability and important of open source intelligence, his emphasis on ethics, and how organizations can best integrate open source tools...

Duration:00:24:51

114 Unwrapping Fishwrap, a New Social Media Misinformation Methodology

7/1/2019
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Researchers at Recorded Future have recently detected and described a new kind of influence operation that they’ve named “Fishwrap.” The technique involves recycling previously published news accounts of terrorist activities and amplifying their exposure through social media, with the apparent intent of sowing the seeds of distrust and unease. Our guest today is Staffan Truvé, CTO and co-founder of Recorded Future. He’ll describe the tools they used to uncover the Fishwrap campaign, the...

Duration:00:19:29

113 Being Courageous, Curious, and Thoughtful in Cybersecurity

6/24/2019
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Our guest today is Tracy Maleeff. Before earning a position as a cyber analyst at a Fortune 500 company, she ran her own firm, providing information security and competitive intelligence research. Prior to that she worked as a Library Resources Manager for a major law firm. Tracy shares the story of her unusual career journey from library science to cyber security, her advice for getting up to speed after a mid-career course change, as well as her thoughts on team building and the...

Duration:00:31:38

112 Making the Most of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

6/17/2019
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The NIST Cybersecurity Framework has become a valuable tool for evaluating security across a variety of business sectors. Originally published in 2014 and targeting critical infrastructure, the framework continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of organizations in the U.S. and around the world. Its popularity stems from its thoroughness, applicability, and approachability. Our guests today are Ken Durbin, senior strategist for global government affairs and cybersecurity at Symantec,...

Duration:00:29:27

111 The Threat Intelligence Value Proposition

6/10/2019
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Joining us today is John TerBush, senior threat intelligence researcher at Recorded Future. John is an instructor with the SANS Institute, currently teaching a course on open source intelligence that he helped develop. Before joining Recorded Future, he was a senior cyber threat intelligence analyst and subject matter expert with consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton’s Cyber4Sight, and before that he worked for Symantec as a security operations center analyst. Earlier in his career, he worked...

Duration:00:16:47

110 Advocating OWASP, Securing Elections, and Standing Your Ground

6/3/2019
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Our guest today is Tanya Janca. She’s a senior cloud advocate at Microsoft, where she specializes in application security. She’s a popular speaker at security conferences around the world, evangelizing software security and advocating for developers. And she’s a leader in the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) community, as well as an advocate and mentor for underrepresented communities in the security industry. She discusses her journey from software developer to security...

Duration:00:35:40

109 Applying Threat Intelligence Throughout Your Organization

5/28/2019
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Threat Intelligence is a wide ranging term, and it can mean different things to different people as they consider the variety of ways to best integrate it into their organization’s cyber defense strategies. In today’s show, we’re exploring the possibilities for leveraging threat intelligence throughout your organization, from the SOC to the board room, from incident response to fraud protection, and much more. Joining us to guide our journey is Recorded Future’s Mike Petronaci. Before...

Duration:00:20:44

108 Investing in Technology, Innovative Leaders, and Yourself

5/20/2019
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Our guest today is Niloofar Razi Howe. She’s a respected technology executive, entrepreneur, board member and investor, having served as Chief Strategy officer for Endgame and, later, RSA Security. She’s a life member of the Council on Foreign relations, and a Recorded Future board member. Our conversation touches a range of topics, from her start as an attorney and entrepreneur, her shift to venture capital, and her executive level assignments as chief strategy officer. We’ll get her take...

Duration:00:22:48

107 A Risk-Based Approach From Spammers to Nation-States

5/13/2019
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Our guest today is Martijn Grooten. He’s editor at Virus Bulletin, an online forum for sharing the latest cybersecurity research and intelligence, which dates back to 1989. They’re also an independent testing and certification body, and they hold a popular international security conference annually. Our conversation spans a range of topics, including the evolution of threats that Martijn has tracked over the past several decades, the current state of malicious email campaigns, why he...

Duration:00:22:50

106 A Fresh Take on Defining Threat Intelligence

5/6/2019
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In this episode, we check in with Recorded Future’s Levi Gundert and Allan Liska for a refresher on threat intelligence, including how they have come to describe it and why some people have a hard time wrapping their heads around what, exactly, it is and is not. We’ll find out whether threat intelligence is for everyone, and if so, how organizations of different sizes can best engage and make use of actionable threat intelligence. And we’ll learn how combining the strengths of human...

Duration:00:25:59

105 StubHub Leverages Empathy and Emotional Intelligence for Threat Hunting

4/29/2019
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StubHub is the world’s largest ticket marketplace, where buyers and sellers of tickets for sports, concerts, theater, and other live entertainment events connect and do business. They partner with over a hundred entertainment venues and sports teams, enabling the exchange of hundreds of millions of tickets each year. With all of that money flowing through their system, they naturally attract their share of fraudsters. One of the people on the front lines protecting StubHub and their users...

Duration:00:21:58

104 Information Security Is Not an IT Risk, It's a Business Risk

4/22/2019
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Our guest today is Brian Haugli. He’s a partner at Side Channel Security, a consulting firm in the Boston area. Prior to forming Side Channel Security, he was chief security officer for The Hanover Insurance Group. Earlier in his career, he held civilian leadership positions at the Pentagon, helping organizations in the Department of Defense implement cybersecurity best practices. Today, he helps organizations of all sizes to evaluate their security using a risk-based approach, while taking...

Duration:00:28:49

103 Business Outcomes and the CISO's Success

4/15/2019
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Joining us today is Dana Pickett. He’s CISO for Edwards Performance Solutions, as well as a principal for the cybersecurity services they offer. With over three decades in the industry, Dana has witnessed the inception and evolution of cybersecurity, from mainframes to the IoT. He shares his thoughts on what it takes to be a successful CISO, the importance of focusing on business outcomes, effective communication with the board, proactive versus reactive threat intelligence, the utility of...

Duration:00:28:10

102 Approaching Privacy as a Business Plan for Data

4/8/2019
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Our guest today is Michelle Dennedy. She’s vice president and chief privacy officer for Cisco. An outspoken advocate for building technologies that not only enhance our lives but also promote integrity and respect for people regardless of their level of technical sophistication, Michelle is leading the charge for better understanding and implementation of privacy and data security policies around the world. Our conversation includes her thoughts on why organizations find privacy so...

Duration:00:31:49

101 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Threat Intelligence

4/1/2019
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Our guest today is Brian Martin, vice president of vulnerability intelligence at Risk Based Security, a company that provides risk identification and security management tools leveraging their data-breach and vulnerability intelligence. Brian shares his experience turning data into meaningful, actionable intelligence, common misperceptions he’s encountered along the way, and why he thinks companies shopping around for threat intelligence need to be careful to ask the right questions.

Duration:00:25:43

101 StubHub Leverages Empathy and Emotional Intelligence for Threat Hunting

4/1/2019
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StubHub is the world’s largest ticket marketplace, where buyers and sellers of tickets for sports, concerts, theater and other live entertainment events connect and do business. They partner with over a hundred entertainment venues and sports teams, enabling the exchange of hundreds of millions of tickets each year. With all of that money flowing through their system, they naturally attract their share of fraudsters. One of the people on the front lines protecting StubHub and their users is...

Duration:00:22:17

100 The grugq Illuminates Influence Operations

3/25/2019
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To celebrate one hundred episodes of our show, we’ve got a special guest this week. The grugq is well-known in hacker and information security circles around the world, and a respected voice at conferences and on social media. He’s a bit mysterious, preferring to keep his real name under wraps. The grugq joins us this week to discuss influence operations — their history, why they work, and how recent examples like the Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. elections might be a sign of things to...

Duration:00:34:11

099 Chinese Charm Attempts to Alter American Political Opinion

3/18/2019
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There’s an increasing awareness of foreign influence on American institutions through social media. U.S. intelligence agencies have asserted that Russians made a concerted effort to disrupt and influence the 2016 presidential election, and there’s widespread evidence that Russia continues to sow the seeds of discord with the aim of eroding Westerners’ trust and confidence in their political systems and social norms. Recorded Future’s Insikt Group recently published findings from their...

Duration:00:27:06