Veteran malware hunter Costin Raiu talks about writing his own an anti-virus program as a teenager in Romania, his work tracking advanced threat actors globally, and why he assumes his computer is compromised by at least three APT groups.
Flashpoint chief executive Josh Lefkowitz talks about how his previous work as a counter-terrorism analyst underscored the value of contextual threat-intelligence, his company's approach to gathering and analyzing data, and his mission to be an extension of a client's security team.
BlackBerry security response executive Christine Gadsby joins the podcast to talk about tough decisions around shipping secure software, the challenges of securing supply chain dependencies, BlackBerry's new ransomware recovery feature, and her upcoming Black Hat 2018 presentation.
Cybersecurity industry veteran Chad Loder talks about his time as co-founder of Rapid7, the decision to acquire Metasploit, lessons learned from moving to the CISO chair and why the industry still struggles with security awareness training.
Chris Castaldo, senior director of cybersecurity at 2U, Inc., joins Ryan on the podcast to talk about building a threat model for digitizing the education sector, his top priorities as a defender, new solutions that impress him, and why it's important to get independent third-party security assessments.
Founder and CEO of Wire Security, Wim Remes, joins the podcast to discuss the intricacies of penetration testing, red-teaming, bug bounty programs, and calls for defenders to embrace continuous pen-testing.
Lacework Chief Security Architect Dan Hubbard joins the podcast to discuss his new research on container security, the challenges of securing cloud deployments, and why technological advancements have widened attack surfaces.
David Weston manages the Windows Device and Offensive Security Research teams at Microsoft. He joins the podcast to talk about how proactive red-team exercises push major mitigations to Microsoft's products and the current state of security in the Windows ecosystem.
SVP and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Lending Club, Rich Seiersen, digs into the nuts and bolts of defending a financial services firm, his approach to finding quality cybersecurity talent, and the importance of confronting security with data. (Recorded during fireside chat at SecurityWeek’s CISO Forum).
Founder and CEO of GreyNoise Intelligence Andrew Morris (andrew___morris) talks about his “anti threat-intelligence” company, the ways SOCs are using it to filter through scanning noise and the trials and tribulations of bootstrapping a start-up.
Managing Partner at YL Ventures, Yoav Leitersdorf (ylventures), explains the surge in cybersecurity investments in Israel, the priorities for his $75 million fund and which sectors are ripe for the picking.
Principal Security Researcher at Recorded Future’s Insikt Group, Juan Andrés Guerrero-Saade (juanandres_gs), explains the nuances of good threat intelligence, sheds light on nation-state hacker activity and warns that adversaries don’t have to be “sophisticated” to launch successful attacks.
The founder and CEO of Dragos, Inc. Robert M. Lee (RobertMLee) cuts through the hype around threats to critical infrastructure and offers a matter-of-fact take on active defense, “hacking-back,” and nation-state espionage operations.
VP of Product at RiskIQ Brandon Dixon (@9bplus) delves into nation-state cyber operations, explains why it’s dangerous to underestimate North Korea’s capabilities, and his passion for roasting the perfect coffee bean.
Slack security architect Ryan Huber talks about the gargantuan task of defending an organization with 8 million daily active users, burnout, and fatigue in security teams and a range of issues around bug bounties and penetration testing.
Chief Technology Officer at Quarkslab Ivan Arce (@4dgifts) tells stories about the birth of penetration testing platforms, the concentration of hacking talent in Argentina, and his focus on security problems in the Android ecosystem.
Founder and CEO of Fyde (@FydeApp) Sinan Eren discusses the “iOS-ification” of platforms and the security ramifications, the dangers of running AV software, the iOS vs. Android security argument, and his new venture to address mobile phishing attacks.
Founder and CTO at Senrio Stephen Ridley (@s7ephen) talks about the abysmal state of IoT security, his recent exploitation of an IP camera, and router to exfiltrate corporate data and his experience as a minority in the security industry.
Founder and CEO at MKACyber Mischel Kwon joins the podcast to address the state of the SOC (Security Operations Center) and how businesses should deal with issues around excessive alerts, incident response times, and outdated metrics.